Travel in Olathe, KS

Division Director Janie Yannacito and Case Manager Rachael Perez are working hard to recruit families with infants for a new pilot program for the Johnson County Mental Health Center. The new program, Attachment & Biobehavioral Catch-Up or ABC, strengthens a parent’s relationship with his or her child, aged 6-24 months, while helping the child to learn to regulate behaviors and emotions. “This program is our first…

Making preparations for move to new Lenexa Branch Johnson County Library will discontinue services at the Lackman Branch, 15345 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa on Wednesday, April 24 at 8 p.m. Lackman patrons will be served by a new branch at Lenexa City Center, opening on June 2, 2019. The current 18,000 sq. ft. 87th Street Parkway location has served Lenexa residents since opening in 1997. According to library statistics, an average of 250,000 patrons visit the branch per year, and check out…

Construction is underway on Johnson County’s new 28-courtroom courthouse in Olathe
The new courthouse is being built across Santa Fe Street north of the existing courthouse and west of Olathe City Hall. The address is 150 West Santa Fe Street
The anticipated completion date is the fourth quarter of 2020. The anticipated cost is $182 million ($193 with inflation costs factored in). The contractor is JE…

Although in nearly seven months, for the first time, the census will be available to complete online and will be strictly confidential, a lot of people will be required to count all those who don’t respond. Consequently, there will be plenty of part-time 2020 Census jobs coming to Johnson County this summer and fall, paying $17/hour. If you’re interested, please plan to attend one of several…

#RecruitingTuesday Johnson County’s Public Works department is looking for a Bridge Crew specialist. You might be an ideal candidate. Watch now and learn exa...

Joe Randolph’s self-portrait can be spotted in a permanent mural in the entryway of Van Go Inc. at 715 New Jersey St. Joe said it wasn’t easy coming up with a likeness back when he and 20 other apprentice artists created the mosaic, which is shaped from tiny pieces of glass. He was 17 at […]

Ever wonder what makes our county parks a national leader? Do you want an inside glimpse of the local election process? You can have these experiences and more while learning about the inner workings of Johnson County Government and discovering opportunities to become more involved in our community through the Johnson County Citizens Academy program. The program has three primary goals: enhance citizen knowledge of county…

Three county departments are piloting a new Volunteer Management System (VMS) that makes it easier for residents to find volunteer opportunities in Johnson County Government. Johnson County Library, Human Services and Developmental Supports are the three departments using the system to publish volunteer opportunities and communicate with volunteers. In 2017, these three departments utilized approximately 2,500 volunteers working more than 77,000 hours.

Sit or stand while you ride through the heart of Kansas City’s downtown. The 2.2 mile route along Main Street connects the River Market to Union Station/Crown Center with 16 stops to get you to your destination. The KC Streetcar is free so you can spend your money at the businesses along the route
Convention and meeting attendees can take advantage of the short ride to see more of Kansas City during their trip. Whether attendees are staying by the Convention Center or…

Safety Dog travels coast-to-coast visiting schools during the back-to-school season emphasizing and educating on safe bus behaviors. Learn more!

June 25, 2017 4th Annual Future Stages Festival FREE EVENT Kauffman Center is excited to announce the performance group and arts activity line-up for the 4th Annual Future Stages Festival! As an extension of the Kauffman Center’s Spotlight on Youth initiative, Future Stages Festival is a free, community event designed to celebrate the arts in …

Beat the heat by reviewing these safety tips and resources for you and your pet
Tips:
The City’s community centers are open as cooling centers during regular business hours.
In addition to community centers, the City’s swimming pools and free spraygrounds can provide relief.
Do not use a fan as your primary source of cooling on extremely hot days. If your home does not have air conditioning, please go to an air-conditioned location during the heat of the day.
Check on your neighbors,…

Agendascan be accessed via the Internet at: lims.jocogov.org ,or by contacting the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners at (913)715-0430. An annotated agenda detailing the results of all votes taken duringeach regular meeting is posted to the Internet after adjournment
JohnsonCounty does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,gender, religion, age, disability, genetic information, or other circumstanceprohibited by federal, state, or local…

Murgitroyd is proud to announce the beginning of a brand new initiative titled Innovator Launchpad. The project, which aims to encourage conversation and discussion between entrepreneurs and innovators, officially launches today – Tuesday 02 May. Innovator Launchpad will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to discuss their business venture with the entrepreneurial community and ask advice on …

Determine what you want to see at MOTM. If you love it, add it to your schedule and select “GIMME MORE” to find similar performers. If you hate it, select “NOT FOR ME” to move on to greener pastures.

The Montgomery Zoo is making strides in hopes of helping animals all over the world. With the assistance of a university and a business nearby along with some love and hard work, zookeepers were