Johnson County has joined forces with other local city, county, fire department and emergency medical services to bring the lifesaving PulsePoint mobile app to the Kansas City region. The free mobile app alerts citizens trained in full or hands-... more
Fall has been on the dry side. According to the United States Drought Monitor we are experiencing abnormally dry conditions. Remember that plants use water during the winter — just not as much. Winter’s freeze and thaw cycles also remove moisture... more
There is still time to enroll in or change 2018 Marketplace health insurance. The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs until December 15, 2017. It's important to act quickly. If you don't act by December 15, you can't get 2018 coverage unless you... more
Looking for some fun activites during the holidays? You needn't look any further than programming offered by the Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department and the Johnson County Library. Just within the next several days there are a wide... more
A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the Kansas City metro area Monday, Dec. 11 until 6 p.m. Issued by the National Weather Service of Kansas City, people are advised to avoid outdoor burning, to secure trailer chains, properly extinguish... more
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners today named Penny Postoak Ferguson as interim county manager, effective Jan. 1, 2018. The appointment by the commission was unanimous in a vote following an executive session this afternoon.