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2015 State of the County Address

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 @ 3:27PM

March 24 Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you, Jason, for that kind introduction. Thanks to all of you for joining us today for the 2015 State of the County Address. I’d like to express my appreciation to the Johnson County Public Policy Council for their support in coordinating today’s…

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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Excerpt: In tribute to veterans, gratitude is the order of the day in Gardner

Excerpt from Kansas City Star article: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article3790919.html#storylink=cpy Crowds braved frigid temperatures to gather at Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner for...

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Ed Eilert wins second term as Johnson County Commission chairman

From the Kansas City Star – 11/5/2014 – http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569325.html BY RICK MONTGOMERY THE KANSAS CITY STAR 11/04/2014 10:33 PM   Johnson...

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The Issues

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 @ 8:02PM

My Priorities as County Chair

As Chairman of the Johnson County Commission my priorities will continue to be: PUBLIC SAFETY – Sheriff’s Department, Med-Act Services and Fire District responsibilities are basic needs that must be properly funded. EDUCATION – The cornerstone of our county’s success has been the quality of our K-12 and higher education…

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