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May 29

Today is "Learn About Composting Day"

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%!

Portrait of a happy family
May 28

Johnson County residents voice high satisfaction rates

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...

Johnson County All Electric House
May 27

All-Electric House is free for military families this summer

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...

May 22

Read our budget blog

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 ...

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun
May 20

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun

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...

May 18

Severe weather tools available to JoCo residents

Severe weather season has arrived in our area, making it a good time to review the tools available to Johnson County residents.


Your hub for emergency preparedness, the...

May 15

20-Year Master Plan approved by Library Board

The Board of Directors of the Johnson County Library unanimously accepted an ambitious long-range plan at their May 14, 2015 meeting. The Comprehensive Library Master Plan recommends how and where Library services will be delivered across Johnson...

MED-ACT celebrating 40th anniversary with Saturday open house
May 12

MED-ACT celebrating 40th anniversary with Saturday open house

Learn what it's like to be a paramedic during Johnson County MED-ACT's 40th anniversary open house.

Tour MED-ACT Station 1511, talk to paramedics, learn more about different types of ambulances, and see equipment used during unique...

Core4 logo
May 11

Core4 featured in Kansas City Star

Johnson County is one of four local governments that make up the Core4, and collaborate on issues that cross city, county and state boundaries. You can learn more about Core4 in...

Anthony Davis PSA
May 7

Mental Health Awareness Month

Today the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) proclaimed May as Mental Health Awareness Month and May 11 - 17 as Mental Health Awareness Week. The Johnson County Mental Health Center ...