The Johnson County Council is comprised of seven members, four elected from districts and three elected at-large. Each serve four year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, and special spending. The council also has limited authority to impose local taxes, usually in the form of an income tax that is subject to state level approval, excise taxes, or service taxes, like those on dining or lodging.
Kathleen Hash, County AttorneyCouncil AttorneyAmy ThompsonCouncil Secretary
|Pete Ketchum||District 1|
|Rob Henderson||District 2|
|Beth Boyce||District 3|
|James Ison||District 4|
The Council requires that a complete written explanation of your request be submitted to the Auditor’s Office.
All requests for additional appropriations, transfer of funds, and reductions must be in the County Auditor’s Office so they may advertise according to law. The regular scheduled meetings will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Annex Auditorium. If your request is not in the Auditor’s Office by the specified date and time, they will hold the request over until the following Council meeting. The Council requires that a complete written explanation of your request be submitted to the Auditor’s Office. If your request for transfer of funds exceeds $1,500.00, you must be present at the meeting.
2017 Council Schedule