Johnson County government to require face masks in facilities based on CDC guidance

Johnson County, Iowa – Based on recommendations from the Johnson County Public Health Department (JCPH), the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, to require all visitors and Johnson County employees to wear face coverings in all Johnson County government buildings, regardless of vaccination status. The face coverings must cover both nose and mouth.

The face-covering mandate is effective Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, through Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, and is subject to change, pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and JCPH.

First draft of Windham Village Plan is available; input requested by Oct. 14

The “First Draft” of a proposed village plan and a set of potential village boundaries for Windham are ready for public review and comment. The documents were prepared by Johnson County Planning, Development and Sustainability (PDS) Department staff following two community meetings and other input opportunities for Windham area residents, property owners and any interested persons. PDS staff is coordinating the planning effort at the direction of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.