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  • March 13

    Get involved! Volunteer for a Johnson County board or commission

    Want to contribute your talents to Johnson County? Consider volunteering for a board or commission.

    At the March 13 BOCC meeting, the BOCC approved the reappointment of George Schlagel  as the sixth district representative to the Park and...

  • Warning Siren
    March 3

    Be Prepared: Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 2-8

    You don't have to be a Scout to be prepared. National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, is the perfect time to get ready for tornado season. Emergency Management has three easy steps that all Johnson County residents can take now:...

  • Johnson County Med-Act Ambulances
    February 28

    Johnson County's new trauma protocol effective March 1

    Q&A about the Johnson County Emergency Medical Services System new trauma protocol with Dr. Ryan Jacobsen, Medical Director of Johnson County EMS System

    What is the change in trauma protocol in Johnson County?


  • noxious weeds
    February 27

    BOCC approves plan to manage noxious weeds

    One of the services you might not know the County does for you is help prevent the spread of “noxious weeds.” Johnson County has provided this service since 1937 when the Kansas legislature passed the Kansas Noxious Weed Law. Today, the Board of...

  • Theatre in the Park
    February 26

    UPDATE: Theatre in the Park auditions rescheduled

    The auditions originally scheduled for Sunday, March 2, have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blue Valley High School.

    These auditions take the place of the callback auditions originally scheduled for March 8....

  • Capitol Hill
    February 20

    BOCC approves 2014 Legislative Agenda

    Every year, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) develops a platform of federal legislative issues that we follow and, when necessary, weigh in on. These pieces of federal legislation are chosen for the potential impact they will have on...

  • walking the dog
    February 13

    Beat cabin fever by hitting JoCo trails!

    Are you getting sick of the snow, ice, cold temperatures and watching the spring-like weather at the Sochi Olympics on TV? Well, this weekend's forecasted thaw will be a great opportunity to get outside, stretch those limbs, and do some exploring...

  • Couds
    February 13

    BOCC approves Heritage Park air monitoring station

    Whether you check the SkyCast each day to gauge the ozone forecast, or avoid fueling your vehicle on ozone alert days, you are most likely aware that protecting the air quality is an issue in our region. Many partners collaborate on making our...

  • snow plow update
    February 12

    How do you plow more than 470 miles of snow?

    Old Man Winter has finally hit the pause button – at least for the time being – with warm weather melting away piles of snow in Johnson County roadways.

    Crews from the Johnson County Department of Public Works and Infrastructure worked...

  • January 25

    Celebrate love and romance at Lanesfield Historic Site

    This Valentine’s Day give your sweetheart a handmade remembrance of your devotion. The Lanesfield Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Road in Edgerton, Kan., will help you create a Victorian valentine during Valentine’s Day at Lanesfield, from...