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Juneteenth Freedom Day

Johnson County votes to recognize Juneteenth as an observed county holiday

Thursday Oct. 7, Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted (7 to 0) to add Juneteenth to the standard, fixed holidays for Johnson County Government for the year 2022 and subsequent years. In making the decision, the BOCC took into consideration the interests of the public in having access to the services of the government and the value of honoring and recognize dates of importance to our country, community and employees. Designating Juneteenth as a county holiday recognizes the significance of freedom for all.

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