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Public Invited to Legislative Budget Forum June 6; Participate in Person or Virtually

The City of Olathe will host a legislative forum featuring Kansas State Representatives from noon until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 100 East Santa Fe.

Memorial Day Holiday - May 31

City of Olathe offices, including Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, will be closed on Monday, May 31st for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

Trash and recycling collection will not be impacted.

City Expands Yard Waste Drop Off

Still Free for Olathe Residents!


On May 2, the City of Olathe began accepting yard waste from non-Olathe residents at its composting facility located at 127th Street and Hedge Lane.

DEA National Take Back Event - April 30

The Olathe Police Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and numerous local law enforcement agencies, will participate in a campaign to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets.

Summer Camp at Mahaffe

Summer is just around the corner.  Enroll children now for a unique summer camp experience.

Olathe Hosts Legislative Forum

During the month of April, Kansas Senate and House Representatives will hold a series of Legislative forums to talk with constituents before they head back for the Veto Session in early May.

Afternoon Tea at Mahaffie

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site will host a Mother’s Day Tea from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 1.

Downtown Quiet Zone Completion Announced by Mayor Copeland

To rousing applause during his annual State of the City address, Mayor Michael Copeland announced that, effective Friday, March 25 at 12:01 a.m., trains are no longer required to sound horns on the western tracks through downtown Olathe. Read more »

Animal Shelter Extends Hours of Operation

The Olathe Animal Shelter has extended its hours of operation. The shelter is now open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Read more »

Spring Cemetery Tour at Mahaffie

Tickets are available for the annual Spring Cemetery Tours at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site. Mahaffie staff will lead visitors through the historic Olathe Memorial Cemetery exploring the symbols, historical figures and landscapes of the cemetery. Read more »

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