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The six Johnson County Library locations with Sunday hours - Antioch, Blue Valley, Central, Corinth, Lenexa City Center and Monticello - are closed today, December 15, due to snowy conditions.

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Office of the County Appraiser

Phone: 913-715-9000 | Fax: 913-715-0010

11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 2100, Olathe, Kansas 66061

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To learn what the role is of county appraiser’s office is please watch this video.

The County Appraiser is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all taxable property within the County and provides for equalization of all such properties to ensure fair and equitable taxation.

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Retirement of Paul Welcome
August 8, 2019

Paul Welcome, CAE, FRICS, ASA, RMA, Johnson County, Kansas Appraiser, announced his retirement after nearly 30 years in the job. He has been our County Appraiser since 1991 and was reappointed by our Board every four years.

Paul has made many improvements over the years, including computerizing our appraisal systems and providing training and educational opportunities so his staff could develop expertise and designation in the appraisal field.

He has led his team in improving customer service with his department. Most notably, this year this team made Notices of Appraised Values available online and introduced the option of filing appeals online.

Paul has won many awards and is internationally recognized in his field. He holds a Certified Assessment Evaluator designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers, is an Accredited Senior Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers and is a Registered Mass Appraiser for the State of Kansas.

Paul has coached, supported and mentored the staff over the last 30 years. The Johnson County Kansas Appraiser’s Office wishes him the best of luck in his retirement. Thank you for a job well done!