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County News

June 20

Meet the Author: Art Stewart on June 23

The heart and soul of Kansas City's major league baseball franchise is a 5-foot-6 impeccably dressed man you probably haven't heard of. You don't know the Royal's history and successes until you know Art Stewart.

“The Art of Scouting:... more

June 17

Steps for healthy swimming

With high temperatures around 100 degrees lately, we're definitely in the dog days of summer. Here are some tips from Johnson County Department of Health and Environment for healthy swimming.

Even properly treated pool water can spread... more

June 17

JCW introduces Pilot Street Restoration Program

Homeowners are responsible for the repair/replacement of their private service line from the home’s connection to the point of connection on the public sanitary sewer main. The service line sometimes runs under paved public streets in public... more

June 16

JoCo employees recognized for innovation

Johnson County Government encourages employees to innovate and improve processes through a program called "Project Impact" which recognizes employees who bring their ideas for improvement forward and see them through implementation. During this... more

June 14

It's getting hot out there!

Hot temperatures are expected across the Kansas City area this week. Here are some important tips to keep in mind:

  • Do not use a fan as your primary source of cooling. If no AC, visit a public building like a community center.
  • ... more
June 13

Opening Friday: “The Drowsy Chaperone” at The Theatre in the Park

When a die-hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Grab a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner and share an evening under the stars with family and friends! Tickets are $8 for... more

June 9

2016 Community Survey reveals high satisfaction

Johnson County’s 2016 Community Survey shows that satisfaction levels consistently beat both national averages and averages for other comparable-sized communities. The Overall Satisfaction Index in Johnson County increased over 2015, and is at... more

June 7

JCDHE helps keep pools safe

Did you realize there are currently more than 350 public and semi-public swimming facilities that are permitted and inspected in Johnson County? 

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment’s swimming pool inspection program... more

June 7

Free fire safety education workshop Saturday

Safe Kids Johnson County, along with Children’s Mercy Hospital, Johnson County Youth Fire Intervention Team, Safe Kids Metro Kansas City, Charlie’s House, the Geriatric Education Research Training Institute and the BIC Corporation, are offering... more

June 6

Sizzlin' Summer Book Sale this week

Things are heating up! Find hot deals on movies, music, books and more at the Sizzlin' Summer Book Sale. Choose from thousands of books, most items 25¢ to $2. Cash, check and credit cards are all accepted.

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