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Road sign which reads Elder Fraud
April 30, 2019

Be smarter than the scammers and cons

The AARP estimates older Americans lose $3 billion every year to exploitation and fraud. Education is the key to avoid becoming a victim. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is offering an educational seminar on “Fraud and Scams Targeting the...

two ABC clinicians in office setting
April 29, 2019

New pilot offers mental health services to infants and families

Division Director Janie Yannacito and Case Manager Rachael Perez are working hard to recruit families with infants for a new pilot program for the Johnson County Mental Health Center. The new program, Attachment & Biobehavioral Catch-Up or...

appraiser's office sign
April 25, 2019

Personal Property Value Notices to be mailed on May 1

The Johnson County Appraiser’s Office will mail approximately 19,000 value notices to Johnson County property owners, businesses and oil and gas accounts on May 1.

Examples of commercial personal property that are to be valued...

April 23, 2019

Thirty-eight graduate from Citizens Academy

Thirty-eight people graduated from the Johnson County Citizens Academy Tuesday night at the County Administration Building.

The Citizens Academy Program (CAP) allows community-minded individuals to discover what makes the high quality of...

April 22, 2019

Waste and recycling meeting April 24

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is ready to talk trash! As landfills in the Kansas City metro get closer to being full, it’s more important than ever to talk about recycling and other options for management of household...

sorry we are closed sign in neon
April 22, 2019

Johnson County Library to close Lackman on April 24

Making preparations for move to new Lenexa Branch

Johnson County Library will discontinue services at the Lackman Branch, 15345 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa on Wednesday, April 24 at 8 p.m. Lackman patrons will be...

Sam Carrera hugs two nurses who helped save his life after he suffered from cardiac arrest
April 18, 2019

HeartSafe Heroes Celebration brings bystanders and survivors together

It was a day Sam Carrera will never forget. The Johnson County resident was bicycling on Sept. 14 when he suddenly collapsed, suffering cardiac arrest. No one in his group of friends knew CPR. But two nurses just happened to be crossing his path...

Portrait of the 2019 Board of County Commissioners
April 18, 2019

BOCC adopts its 2019-2020 priorities

After several months of work, study and discussion, today the Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted its 2019-2020 priorities. The board, along with staff, held a 1 1/2 day retreat in January, followed by discussions at Board of County...

car on a flooded road
April 17, 2019

To be forewarned is to be forearmed

New Weather Alert Options

NotifyJoCo, the county's emergency mass notification system, issues severe thunderstorm and tornado watches and warnings. But as of today, you can opt in to receive Flash Flood Warnings which are particularly...

a woman's hand stopping an attacker
April 11, 2019

County to develop response plan to sexual violence report

In its work on a Kansas Department of Health and Environment Sexual Violence Prevention grant, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment conducted a community assessment related to sexual violence in Johnson County. The assessment...