Tag: Johnson County Commissioners

Commission eliminates JO bus routes

Lynne Hermansen Special to the Gardner News Johnson County commissioners hesitantly approved eliminating five of the previously proposed nine bus routes at their Oct. 18 meeting. Routes 669, 676, 677, 810 and 816 will no longer...

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County commission accused of favoring OP

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners were accused of lopsided representation in favor of Overland Park on Oct. 4. “There are seven chairs there,” Ken Dunwoody, resident of rural Johnson County, told...

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$2 fee increase proposed to cover shortfall at DMV

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners expressed frustration last week over ongoing motor vehicle registration problems associated with a new computer system launched by the state in May. Although Tom...

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Problems continue to plague DMV

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners expressed frustration Sept. 6 over ongoing motor vehicle registration problems associated with a new computer system implemented by the state last May. Although...

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Commissioners to revisit snake habitat issue

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners tabled a discussion Aug. 16 on whether to spend $175,000 to mitigate the loss of a snake habitat. It was the second time commissioners tabled the topic in as many...

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Gardner museum receives $3,000 Heritage grant for walking history

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Gardner Historical Museum was one of a handful of historical organizations in Johnson County to receive a slice of the Johnson County Heritage Trust fund pie for 2012, Johnson County...

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Commissioners to revisit snake habitat issue on Aug. 30

Mark Taylor [email protected] For the second time in as many weeks, Johnson County Commissioners tabled a discussion Aug. 16 on whether to spend $175,000 to mitigate the loss of a snake habitat. According to the Kansas...

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County approves 2013 budget

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners adopted a $815 million budget that holds the mill levy steady at 23.118 mills. One mill is equal to one dollar for every $1,000 of assessed valuation. Under the...

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BOCC approves park exchange with Blue Valley

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners approved a property exchange that will deed the 40-acre Stanley Nature Park over to the Blue Valley School District. In return, the school district will give the...

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County to seek loan for Gardner Lake sewers

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioners approved an agreement March 8 for a low-interest State Revolving Fund Loan with a 30 percent principle forgiveness to construct sanitary sewers at Gardner Lake....

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Cemetery district to hold elections March 29

Mark Taylor [email protected] McCamish Township will hold an election for a board of directors to oversee a new cemetery district at 7 p.m. on March 29 at Edgerton City Hall. Registered voters who are landowners within the...

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