Given his support for the supposed benefits of low taxes, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback might be surprised to find that a lot of Johnson Countians disagree with him. In fact, they are more than willing to spend money to provide better basic services in the fast-growing county.
It’s certainly encouraging that Johnson County is working on a new master plan for its large amounts of undeveloped and existing parkland. But here’s the rub: When that proposal is finished and vetted by parks and elected officials, it can’t sit on the shelf.