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Shawnee Mission Park beach
May 24, 2019

Time to hit Johnson County beaches, marinas and pools

It’s hard to believe, but it’s time to hit the Johnson County beaches, marinas and pools.

Starting tomorrow, May 25, the Shawnee Mission Park beach and marina will be open daily for the summer season. The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will... more

blood pressure check
May 23, 2019

JoCo health clinics temporarily closed for training

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment’s health clinics in Mission and Olathe will be temporarily closed after Memorial Day for staff training on a new electronic medical records system.

Walk-in services (immunizations,... more

2019 portrait of the Board of County Commissioners
May 22, 2019

BOCC changes to new legislative management tool

The public has a new web link to view BOCC meetings online and access meeting agendas, minutes and other documents.  Johnson County has switched from the SIRE Technologies platform to OnBase by Hyland. Beginning May 23, all BOCC meeting... more

May 22, 2019

County departments to present proposed budgets for FY 2020

On Thursday, May 23, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners, as a Committee of the Whole, will review budget proposals for FY 2020 from representatives from departments and agencies providing Health and Human Services, Leadership and... more

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

A universe of stories in text. image of space
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

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


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