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County News

July 29

Apply for the JoCo Citizens Academy by Aug. 9

The Johnson County Citizens Academy debuted in the Spring of 2016. It takes as its mission statement the words of Margaret Mead: “Never Doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing... more

July 28

2017 county budget hearing set for Aug. 1

The public hearing regarding the proposed 2017 fiscal year Johnson County budget will take place on Monday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m., in the Johnson County Board of Commissioners Hearing Room on the third floor of the Johnson County Administration... more

July 27

Horticulture Center Field Day takes root on July 30

The 2016 Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Center’s Field Day is set for this Saturday, July 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m

The event, located at 35230 West 135th Street in Olathe, offers participants a peek behind the... more

July 26

Add your input to the RideKC Transit Plan

Transit stakeholders across the Kansas City region have been working on increasing the connections between people and employment. Johnson County Government is an active partner in these efforts and encourages to input from our county’s residents... more

July 25

How to save time waiting at Motor Vehicle offices

Need to title or register a vehicle, renew a vehicle registration, or visit a Johnson County Motor Vehicle office for another reason, but don’t want to wait in a long line? Get “in line” online, by phone or via the Qless app so you can keep... more

July 21

Extreme heat expected through Saturday evening

In the Kansas City region, including Johnson County, temperatures are predicted to reach the high 90s with heat indexes over 100 degrees.

All residents and visitors to the area should take caution in these rising temperatures. Though hours... more

July 19

Co-responder program expands in Johnson County

Nine cities in Northeast Johnson County will participate in the Johnson County Mental Health Center’s co-responder that supports local police in dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues.

The program brings in a mental health... more

July 18

Primary Election advance voting begins today

Today, July 18, kicks off advance voting for the Aug. 2 Primary Election. The Johnson County Election Office is offering six advance voting locations for the Primary Election (locations and hours listed below), which is an increase over the four... more

July 14

More tours to come...

Monday, July 11 kicked off a series of courthouse tours being offered for Johnson County residents and the public. A quarter-cent sales tax question will be on the Nov. 8 ballot to fund a proposed new county courthouse and coroner facility. The... more

July 11

Johnson County earns five national awards

Johnson County has been recognized with five Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

NACo recognized the... more

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