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Meals on Wheels
July 22

Meals on Wheels now seeking volunteers

For Brandy Hodge, who recruits and nurtures the volunteers who deliver Johnson County Meals on Wheels, the need for volunteers seems to be endless.

That’s because her cadre of dedicated, enthusiastic Meals on Wheels drivers is constantly...

July 21

Find the right contractor for your job

How do you find and hire the right contractor to work on your home?

According to the Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program, there really is no foolproof formula, but there are some things you can do to find the right contractor for...

Commissioners learning CPR
July 17

BOCC learns how to save a life

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is now better prepared to save a life. Chairman Ed Eilert and all six BOCC members received training in Hands-Only CPR from Johnson County MED-ACT’s Education Division. They also learned how...

July 16

JoCo Treasurer (and Motor Vehicle) has a new online home

If you typed treasurer.jocogov.org into your Internet browser (or had that page bookmarked) and ended up here…welcome! Effective July 16, that website now lives within Johnson County Government’s website. All of the content, including areas for...

July 16

Advance voting by mail begins for August 5 Primary Election

Advance voting by mail for the August 5, 2014 Primary Election starts today, July 16. Advance voting in person begins July 21, 2014.

More information about advance voting and the August 2014 Primary Election:

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grocery cart filled with healthy foods
July 15

Learn how to stretch your grocery budget with healthy foods

We know we should eat healthier but it can seem too expensive when your family is on a limited or fixed imcome. And conflicting information about what is and isn’t healthy makes it even harder to know what to buy.

Learn how to get the most...

Illustration of a house
July 15

Check your home for radon

When was the last time you had your home tested for radon? According to the Surgeon General, this tasteless and odorless gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. The only way to know if you have radon in the home...

MED-ACT paramedics with baby Wyatt and his mom
July 8

Emergency Services team up for a special delivery

When Emergency Communications Specialist Bob Long answered the 9-1-1 call at 4:43 a.m., Sunday, June 29, he had no idea he was about to become part of a special event. Stephen Morrison, a Spring Hill resident was on the other end of the call. ...

Pile of unwanted electronics
July 7

Recycle your unwanted electronics

It can be difficult to get rid of electronics you don’t use anymore in a convenient, safe and “green” way. That’s why our Department of Health and Environment is now accepting any item with a battery or a cord at our Household Hazardous Waste...

2015 Budget
July 2

Weekly message from the Budget Director

This past week was a busy one with four budget meetings. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) finished up its review of individual department, agency and office budgets on Thursday and Friday and then transitioned to final deliberations on...