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10-22-20 First installment of property taxes due, late payment penalties begin Oct_ 1
09-15-20 Last educational session on affordable solar is Sept_ 17; purchase deadline is Sept_ 30
09-03-20 Johnson County accepting applications for a number of volunteer boards and commissions
09-01-20 Johnson County website URL and email address change
08-31-30 Labor Day 2020 hours announced for Johnson County governmental offices
08/20/20 Johnson County extends local public health disaster emergency until Oct_ 2, 2020
08-17-20 Solar group buy program reaches first goal; six educational sessions remain
08-17-20 Johnson County derecho 2020 information and resources
08-06-20 Board of Supervisors passes face covering/mask resolution for Johnson County
07-23-20 Board of Supervisors and Board of Health issue face covering order for Johnson County
06-30-20 Deadline to pay property taxes without accruing late fees extended to July 31, 2020
06-29-20 Independence Day 2020 hours for Johnson County offices
06-25-20 Johnson County extends local public health disaster emergency
06-18-20 Additional solar group buy program educational sessions offered
06-15-20 Reminder about fireworks laws in Johnson County in preparation of Independence Day
06-12-20 Iowa City Area Juneteenth Celebration goes virtual in 2020
06-01-20 Solar group buy program again offered in Johnson County; launches June 4
05-28-20 Johnson County to reopen buildings by appointment only beginning Monday, June 8
05-28-20 Deadline to pay property taxes without accruing late fees extended to June 25, 2020
05-18-20 Memorial Day 2020 hours for Johnson County offices
05-15-20 Johnson County extends building closures through 7:30 a_m_ June 8, 2020
05-07-20 Johnson County accepting applications for various volunteer boards and commissions
05-06-20 Herbert Hoover Highway NE/F44 closed for construction
04-30-20 Johnson County extends building closures through 7:30 a_m_ May 18, 2020
04-29-20 Deadline to pay property taxes without accruing late fees extended again; now due May 27, 2020
04-28-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 28, 2020
04-24-20 Johnson County SEATS asking users to wear cloth masks while on buses
04-21-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 21, 2020
04-16-20 Johnson County extends building closures through 7:30 a_m_ May 4, 2020
04-14-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 14, 2020
04-07-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 7, 2020
04-06-20 Budget forum for early childhood funding to take place April 16
04-06-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 6, 2020
04-06-20 First COVID-19 death confirmed in Johnson County
Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 3, 2020
04-02-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 2, 2020
04-02-20 Johnson County Board of Supervisors limiting public access to Courthouse
04-01-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for April 1, 2020
03-31-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 31, 2020
03-30-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 30, 2020
03-30-20 Johnson County Board of Supervisors requests Governor Reynolds to issue shelter-in-place order
03-30-20 Johnson County extends building closures through 11:59 p_m_ April 16
03-27-20 News release: Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 27, 2020
03-27-20 News release: Johnson County Board of Supervisors asks businesses not affected by State declaration to consider reducing number of employees physically in the workplace
03-26-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 26, 2020
03-24-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 24, 2020
03-24-20 Deadline to pay property taxes without accruing late fees extended to April 30, 2020
03-23-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 23, 2020
03-22-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update for March 21, 2020
03-21-20 Johnson County, Iowa, COVID-19 update
03-20-20 COVID-19 update -- Information regarding swimming pools, tattoo parlors and salons
03-08-20 Declaration of Public Health Emergency
03-19-20 One new positive case of COVID-19 in Johnson County; recommendations and updates
03-19-20 How to access Johnson County services and remotely
03-18-20 COVID-19 update: Twenty-one positive cases in Johnson County, public encouraged to continue social responsibility and good hygiene
03-18-20 How to participate in Johnson County public meetings during building closure
03-17-20 Three additional positive COVID-19 cases in Johnson County, bringing total to 18
03-17-20 Johnson County to close governmental buildings to the public beginning 5:30 p_m_ March 17
03-17-20 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program suspended until further notice
03-16-20 First case of COVID-19 community spread identified in Johnson County
03-13-20 Support for new childcare providers available through Immigrant and Refugee Registered Home Child Care Business Opportunity
03-12-20 Iowa Department of Public Health confirms 13 cases of COVID-19 in Johnson County
03-10-20 Seven cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Johnson County
02-25-20 Funding available for Johnson County Early Childhood projects
02-24-20 Johnson County accepting applications for various volunteer boards and commissions
02-24-20 Public hearing for Fiscal Year 2021 proposed budget to take place March 9
02-07-20 Food Policy Council forum, ‘Land Access and Beyond,’ takes place Feb_ 20
02-06-20 Second installment of property taxes due, late payment penalties begin April 1
02-06-20 Public hearing for Fiscal Year 2021 proposed property tax levy to take place Feb_ 20
02-04-20 Presidents Day 2020 hours for Johnson County governmental offices
01-31-20 Free talk on the honey bee and beekeeping will be held Feb_ 13
01-24-20 Ideas sought for designing a wellness trail at the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm
01-13-20 Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces 2020 legislative priorities
01-10-20 Johnson County Board of Supervisors appoints Sullivan as new chairperson
01-08-20 Johnson County seeks volunteers for boards and commissions
01-08-20 Martin Luther King Jr_ Day hours for Johnson County offices
01-07-20 Johnson County receives national Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Fiscal Year 2020
12-16-19 Winter 2019/2020 holiday hours for Johnson County offices
12-12-19 Johnson County recognizes 83 employees for longevity
12-09-19 Plan on ringing in 2020 with fireworks? Familiarize yourself with fireworks laws in Johnson County
11-22-19 Johnson County recognized for excellence in financial reporting
11-20-19 Public hearing on Johnson County Draft Unified Development Ordinance to take place Dec_ 5
11-18-19 Johnson County Attorney releases findings of July 29 officer-involved shooting investigation
11-18-19 Attachment for Johnson County Attorney releases findings of July 29 officer-involved shooting investigation
11-18-19 Thanksgiving 2019 holiday hours for Johnson County governmental offices
11-05-19 Bill of sale required for transferring vehicle titles in Johnson County beginning Dec_ 1
11-04-19 Johnson County begins annual budgeting process for Fiscal Year 2021
11-04-19 Veterans Day hours announced for Johnson County governmental offices
10/30/19 Public hearing on draft River Junction Village Plan Nov_ 14
10-28-19 Apply today for a Johnson County board or commission
10-04-19 River Junction area residents invited to Oct_ 14 public hearing on draft village plan
09-30-19 Johnson County accepting applications for Economic Development and Quality of Life Grants through Nov_ 30
09-30-19 Johnson County accepting applications for Land Access Program through Nov_ 15
09-27-19 Johnson County Smokefree Places ordinance prohibits use of smoking tobacco products, including e-cigarettes
09-25-19 Johnson County property taxes due Sept_ 30, 2019
09-23-19 Johnson County draft Unified Development Ordinance focus of upcoming meetings and conversation sessions
09-20-19 Johnson County Board of Supervisors vote to approve settlement agreement with former employee
09-17-19 River Junction area residents invited to Oct_ 14 public hearing on draft village plan
09-17-19 First installment of property taxes due, late payment penalties begin Oct_ 1
09-10-19 Falls Prevention Awareness, Health and Resource Fair to take place Sept_ 20
09-10-19 Powerful Tools for Caregivers course begins Sept_ 17
09-10-19 Blackout license plates currently unavailable in Johnson County
09-09-19 Johnson County to honor longtime community advocate Bob Welsh Sept_ 19
08-28-19 Johnson County to accept grant applications from area nonprofits
08-28-19 Child care in Johnson County focus of two upcoming events; public invited to attend
08-27-19 Labor Day hours announced for Johnson County governmental offices
08-23-19 Make a difference in Johnson County by volunteering for a board or commission
08-20-19 Johnson County Decategorization Program announces Board vacancies
08-20-19 Commission to discuss Johnson County draft Unified Development Ordinance Sept_ 9; public input welcome
08-14-19 Veterans appreciation ‘tailgate’ event to take place Sept_ 14
08-12-19 Free talk on Aug_ 23 will introduce bicyclists and drivers alike to new lane markings
08-06-19 Johnson County and Systems Unlimited to host public feedback sessions on ADA compliance and area accessibility issues
08-05-19 Johnson County to partner with United Way and City of Iowa City to offer social services grants to nonprofits
08-05-19 UI emergency training exercise to take place at Wellness Center on Aug_ 13
07-25-19 Second village planning meeting for River Junction will be Aug_ 8
07-15-19 Johnson County Board of Supervisors to hold listening posts at County Fair
07-15-19 Village planning begins this week for River Junction; public invited to participate July 18
07-02-19 Strawbridge Road NE open to traffic
6-28-19 Johnson County to host Community ID four-year anniversary event July 9
06-28-19 Johnson County Empowerment accepting School Ready Scholarship applications for Fall 2019
06-28-19 Village planning for River Junction begins July 18; public invited to participate
06-24-19 Mehaffey Bridge Road Trail Extension substantially complete and open for use
06-24-19 Johnson County minimum wage to increase to $10_40 per hour July 1
06-24-19 Independence Day holiday hours for Johnson County offices
06-21-19 Preparing for Independence Day? Here’s what you need to know about fireworks laws in Johnson County
06-14-19 Johnson County Attorney releases findings of May 9 officer-involved shooting investigation
06-06-19 Ninth annual Iowa City Area Juneteenth commemoration takes place June 22
05_29_09 Iowa mowing law designed to protect roadside habitats
05-24-19 Construction begins on 140th Street NE from Highway 1 to Sutliff Road May 28
05-23-19 Johnson County Medical Examiner Department earns National Association of Medical Examiners accreditation
05-20-19 Manage vegetation in Johnson County rights of way without herbicides through Roadside Maintenance Agreements
05-20-19 Johnson County seeks volunteers for the Adopt-A-Roadway program
05-20-19 Johnson County seeks provider for youth detention alternative and pre-charge diversion program
05-17-19 Destruction of noxious weeds deadline June 1
05-17-19 Memorial Day hours for Johnson County offices
05-16-19 Summer’s almost here: Familiarize yourself with fireworks displays, sales and storage laws in Johnson County
05-16-19 Help keep Johnson County tidy through Rural Cleanup Program
05-14-19 Johnson County Ambulance Service awarded Alliant Energy Hometown Public Safety grant
05-13-19 Johnson County Commission of Veterans Affairs earns national achievement award for Veterans Appreciation Tailgate
05-06-19 Johnson County to host bicycle commuter breakfast May 14
04-29-19 Johnson County Ambulance Service hosts third annual ‘Help Heal Hunger’ drive
04-26-19 Johnson County celebrates Older Americans Month, ‘Connect, Create, Contribute,’ in May
04-18-19 Johnson County facility earns LEED Gold certification
04-12-19 Juneteenth Commemoration health fair and exhibitor/vendor tables available
04-12-19 Johnson County hosts air quality monitoring talk and interactive event April 19
04-09-19 Call for submissions: Local Juneteenth Commemoration logo contest
04-09-19 Kites for Kids events to take place throughout Johnson County in April
04-05-19 Johnson County minimum wage to increase to $10_40 per hour July 1, 2019
04-03-19 Johnson County seeks volunteers for boards and commissions
04-01-19 Bricks available as part of Johnson County Armory and Veterans Memorial expansion
04-01-19 Budget forum for early childhood funding takes place April 18
03-26-19 Paperless e-notices now available through Johnson County Assessor’s Office
03-26-19 Second installment of property taxes due, late payment penalties begin April 2
03-12-19 Free tutorial on how to fix a bicycle flat tire March 21
02-28-19 Property taxes due March 1, late payment penalties begin April 2
Food Policy Council forum, ‘Farm Connections: Farmers, the Community and you,' takes place March 9
02-15-19 Public hearing for Johnson County Fiscal Year 2020 budget to take place Feb_ 27
02-07-19 Presidents Day hours for Johnson County governmental offices
02-05-18 Additional free tax preparation assistance clinics available for qualifying workers in Johnson County
01-29-19 Johnson County governmental offices to remain open Wednesday, Jan_ 30
01-17-19 Free tax preparation assistance available for qualifying low- to moderate-income workers in Johnson County
01-10-19 Martin Luther King Jr_ Day hours for Johnson County offices
01-02-19 Johnson County Board of Supervisors appoints Green-Douglass as new chairperson
12-19-18 New Johnson County building and residential codes to be effective Jan_ 1, 2019
12-18-18 Johnson County accepting applications for Land Access Program through Jan_ 18
12-17-18 Winter holiday hours for Johnson County offices
12-12-18 Reception to recognize service of outgoing Johnson County Supervisor Carberry
12-11-18 Johnson County Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Policy Board vacancy
12-11-18 Johnson County Compensation Commission vacancies
12-11-18 Johnson County Zoning Board of Adjustment vacancy
11-29-18 Johnson County recognizes employee longevity
11-20-18 Johnson County receives national Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Fiscal Year 2019
11-16-18 Johnson County begins annual budgeting process for Fiscal Year 2020
11-14-18 Thanksgiving holiday hours for Johnson County offices and Board of Supervisors meeting change
11_14_18 Make a difference in Johnson County: Volunteers sought for boards and commissions
11-07-18 Mehaffey Bridge Road/F28 open to traffic
11-05-18 Johnson County Armory and Veterans Memorial rededication to take place on Veterans Day
11-05-18 Veterans Day holiday hours announced for Johnson County offices
11-05-18 Free SEATS Paratransit service for Election Day and Veterans Day
10-23-18 Veterans appreciation 'tailgate' event Nov_ 3
10-22-18 ‘Breeze through Winter Biking’ talk Nov_ 2
10-12-18 Dry seven-day forecast for Johnson County, officials continue to monitor conditions
10-12-18 Governor Kim Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for Johnson County following flash flooding
10-10-18 Army Corps of Engineers to increase reservoir outflow
10-08-18 Local disaster declared for Johnson County due to flash flooding
10-07-18 Additional Johnson County roads closed due to flood waters
10-07-18 Current Johnson County roads closed due to flood waters
10-06-18 Johnson County recommends voluntary evacuations for various locations
10-06-18 Hills Access boat ramp and campground on Iowa River closed effective immediately
10-05-18 River Junction Access boat ramp and campground on the Iowa River closed effective immediately
10-05-18 Johnson County receives national awards for excellence in financial reporting
10-04-18 Board of Supervisors to present annual report Oct_ 11
10-03-18 Board of Supervisors and Grow: Johnson County win statewide Excellence in Action award

 

Current Publications


Strategic Plan FY2020-2021
2020 State Legislative Priorities
2020 Urban County Coalition Legislative Priorities
2019 Annual Report
2018 Popular Annual Financial Report

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