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MLK monument
January 3, 2018

Celebrate the life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Join the Johnson County community in celebrating The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 7

MLK 50th Anniversary

Commemorating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther... more

sticky notes which read Dream Big, Set Goals and Take Action
January 2, 2018

Keep those New Year's resolutions!

With the start of each new year comes the promise of a fresh start and the desire for self-improvement, which is why so many of us resolve to make positive changes in the coming year. Just under half (about 44%) of Americans make New Year’s... more

December 28, 2017

TFM offers guidance on 2018 property tax questions

Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management has been fielding questions about pre-paying 2018 property taxes. On Wednesday, the ... more

December 27, 2017

County staff share #Bestof2017 picks

As we approach a new year, Johnson County Government employees take a look back at some of their favorite county stories from 2017. Staff from the county manager’s public information team shared their top picks of stories and information from the... more

Motor vehicle Olathe office
December 26, 2017

Motor Vehicle updates office hours

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, Johnson County Motor Vehicle office hours will change to 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding county designated holidays. This change applies to both the Olathe Motor Vehicle Office, located at 782... more

sparkling background with Happy New Year 2018 written
December 22, 2017

County office closed for New Year's Day

Johnson County Government would like everyone to have a happy and safe New Year’s holiday weekend. The county offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in observation of New Year’s Day.

In addition, county libraries will be closed on... more

Holiday lights and candle with snowman
December 22, 2017

Happy holidays and county offices closed

Johnson County Government would like everyone to have a happy and safe holiday weekend. The county offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25 in observation of the Christmas holiday.

In addition, county libraries will be closed on Sunday,... more

Robert Sullivan
December 21, 2017

County names new director of corrections

Assistant County Manager Maury Thompson this week announced the appointment of Robert Sullivan as the new director of Johnson County Department of Corrections.

Sullivan has been serving as the interim head since longtime director Betsy... more

PulsePoint logo
December 20, 2017

Lifesaving PulsePoint app now available in Johnson County and KC region

Johnson County has joined forces with other local city, county, fire department and emergency medical services to bring the lifesaving PulsePoint mobile app to the Kansas City region. The free mobile app alerts citizens trained in full or hands-... more

Winter watering
December 19, 2017

Winter watering: Why it’s important

Fall has been on the dry side. According to the United States Drought Monitor we are experiencing abnormally dry conditions. Remember that plants use water during the winter — just not as much. Winter’s freeze and thaw cycles also remove moisture... more


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