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Johnson County offers damaged tree and brush debris drop-off locations

Johnson County Public Works will provide two locations for residents who live in the unincorporated area of Johnson County (not within city limits) to drop off damaged tree and brush debris from last weekend’s snowstorm and this upcoming weekend’s anticipated snow. Both sites are free of charge.

Site locations

  • Johnson County and the City of Gardner have partnered on a drop-off location at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, near the Gardner Aquatic Center, 215 N. Center St. This site is open to Gardner residents and Johnson County unincorporated residents only.
  • Johnson County Public Works will operate a second site at Heritage Park. Johnson County residents can access the site a half mile east of south Lackman Road, on 175th Street (Soccer Park entrance). The county is not currently offering any pickup services.

    Days and hours of operation for both sites

  • Friday, Jan. 25, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 1, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rules for both sites

  • Photo ID is required as proof of residency.
  • Debris from commercial vehicles will not be accepted.
  • Only trees and brush from storm damage will be accepted.
  • Tree and brush debris must be less than 12’ in length.
  • Materials not accepted: rock, gravel, dirt, lumber, plastic and trash

Hours and dates will be contingent on weather. Closures and/or additional dates and times will be posted Johnson County Government’s website and social media platforms.

For additional information, please contact the Public Works Department at 913-715-8300.

Media Contacts

Lori Sand
Senior Public Information Officer
Office: 913-715-8572
Cell: 816-560-6713

Jody Hanson
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Office: 913-715-0730
Cell: 913-626-5482