Have you considered installing a rain barrel on your property but aren’t sure where to start? Johnson County’s Stormwater Management Program has partnered with Olathe North High School on a day of free rain barrel workshops.
Today the Board of County Commissions voted to accept federal funding to support our Department of Health & Environment’s preparedness planning and readiness for responding to Ebola. The $160,153 grant from the U.S. Department of Health... more
Happy Earth Day! Use this day to enjoy the natural environment, be thankful for our beautiful planet, and do something to improve it. Here's a list of some great Earth Day activities that you can participate in today, and every day:
Walt Way, Emergency Management and Communications Director, received a Lifetime Achievement Award Friday from the Kansas City Regional 9-1-1 System. Way received the award for his dedication and leadership in the field of public safety... more
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Kenneth Kleffner as Johnson County Auditor. The appointment went into effect March 29. Kleffner has served as the Interim County Auditor since July 1, 2013.
As part of Johnson County's 1% Public Art initiative, Kansas City artist Beth Nybeck's proposed artwork "Tapestry" was selected for the Justice Annex building courtyard at 588 Santa Fe in Olathe. "Tapestry... more
More than 450 active employees and 64 retirees will be honored today at Johnson County Government's Annual Employee Appreciation Reception. The event recognizes employees for years of service from five years to 40 years. This year's group of... more
April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize those who donate their time and talents, and to encourage individuals to seek out volunteer opportunities. We are lucky to have so many people who donate time to Johnson County... more