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BOCC update
December 31, 2019

BOCC December update

As we wrap up the year and the decade, here are some highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in December 2019. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at ...

December 30, 2019

Cedar Roe Library re-opens Dec. 30

After a short closure for much-needed improvements, the Cedar Roe branch of Johnson County Library will re-open to patrons on Dec. 30 at 9 a.m. Cedar Roe Library is located at 5120 Cedar St. in Roeland Park.

Improvements include roof...

Podcast recording
December 23, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Youth bullying and suicide prevention

JoCo on the Go podcast episode #21 addresses the topic of youth bullying and suicide prevention and response. Johnson County Mental Health Center Team Leader Renee Van Meter offers tips to parents on how to talk with their teens about...

December 23, 2019

Make time for mental health this holiday season

“When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude,” said writer and poet, G.K. Chesterton. During the holidays it can be hard to keep things in perspective when there is so much to do....

Image of a pen about to sign a check
December 20, 2019

Check out your checks from Johnson County Government

Do you have a check from Johnson County that’s more than two years old? You may want to cash or deposit it sooner rather than later.

At its meeting Thursday, Dec. 19, the Board of County Commissioners authorized the cancellation of...

calculator with words Tax - 2019
December 20, 2019

2019 Property Tax Statements due today, Dec. 20

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management Department mailed 206,510 real estate and 18,070 personal property tax statements to Johnson County taxpayers.

The first half real estate and personal property taxes are due on or before...

December 19, 2019

JoCo Veterans Treatment Court celebrates three graduates

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, three men graduated from the Johnson County Veterans Treatment Court program, after successfully completing comprehensive mental health and/or substance abuse treatment, a series of court appearances, drug and alcohol...

Johnson County Square
December 19, 2019

Time running out to weigh in on County Square concepts

Time is running out to take an online survey about the county’s concepts for the Johnson County Square.

The county is building a new ...

December 15, 2019

County operations normal Monday with few exceptions

After closely monitoring today’s weather situation and consulting with other metro area jurisdictions, we have decided to proceed with normal operations on Monday, Dec. 16, with the following few exceptions:

  • Johnson County Meals on...
Photo of a stormwater project
December 12, 2019

2020 funds allocated for road and stormwater projects

Two Johnson County programs will fund more than $35.3 million in improvements to local roadways and stormwater systems in 2020. Today, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners approved the County Assistance Road System (CARS) Program and...