August 31, 2015

Survey finds residents satisfied with county services

Johnson County’s 2015 Community Survey reveals increases in overall satisfaction with quality of services, value of county taxes and effectiveness in communicating with residents.
“We value the feedback we receive from our residents through this survey,” said Ed Eilert, Chairman …

Burn ban temporarily lifted

It’s safe to burn again in Johnson County.

At the recommendation of the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners temporarily suspended the open burn ban for unincorporated Johnson County on Sept. 4.…

Eilert presents State of the County Address

Mark Taylor
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 and is due to open …

Officials break ground for new interchange

City, county and state officials break ground on the new Interchange planned for Interstate 35 and Homestead Lane. Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor
A new interchange at Interstate 35 and Homestead Lane is one step closer to …

Eilert offers State of the County Address

Editor’s Note: Board of County Commissioners Chair Ed Eilert gave the State of the County Address during a luncheon on March 29. The majority of his remarks follow.

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.

…2011 is important in more than one …

Charter commission hosts introductory meeting

Danedri Thompson

The 2011 Johnson County Charter Review Committee met for the first time Monday afternoon. The 25 member appointed board will examine the county’s home rule charter and make recommendations for possible changes to the document.

Don Jarrett, …

Updated: Toplikar to run for county chair

John Toplikar threw his hat in the ring yesterday afternoon filing to replace Annabeth Surbaugh as the Johnson County Commission Chair.

Toplikar, who represented Gardner and Edgerton on the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners, also faces fourth district Commissioner …