A county program called Papercrete Works that provides community employment opportunities for people with disabilities, along with the county team who manages the program, received recognition from the Board of County Commissioners today.
Johnson County Government’s fleet has an exciting addition this month: the county’s first all-electric vehicle, a Nissan Leaf. The vehicle will be used primarily by the Department of Health and Environment’s air quality compliance specialist,... more
The Johnson County Museum has received a 2019 Award of Excellence for its recent temporary exhibition, The Turbulent Twenties. The award was presented to the museum at the recent annual meeting of the American Association for State and... more
During our seventh JoCo on the Go podcast episode, we’re discussing Johnson County’s Veterans Treatment Court program, which provides qualified veterans who have come in contact with the criminal justice system, with an alternative to... more
On Friday, Sept. 13, Johnson County was recognized for Innovation of the Year, during the 2019 Midwest/Southwest Transit Conference, in Kansas City, Missouri. The recognition is for the county’s Micro Transit pilot.
The Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the period from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, as Hispanic Heritage Month in Johnson County. Chairman Ed Eilert presented a certificate commemorating the occasion to Melisa Jimenez, who accepted on behalf of the... more
The area just recently observed the anniversary of the epic Plaza flood on Sept. 12, 1977. Flooding remains a challenge in the region, particularly with heavy seasonal rains in the spring and fall. Couple that with the explosive growth in... more