Current Budget

The current budget, the 2024 fiscal year budget, runs from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2024.

The Board of County Commissioners adopted the 2024 fiscal year budget on Aug. 31, 2023.

The current budget includes an estimated mill levy of 24.360 mills, a decrease of 0.250 mills. This is comprised of the County Taxing District at 17.526 mills, Library Taxing District at 3.812 mills, and the Park and Recreation Taxing District at 3.022 mills.

The current budget totals $1.79 billion, with the proposed Capital Improvement Program totaling $376.8 million.

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2024 Current Budget

Where your property tax dollars go

Although your property tax check is paid to Johnson County, only about 20 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: 56.1%
  • County Government: 20.5%
  • Cities and Townships: 16.7%
  • Special Assessments, Special Districts and State: 6.7%

How the County Spends Its Budget

The county's 2024 budget totals $1.79 million, with $1.26 million of this going toward expenditures and $529 million going into reserves. Here's a breakdown of expenditures:

  • Infrastructure: 34.85%
  • Public Safety, Judicial and Emergency Services: 26.21%
  • Support Services: 14.18%
  • Culture & Recreation: 11.84%
  • Health & Human Services: 10.37%
  • Records & Taxation: 2.39%
  • Debt Service: 0.16%