Indian Creek Trail Detour Planned

Beginning in early June, sections of Indian Creek trail between Black Bob and Pflumm will be closed to accommodate construction of the 127th Street Improvement project.  Detours will be provided.

Water Quality Report Now Available Online


The City of Olathe is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 Water Quality Report, now available at Water Quality.

Mahaffie Croquet Tournament, June 7

Teams are forming now for the fourth annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament on Friday, June 7 at the Olathe North High School soccer fields located near the Mahaffie Historic site. 

Keep Kids Busy This Summer

Summer program enrollment is underway for numerous activities in Olathe.  Programs range from sports to science with great activities to fit a variety of interests throughout the summer.

Olathe Public Works Receives Second Reaccreditation

The City of Olathe’s Public Works Department has recently been awarded a second prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Reaccreditation.  The APWA Reaccreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the management practices requirements established nationally in the public works industry.

Community Partnership Bringing Unique Sports Field to Olathe

Olathe will soon be home to one of four adaptive baseball fields in the Greater Kansas City area. Located at the Olathe Public Schools’ College Boulevard Activities Complex (CBAC) it will become the home of The Miracle League of Olathe program.

City of Olathe Housing Waitlist Opens May 1

The City of Olathe Housing Authority will open the waiting list for housing assistance both online and at the office at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

UDO Development Forum and Public Open House May 8

The first draft of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) is complete and the public is invited to learn more.  Olathe City Hall will host a development forum and public open house on Wednesday, May 8. 

Olathe Piloting New Program to Expand Resident Engagement

The City of Olathe is piloting a new program to enhance citizen engagement opportunities, Open Town Hall, as part of its ongoing e-Town Hall initiative.  During the pilot period, residents will have another tool to weigh-in on a number of topics through an online forum accessible on the City’s website,

Arbor Day Foundation Names Olathe Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner

For the 30th year, Olathe has received the Tree City USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.  The national recognition honors communities that show a commitment to effective urban forest management.

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