Overnight closures at K-10 and Ridgeview interchange begin July 22

As part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, the Kansas Department of Transportation will have overnight closures this week beginning at 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. The detailed schedule is as follows:

Lane reductions on Santa Fe the week of July 21

Par Electric will be working in the utility easement as part of the Google Fiber project this week. The right lane of eastbound Santa Fe, between Clairborne and Lindenwood, will be closed. Travelers should expect delays.

Budget award for 2014 and 2015 budget planning process

For the tenth consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of Olathe the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2014 budget document. The awards reflect the commitment of the Olathe City Council and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental budgeting.

Visit Budget Planning to get involved in the 2015 process!

Get Involved in the 2015 Budget Process

A budget workshop reviewing the proposed utility funds and fee resolution for 2015 will be held on Tuesday, July 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall (100 E. Santa Fe).

Olathe’s Free Summer Concert Series Returns July 18

Live, family-friendly entertainment returns to Frontier Park (15501 Indian Creek Parkway) on Friday, July 18 as part of the FREE Olathe Summer Concert Series.  Friday’s concert features local sensation Brody Buster opening for AMA chart topper Paul Thorn.

159th Street Opens to Traffic on Monday, July 14

Beginning July 14 at 10:00 a.m., 159th Street at US 169 (K-7) will open to traffic.

Product ReUse Program Now Available Five Days a Week

The City of Olathe Product ReUse Program has changed facilities and is now open to shoppers five days per week.

Flash Flood Season is Here; Helpful Tips to Remember

With flash flood season upon us, remember these helpful tips if you encounter flash flooding:

Be Informed and Get Involved in Your City Budget

Olathe residents are invited to join City staff on Monday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall (100 E. Santa Fe) for an overview of the 2015 proposed budget, and an opportunity to ask questions, provide comments, and enjoy light refreshments. Anyone can submit questions via the Budget Inquiry Box.

City of Olathe Receives Communication Awards

The City of Olathe received several communication awards at the National Association of Government Communicator’s 2014 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards, held June 12 at the National Press Club in Washington DC.

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