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Johnson County approves looser solar farm regulations — Here’s what they’ll allow

Johnson County commissioners overruled the county planning commission Monday, favoring a less-restrictive set of regulations for solar farms that solar power advocates say is more friendly to the farms’ future

Johnson County commissioners overruled the county planning commission Monday, favoring a less-restrictive set of regulations for solar farms that solar power advocates say is more friendly to the farms’ future


Last year was busiest for new home-building in Overland Park since 2004

Overland Park saw a resurgence of single-family home building last year, with permits for single-family homes greatly outnumbering multi-family homes for the first time since 2017, according to data presented

Overland Park saw a resurgence of single-family home building last year, with permits for single-family homes greatly outnumbering multi-family homes for the first time since 2017, according to data presented




Here are the arguments both sides made in JoCo ‘dark store’ theory case at KS Supreme Court

Kansas Supreme Court justices began the process of disentangling legal arguments Thursday on the “dark store” theory of appraisals – a complex issue that could have big ramifications for county,

Kansas Supreme Court justices began the process of disentangling legal arguments Thursday on the “dark store” theory of appraisals – a complex issue that could have big ramifications for county,





JCCC board approves $400K for possible diversity and inclusion office

A management budget for Johnson County Community College that was attacked by a county conservative group for the inclusion of money for a diversity, equity and inclusion office was approved

A management budget for Johnson County Community College that was attacked by a county conservative group for the inclusion of money for a diversity, equity and inclusion office was approved


Overland Park Police respond to recommendations from state commission, local groups

Overland Park tax increase

Overland Park police have already accomplished many of the recommendations from a governor’s commission on racial equity and a citizen civil rights group, and are actively working on others, Deputy

Overland Park police have already accomplished many of the recommendations from a governor’s commission on racial equity and a citizen civil rights group, and are actively working on others, Deputy