The City Manager's Office provides responsible, efficient leadership for the City organization and serves the City Council and the citizens of Olathe. Currently, there are eight department directors and 880 total full-time equivalent positions under the City Manager. The City Manager's Office continually pushes the organization towards its vision statement, "Setting the Standard for Excellence in Public Service." The objectives of the City Manager's Office are:
The City Manager's Office works to achieve these objectives through accountable government, employee development, and continued organizational improvement. Developing and improving these 3 areas within the organization allows the City Manager's Office to continually push the city towards being a high-performance organization.