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County Manager's Office

Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S Cherry, Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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Citizen Engagement

Every two years, we gauge resident's satisfaction with our services through Citizen Surveys:

We want residents to know how we spend their tax dollars.

Communications surveys:

Annual reports:

Johnson County Citizens Academy

The County Manager’s Office seeks to: (1) enhance citizen knowledge of county operations and services  (2) encourage a unified community identity and, (3) increase participation in Johnson County boards and commissions. 

Description of the program

Johnson County residents recognize it is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The Johnson County Citizens Academy (CAP) allows opportunities for community-minded individuals to discover what makes our high quality of life possible through behind the scene tours, hands-on activities, and conversations with county staff. Come visit with commissioners, explore the county budget, tour corrections facilities and try out a fire hose! Upon completion, graduates will receive a certificate and get connected to the growing network of academy alumni.

Who may attend: Any employee or resident of Johnson County 

APPLY for the Spring 2017 Citizens Academy  (DEADLINE FOR SPRING APPLICANTS IS JANUARY 20) 

Please feel free to view our flickr page for a look into the Citizens Academy experience.

CAP Application

Individuals in Johnson County know it is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The Citizens Academy (CAP) allows for involved and community-minded individuals to discover what makes our high quality of life possible through behind the scenes tours, hands on activities. and conversations with County staff. Come visit with Commissioners, explore the County budget, tour corrections, use a fire hose, and more!

To apply for the Johnson County Citizens Academy please complete the form below:

*Please provide an email that can be publically distributed to other academy participants. Thank you.


Demographic Information (optional)
(ex. civic, religious, noprofit, or other involvements)