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County News

April 20, 2018

Johnson County joins in Earth Day event

Downtown Overland Park, in partnership with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, Compost Collective KC and After the Harvest, will host an Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 21 at the Overland Park Farmers’ Market, 7950... more

April 20, 2018

New locations and dates of potential measles exposure in Johnson and Linn counties added

The measles outbreak in eastern Kansas is continuing to be investigated. Since March 8, 2018, 18 cases have been identified – 14 Johnson County residents, 3 Linn County residents and 1 Miami County resident. Current information does not link this... more

Survey results
April 19, 2018

County community survey maintains strong results

Johnson County Government’s latest community satisfaction survey shows residents continue to have a very high satisfaction level with their quality of life.

Results of the 2018 community satisfaction survey were released Thursday during a... more

April 18, 2018

It’s all about saving lives

Johnson County HeartSafe Foundation recently celebrated five bystanders who performed hands-only CPR and/or deployed an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to save five lives. The sudden cardiac... more

homeless man covering his face sitting on the roadside with a help sign
April 17, 2018

Homeless services available in Johnson County

Experiencing homelessness? Out of options? Don’t know where to go – let’s get connected!

If you are living in Johnson County and need emergency shelter and other homeless services, you have options to connect to a variety of supports.... more

Rendering of Monticello Branch exterior
April 13, 2018

Long-awaited branch inaugurates services in Western Shawnee!

The new Monticello Library will open its doors to the public on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, 1 – 5 p.m., the Johnson County Library Board of Directors announced at their April board meeting.

The Aug. 5 event will be low-key, according to Library... more

April 12, 2018

Wastewater breaks ground on Tomahawk Creek expansion project

Johnson County Wastewater today held a ceremonial groundbreaking to kick off construction of the Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility upgrade and expansion project. 

“The expansion will initially save approximately $16 million... more

a worker at a recyling center
April 11, 2018

Recycling collection event on the calendar

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will once again offer second Saturday of the month, Household Hazardous Waste collection events. The next event will take place Saturday, April 14 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and are by appointment... more

Airplane
April 9, 2018

County receives KDOT funds to replace air traffic technology

Johnson County Government received grant funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation to modernize equipment at New Century AirCenter Control Tower.

The funding — totaling $148,680 — will finance most of the project’s total cost of... more

asian father and baby in car seat
April 6, 2018

Safe Kids Johnson County offers free car seat safety check-ups

Child Passenger Safety Seat Check Up Event on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at McCarthy Chevrolet located at 675 N. Rawhide in ... more

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