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November 13

Five things to do on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has five ways you can celebrate America Recycles Day any day of the year.

  1. Request a free waste walkthrough for your work, school, or church from one of our experts and find out if...
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November 10

Johnson County receives "Triple Triple A" ratings

Johnson County Government earned another round of “Triple Triple-A” credit rating with an AAA grade from all three bond rating agencies, leading to a successful issuance of four bond series. Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor's, and Moody's...

November 7

Fall lawncare tips: recycle your lawn

Throughout Johnson County leaves are beginning to fall, and men and women have taken to their yards with rakes and brown yard waste bags in hand. Comprising 11 percent of the Johnson County landfill, yard waste is no small matter. It’s illegal to...

November 7

Annual Veterans Day observance features event in Gardner

A helicopter flyover and a keynote speech by a Johnson County veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom will highlight the annual Johnson County Veterans Day Observance on Tuesday, November 11, in Gardner. The event will celebrate the 60th anniversary...

November 6

Public invited to Nov. 12 Solid Waste Management Committee meeting

Under K.S.A. 65-3405, the Johnson County Solid Waste Management Committee (SWMC) is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the County’s Solid Waste Management Plan. The plan provides for the responsible management of the...

Election Results
November 5

Unofficial results from the Nov. 4 General Election

While the results from yesterday's election are not official until certified, here are the unofficial results from the Nov. 4 General Election: ...

road construction
November 3

Information about K-10 road construction projects

If your travels throughout northwest Johnson County take you on K-10, you most likely have experienced some slowdowns. While the road construction projects aren’t County projects, we wanted to share some information from the Kansas Department of...

voting booths
November 3

Voters head to the polls Tues., Nov. 4 for General Elections

Johnson County voters go to the polls on Tuesday for the General Election that will decide the several races at the local, state  and national levels. The candidate list for this election can be found...

October 31

9 things to do when you 'fall back' this weekend

The extra hour this weekend is a good time to take care of all those things you've been meaning to do but haven't gotten around to yet, such as…

  1. Set clocks back one hour. Hide the Halloween candy from the kiddos and...
October 30

Check your mailbox for the latest issue of JOCO Magazine

The fall 2014 issue of JOCO Magazine will begin hitting mailboxes this week. As a publication of Johnson County Government, it mails to more than 230,000 residences three times per year and provides information about County services, events and...