Johnson County residents are invited to a public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget at 7 p.m. Monday, July 31. The hearing will be held in the county commission chambers, 111 S. Cherry St. in Olathe.
A severe storm, with rain and incredibly high winds, blew through the Kansas City metro area on Saturday, July 22. The areas hardest hit were the northeastern part of Johnson County and the midtown area in Kansas City, Missouri. Unfortunately... more
You can now advance vote by mail for the primary election on August 1. The election includes elected positions for numerous Johnson County cities, public school boards, Johnson County Community College Trustees and Water District #1.
Hot off the presses, JoCo Magazine's summer issue is being mailed this week to county residents. The summer edition includes features on selecting licensed child care for your family, a history lesson as Johnson County celebrates its 160th... more
On July 13, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced $35 million in grant awards for its program to prepare communities for complex, coordinated terrorist attacks (CCTAs). The Mid-America Regional Council, which applied for funding on... more
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages residents to take precautions during this week’s extreme heat. Those who need a place to cool down may visit one of Johnson County... more
Families across Johnson County will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with picnics, gatherings of family members and friends, outings to lake beaches and parks, neighborhood barbecues, and of course, fireworks.