Johnson County, Kansas, approves new budget

Published: Sep. 1, 2022 at 9:46 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Johnson County, Kansas, Commissioners approved a $1.6 billion budget Thursday morning.

The vote was 5-2.

The budget called for adding seven more sheriff’s deputies and two more 911 dispatchers.

The county has said the average property tax bill would go up by 2%.

That translates to an extra $23 on a $385,000 home.

At last month’s meeting, commissioners got an earful from residents about the increase in property taxes.

Previous coverage from Aug. 22: Johnson County budget hearing draws ire of crowd