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Budget 2018
June 9, 2017

County commission sets maximum expenditure budget

The Board of County Commissioners on Thursday authorized the publication of the proposed fiscal year 2018 maximum budget totaling $1.064 billion, composed of $822.8 million in expenditures and $242 million in reserves.

“The FY 2018...

Arts & Heritage Center is located at 8788 Metcalf Ave.
June 8, 2017

Doors open June 10 at Arts & Heritage Center

A grand opening celebration is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the recently completed Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788...

June 7, 2017

Annual book sale starts June 8

The Sizzlin’ Summer Book Sale is about to begin! Residents can find great deals on movies, books, mucis and more. There’s a selection of thousands of items and most are priced from 25¢ to $2. Cash, checks and credit cards are...

A screen shot from movie Moana
June 5, 2017

Movies in the Park program begins with Moana

The 2017 Movies in the Park program kicks off on Tuesday, June 6, with the animated Disney movie Moana at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s The Theatre in the Park complex in Shawnee Mission Park. 

A total of...

One woman and one man with fishing poles
June 2, 2017

Free Fishing, Boating & Archery Weekend, June 3 & 4

At JCPRD's Antioch, Heritage, Kill Creek, Shawnee Mission and Streamway Parks from 5 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Take advantage of this annual permit-free weekend for fishing, boating (Shawnee Mission, Heritage and Kill Creek Parks...