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Holiday Schedule

City offices will also be closed on Monday, January 2 for the New Years Day holiday.

Pet Fostering Program Kicks Off December 17

For the third year, the Olathe Animal Shelter will participate in the National Home for the Holidays pet fostering program.

Are you ready for snow?

The City of Olathe averages an annual snowfall of approximately 20 inches. The severity of winter storms determines the methods used by the City to clear streets of snow and ice.    Visit Snow Removal Information for specific details regarding the City’s snow removal process.

City Recognized for Cutting Health Care Costs

The City of Olathe was awarded a 2011 ImpacT Award from the Kansas City Business Journal for leveraging technology to support its comprehensive health care program. 

Olathe Named Nation’s Top Digital City

The City of Olathe is America’s top-ranked digital city government (125,000 - 249,000 population) according to the 11th annual “Digital Cities Survey.”  Part of e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and Digital Communities Program, the annual survey focuses on results achieved by cities, via the use of technology, in operating efficiencies and realizing strategic objectives despite current fiscal constraints.

Housing Services Office Relocates November 8

The Olathe Housing Services Division, formerly located at 201 N. Cherry Street, will relocate to 200 W. Santa Fe beginning Tuesday, November 8. The division will open for business at the new location on Wednesday, November 9. The telephone number remains 913-971-6260. 

City Offices Close for Veterans Day

City of Olathe offices, including Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, will close on Friday, November 11 in recognition of Veterans Day.

Trash and recycling collection will NOT be impacted.

Veterans Day Observance - Parade in Olathe

Johnson County’s 25th Veterans Day Observance Anniversary will spill out into the streets of downtown Olathe on Friday, November 11. The ceremony salutes all veterans, past and present.

Emergency Alert System Test on November 9

On November 9 at 1:00 p.m. CST, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and broadcasters across the country will issue the first nationwide Emergency Alert System Test.

Parks and Recreation Offices Relocated

The Parks and Recreation Department, formerly housed at 200 W. Santa Fe, have relocated to Olathe City Hall, 100  W. Santa Fe.  As a result of the move, the Parks and Recreation telephone line has changed to (913) 971-8563.

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