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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 @ 2:06PM

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 County voters on Tuesday re-elected Ed Eilert to serve a second term as chairman of the Board of County Commissioners. Eilert, a former longtime mayor of Overland Park, withstood a…

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 @ 3:43PM

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 10/18/2014 5:44 PM Johnson County Chairman Ed Eilert wins the platinum award for his achievements in keeping taxes low while still providing excellent services. If you wanted to do a…

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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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Thursday, September 18th, 2014 @ 6:41PM

Steve Rose: Tough questions require real answers about the county’s fiscal situation

Steve Rose: Tough questions require real answers about the county’s fiscal situation Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article1377618.html#storylink=cpy     There are some tough questions that need to be asked about county government, and they require factual answers. It took a little digging, but here they are. The questions or statements are…

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 @ 4:30PM

 Committed to Excellence – Building a Community of Opportunity

None of us can see accurately into the future—but I am very optimistic for the future of Johnson County.  Recent economic data from the County Economic Research Institute show the following as of July 2014. PROMISING NUMBERS Johnson County Unemployment rate = 4.3% KC Metro=6.2%    US=6.1%  Kansas= 4.7 Retail sales…

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014 @ 8:19PM

PVPost: “WITH LIGHTNER ABSENT, EILERT AND PETERSON LAY OUT DIFFERENCES IN APPROACH TO COUNTY LEADERSHIP”

With Lightner absent, Eilert and Peterson lay out differences in approach to county leadership POSTED BY JAY SENTER  · JULY 17, 2014 7:52 AM · 0 COMMENTS   Members of the Johnson County League of Women Voters on Wednesday got the chance to hear two of the three candidates for County Commission Chair share their…

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