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Budget presentations begin tomorrow

Tomorrow and on the next two Thursdays, the Board will hear department budget presentations. These are opportunities for the Board and the public to get more details on the individual budgets that make up the proposed FY 2020 budget. Over the next three weeks, presentations will be made by departments, agencies and offices of Johnson County Government, plus outside agencies that receive county funding.

Below is the schedule for tomorrow’s Committee of the Whole which focuses on public safety and culture & recreation (all times subject to change).

10:30 – 12:00

  • District Attorney
  • Corrections
  • Emergency Management & Communications/911 Fund
  • Justice Information Management System (JIMS)
  • Fire District #2
  • Med-Act

1:00 – 1:30

  • Sheriff

1:30 – 4:00

  • Library
  • Park & Recreation
  • District Courts

All budget presentations and deliberations are open to the public and take place at the Board’s Hearing Room on the third floor of the Johnson County Administration Building (111 S. Cherry Street, Olathe.) They are also streamed live and available to link to from the home page of jocogov.org.

County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson presented the proposed FY 2020 Budget on May 9. It maintains a constant mill levy for Johnson County property owners. It also aligns with the county’s emergency and safety-net services rated “most important” future priorities in the 2019 Community Survey and with top priorities of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) for 2019-2020.

The county’s proposed FY 2020 Budget totals $1.26 billion, with expenditures estimated at $934.5 million and reserves set at $331.4 million. The funding supports the departments and agencies that comprise Johnson County Government to serve and protect a county population of more than 604,000 residents. More information is available in this news release. Information and presentations on the FY 2020 proposed budget are available here.


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