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Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S. Cherry St., Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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The County Manager's Office is responsible to the Board of County Commissioners and the residents of Johnson County for the effective and efficient delivery of programs and services, using sound management and financial principles while emphasizing high ethical values, innovation, and continuous improvement.

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Three fun ways to celebrate National Trails Day June 4th
September 9, 2019

Hike through history with the Johnson County Museum
Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4th with a special preview of the new Indian Creek Trail Interpretive Sign Project. The project was developed by Sunflower Republic, LLC, in partnership with the Johnson County Museum. The event includes two guided, three-mile loop walks along the Indian Creek Trail, as well as a historic portrayal of Thomas Johnson by Bill Worley. Join us from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Roe Park (10400 Roe Avenue).

A Day in the Park at Shawnee Mission & Kill Creek Parks
Join us for this free, day-long celebration of our community’s trails, parks and recreational spaces. Enjoy a wide variety of activities for the entire family throughout Shawnee Mission Park and along the adjoining Streamway Trail. Take advantage of free admission to the beaches at Shawnee Mission Park from noon to 6 p.m. and Kill Creek Park from noon to 6 p.m. Enjoy free half-hour pedal boat, kayak, and paddleboard rentals at the marinas in Shawnee Mission Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and free half-hour pedal boat, canoe, and kayak rentals at the marina in Kill Creek Park from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Concessions will be available at Shelter #3 in Shawnee Mission Park 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is being held in conjunction with National Trails Day and coincides with JCPRD’s annual free fishing weekend when both Kansas and District fishing and boating permits are waived. For details about this awesome day, please visit the Day in the Park event page. *Heritage Park will be open from 11 p.m. - 5 a.m. for overnight fishing, fishing and boating permits will not be required for this weekend only.

Join Friends of the Kaw for the Turkey Creek bike ride and stream cleanup
Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon join the Friends of the Kaw for the Turkey Creek bike ride and stream cleanup! Meet at Chatlain Park, 6300 Carter, Merriam, KS. We will focus on cleaning up Turkey Creek from Chatlain Park south but you can enjoy riding the entire Turkey Creek Trail from 75th Street to Waterfall Park on Merriam Drive just south of Antioch. There is also a new trail section on the east side of I-35 from Antioch to Metcalf.

Tips for preventing teen substance abuse panel on June 6
July 19, 2019

Research shows that June and July are the highest months during which kids first try alcohol. Please join us on Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. to learn some safety tips as your children transition to the summer months on how to keep them safe from drugs and alcohol. The event will take place in the Carmack Room at the Johnson County Central Resource Library at 9875 W 87th St. in Overland Park. 

The panel will include: 

  • Dr. Heather Riordan, Children's Mercy Hospital — adolescent brain development
  • Don Hymer, District Attorney's Office — legal implications of underage drinking
  • Angela Guzman, Johnson County Mental Health Center — parenting tips and skills

The first 50 people in attendance will receive a free gift! RSVP is encouraged, but not required. Click here for a link to the Facebook event. 

Email or call Megan Clark at Megan.Clark@jocogov.org or 913-715-7880 if you have questions or would like further information.