The current budget, the 2022 fiscal year budget, took effect on January 1, 2022 and runs through December 31, 2022.
The Board of County Commissioners approved the fiscal year 2022 budget on September, 2 2021. The 2022 budget is $1.45 billion, and the mill levy rate was reduced by 0.229 mills, for a total of 25.568 mills.
The 2022 budget includes $79.1 million for wastewater projects, $17.7 million for park and recreation projects and $16.9 million for the County Assistance Road System
View the current budget document below. If you would like to access the budget document and need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please use this form to let us know what reasonable accommodation you need.
Where Your Property Tax Dollar Goes
Although your property tax check is paid to Johnson County, only about 15 cents of every property dollar actually go to county government. The county collects the money as a function of the Johnson County Treasurer's Office.
The greater portion is disbursed to schools, cities, and the county's six townships, and special taxing districts, including for fire services, libraries and county parks.
- Schools (Local): 39.9%
- Schools (State): 15.9%
- Cities and Townships: 17.1% cents
- County Government: 15.4% cents
- Libraries: 2.6%
- Park & Recreation: 2.6%
- Special Assessments: 2.9%
- Special Districts: 2.4%
- State: 1.2%