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February 17

Presidents Day is Feb. 20

Monday, Feb. 20 is the national holiday known as Presidents Day. Originally, a day to honor the country’s first president, George Washington, it was later combined to also recognize the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.  Now, it serves to honor... more

Veterans Treatment Court graduation
February 15

Veterans Treatment Court honors first graduate

In January 2016, Johnson County District Court held the first Veterans Treatment Court in the state of Kansas. It’s mission — to identify veterans in the criminal justice system and, when eligible, to place them into treatment and court... more

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February 13

This week honors court reporting and captioning professionals

This weekend kicks off National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, from Feb. 11-18.

The week is designed to encourage members of the court reporting and captioning professions to highlight their skills and service to their respective... more

Second Saturdays library graphic
February 9

It's Second Saturdays at the library

Feb. 11 is Second Saturday at Johnson County Library. This month is “Snap Into Saturday.”

At the Antioch, Central Resource, De Soto and Lackman libraries, you’re invited to join a STEAM activity — Hands On: Exploring with Snap... more

Valentine's Day
February 8

Sign up for 50-plus Valentine’s Day dinner and bingo

Avoid the crowded restaurants and celebrate Valentine’s Day with an evening at the Roeland Park Community Center. Enjoy a dinner — catered especially for you — followed by 12 games of bingo. Join us 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Roeland Park... more

2017 Budget Book
February 6

County's 2017 budget book is available online

The 2017 budget book for Johnson County is completed and available online. The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners adopted... more

Open pizza box
February 3

Can I recycle this?

It's super bowl weekend, which means lots of parties, pizza-ordering and yes . . . trash. It can be tricky to remember what can and can't go in your recycling bin, so the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has put together a... more

Valentine cards, stamps and ziplock bags
February 1

Spread cheer to homebound seniors in Johnson County

Participate in Johnson County Human Services' 2017 Valentine Stampede and spread joy to homebound seniors in Johnson County. The Human Services department is partnering with local schools, community groups, faith-based organizations and... more

user filing his tax return online
February 1

There's help available for filing taxes

Tax season is here, and it can be a stressful time for many residents. If you’re in need of tax filing assistance, Johnson County offers a few services.

Tax forms

The county will gladly help you print any form at any location for 15... more

Thought bubble with text "Imagine your Lenexa City Center Library"
January 30

We want your input!

In case you haven't heard, the Johnson County Library (JCL) in Lenexa — currently known as "Lackman Library" and located at 15345 W 87th St Pkwy — will be closing and reopening at a larger location in the new Lenexa City Center! 

The... more

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