Johnson County Commission

Government
5:22 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Kansas City Poised To Push For GOP National Convention

Credit truthout.org

Business and government leaders from Missouri and Kansas are aligned to push for winning the 2016 Republican National Convention for Kansas City.

There will be a battle of bids for the GOP Nominating Convention and the Convention and Visitors Bureau is comparing Kansas City with other cities that have expressed interest, including Phoenix, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Chicago.

The local task force includes the Chairman of the Johnson County, Kan. Commission and the Mayor of Unified Government in Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.

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Headlines
8:32 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 1, 2012

A first look at the proposed budget for Johnson County shows no property tax increase.  Ameristar Casino is looking to raise the sales tax on its customers and use the money for improvements.  That and more news from KCUR.

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Government
5:06 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Property Tax Line Is Held In Johnson County Budget Plan

Johnson County KS. Budget Director Scott Neufeld outlines pay hike proposals for 2013.
Johnson County KS.

The Johnson County, Kan. Commission today began work on a proposed budget for fiscal 2013.  The initial spending plan totals nearly $811 million and holds the line on property taxes.

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Government
2:03 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Johnson County Public Works Adds Two Green Buildings To Its Fleet

Public officials, past and present, lined up for the ribbon cutting.
Laura Spencer KCUR

A year ago this month, Johnson County, Kan. officials broke ground on an environmentally friendly $11.5 million public works complex in west Olathe. The new buildings were dedicated on Wednesday at a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

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