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Gardner library interior
December 16, 2019

Finals week recharge

Johnson County Library, in Gardner, is offering a helpful space for teens to prepare for upcoming finals. From 2:30 to 6 p.m., through Thurs., Dec. 19, teens will have an area at the library to study, snack and relax. Study rooms are available...

Jody Hanson talking with Claire Canaan and Emilie Burdette
December 16, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Holiday crime prevention

JoCo on the Go podcast episode #20 covers a timely topic to help keep Johnson County residents and their property safe. The holiday season is a busy time of year for most people – and that includes thieves. We’re talking to crime and...

December 15, 2019

County operations normal Monday with few exceptions

After closely monitoring today’s weather situation and consulting with other metro area jurisdictions, we have decided to proceed with normal operations on Monday, Dec. 16, with the following few exceptions:

  • Johnson County Meals on...
Photo of a stormwater project
December 12, 2019

2020 funds allocated for road and stormwater projects

Two Johnson County programs will fund more than $35.3 million in improvements to local roadways and stormwater systems in 2020. Today, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners approved the County Assistance Road System (CARS) Program and...

Johnson County Deputy Director of Emergency Management Dan Robeson
December 12, 2019

County emergency manager participates in congressional roundtable

Johnson County Deputy Director of Emergency Management Dan Robeson represented local emergency managers at a congressional roundtable convened by a subcommittee of the...

aaron otto and theresa freed recording podcast episode
December 9, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Fueling economic development in JoCo

JoCo on the Go episode #19 is focused on how Johnson County airports play an important role in economic development in the area.  Johnson County Airport Commission Executive Director Aaron Otto talks about the history of the airports and...

County administration building
December 6, 2019

County moving to electronic only building permit submittals

Johnson County Planning & Building Codes plans to move to electronic only building permit submittals starting Jan. 6, 2020.

Planning & Building Codes launched the MyGovernmentOnline Permitting and Inspections software in October....

County Square
December 5, 2019

Weigh in on ideas for the Johnson County Square

The county is building a new courthouse. When they demolish the old one, the space left is going to be known as the Johnson County Square....

holiday sale booth
December 3, 2019

JCDS Holiday Art Sale returns Dec. 4

The Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) Holiday Art Sale is an annual event that features work from artists in two JCDS programs: Emerging Artists and Papercrete Works. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, shoppers can visit the...

podcast recording with Theresa, Mark and Claire
December 2, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Stay engaged with your government

During our 18th JoCo on the Go podcast episode, we’re taking a close look at the Johnson County Citizens Academy Program. Two times per year, the county hosts the program for residents to gain an in-depth look at the programs and...

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