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March 7, 2018

County appraiser to discuss property values at public meetings

The NEJC Chamber and Shawnee Mission Post have partnered with Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome to hold two public information sessions regarding the increase in appraised values of homes this year. Considering the potential tax implications... more

March 6, 2018

Prepare for severe weather this season

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week, so it's a great time to make sure you're ready for the season ahead of us. Spring weather in Kansas brings many potential hazards — tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding.

This... more

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March 6, 2018

March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week

The Johnson County District Attorney’s Office is promoting consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week, March 4-10.  

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Severe weather
March 1, 2018

NotifyJoCo's sign-up feature makes it easy to stay informed

Signing up for emergency alerts from NotifyJoCo just got easier with a new feature that allows residents and businesses to sign up via a text message. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Johnson County can text NOTIFYJOCO (all one word) to 888777... more

February 28, 2018

County parks begin summer hours on March 1

Summer hours  from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for many Johnson County Park &  Recreation District parks. The summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31.

District parks impacted by the change in hours are:

February 27, 2018

April-March issue of The Best Times mailed to readers

The March-April issue of The Best Times, a bimonthly magazine for Johnson County’s 60-plus population, is on the way to its readership.

The cover story showcases volunteer drivers with the Catch-a-Ride program of the Johnson County... more

Kansas City, Mo.
February 26, 2018

County receives KDOT grant for jobs access transit proposal

Johnson County Government has been awarded funding to implement a new, jobs-focused regional connection between southwest Johnson County and southern Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas Department of Transportation awarded the county $168,000 in grant... more

Home values rising
February 25, 2018

Appraised values expected to climb as real estate market booms

Strong housing demands combined with a very low supply of homes in Johnson County is causing residential appraised values to climb again this year.

During the week of Feb. 26, the Johnson County Appraisers Office will send homeowners in... more

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February 23, 2018

Take a peek behind the scenes at the museum

Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Feb. 24 beginning at 1 pm to take a behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum’s collections storage facility at the new Arts... more

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February 23, 2018

Coffee with Johnson County legislators

Johnson County Library’s popular Legislative Coffees series starts Saturday, Feb. 24. You can discover what’s percolating in the... more


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