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Christmas Tree Recycling
December 31, 2020

Recycle holiday trees at Johnson County parks

Recycle your natural Christmas trees at four Johnson County Park and Recreation District park locations through Jan. 31. The tree collection sites are:

  • The Sunflower access point of Big Bull Creek Park at 20245 Sunflower Road in... more
The Best Times cover
December 31, 2020

Latest edition of The Best Times Magazine hitting mailboxes soon

The January-February issue of The Best Times magazine is on its way in the mail featuring:

  • A cover story about employees’ reflections on the old and the new courthouse.
  • A new... more
Portrait of Chairman Eilert in front of American flag
December 31, 2020

Chairman Eilert's end of the year message

In a typical year, the Chair of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners delivers a State of the County Address at a luncheon event held at the end of March. At that event, we celebrate as a community the achievements of the prior year.... more

December 31, 2020

BOCC December update

Here are highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in Dec. 2020. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at boccmeetings.... more

December 30, 2020

No BOCC meeting, Johnson County offices closed for New Year's

Johnson County offices will be closed this Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year’s day.

The Board of County Commissioners will not meet on Thursday, Dec. 31. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the board’s next meeting by Zoom... more

JoCo on the Go podcast logo
December 30, 2020

JoCo on the Go: Health care workers receive COVID-19 vaccinations

On JoCo on the Go, episode #73, COVID-19 vaccinations are delivered to Johnson County. First in line for virus protection are frontline health care workers. This month, doctors, nurses, EMS staff and others are getting their first rounds... more

Dr. Sanmi Areola
December 29, 2020

JCDHE director provides COVID-19 update to the BOCC

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Sanmi Areola provided a written update on the pandemic to the Board of County Commissioners.

Highlights from the briefing include:

... more
Health care workers wearing PPE at a drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic
December 29, 2020

Johnson County COVID-19 testing holiday schedule

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment wishes you a safe and happy holiday season.

Please note the following changes in testing availability during some holidays:

  • Dec. 31 - Jan. 1 - closed
  • ... more
A Public Works snow plow
December 29, 2020

Wintry precipitation falling in Johnson County

This morning’s wintery precipitation will be transitioning to rain as the afternoon wears on. Expect tricky road conditions for the afternoon commute, and an otherwise cold and rainy evening, according to Johnson County Emergency Management.... more

A snowflake graphic
December 28, 2020

Public Works pretreating roads ahead of wintry weather

Wintry precipitation could make tomorrow morning's commute messy on untreated roads for those heading into their offices, according to Johnson County Emergency Management.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory... more