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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 Thursday, May 1. The waiting list allows Olathe citizens consideration for housing assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Olathe Community Center Memberships

Take advantage of the special Charter Member program incentives by purchasing your membership through the Olathe Parks & Recreation office by April 30.

K-7/169 at I-35 Pavement Repair Project to Begin April 28

Beginning Monday, April 28, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin a pavement replacement project on 169/K-7 over I-35 between the northbound and southbound interchange exit ramps in Olathe. This project will require the closure of northbound and southbound K-7/169 exit ramps through mid-July, weather permitting. A marked detour will be provided, and access to local businesses will be maintained throughout the project duration. 

Intersection Improvements to Begin at US 169 (K-7) & 159th Street

Intersection improvements are scheduled to begin this week at the intersection of US 169 & 159th Street.

Street Improvements on the Way

Beginning this spring, Olathe residents can expect more street maintenance work throughout the city.

Pflumm (at 127th) Reduced to One Lane Beginning April 10

Beginning Thursday, April 10, Pflumm Road (at 127th Street) will be reduced to one lane in each direction. This lane closure is due to the 127th Street Improvement Project. Residents traveling in the area should expect delays. 

Thanks for your patience as we make these needed improvements. 

Give 'Em A Brake During National Work Zone Awareness Week

The green of spring means the orange of construction season is upon us!  

Elm Street to Close April 9-11

Due to utility work in the area, Elm Street (from Walnut to Kansas Avenue) will be closed from Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11. Detours and message boards will be provided. 

Thank you for your patience as we make these needed improvements. 

Accepting Applications - Stormwater Management Reimbursement

When stormwater is not managed properly it can cause water pollution, streambank erosion, and flooding. Residential and business property owners are encouraged to help the City of Olathe manage stormwater run-off through a cost-share reimbursement program.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event April 12

All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off their unwanted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event April 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the HHW facility, 1420 S. Robinson Drive behind Public Works and Customer Service.

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