Opportunity Abounds for Motivated Teens!

The City of Olathe is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Teen Council. Teen Council is a fantastic opportunity for 9-12 grade students to serve their community, learn about local government, and take on leadership roles.  For more information and to apply, visit:

Pool Schedule Changes Announced

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

Council to Consider Addressing Street Maintenance Funding Shortfall

Olathe City Manager Michael Wilkes discussed the current Olathe street funding challenge with the City Council on Tuesday and outlined why it should be addressed sooner rather than later.  Wilkes said, “The bottom line is if we don’t begin funding our street maintenance at a significantly greater level, in 10 years or less our taxpayers will be paying at least 10 to 15 times what is needed today for streets.”  “It is our responsibility to make sure we don’t create that major burden for ourselves and future tax payers if we can avoid it,” he said.

Fido & Me on Wednesday Mornings

Join the new Olathe Parks & Recreation program Fido & Me at Black Bob Park on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 a.m.

City Manager Presents Proposed 2014 Budget

Olathe City Manager Michael Wilkes presented his proposed 2014 budget during the June 18 Olathe City Council Meeting.  According to Wilkes, it is driven by Council and resident priorities as well as a responsible approach to preserving taxpayer assets.

FREE Summer Concert Series Continues to Rock

Head to Frontier Park on Friday, June 14, to enjoy the second FREE concert of the season featuring Exile with Selby, Mills, and LeMaire (SML).  The show kicks-off with SML at 7:00 p.m.

Fishing Derby Saturday, June 15

Looking for your child’s first fish tale? The June 15 Olathe Fishing Derby may just be the venue for your child to catch his/her first whopper or discover a love of fishing.

Black Bob Lane Closures Continue, Expect Delays

Phase II of the 127th Street Improvement Project is underway. Expect delays, and use alternative routes if possible.

2013 Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit in Place

Visit downtown Olathe and enjoy the 2013 Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit.

New Interactive Capital Improvement Plan Map

Track the progress of projects in your area with the new interactive Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) map.

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