The cold temperatures won’t hinder the annual WinterFest and Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting at Olathe City Hall (100 E. Santa Fe) tonight, December 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All activities, however, will be moved indoors.
City of Olathe offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no trash and recycling curbside collection on Thanksgiving Day.
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28 and will open on Friday, November 29 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
It’s time to kick off the holiday season at the annual Olathe WinterFest, Friday, December 6 in the R.R. Osborne Plaza at Olathe City Hall. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is highlighted by the Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting.
Founded in 2003 by law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and caring community members, the Johnson County Public Safety Toy and Food Drive celebrates its 10th year of helping Johnson County families in need during the Christmas holiday season.
The Olathe Public Library book drops previously located on Park Street have been relocated to the front of the library to accommodate new two-way traffic flow on Park Street.
Other drop box locations include:
The railroad crossings at Santa Fe and Park Street will be closed by BNSF for emergency repairs on Monday, November 25, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Message boards and detour signs will be provided. The City apologizes for the inconvenience, and thanks you for your patience as the needed repairs are completed.
November 25th Update: The Santa Fe railroad crossing will also be closed on Tuesday, November 26th for maintenance from approximately 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
City of Olathe offices, including Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop, will close on Monday, November 11 in recognition of Veterans Day. Trash and recycling collection will NOT be impacted.
All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event this Saturday, November 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the HHW facility, 1420 S. Robinson Drive behind Public Works.
Olathe’s first Community Center is scheduled to open July 1, 2014 and memberships are now available along with a special Charter Member package option.