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Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S. Cherry St., Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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The County Manager's Office is responsible to the Board of County Commissioners and the residents of Johnson County for the effective and efficient delivery of programs and services, using sound management and financial principles while emphasizing high ethical values, innovation, and continuous improvement.

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You're invited to a Community Baby Shower
October 11, 2016

Are you an expectant mom or new parent? If so, you'll want to attend this special event on Wed., Oct. 12 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 11811 South Sunset Drive, Olathe. (Next door to the Johnson County Public Health Clinic/WIC). Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, the evening will celebrate moms and moms-to-be while providing information in both English and Spanish to encourage prenatal and postpartum care through innovative programs and services. Attendees will be able to meet with health experts to get answers to many of their pregnancy-related questions and receive tips for taking care of their babies, including information on well-baby care and child safety.

Parents will also receive information about UnitedHealthcare’s Healthy First Steps case management program and Baby Blocks, a free online wellness- incentive program. Baby Blocks helps parents manage doctor visits and other baby care during pregnancy and the first two years of a child’s life. The program enables users to receive email appointment alerts and wellness-related text messages, connect directly with maternity nurses and earn rewards for keeping the appointments.

There will also be:

  • drawings and prizes
  • free health care resource materials
  • health education for you and your baby
  • games and raffle prizes
  • refreshments

For more information, please call Christine Krause at 913-333-4095.

Coming to a mailbox near you: new issue of JoCo Magazine
March 15, 2017

Look for the new issue of JoCo Magazine, a special edition focused entirely on public safety, to hit your mailbox soon if it hasn't aleardy! JoCo Magazine is a printed publication created by Johnson County Government, mailed three times per year to every household in the county. 

The Fall 2016 issue, as well as past issues, can be viewed on the JoCo Magazine page of our website.

Motor Vehicle offices to close Oct. 10 for training
October 6, 2016

Johnson County Motor Vehicle offices will be closed to the public on Monday, Oct. 10, for an all-staff training. Motor vehicle offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The locations of the closed offices are:

  • Mission Motor Vehicle Office, 6000 Lamar Ave.
  • Olathe Motor Vehicle Office, 782 N. Ridgeview Rd.

Dealer and fleet services will also be unavailable. Motor vehicle employees will attend a day-long training on Oct. 10 to review policies and procedures and operational changes. Customers can renew their vehicle registrations online at kswebtags.org or by mail. All other Johnson County Government offices will be open Oct. 10. 

Final Saturday HHW & electronics recycling event Oct. 8
October 4, 2016

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (DHE) offers periodic Saturday collection events for county residents to drop off their household chemicals, paint and electronics. Accepted items include latex paint, automotive, lawn and garden, household cleaners, home repair, wood stains, crafts, pool chemicals and much more. See a full list of accepted items on DHE's website

Electronics accepted include televisions, computers and nearly anything with a cord. Charges apply for certain televisions, computers, and freon-containing items.

An appointment, which residents can make online at hhwscheduler.jocogov.org/, is required to drop off materials during the collection event.

For a complete list of prices go to DHE's electronics recycling webpage. Cash and check only.

Election workers needed for Nov. 8 General Election
October 3, 2016

The Johnson County Election Office is in urgent need of 300 election workers to serve voters at Johnson County polls during the Nov. 8 General Election.

Election workers who work at a polling place are provided a stipend of at least $135 for their public service on each Election Day. 

Election workers must be registered voters in Johnson County, and:

  • Be registered in the election worker pool;
  • Complete required training for that election; and,
  • Receive a polling place assignment from the Election Office.

Workers must be available for the entire Election Day, beginning at least one hour prior to the opening of the polls. General election polls in November will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

For more information and a link to the application form, visit www.vote4joco.org/apply, call 913-715-6836, or email electionworker@jocoelection.org. Election worker application deadline is Oct. 18.

Friday + fishin' = family fun!
September 28, 2016

Join Johnson County Park and Recreation District Friday, Sept. 30 for a family fun night of fishing! Here is the schedule for the evening:

  • 5:30-6:00 Dinner of hotdogs, chips, and apples will be provided!
  • 6:00-7:00 Fishing at Catfish Pond with boats available (provided life vests must be worn). Staff will assist with boats and can help with basic fishing questions.
  • 7:00-7:30 Roasting marshmallows at a campfire!

Bring your own pole and tackle or we can provide a fishing pole. We will also provide bait and marshmallows! Participants age 16 and older are required to have a Kansas fishing license. Licenses will not be sold on site. This fun family event is just $10 per person, $11 for nonresidents. For more information or to register, please call (913) 831-3359. Or to register online go to our Online Registration page (https://online.activenetwork.com/jcprd/Start/Start.asp) and do a barcode search for 35076.