Fall Cemetery Tour tickets on sale

Tickets for the popular Fall Cemetery Tours are now available.

City Responding to Blue-Green Algae at Cedar Lake

The City of Olathe was notified today that Cedar Lake (15500 S. Lone Elm Road) tested positive for high levels of Blue-Green Algae.

Construction Update: 127th Street opens on Monday, August 11

Beginning Monday, August 11, 127th Street, from Black Bob Road to Pflumm Road, will be open to traffic one lane in each direction.

BNSF railroad to close 159th street crossing August 11-12

BNSF will close the 159th street railroad crossing on Monday, August 11 at 7 a.m.  It will re-open at 5 p.m. on August 12. Traffic will be re-routed to Old 56 Hwy.

School is in session; please drive carefully

Please slow down and use caution near schools as students return to the classroom this week.

Safety information for drivers, bus riders and students who walk to school; crossing guard information; and maps of safe routes to schools  are available on the City’s website at

Use Your Blue: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The City of Olathe encourages residents to divert waste from the landfill by recycling.  Olathe’s diversion rate was 38.29 percent in 2013, exceeding the national average of 35 percent. Improve our diversion rate more with these helpful recycling tips:

2014 pool schedule changes announced

The City of Olathe will reduce pool operations beginning in August as follows: 

Olathe Teen Council seeking motivated teens

The City of Olathe is looking for youth, grades 9-12, to serve on the Olathe Teen Council for the 2014-2015 school year.

Weekend closure at K-7/US 169/151st Street interchange August 8 – 11

The Kansas Department of Transportation will have closures and lane reductions at the K-7/US 169/151st Street and I-35 interchange beginning at 9 p.m. Friday evening through 5 a.m. Monday morning.

Beatles tribute band Liverpool closes out Summer Concert Series on August 1

The free Olathe Summer Concert Series promises to end on a high note with Kansas City’s own Liverpool. The sounds of the Beatles will fill Frontier Park on Friday, August 1. Local favorite Last Chance Flight will kick-off the evening at 6:30 p.m.

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