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County commission tables discussion regarding $175,000 snake habitat

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners tabled a discussion Aug. 2 on whether to spend $175,000 to mitigate a habitat hazard for two species of snakes considered endangered by the state of Kansas....

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JOCO to improve 215th Street

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners voted June 21 to spend $277,28.70 to for the reconstruction of 215th Street between Gardner and Waverly roads. The contract for the work was awarded to Double D,...

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BOCC opposes ‘tax shift' legislation, redistricting maps

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners authorized Chairman Ed Eilert to write a letter to the Kansas Legislature opposing proposed legislation that would shift a tax burden from some commercial...

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BOCC sells old ambulances, buys new police cars

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Johnson County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of two surplus ambulances on March 29. One ambulance was sold to Johnson County Community College for $3,000 and the other to Lane...

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Eilert presents State of the County Address

Mark Taylor [email protected] The KC Logistics Hub in Edgerton was a highlight of Johnson County Commission Chair Ed Eilert’s State of the County Address on March 27. Eilert said the project is 50 percent complete...

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County decides against pursuing TIGER grant for Edgerton project

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners are no longer considering applying for federal TIGER grant funds for improvements to U.S. 56 Highway and 199th Street as reported last week. Staff recommended...

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Kelly Hayden to address BOCC in advance of American Heart Month

Mark Taylor [email protected] Kelly Hayden, wife of County Commissioner Calvin Hayden, will address the Johnson County Board of Commissioners at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 26 in observance of American Heart Month. Kelly Hayden has...

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BOCC to fund museum building

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Johnson County Commission will finance the purchase of a new Johnson County Museum building with debt proceeds rather than reserves. Commissioners approved the purchase of a 70,000 square...

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BOCC approves condemnation for 191st Street

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Johnson County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 29 voted 5-2 to condemn right-of-way along 191st Street between Four Corners and Waverly Roads. The condemnation follows a December 2009...

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BOCC reallocates $25,000 to Utility Assistance Program

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Johnson County Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 22 to reallocate $25,000 in personnel funding to the county’s Utility Assistance Program. The Utility Assistance Program provides...

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BOCC approves sewers

Mark Taylor [email protected] Gardner Lake residents will soon have access to sanitary sewers. Johnson County commissioners voted Sept. 15 enlarge the Consolidated Main Sewer District and the Consolidated Lateral Sewer...

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