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Free workshops on rain barrels on Saturday May 2
April 27

Slots still open for free workshops on rain barrels

Have you considered installing a rain barrel on your property but aren’t sure where to start? Johnson County’s Stormwater...

Keep your family safe online
April 24

Keep your family safe online

As part of National Crime Victims Rights Week, Det. John Stirling, with the Shawnee Police Department, has some tips to keep...

April 23

Johnson County receives $160,000 grant for Ebola preparedness

Today the Board of County Commissions voted to accept federal funding to support our Department of Health & Environment’s...

April 22

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Use this day to enjoy the natural environment, be thankful for our beautiful planet, and do something to...

Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award
April 20

Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Walt Way, Emergency Management and Communications Director, received a Lifetime Achievement Award Friday from the Kansas City...

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor
April 17

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Kenneth Kleffner as Johnson County Auditor. The appointment...

April 16

BOCC approves new public art for Justice Annex

As part of Johnson County's 1% Public Art initiative, Kansas City artist Beth Nybeck's...

April 15

Employees recognized for public service at special event

More than 450 active employees and 64 retirees will be honored today at Johnson County Government's Annual Employee...

April 14

It's National Library Week!

Johnson County residents have a lot to celebrate during...

Pictures of hands volunteering
April 13

Consider volunteering with us this National Volunteer Week

April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize those who donate their time and talents, and to encourage...


JoCo Magazine

JoCo Magazine brings information about County services, finances, and quality of life to every Johnson County resident. It is mailed three times per year.

The Best Times

The Best Times is focused on informing, supporting, and entertaining residents age 60 and older. It is mailed monthly to all Johnson County residents in that demographic for free.

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  • Our Public Works dpt, #OlatheNorth students, offering free workshop on rain barrels: http://t.co/2hHQ5Shpyd @olatheschools 13 hours 55 min ago Retweet
  • Interesting to hear how well @JOCOHealth and @olatheschools communicators worked together on recent TB investigation. Story reached the UK. 3 days 11 hours ago Retweet
  • Did you know? According to @KCMOHealthDept heat-related deaths are reportable in Missouri but not in Kansas. 3 days 11 hours ago Retweet
  • Public health departments from both sides of the state line formed Regional Risk Communications Task Force for better collaboration. 3 days 11 hours ago Retweet