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January 6, 2016

Need help with health insurance enrollment?

Our Department of Health and Environment is ready to help. We will host three Affordable Care Act enrollment events in January. Certified HealthCare.gov navigators will be available to help individuals and families renew their... more

January 5, 2016

Are you a foodie? Foodie Fridays may be for you!

Visit a different restaurant for lunch or dinner on the third Friday of each month with a group of fun, active friends through Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Foodie Friday program. The new Foodie Fridays season begins Jan... more

January 1, 2016

Recycle your natural Christmas tree and broken lights

Are you taking down your natural Christmas tree this weekend and not sure what to do with it? Dispose of it properly and at no cost by dropping it off at one of three locations listed below where Johnson County Park and Recreation District is... more

December 30, 2015

Lower fares and expanded service for transit customers

Great news for transit riders! Beginning Jan. 4, fares on ten local Johnson County Transit bus routes will drop from $2.25 to $1.50 a trip, the same fare as MAX and other local KCATA, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus routes. A $50 31-Day... more

December 29, 2015

News about Johnson County Archives

Beginning Jan. 4, 2016, on-site reference services provided by the Johnson County Archives & Records Management staff will be available by appointment only. Currently, the facility, located at 19310 W. 159th Street in Olathe, is open and... more

December 28, 2015

Baby it's cold outside

Weather experts are forecasting overnight temperatures as low as 10 degrees this week, so it’s a good time to review some cold-weather safety basics. Typical injuries in cold weather include dehydration, frostbite and hypothermia. Here are some... more

December 23, 2015

Holiday schedule for Johnson County Transit

If your holiday plans including taking public transportation, you’ll want to see the latest holiday schedules. Please click here for important transit information.

December 22, 2015

County announces new electronic bidding system

Early next year vendors who do business with Johnson County Government will use a new electronic bidding system called Ionwave. For the first time, potential vendors will be able to submit bids and proposals to our Purchasing Department... more

December 21, 2015

Last minute JoCo gift ideas

There aren't many days left for those of us who still have Christmas shopping to do. Here are some ideas for the last-minute shopper that will still be considered thoughtful and will be remembered long after the tornado of wrappings and ribbons... more

December 18, 2015

Are you on our stale check list?

Do you have an old uncashed check from Johnson County Government? If it’s at least two years old, it’s going to be cancelled due to a Board of County Commission vote yesterday that follows Kansas law. We’ve posted... more