Archive for Tuesday, August 25, 2009

JoCo Library offering sessions on county government

August 25, 2009, 10:18 a.m.

Updated: August 25, 2009, 10:15 a.m.

The Johnson County Library will be the host a series of programs this fall in cooperation with the League of Women Voters titled “Focus on Johnson County.” The series sessions will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park.

The sessions will provide information on various aspects of county government. Each session will focus on a separate local government topic and will be presented by a county government department leader.

The schedule of topics for the series is:

• Thursday, Sept. 10 — The Impact of the Recession on County Government, presented by Scott Neufeld, Johnson County budget director

• Thursday, Sept. 24 — Understanding Property Taxes and the Appeals Process, presented by Paul Welcome, Johnson County appraiser

• Thursday, Oct. 8 — Are County Health Services Serving More with Less? Presented by Deborah Collins, director of the Johnson County Human Services, and Lougene Marsh, director of the Johnson County Health Department

• Thursday, Oct. 22 — How Green is Your County Green Buildings and Sustainability, presented by Joe Waters, Johnson County Facilities Manager

Refreshments will be served at the session and reservations are required. Residents can register by phone by calling (913) 495-2497 or register online at

For more information call Lisa Louis at (913) 495-2421.


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