The Johnson County Museum is gearing up for its big move to the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center at 8788 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park. The official closing day of the museum (including KidScape) at 6305 Lackman Road in Shawnee is set... more
The John Barkley Visitors Center in Shawnee Mission Park will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31, as the staff relocates to new office space located behind the existing facility, near the park entrance at 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa.
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies annually recognizes member facilities with Peak Performance Awards for excellence in permit compliance. The Board of County Commissioners presented... more
Johnson County is a world-class community. It takes the efforts and talents of thousands of employees and volunteers to maintain and delivery services. Many services may go unnoticed, but they are critical to the success, vitality and safety of... more
Johnson County Government's employee-led Feed the Need campaign helped fill the shelves of 10 Johnson County food pantries, raising nearly 366,000 pounds of food. The goal this year was 325,000 pounds.
Yesterday the Johnson County Board of Commissioners adopted the county's 2017 budget with an estimated mill levy set at 26.595 mills, the same as the existing mill levy, which is the lowest among the 105 counties in Kansas. One mill equals $1 on... more
As part of this year’s Johnson County Fair — Blue Jeans and Country Dreams — the annual parade will be Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m. It will snake through downtown Gardner and end at the county fairgrounds.