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

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 @ 4:27PM

Excerpt from Kansas City Star article: Crowds braved frigid temperatures to gather at Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner for Johnson County’s 28th annual ceremony, which coincided with the 60th anniversary of Veterans Day. The cold forced the county to cancel a scheduled parade, but didn’t stop the tribute to…

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Ed Eilert wins second term as Johnson County Commission chairman

From the Kansas City Star – 11/5/2014 - BY RICK MONTGOMERY THE KANSAS CITY STAR 11/04/2014 10:33 PM   Johnson...

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Ed Eilert fits the bill as Johnson County chairman – KC Star

Ed Eilert fits the bill as Johnson County chairman BY STEVE ROSE – SPECIAL TO THE STAR 10/18/2014 10:00 AM...


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…