Beginning this week, OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website) will replay its live broadcast of the Old Settlers Celebration parade.
Starting Monday, Sept. 10, Santa Fe Street will be closed from Chestnut Street to Kansas Avenue for the construction of the raised intersection and brick work at Cherry Street. The closure will last for approximately two weeks. Detours will be provided.
The City of Olathe Procurement Division recently won several awards that recognize its purchasing efforts. The awards demonstrate that the city is spending taxpayer dollars wisely and responsibly.
The Olathe Wastewater Collection Program recently received an award.
The Mid-America Regional Councilrecently awarded Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) grant funding to Olathe’s Public Works Vehicle Maintenance Division in excess of $660,000 the next couple of years.
The Santa Fe Streetscape road construction project should have minimal effects on the annual Johnson County Old Settlers event downtown Sept. 6 to 8. The construction zone still will be present, but no work will occur during the event.
The Olathe Public Library parking lot won’t be accessible during Old Settlers from Sept. 6 to 8, but the library’s regular hours will remain the same.
The Olathe City Council approved an amendment to the municipal code Tuesday, Aug. 21 that removed language allowing the city to sell yard waste bags to residents. The city still will sell yard waste carts.