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January 24

NWS Storm Spotter Training Jan. 30

Johnson County Emergency Management and Communications, together with National Weather Service, will present the 2017 Johnson County Storm Spotter Training Monday, Jan. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mid-America Nazarene University's Bell Cultural Events Center. This training is open to the public, intended for all ages and there is no cost to attend. Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Kansas City will discuss severe storms and their hazards, how they form and how you can prepare... more

January 17

Make it to class with RideKC

Today marks the start of the spring semester for students at the University of Kansas and Johnson County Community College. If you don’t have access to a vehicle, consider using RideKC to make it to your classes. Transit riders can find RideKC’s maps and schedules online including routes for service from Lawrence. The... more

January 5

Top 10 stories of 2016

The year 2016 was an exciting one in Johnson County Government, and there are many more great things to come in 2017. Here's a small sampling of some of the top stories from the year.

Kansas' first Veterans Treatment Court launched in Johnson County in January.... more
January 3

Appraiser’s Office restarts property imaging project

A property imaging project that began in January 2016, and was put on hold because of foliage issues in June, resumes today countywide.

The Appraiser’s Office has contracted Tyler Technologies Inc. to capture high-resolution, street-level photos of the exterior of every county property. Johnson County officials uses the photos to create land record information used in the appraisal process.

Kansas law requires counties to update property information every six years to maintain... more

December 1

New $5 fee to be charged at Motor Vehicle in 2017

Effective January 1, 2017 Johnson County will be charging an additional fee of $5 on title and registration, specialty and personalized plate and update registration transactions at our motor vehicle offices.  County Treasurers are authorized to charge this fee per K.S.A. 8-145d.  Revenue generated from the additional fee will help to reduce the... more

November 21

2016 Property Tax Statements Due by December 20, 2016

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management department has begun mailing 200,694 real estate and 20,874 personal property tax statements to Johnson County taxpayers. The first half real estate and personal property taxes are due on or before Tuesday, December 20, 2016, and the second half taxes are due on or before Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The real estate tax statement contains a comparison section between this year’s and last year’s tax breakdown. If the taxes are paid by the... more

November 16

Fall Kids Book Sale starts

Starting Thursday, Nov. 17, the Friends of Johnson County Library launches its BIG Fall Kids Book Sale. A ginormous selection of children’s books will be available for purchase, including board books, picture books, chapter books, teen/young adult and more.

The sale takes place in the Carmack Community Room at the Central Resource Library during these times:

Wednesday, Nov. 16: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18:  9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.... 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 exercise, the county activated its Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center. Officials collaborated with the cities of Overland Park, Olathe, Leawood, Mission Hills and Johnson County Community College to conduct the disaster exercise,... more

September 1

Museum on the move!

The Johnson County Museum is gearing up for its big move to the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center at 8788 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park. The official closing day of the museum (including KidScape) at 6305 Lackman Road in Shawnee is set for Saturday, Sept. 3. The museum will be open that last day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., so don’t miss your chance to visit one last time.

And with every move there is, of course, a moving sale! Items in the gift shop are discounted, so stop by... more

August 25

JCW again brings home top awards in NACWA recognition

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies annually recognizes member facilities with Peak Performance Awards for excellence in permit compliance. The Board of County Commissioners presented... more

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