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Child care business info fair Aug. 19

Info fair Saturday, Aug. 19

Are you interested in starting your own licensed, in-home child care business in Johnson County? Learn the basics about how to get started during our information fair on Aug. 19! 

Board of Election Canvassers certify election results

Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker

Today the Johnson County Board of Election Canvassers met today to certify the Aug. 1 Primary Election. After today's vote canvass, updated final results (unofficial) for the August Primary Election are now available on Johnson County Election Office's website.

What exactly is a "vote canvass"?

August is Water Quality Awareness Month

Storm drain emptying into stream

August in Kansas brings to mind thoughts of the “dog days of summer” when people look to find relief from the heat with a refreshing glass of ice water or cooling off by boating and swimming in a nearby lake. August is also National Water Quality Awareness Month, which is a time to examine our actions to make sure we're doing everything we can to protect our most precious resource throughout the year.

Save money on your next painting project

Johnson County’s Household Hazardous Waste paint recycling program has a large surplus of paint. Save up to 75% over store bought latex paint and help the environment. Proceeds help fund the county's Household Hazardous Waste program.
Available colors include beige, white, brown and grey.
Price ranges from $10-$25 per five gallon bucket.

Prevent illness, manage left behind storm debris

Flood area

Last week’s heavy rains wreaked havoc on many Johnson County homes and businesses. On Thursday, Chairman Eilert signed a declaration of local disaster to assist county staff and residents in clean-up efforts.

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) offers the following tips to prevent injury and illness during cleanup and how to manage and remove the debris and trash left behind.