Tag: Johnson County

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...

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County, cities issue burn bans

A burning ban for unincorporated Johnson County was issued Monday, July 2, by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners after consultation with the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs. The burning ban comes on...

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DMV to add 17 positions

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County is backfilling nine vacant positions in the Motor Vehicles Department. Eight of nine of those positions were eliminated earlier this year as part of the county’s early...

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County signs on to freight district study

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Johnson County Commission has signed on with the cities of Gardner and Edgerton, the Mid-America Regional Council and the Kansas Department of Transportation in funding a study of the...

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County commissioners to vote on Gardner Lake sewers

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County commissioners will vote Sept. 15 on whether to expand sanitary sewer service to Gardner Lake. A public hearing on the issue was held in August. The sewer initiative proposes...

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County provides emergency texting service

Amy Cunningham [email protected] Thanks to a text messaging system implemented by Johnson County Emergency Management, residents now have an extra line of defense at their fingertips when preparing for incoming severe...

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Edgerton makes new agreement with county for 191st

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Edgerton City Council members approved an interlocal agreement that would see Johnson County design and construct improvements to 191st Street between Four Corners Road and Waverly Road...

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