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January 2

Want to learn more about Johnson County? Apply for JoCo Academy!

Learn about the inner workings of Johnson County Government and how you can get more involved in our community through JoCo Academy (formerly called Citizens Academy)! The Spring 2020 program will meet every Tuesday for 10 weeks, February 11th through April 14th, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner will be provided at no cost at the beginning of each session. The application deadline for the Spring program is January 17th.... more

December 6

Funds are available for Minor Home Rehabilitation projects in certain cities

The Minor Home Rehabilitation program assists eligible Johnson County homeowners with home repairs and provides limited accessibility modifications for eligible persons with a disability.  Funds are available for Minor Home Rehabilitation projects in certain cities. 

 For more information, please contact Sue Carter at (913)715-6612.  Also see the Minor Home Rehabilitation web page... more

November 25

2019 Property Tax Statements Due by December 20, 2019

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management department has begun mailing 206,510 real estate and 18,070 personal property tax statements to Johnson County taxpayers. The first half real estate and personal property taxes are due on or before Friday, December 20, 2019, and the second half taxes are due on or before Monday, May 11, 2020. The real estate tax statement contains a comparison section between this year’s and last year’s tax breakdown. If the taxes are paid by a mortgage... more

October 25

Advance voting in person kicks off next week

Advance voting in person for the November General Election begins next Monday, Oct. 28. Johnson County registered voters can vote at any of the following seven locations.

New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway in Gardner (new this year) Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park Hilltop Conference Center, 7700 West 143rd St, Overland Park Johnson County Election Office, 2101 East Kansas City Road, Olathe Johnson County Northeast Offices, 6000... more
June 21

Taking microtransit to the O.P. Farmer's Market

Starting in July, the county's microtransit pilot program will expand to help get people to and from the Overland Park Farmer's Market on Saturdays. The BOCC as well as the Overland Park City Council came to an agreement on the pilot program this week. Learn about the details in this news release.

 

 

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April 19

2019 Johnson County Disaster Preparedness Survey

 

We just received the 2019 Johnson County Disaster Preparedness Survey draft report from our partner ETC Institute.  This year we had over 1000 people complete the survey!  We are currently working with ETC on the final report and hope to have the full report out for public consumption before the end of the year.  For now, we will be releasing small snippets of info on social media.  Follow us on Facebook: Johnson County Emergency Management and Twitter: @joco_emergency.

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February 19

Quick Links

If you are looking for a place to work that encourages you to grow, innovate , and give back, contact:  EMC-Recruit@jocogov.org

If you have an audio request for emergency communications (fire and EMS), contact:  ECC-Audioreq@jocogov.org

If you are interested in 911 Education or Outreach opportunities, contact:  EMC-ECCPublicEducation@... more

November 26

2018 Property Tax Statements Due by December 20, 2018

The Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management department has begun mailing 204,736 real estate and 18,942 personal property tax statements to Johnson County taxpayers. The first half real estate and personal property taxes are due on or before Thursday, December 20, 2018, and the second half taxes are due on or before Friday, May 10, 2019. The real estate tax statement contains a comparison section between this year’s and last year’s tax breakdown. If the taxes are paid by the... more

October 30

New renderings available on new Johnson County Courthouse

New interior renderings and fly-through animation of the new Johnson County Courthouse are now available here.

These materials as well as a project status report were presented to the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners, sitting as the Committee of the Whole, on Thursday, Oct. 25. Brad Reinhardt, Director of Facilities Management, presented the update with representatives... more

September 27

County completes annual Emergency Operations Center exercise

More than 100 local government and public safety employees may feel more prepared to handle a disaster today. Multiple jurisdictions and organizations took part in a full-day annual Johnson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) exercise on Wednesday. After being given a scenario of civil unrest in Johnson County that continued to unfold throughout the day, about 120 people worked together, either in the EOC or off site, and practiced their Emergency Support Functions, or ESFs. 

The... more

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