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Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award
April 20

Walt Way receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Walt Way, Emergency Management and Communications Director, received a Lifetime Achievement Award Friday from the Kansas City Regional 9-1-1 System. Way received the award for his dedication and leadership in the field of public safety... more

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor
April 17

Kenneth Kleffner named Johnson County Auditor

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Kenneth Kleffner as Johnson County Auditor. The appointment went into effect March 29. Kleffner has served as the Interim County Auditor since July 1, 2013.

As County Auditor,... more

April 16

BOCC approves new public art for Justice Annex

As part of Johnson County's 1% Public Art initiative, Kansas City artist Beth Nybeck's proposed artwork "Tapestry" was selected for the Justice Annex building courtyard at 588 Santa Fe in Olathe. "Tapestry... more

April 15

Employees recognized for public service at special event

More than 450 active employees and 64 retirees will be honored today at Johnson County Government's Annual Employee Appreciation Reception. The event recognizes employees for years of service from five years to 40 years. This year's group of... more

April 14

It's National Library Week!

Johnson County residents have a lot to celebrate during National Library Week. We've got a robust system of 13 libraries with collections so vast you can find... more

Pictures of hands volunteering
April 13

Consider volunteering with us this National Volunteer Week

April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize those who donate their time and talents, and to encourage individuals to seek out volunteer opportunities. We are lucky to have so many people who donate time to Johnson County... more

Meals on wheels
April 10

Johnson County Meals on Wheels awarded $1,000 grant

Johnson County Meals on Wheels has received a $1,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in Subaru of America’s seventh annual “Share the Love” event. Read the full... more

Help "Feed the Need" in JoCo as part of National County Government Month
April 9

Help "Feed the Need" in JoCo during Ntl County Gov Month

Johnson County residents can help "Feed the Need" of by dropping non-perishable food items and toiletries in marked barrels around the county as part of National County Government Month.

Feed the Need is a Johnson County Government... more

April 8

Be prepared for severe weather

It's that time of year when severe weather can threaten a beautiful spring day. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can be prepared for the worst of these storms:

Get connected: In the event of an emergency,... more

April 6

Help available to apply for federal funding

Applying for federal funding isn't easy. Qualified agencies who serve low and moderate income clientele and want to apply for a 2016 Community Development Block Grant can get help at an April 14 workshop. More information is... more