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October 28

Learn about Gold Star Families Monument initiative

Johnson County's 30th annual Veterans Day observance will also be an opportunity to break ground for a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, designed by the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation based in Huntington, West Va.

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October 27

Winter park hours effective Nov. 1

Johnson County Park and Recreation will have winter hours that go into effect Tuesday, Nov. 1.

JCPRD visitors services hours for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Nov. 1 through March 31.

The winter hours...

October 26

Public safety sales tax is on the General Election ballot

On the General Election ballot, there is a 1/4-cent, 10-year public safety sales tax question to fund a proposed new Johnson County Courthouse and coroner facility. It is the last item on the ballot. Here are some ways you can learn more about...

October 24

Johnson County to host 30th annual Veterans Day observance

Plans are underway for the 2016 Johnson County Veterans Day observance, recognizing local veterans from all wars, including a groundbreaking ceremony for a monument honoring local Gold Star families of fallen soldiers.

The Veterans Day...

October 24

Donate today to our winter wearables drive

Bins are in most county buildings for employees and members of the public to donate coats and other winter wearable items. This is another opportunity for you to live local/give local, as part of our United Way campaign for 2016. The county is...

October 21

RideKC offers free bus routes on Election Day

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election.

Fares on Election Day on all RideKC bus routes serving Kansas City, Johnson...

October 20

Johnson County advance voting begins Monday, Oct. 24

Beginning Monday, Oct. 24, registered voters in Johnson County can advance vote by mail or in person at one of six county polling locations.

Registered voters can advance vote in person at one of six sites:

  • Hilltop Campus —...
October 19

Recycle your lawn by mulch mowing

Ditch the bag! Mulching your leaves can help your lawn and save time. When done properly, mulch mowing your leaves and grass clippings can save you from bagging your yard waste and adds nutrients back into your soil.

Tips for success: ...

October 18

It’s National Retirement Security Week

Three Johnson County employees are being featured on Voya Financial’s NRSW national campaign. Click on the images below to watch the three videos!

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October 14

The Nov. 8 General Election is just around the corner!

Get registered
Are you registered to vote? If you aren’t sure, you can click here to use the voter lookup tool on the Johnson County Election Office...

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