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Board chairman delivers 2017 State of the County address

Chairman Ed Eilert

Board of County Commissioners Chairman Ed Eilert today presented his 2017 State of the County address.

“Our county has long been, and continues to be, the bread-and-butter economy for the state of Kansas and for those seeking careers and job opportunities,” Eilert said. “Our economy is far outpacing the state and nation.”

Key facts shared by Chairman Eilert in his 2017 address

Appraised property value appeals due Wednesday

Little boxes on the hillside

The deadline for Johnson County property owners to appeal their appraised property values is this Wednesday, March 29, for residential property.

“We encourage residents and business owners to review their appraised values closely and if they have information that would assist in better determining the value of their home or business, to please contact our office before the deadlines,” said Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome. 

The Appraiser’s Office has a team of people available to answer your questions about filing an appeal — call 913-715-9000.

Sign up for a rain barrel workshop

Picture of rain barrel

Rain barrels reduce the amount of stormwater runoff by collecting roof runoff and storing the rainwater for future use. Want to learn about rain barrels and construct your own to take home for free? Sign up to attend an upcoming rain barrel workshop.

Daring American Women at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Statue of Harriet Tubman

Johnson County Park and Recreation is celebrating March as Women’s History Month.

On March 25, they are having a Daring American Women event to celebrate the rich past of women and girls in America. The public is invited to register for this event online — then, bring your favorite doll and yourself dressed in your favorite historical fashion. Come see the fashions of females during Native American, Revolutionary War, Pioneer Days, Civil War periods and more.

March for Meals food truck rally this Friday

March for Meals event

On Friday, March 24, Johnson County Meals on Wheels will partner with Kansas City Food Truck Mafia to host its second-annual food truck rally 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Olathe, 111 N. Cherry St. Six food trucks are slated to participate in this year’s rally. All food trucks accept cash and credit cards and donations collected at the event will benefit Meals on Wheels seniors. 

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