Ed Eilert, chairman of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners, presented his 2015 State of the County Address today. Nearly 650 people gathered at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park for the annual luncheon and address. The Johnson County... more
Each year Johnson County employees donate time, talent and dollars towards the ArtsKC Fund. This fund provides broad-based community support distributed through grants to arts organizations and individuals artists in the KC Metro.
About 20 volunteers started their St. Patrick's Day by doing something GREEN. Today was the spring planting kickoff at the Department of Health and Environment's community garden that provides fresh produce and volunteer opportunities to clients... more
Two Board of County Commission votes today paved the way for the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (JCAHC), which will open in 2017. It will serve as the new home for the Johnson County Museum, an indoor theatre for The Theatre in the... more
This year's first Saturday event to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronics will be March 14, 2015 from 8-11:30 am. Saturday HHW events will continue the second Saturday of each month through October 2015. To make an... more
Johnson County has purchased a pull-type compact 6-foot No-Till Drill for seeding native grasses and forbs. The drill is available to Johnson County municipalities and landowners. Anyone who has a seeding project coming up or is interested in... more
You have the opportunity this week to weigh in on a proposed plan that would bring a new regional park to northeast Johnson County. The proposed plan, announced in February, would convert two-thirds of the Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club... more