This page will serve as an information hub for the Coronavirus Relief Fund Task Force in Woodson County. 


The Task Force has been tasked with handling all aspects of the Coronavirus Relief Fund within Woodson County. Duties will include the creation of a budget, overseeing special projects, the small business application process, approval of distribution of funds and reconciliation to the State of Kansas and the Federal Government of all funds received by Woodson County as part of the Federal Gov't Cares Act.


The Task Force is made up of individuals representing the Government Entities in Woodson County, including the County, Cities and the School District. Any non-government members will not be allowed to apply for funds from the Task Force. Members are Woodson County Treasurer Michelle Zimmerman (Administrator), Woodson County Register of Deeds Jamie Nitsch (Reserve Administator), City of Yates Center Clerk Becky Boice, City of Toronto Clerk Jade Bucy, USD 366 Superintendent Dr. Steve Pegram, and USD 366 High School Principal Karl Hamm.


Interested Local Government, Non-Profit Organizations and Small Businesses should read the following letter pertaining to allowed and NOT allowed expenditures. HERE The Application is now available and can be obtained through email or printed HERE or complete a Fillable PDF Application HERE. Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2020.


Grant program guidelines can be viewed HERE


Anyone that would like more information about this Task Force or would like to apply for funds can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Woodson County Commission passed Resolution Number 20-09 that will serve as guidance for the money being disbursed. This resolution was passed on July 7, 2020 in order to comply with State of Kansas guidelines. The resolution can be read HERE.


The Task Force met for the first time on Monday July 6. The group went over expectations and application guidelines and set preliminary expectations for the group. Anyone interested in having input can contact the Task Force at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All meetings are open to the public.


The Task Force met on Monday July 27. Government spending was approved. Non Profits and Small Businesses were discussed. No decision was made at this time on setting a budget.


The next meeting of the Task Force will be Monday September 14th at 1pm at the Woodson County Ambulance Building.


More information can be found on the State of Kansas website at





July 6, 2020 Agenda HERE


July 27, 2020 Agenda HERE


August 10, 2020 Agenda HERE


September 14, 2020 Agenda HERE




July 6, 2020 Minutes  HERE


July 27, 2020 Minutes  HERE


August 10, 2020 Minutes  HERE


September 14, 2020 Minutes  HERE