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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.... more

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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... more

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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... more

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... more

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 ... more

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December 18, 2019

Customers can now pay Wastewater bills by phone using credit card

Johnson County Wastewater customers can now pay their wastewater bills over the phone using a credit card.

JCW started offering the new payment option on Dec. 6. To pay with a credit card by phone, call 913-715-... more

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December 16, 2019

Finals week recharge

Johnson County Library, in Gardner, is offering a helpful space for teens to prepare for upcoming finals. From 2:30 to 6 p.m., through Thurs., Dec. 19, teens will have an area at the library to study, snack and relax. Study rooms are available... more

Jody Hanson talking with Claire Canaan and Emilie Burdette
December 16, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Holiday crime prevention

JoCo on the Go podcast episode #20 covers a timely topic to help keep Johnson County residents and their property safe. The holiday season is a busy time of year for most people – and that includes thieves. We’re talking to crime and... more

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... more
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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... more