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Monday, July 2nd, 2018 @ 12:42PM

Ribbon Cutting for CNG Station

               Comments —  Ribbon Cutting for CNG Station We are pleased to see this joint project between Johnson County and the city of Olathe reach completion and begin service.  Compressed Natural Gas –CNG- is used by both entities and this facility will allow other vehicles to be serviced.  Johnson County…

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Friday, May 25th, 2018 @ 9:03PM

Comments at the Veteran’s Treatment Court graduation

My comments at the Veteran’s Treatment Court graduation: One of the basic pillars of the U.S. Armed Forces is we don’t leave anyone behind. It’s what the Army calls the Warrior Ethos: “I will never leave a fallen comrade.” Johnson County’s Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) embodies that credo in its…

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Friday, April 20th, 2018 @ 1:56PM

Johnson County community survey maintains strong results

Johnson County Government’s latest community satisfaction survey shows residents continue to have a very high satisfaction level with their quality of life. Results of the 2018 community satisfaction survey were released Thursday during a county commission study session. The county’s overall satisfaction index was the same as in 2017 and…

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 @ 8:15PM

Johnson County’s Annual Report

Letter from leadership 2017 was a year of signi cant progress on projects across the county including planning and designing a new courthouse approved by voters in 2016; designing a new medical examiner and coroner facility; building new libraries, parks and trails; and expanding transit services to connect people to…

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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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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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