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June 8

Household hazardous waste, electronics disposal on June 13

On Saturday, June 13, from 8-11:30 a.m., residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, paints and stains, as well as old and unwanted electronics.

To make an electronics recycling appointment you must call 913-715-6907. Household... more

Rain falling on an umbrella
June 5

Rain, rain, go away

Much of our area is under a flash flood watch until 4 p.m. this afternoon, with more rain expected throughout the weekend. We have a few tips to help you stay safe and dry.

Turn Around Don't Drown®
Did you know it... more

June 4

BOCC now begins to consider FY 2016 proposed budget

Today County Manager Hannes Zacharias recommended the Board of County Commissioners consider adopting a maintenance budget for 2016 along with a modest property tax increase. You can... more

Budget blog
June 2

Read our budget blog

In just two days, County Manager Hannes Zacharias will present the 2016 proposed budget to the Board of County Commissioners. Our last Budget Blog gave a primer on how to use a mill levy to calculate property tax. Today's blog dives more into... more

Johnson County Northeast Offices
June 1

Parking lot improvements for Mission office

Please note that the parking lots at the Johnson County Northeast Offices (6000 Lamar, Mission) are getting a makeover this summer. This building houses one of the County’s two Motor Vehicles offices and clinics for Johnson County Mental Health... more

May 29

Today is "Learn About Composting Day"

Composting kitchen scraps and yard trimmings can limit the amount of food you waste and help reduce your impact on landfills. In fact, if you compost on a continual basis, the volume of garbage you generate can be reduced by as much as 25%!

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Portrait of a happy family
May 28

Johnson County residents voice high satisfaction rates

Johnson County’s 2015 Community Survey reveals increases in overall satisfaction with quality of services, value of County taxes and effectiveness in communicating with residents. ETC Institute provided the results of the biennial survey to the... more

Johnson County All Electric House
May 27

All-Electric House is free for military families this summer

Military families can enjoy free tours of Johnson County’s 1950s All-Electric House all summer. The Johnson County Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this... more

May 22

Read our budget blog

As we approach our annual budget season, our Budget and Financial Planning department will keep you updated on the process with our Budget Blog. Click here ... more

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun
May 20

Celebrate summer with some #JoCoFun

Summer is full of things to do for Johnson County families! The days are filled with festivals, fairs, and fun for all ages.

We've put together a... more