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County News

April 29, 2016

Weekend fun courtesy of JCPRD

If the weather holds up, there are two opportunities for fun at Johnson County Park & Recreation District facilities on Saturday.

A day of adventure awaits at the TimberRidge Adventure Center. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3...

April 28, 2016

Inaugural Citizens Academy class recognized

Congratulations to the below-listed 29 individuals for completing Johnson County Government’s inaugural Citizens Academy program. The graduates were each presented with an individual Certificate of Recognition during this morning’s Board of...

April 27, 2016

Funding authorization for second phase of JCW project

Johnson County Wastewater staff will present a five year Capital Improvement Plan to the Board of County Commissioners in a Committee of the Whole Session at 1 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 28. The presentation will address plant and sewer expansions, as...

April 27, 2016

Johnson County criminal justice team attends D.C. summit

A team of criminal justice and behavioral health professionals from Johnson County attended a two-day summit in Washington D.C. last week that brought together select teams from U.S. counties of all sizes as part of a national initiative to...

April 26, 2016

Threat of severe weather today

The National Weather Service has predicted two rounds of storms will impact the KC metro today including Johnson County. Our Emergency Management team is keeping an eye on the sky today, and you can take several steps to make sure you are ready...

April 22, 2016

Think solar this Earth Day

Have you ever considered harnessing the power of solar energy? Johnson County has taken great strides to make solar an easier solution for Johnson County residents and businesses. Due to these efforts, Johnson County Government recently received...

April 21, 2016

Plans advance for new courthouse and coroner facility

Today, the Johnson County commissioners agreed to move forward on a new courthouse and coroner facility. The proposed funding is a 10-year 1/4 cent public safety sales tax. In May, county staff will bring back to the Board of County Commissioners...

April 20, 2016

Committee of the Whole to decide direction on courthouse

On April 21, the Board of County Commissioners will make a decision on the future of the Johnson County Courthouse and a new coroner facility during a Committee of the Whole session....

April 18, 2016

Share your vision for Monticello Library in Shawnee

Before the blueprints and the concrete, the Johnson County Library wants to know: What do you want at the Monticello Library that's coming to western Shawnee?

Here's a homework assignment. Visit the ...