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gardener picking tomatos
March 21, 2018

Extension gardening hotline now open

This past fall and winter were dry and Johnson County K-State Research and Extension is advising residents to be on the lookout for potential plant issues.

“If you didn’t get out and water over the winter, especially your young trees and... more

child with measles rash
March 21, 2018

Measles news update - additional location added

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have identified 10 cases of measles in northeast Kansas – eight cases in Johnson County, one case in Linn County and one case in Miami... more

planting seedlings
March 20, 2018

WIC Garden volunteers needed

Spring has sprung!! And what better way to celebrate than by digging in the dirt and planting for those in need. Johnson County's Department of Health and Environment has a garden that benefits clients in the Women, Infants and Children program... more

March 19, 2018

Appraised residential value appeals due by March 28

The deadline for residential property owners to appeal their appraised values is March 28.

“The state requires us to appraise homes based on fair market value,” said Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome. “We encourage residents to review... more

silouette of people in a park, running, riding bikes, watching the sunset
March 14, 2018

Johnson County maintains #1 ranking as healthiest place to live in Kansas

Johnson County maintains its top ranking as the healthiest place to live in Kansas according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin... more

child with measles
March 13, 2018

Three measles cases confirmed in Johnson County

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has confirmed three cases of measles in a Johnson County, Kan. child care facility. All identified cases are in children less than one year of age, who are too young to be vaccinated... more

March 13, 2018

2018 State of the County Address is March 27

The Johnson County Public Policy Council and the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, Ed Eilert, cordially invite you to attend the 2018 State of the County Address and Luncheon.

The event is set for Tuesday, March 27 from 11:30... more

PPT title screen
March 12, 2018

Presentation from appraiser's public meetings is available

If you  were unable to attend one of the two public meetings recently held regarding the 2018 appraised values in Johnson County, the PowerPoint... more

March 9, 2018

Don't forget to 'spring ahead!'

Spring has almost sprung. It also means it’s time to spring our clocks forward with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time (DST).

DST officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. That means you’ll want to move your household clocks ahead by... more

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March 7, 2018

County appraiser to discuss property values at public meetings

The NEJC Chamber and Shawnee Mission Post have partnered with Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome to hold two public information sessions regarding the increase in appraised values of homes this year. Considering the potential tax implications... more


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