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Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) is asking Johnson County residents to complete a short survey in order to understand how many people in Johnson County have or do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). The survey will close at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10.

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County Manager's Office

Phone: 913-715-0725

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

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Russell and Helen Means Observation Tower

Kill Creek Park Observation Tower rendering

(Information through Nov. 30, 2019)

Date authorized: 11/15/2017 (approved $1,000,000 from JCPRD’s capital improvement fund and $1,051,627 from The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County)

Project Authorization: $2,051,627

Delivery Method: Design, Bid, Build

Design Firm: SFS

Contractor: Loyd Buildings, Inc.

Completion Date: Substantial Completion anticipated Spring 2020

Future Pending Action(s): No action required from BOCC

Update: The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County and Johnson County Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners have approved of a concept to develop an observation tower to be located at Kill Creek Park. Roughly half of the project will be funded through the Means family donation that is administered by the Foundation. Design plans have been developed and the project was successfully bid in August. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

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