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King Louie event Aug. 31
August 31

Join us at Meadowbrook today!

Curious to see our plans for repurposing the King Louie building into the new Arts & Heritage Center? Come to our community event on Monday, August 31 at Meadowbrook. We'll have project designers as well as Johnson County Museum and Johnson... more

August 28

Enjoy this weekend's weather at Storywalk

Get outside this weekend and bring the family to Antioch Park (6501 Antioch Rd, Merriam) for the new Storywalk book installed this week. In “Round Is a Tortilla,” written by Roseanne Greenfield Thong and illustrated by John Parra,... more

New Johnson County flag
August 27

Public selects new Johnson County flag

Johnson County received nearly 3,000 votes for a new county flag design, and today revealed the winning design at its Board of County Commissioners regular business session. The Johnson County flag helps residents identify places where county... more

August 26

Johnson County food pantries host “Nut” Your Average Food Drive

Johnson County Human Services will host a “Nut” Your Average Food Drive through the month of September collecting personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies for Johnson County residents in need. It’s an effort to help clients “store up” those... more

hazardous waste can crusher
August 25

JoCo HHW program recycles paint cans

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has added a paint can crusher at the Household Hazardous Waste site, which will allow the county to recycle approximately 1.5 tons of metal paint cans each month. 

Latex paint is the... more

Vote on the new Johnson County flag
August 21

Last day to vote on new Johnson County flag!

Today is the last day to vote on our new county flag. If you have not voted yet, please click on the link below.

The Johnson County flag helps residents identify places where county services are offered. As part of a countywide rebranding... more

Feed the need check presentation
August 20

2015 Feed the Need results

Johnson County Government's 2015 Feed the Need campaign raised more than 314,000 pounds of food plus an additional nearly $77,000. This efforts supports 10 Johnson County food pantries. Please read more... more

electric vehicle charging station ribbon cutting
August 19

Electric vehicle charging station ribbon cutting

The Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning at Antioch Park to celebrate the placement of electric vehicle charging stations at seven Johnson County Park & Recreation District sites. The new... more

August 14

Family weekend fun, JoCo-style

There are several opportunities for family-friendly fun through the Johnson County Park and Recreation District (JCPRD) available this weekend. Tonight attend A Trail of Stardust - the Perseid Meteor Shower at TimberRidge Adventure Center (12300... more

August 13

BOCC adopts 2016 budget

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has adopted the FY 2016 budget for Johnson County. It includes the first mill levy increase in a decade. The... more