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appraiser's office sign
May 20, 2019

Residents and businesses appeal NOAVs, adjustments reported

The Johnson County Appraiser’s Office announces that all informal appeal result letters will be mailed today, Monday, May 20, and all appeal adjustments will be updated online tomorrow, May 21. For the first time this year, homeowners had the... more

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May 20, 2019

Summer Reading program launches today

Each May, as the school year comes to an end, students throughout Johnson County get a break from their studies to enjoy the warm weather and free time. Johnson County Library wants to keep kids engaged with reading even when school isn’t in... more

Budget graphic
May 15, 2019

Budget presentations begin tomorrow

Tomorrow and on the next two Thursdays, the Board will hear department budget presentations. These are opportunities for the Board and the public to get more details on the individual budgets that make up the proposed FY 2020 budget. Over the... more

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse
May 10, 2019

June 1 grand opening event set for Meadowbrook Park

A June 1 grand opening has been set for the much-anticipated Meadowbrook Park and Clubhouse, located at  9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will involve a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m., and... more

May 9, 2019

Proposed FY 2020 Budget maintains constant mill levy

The proposed FY 2020 Budget for Johnson County Government maintains a constant mill levy for Johnson County property owners. It aligns with the county’s emergency and safety-net services rated “most important” future priorities in the 2019... more

Portrait of Una Walkenhorst
May 8, 2019

Recovery Conference provides hope, resources

Johnson County Mental Health Center’s annual Recovery Conference will take place this Friday at Cleveland University-Kansas City. More than 100 community members have registered to attend the conference and take advantage of the sessions which... more

Breastfeeding Welcome Here sticker
May 8, 2019

Johnson County Breastfeeding Coalition formed

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 83.8% of Kansas moms initiate breastfeeding, but this number drops to 50.5% by the time the child is 6 months old and 32.4% at 12 months of age. There’s no question that... more

table display Johnson County Mental Health
May 7, 2019

First co-responder to work in a school district

For the first time, Johnson County Mental Health will embed a co-responder into a Johnson County school district. Gardner Edgerton Unified School District 231 will have a co-responder work full time in the district to provide immediate assistance... more

JCDS nursing staff
May 6, 2019

Celebrating all nurses!

Today is National Nurses Day, which kicks off National Nurses Week. We wanted to take the time to say “thank you” to our community’s nurses for the important work you do.

We have several departments and agencies whose nursing staff helps... more

May 2, 2019

97% of Johnson County residents give the county a positive rating as a place to live

In the annual Johnson County Community Survey, residents again gave high marks for the county’s quality of life, services and programs, and voiced their opinions on the services most important to them.

Results from the 2019 Community... more

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