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June 23

Join the election worker team!

Please consider being a part of the Johnson County Election Office's team on Election Day, when more than 2,000 election workers are needed to serve the voters at the county's polls. This is a great opportunity to serve your community and be... more

June 22

2015 Johnson County Annual Report released

Johnson County Government has released our 2015 Year in Review, Community of Opportunity. The 36-page report is a portfolio of stories that highlight the most important projects, programs and initiatives that ensure Johnson County is a Community... more

June 21

Expanded bus service begins in JoCo July 5

Johnson County is offering new bus service so residents can better reach jobs, higher education, and many stores and restaurants. For just $1.50 a ride, the new service makes it easier to reach major destinations: Oak Park Mall, Johnson County... more

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