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Little boxes on the hillside
March 26

Appraised property value appeals due Wednesday

The deadline for Johnson County property owners to appeal their appraised property values is this Wednesday, March 29, for residential property.

“We encourage residents and business owners to review their appraised values closely and if... more

Picture of rain barrel
March 23

Sign up for a rain barrel workshop

Rain barrels reduce the amount of stormwater runoff by collecting roof runoff and storing the rainwater for future use. Want to learn about rain barrels and construct your own to take home for free? Sign up to attend an upcoming rain... more

Statue of Harriet Tubman
March 22

Daring American Women at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Johnson County Park and Recreation is celebrating March as Women’s History Month.

On March 25, they are having a Daring American Women event to celebrate the rich past of women and girls in America. The public is invited to... more

March for Meals event
March 21

March for Meals food truck rally this Friday

On Friday, March 24, Johnson County Meals on Wheels will partner with Kansas City Food Truck Mafia to host its second-annual food truck rally 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Olathe, 111 N. Cherry St. Six food trucks are slated to participate in... more

2017 State of the County
March 17

2017 State of the County address set for March 28

Don't miss Chairman Eilert's 2017 State of the County address on Tuesday, March 28, at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. Register for tickets to the speech from the... more

March 14

50 Plus St. Patrick's Day dance planned

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

This St. Patrick's Day Dance will feature 40s and 50s tunes from local group, The... more

Mumps
March 13

Take precautions to prevent spread of mumps

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has confirmed seven cases of mumps in adults living in Johnson County, Kan. Given the number of reported cases in Kansas... more

Weather Radio graphic
March 10

Programming your weather radio

As a part of its severe weather awareness activities, Johnson County's Emergency Management Communication's Department is available to assist residents in programming their weather radios. As the strong storms rolled through the county earlier... more

People giving out native plants at Healthy Yards Expo
March 9

Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo | April 1

If you want to make conscious choices about your lawn and garden care, the Healthy Yards Expo on Saturday, April 1 is just for you! The environmentally-friendly lawn and garden event highlights many simple and easy practices that can be done to... more

damage at county's executive airport
March 7

Severe weather event update

Damage assessments are underway at Johnson County Executive Airport continue after strong storms moved through the county Monday night around 8:30 p.m.  

"The airport reopened to air traffic with limited operations before 9 this morning,"... more

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