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Immunization being prepared
January 23

Practice good hygiene, get flu shot to prevent illness

Coughing. Fever. Runny nose. Upset stomach. Diarrhea. You probably know someone with these symptoms right now. This is the time of year when reports of influenza, norovirus and other viral and foodborne illnesses begin to pour into the Johnson...

Thought bubble with text "Imagine your Lenexa City Center Library"
January 20

We want your input!

In case you haven't heard, the Johnson County Library (JCL) in Lenexa — currently known as "Lackman Library" and located at 15345 W 87th St Pkwy — will be closing and reopening at a larger location in the new Lenexa City Center! 

The...

2017 Budget Book
January 18

County's 2017 budget book will be posted online

The 2017 budget book for Johnson County is being prepared and will be available online before the end of the month. The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners adopted the FY 2017 budget for Johnson County on August 11, 2016.

The...

RideKC
January 17

Make it to class with RideKC

Today marks the start of the spring semester for students at the University of Kansas and Johnson County Community College. If you don’t have access to a vehicle, consider using RideKC to make it to your classes....

branch covered in ice
January 13

Ice storm anticipated for JoCo Friday through Sunday

With forecasts for the metro continuing to indicate freezing rain and potential for significant icing this weekend, Johnson County officials are asking residents to prepare now for power outages, cold temperatures and hazardous travel.

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Johnson County Motor Vehicle
January 9

Johnson County Motor Vehicle to open late Jan. 12

All three Johnson County Motor Vehicle offices will open late Thursday, Jan. 12, to conduct an all-employee safety training. The motor vehicle offices located at 782 N. Ridgeview Rd. in Olathe, 6000 Lamar in Mission and Dealer/Fleet Services at...

Kids playing soccer
January 5

JCPRD Summer Job Fair Jan. 11

Mid-January is the perfect time to start making plans for summer seasonal jobs! The Johnson County Park & Recreation District is conducting a Summer Job Fair on Jan. 11.

This event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11...

Johnson County Administration Building
January 5

Top 10 stories of 2016

The year 2016 was an exciting one in Johnson County Government, and there are many more great things to come in 2017. Here's a small sampling of some of the top stories from the year.

  1. Kansas' first...
Appraiser's Office imaging project
January 3

Appraiser’s Office restarts property imaging project

A property imaging project that began in January 2016, and was put on hold because of foliage issues in June, resumes today countywide.

The Appraiser’s Office has contracted Tyler Technologies Inc. to capture high-resolution, street-level...