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Public Advisory: Normal operations today, Friday, Jan. 17, with the following exceptions ... | last updated: 01/17/2020 - 5:52am | + read more

We have been closely monitoring weather and road conditions last night and this morning, and have decided to proceed with normal operations today, Friday, Jan. 17, with the following exceptions:

  • To and from Papercrete transportation has been cancelled for the day.
  • Catch-a-Ride volunteer transportation services are cancelled for the day.
  • Area Agency on Aging – Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels) will not be delivered today.
  • Nutrition Centers are closed today.
  • Some Museum, Theatre and Arts programs have been rescheduled (participants have been notified).
  • Johnson County Library branches will open at noon, today. Friends of the Library Bookstores at Antioch, Blue Valley and Central Resource Libraries will be closed all day.
  • Paratransit and Micro Transit riders should expect delays between 30-60  minutes. Check @RideKC on social media for the latest.

County Manager's Office

Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S. Cherry St., Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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County Leadership

Pictured left to right: Assistant County Manager Joseph M. Connor, County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson, Deputy County Manager Maury Thompson and Assistant County Manager Joe WatersThe county manager is the chief administrative officer of Johnson County Government and is responsible for its executive functions:

  • Daily administrative functions of Johnson County Government;
  • Direct and supervise the organizational structure of all offices, the appointed officers and employees, except as otherwise provided by law or as provided in the Charter;
  • Implement the policies of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) through the functional divisions and departments of administration;
  • Prepare and submit a recommended annual budget to the BOCC for final adoption and administer the budget after its effective date;
  • Report to, confer with, assist and advise the Chair of the BOCC and make recommendations on all matters concerning the welfare of Johnson County government;
  • Ensure that all ordinances, resolutions, codes, regulations, rules, policies, directions and actions of the BOCC are faithfully enforced, administered, and executed;
  • Attend, or provide appropriate staff to attend, all official BOCC meetings, except those where the continued employment of the County Manager is under consideration;
  • Assist the Chair and the BOCC in the preparation of meeting agendas, resolutions, rules, regulations, policies, and all such other matters as may be requested by the BOCC;
  • Submit to the BOCC and make available to the public periodic annual reports of the financial administrative affairs of Johnson County Government and keep the BOCC advised of the financial conditions and needs of Johnson County Government; and
  • Prepare and submit to the BOCC, annually before May 1, recommendations for a capital improvement and financing program for Johnson County.

All agencies and departments within the organization maintain either a direct or a functional reporting relationship with the County Manager’s Office.

Organizational Chart (Org Chart) >>