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March 13, 2018

Three measles cases confirmed in Johnson County

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has confirmed three cases of measles in a Johnson County, Kan. child care facility. All identified cases are in children less than one year of age, who are too young to be vaccinated...

March 13, 2018

2018 State of the County Address is March 27

The Johnson County Public Policy Council and the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, Ed Eilert, cordially invite you to attend the 2018 State of the County Address and Luncheon.

The event is set for Tuesday, March 27 from 11:30...

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March 12, 2018

Presentation from appraiser's public meetings is available

If you  were unable to attend one of the two public meetings recently held regarding the 2018 appraised values in Johnson County, the PowerPoint...

March 9, 2018

Don't forget to 'spring ahead!'

Spring has almost sprung. It also means it’s time to spring our clocks forward with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time (DST).

DST officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. That means you’ll want to move your household clocks ahead by...

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March 7, 2018

County appraiser to discuss property values at public meetings

The NEJC Chamber and Shawnee Mission Post have partnered with Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome to hold two public information sessions regarding the increase in appraised values of homes this year. Considering the potential tax implications...

March 6, 2018

Prepare for severe weather this season

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week, so it's a great time to make sure you're ready for the season ahead of us. Spring weather in Kansas brings many potential hazards — tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding.


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March 6, 2018

March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week

The Johnson County District Attorney’s Office is promoting consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week, March 4-10.  


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March 1, 2018

NotifyJoCo's sign-up feature makes it easy to stay informed

Signing up for emergency alerts from NotifyJoCo just got easier with a new feature that allows residents and businesses to sign up via a text message. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Johnson County can text NOTIFYJOCO (all one word) to 888777...