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County News

September 3

It's time to fertilize the lawn and treat for weeds

It’s dinnertime for area bluegrass and tall fescue lawns — after a summer of growth our lawns are hungry, as they have depleted their food reserves and need to be fed. September is the most important time for fertilizing, rebuilding the roots and... more

September 2

POPS in the PARK

The Kansas City Symphony will present its annual "POPS in the PARK" free concert on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park. The concert will celebrate the holiday with familiar classics... more

Emergency kit
September 1

Are you prepared for a disaster?

September is National Preparedness Month. It’s a great time for Johnson County residents to prepare their homes and business for any type of disaster.

Johnson County Emergency Management and Communication serves as the county’s designated... more

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

Storywalk
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

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun
May 20

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun

Summer is full of things to do for Johnson County families! The days are filled with festivals, fairs, and fun for all ages.

We've put together a... more

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