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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 @ 7:53PM

Text of the 2018 State of the County Address

State of the County – Chairman Ed Eilert March 27, 2018 Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you, Lisa, for that introduction and thanks to the Johnson County Chamber’s Public Policy Council and Overland Park Chamber of Commerce for their assistance and support in coordinating today’s luncheon. I thank all…

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Monday, March 26th, 2018 @ 1:10PM

Ed Eilert files for re-election as Chairman of the Johnson County Commission

     Johnson County is a great place to live.  I look forward to continue serving Johnson County residents as Chairman of the Johnson County Commission.USA Today has recognized Johnson County as one of the 25 Best Counties in the nation to live, out of more 3.000 counties.  We should all…

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 @ 6:13PM

NAACP REPRESENTING OLATHE, OVERLAND PARK AND LEAWOOD HANDS OUT MLK AWARDS

BY TOD PALMER tpalmer@kcstar.com February 08, 2018 05:55 PM The NAACP representing Olathe, Overland Park and Leawood handed out several awards Jan. 15 during the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy and Scholarship Awards Dinner at the Overland Park Marriot Hotel Ed Eilert, chairman of the Johnson County Commission,…

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Friday, August 14th, 2015 @ 2:14PM

Johnson County surges ahead by passing needed tax increase for better parks, libraries, transit

With calm but outstanding leadership by chairman Ed Eilert, the Johnson County Commission on Thursday morning approved a modest property tax increase to upgrade the county’s parks, libraries and transit system. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article31003458.html#storylink=cpy

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

2015 State of the County Address

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 @ 4:27PM

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 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…

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