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Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S Cherry, Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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The County Manager's Office is responsible to the Board of County Commissioners and the residents of Johnson County for the effective and efficient delivery of programs and services, using sound management and financial principles while emphasizing high ethical values, innovation, and continuous improvement.

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Today is "Learn About Composting Day"
May 29, 2015

Composting kitchen scraps and yard trimmings can limit the amount of food you waste and help reduce your impact on landfills. In fact, if you compost on a continual basis, the volume of garbage you generate can be reduced by as much as 25%!

Compost is an eco-friendly, cheap and effective option for fertilising your garden, plants and crops. Learn About Composting Day encourages you to explore the world of composting, and to identify all of the different types of household waste that can contribute to your composting efforts.

Get started with composting by following this simple guide: http://www.compost-info-guide.com/beginner_guide.htm

If you're interested in starting a composting program at your business or place of employment, learn more about the Johnson County Green Business Program.

Johnson County residents voice high satisfaction rates
May 28, 2015

Johnson County’s 2015 Community Survey reveals increases in overall satisfaction with quality of services, value of County taxes and effectiveness in communicating with residents. ETC Institute provided the results of the biennial survey to the Board of County Commissioners today.

You can read our news release about the survey results, or access the entire survey report.

All-Electric House is free for military families this summer
May 27, 2015

Military families can enjoy free tours of Johnson County’s 1950s All-Electric House all summer. The Johnson County Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. It’s part of the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense.

Participating museums will offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015.

The complete list of participating museums is available here.

The Johnson County Museum will offer free tours of the 1950s All-Electric House, normally a $5 per person admission for adults. Admission to the main Johnson County Museum at 6305 Lackman Road, in Shawnee, is always free, as is admission to the Lanesfield Historic Site, located at 18745 S. Dillie Road in Edgerton, KS. “We are very excited to participate in this program and welcome all the military families in our area to the Johnson County Museum properties over the summer,” said Museum Director Mindi Love.

For more information about museum hours, please click here.

Read our budget blog
May 22, 2015

As we approach our annual budget season, our Budget and Financial Planning department will keep you updated on the process with our Budget Blog. Click here to read this week's entry where we explain what a mill levy is and show you how to calculate it. It's a term that we're going to be talking about a lot over the next few months.

County offices closed May 25 for Memorial Day
May 21, 2015

Johnson County Government offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015. Offices will be open for business again on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun
May 20, 2015

Summer is full of things to do for Johnson County families! The days are filled with festivals, fairs, and fun for all ages.

We've put together a list of activities from Memorial Day to Labor Day for that are free or of minimal cost.

Apply sunscreen generously. Use bug spray. And HAVE FUN!!!

If you're talking about your adventures on social media, use the hashtag #JoCoFun!