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Johnson County begins Phase 1 of reopening

County government buildings also reopen Monday, May 11

Today marks the beginning of Phase 1 for Johnson County, as it follows the Governor's Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.

During Phase 1:

  • Mass gatherings of no more than 10 individuals allowed.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged in public settings.
  • Maintain 6 feet of physical distance.
  • Telework is strongly encouraged when possible.
  • Any employee exhibiting symptoms should be required to stay home.
  • Minimize or avoid non-essential travel.
  • Follow the Kansas Department of Health and Environment travel and quarantine guidelines for travel to high risk areas.

Which businesses can reopen? We have a guide. For more about the reopening phases, visit covid.ks.gov.

On Saturday, the Johnson County Government announced phased reopenings of buildings and services beginning today.  Between May 11 and 18, the county will open buildings and front counters, starting with the County Administration Building in Olathe, Northeast Offices in Mission and the Olathe Motor Vehicle Office today. The schedule of the Johnson County Government buildings phased opening is available online.

Property tax payment reminder

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management department reopens the tax collection office located at 111 S. Cherry St., Suite 1500, in Olathe, on May 11, in a limited capacity. The second installment of 2019 property taxes are due by May 11. Mail and online payments are encouraged, to observe physical distancing guidelines. Learn more about payment options.

On April 23, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners authorized the acceptance of partial payments for second half real estate and personal property taxes due on, or, before Monday, May 11. A list of questions and answers about partial payments has been added to the Frequent Questions page on the county’s website.

Media Contacts

Lori Sand
Senior Public Information Officer
Office: 913-715-8572
Cell: 816-377-6528

Jody Hanson
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Office: 913-715-0730
Cell: 913-626-5482

Media Contacts

Lori Sand
Senior Public Information Officer
Office: 913-715-8572
Cell: 816-377-6528

Jody Hanson
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Office: 913-715-0730
Cell: 913-626-5482