Friday, December 13, 2019

Road Department

Clair Schrock, Road Supervisor
Bill Mariman, Road Foreman
Pete Schlageck, Shop Foreman
Dianna Gatz, Office Manager

Work Hours

7am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Office Hours

8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Contact Information

Main Office:
300 N Court Avenue
Colby, KS 67701
Phone: (785) 460-4562

1260 Sunflower Ave
Colby, KS 67701
Phone: (785) 460-4564


Road Department


The Thomas County Road Department is responsible for 113.8 miles of county gravel roads, 118.3 miles of county asphalt roads, 47 miles of roads in East Hale Township, and 125 miles of roads in Rovohl Township.

Major Road Projects Planned for 2007:
  • Overlay and seal 11 miles of asphalt from Rexford north to the county line
  • Overlay and seal ¾ mile of asphalt at the U.S. 83 Bypass at Oakley
  • Elevate 3 miles on County Road #465 (also known as CR 36) from county line north
  • Graveling county and township roads.




Weed Department

Clair Schrock, Weed Director


7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Weed Department
The Thomas County Weed Department is responsible for noxious weed and prairie dog control in Thomas County. Our main goal is to identify areas in need of noxious weed and prairie dog control and advise the public on current control and eradication techniques.
Noxious Weed Control
List of State approved chemicals to control each noxious weed in Thomas County. Thomas County does not cost share glyphosate products.
Thomas County currently cost shares 25% of chemical cost in controlling noxious weeds on Thomas County. List of chemicals maintained and cost shared prices by Thomas County. County spot sprays noxious weeds for growers - machinery cost per hour.
Cost share program works several ways. Chemicals picked up at Thomas County Weed Department. Cost shared through local dealers. Must be pre-approved by County Weed Director. Reimbursed directly to grower if bill is previously paid by grower and approved by County Weed Director.
Prairie Dog Control
County Resolution to control prairie dogs.
Methods of Prairie Dog Control.
Chemical and Labor Costs.
Health Dept Photos