February 13, 2016

BOCC merges health, environmental departments

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Johnson County commissioners approved a merger of the county’s health and environmental departments on March 1. The new, consolidated department will be called the Department of Health and Environment. The vote carried 5-1, with commissioner Edward Peterson dissenting. Commissioner Calvin Hayden was absent. Penny Postoak Ferguson, assistant county manager, said the consolidation Continue Reading