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Image of Mt. Rushmore with heads of Presidents Washington, Jackson, T Roosevelt and Lincoln
February 17

Presidents Day is Feb. 20

Monday, Feb. 20 is the national holiday known as Presidents Day. Originally, a day to honor the country’s first president, George Washington, it was later combined to also recognize the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.  Now, it serves to honor...

Veterans Treatment Court graduation
February 15

Veterans Treatment Court honors first graduate

In January 2016, Johnson County District Court held the first Veterans Treatment Court in the state of Kansas. It’s mission — to identify veterans in the criminal justice system and, when eligible, to place them into treatment and court...

Public Health advisory graphic with Dept. of Health and Environment logo
February 13

Public Health Advisory: Avoid contact with water in Indian Creek until further notice

In collaboration with Johnson County Wastewater, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has issued a health advisory to residents living along Indian Creek Trail from approximately 116th Terrace to  College Boulevard, due...

NCRA court reporting and captioning week logo
February 13

This week honors court reporting and captioning professionals

This weekend kicks off National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, from Feb. 11-18.

The week is designed to encourage members of the court reporting and captioning professions to highlight their skills and service to their respective...

Second Saturdays library graphic
February 9

It's Second Saturdays at the library

Feb. 11 is Second Saturday at Johnson County Library. This month is “Snap Into Saturday.”

At the Antioch, Central Resource, De Soto and Lackman libraries, you’re invited to join a STEAM activity — Hands On: Exploring with Snap...

Valentine's Day
February 8

Sign up for 50-plus Valentine’s Day dinner and bingo

Avoid the crowded restaurants and celebrate Valentine’s Day with an evening at the Roeland Park Community Center. Enjoy a dinner — catered especially for you — followed by 12 games of bingo. Join us 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Roeland Park...

2017 Budget Book
February 6

County's 2017 budget book is available online

The 2017 budget book for Johnson County is completed and available online. The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners...

Open pizza box
February 3

Can I recycle this?

It's super bowl weekend, which means lots of parties, pizza-ordering and yes . . . trash. It can be tricky to remember what can and can't go in your recycling bin, so the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has put together a...

Valentine cards, stamps and ziplock bags
February 1

Spread cheer to homebound seniors in Johnson County

Participate in Johnson County Human Services' 2017 Valentine Stampede and spread joy to homebound seniors in Johnson County. The Human Services department is partnering with local schools, community groups, faith-based organizations and...

user filing his tax return online
February 1

There's help available for filing taxes

Tax season is here, and it can be a stressful time for many residents. If you’re in need of tax filing assistance, Johnson County offers a few services.

Tax forms

The county will gladly help you print any form at any location for 15...