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County News

October 10

Coming to a mailbox near you: new issue of JoCo Magazine

Look for the new issue of JoCo Magazine, a special edition focused entirely on public safety, to hit your mailbox soon if it hasn't aleardy! JoCo Magazine is a printed publication created by Johnson County Government, mailed three times per year... more

October 6

Motor Vehicle offices to close Oct. 10 for training

Johnson County Motor Vehicle offices will be closed to the public on Monday, Oct. 10, for an all-staff training. Motor vehicle offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The locations of the closed offices are:

... more
October 4

Final Saturday HHW & electronics recycling event Oct. 8

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (DHE) offers periodic Saturday collection events for county residents to drop off their household chemicals, paint and electronics. Accepted items include latex paint, automotive, lawn and... more

October 4

Don't miss Senior Fest on Oct. 13

The sixth annual Senior Fest is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Ritz Charles, 9000 W. 137th Street, Overland Park. Admission is free.

Participants are invited to meet and explore the many businesses and services available to... more

October 3

Election workers needed for Nov. 8 General Election

The Johnson County Election Office is in urgent need of 300 election workers to serve voters at Johnson County polls during the Nov. 8 General Election.

Election workers who work at a polling place are provided a stipend of at least $135... more

September 28

Friday + fishin' = family fun!

Join Johnson County Park and Recreation District Friday, Sept. 30 for a family fun night of fishing! Here is the schedule for the evening:

  • 5:30-6:00 Dinner of hotdogs, chips, and apples will be provided!
  • 6:00-7:00 Fishing at... more
September 27

Are you registered to vote for the General Election?

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

Voter registration in Johnson County ends Oct. 18. Voters who changed their name or address will need to complete a new voter registration application.

Voting... more

September 26

Susan Pekarek hired as new JCW general manager

Susan Pekarek, chief engineer at Johnson County Wastewater (JCW) for the past three years and a 15-year employee with the department, has been named the new general manager of JCW providing sanitary sewer service to more than 400,000 customers... more

September 22

Emergency Management practices terror attack

Johnson County Emergency Management hosted a day-long emergency exercise on Sept. 21 at the county's Emergency Operations Center.

The scenario involved a simulated terrorist attack with active shooters and massive explosions. In the... more

September 19

Storytime with Gary Lezak

Join local celebrity and weatherman Gary Lezak for this evening storytime on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m at the Central Resource Library. He'll read from his new book, ... more

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