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County News

May 24, 2018

County offices to close in observance of Memorial Day

Johnson County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

In addition, Johnson County libraries will also be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28.

We hope you and yours will have a safe...

May 24, 2018

Ribbon cutting for Shawnee Mission Park beach house set for May 26

A ribbon cutting event on Saturday, May 26, will open the new beach house at Shawnee Mission Park and start the summer season with a free admission day.

The event, which will include comments from public officials, a DJ and giveaways, will...

Mini American flags at cemetary
May 24, 2018

County offices closed for Memorial Day holiday

Free museum admission offered to military

Johnson County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

In addition, Johnson County libraries will also be closed both Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May...

May 18, 2018

Summer fun for kids: Johnson County extension cooking day camp

Campers ages 7 – 12 will gain skills in food safety, preparation and nutrition, and enjoy dining on their culinary creations through this hands-on series. Camp is held from 9 a.m. – noon each day at the extension office, 11811 S. Sunset Drive in...

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May 17, 2018

Johnson County approves purchase of new voting machines

Johnson County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a recommendation from Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker to purchase 2,100 new voting machines for a total cost of approximately $10.5 million.

“These new machines will...

Stepping Up
May 17, 2018

JoCo named Stepping Up Innovator County

Johnson County was selected as one of seven counties in the nation as a Stepping Up Innovator County for its expertise in taking actions to reduce the number of people in jail who experience mental illness.

As an Innovator County, Johnson...

May 15, 2018

Extra help with homework is available

The Johnson County Library offers a free valuable resource for students Monday – Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. … homework coaches!

Drop by the Central Resource Library at 9875 W 87th in Overland Park to get some extra academic attention....

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May 10, 2018

Election Commissioner recommends purchase of new voting machines

On May 17, Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker will recommend the Board of County Commissioners approve the purchase of 2,100 new voting machines for a total cost of approximately $10.5 million.

“These new machines will...

R5 granite awards on table
May 9, 2018

County recognizes R5 Certified Green partners

Recently, Johnson County Government recognized 26 local businesses, nonprofit organizations and school as R5 Certified Green Partner for outstanding environmental achievements related to waste diversion, composting and more.

In order to...

May 8, 2018

Help the Johnson County Library plan for the future

Johnson County Library has engaged the University of Kansas Public Management Center to assist it in gathering community input as it updates its five-year strategic plan. Whether you visit the library regularly or it’s been a while, Johnson...

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