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New Phone Number for Olathe Fire Department, Building Codes

The Olathe Fire Department and Building Codes Division are transitioning to a new main number effective immediately.  The new number is 971-7900.  The non-emergency, public line is answered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. In the event of an emergency, always call 911.

2014 Olathe Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration January 16

Join the City of Olathe, Olathe Human Relations Commission (OHRC), Olathe Public Schools, and community partners in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual celebration and awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16 at Olathe Northwest High School (21300 W. 111th St).

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event January 11

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 January 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the HHW facility, 1420 S.

Winter is Here! Prevent Against Frozen Pipes

Homeowners should be alert to freezing pipes any time the temperature dips to about 20 degrees Fahrenheit and lower. Here are some tips to help avoid damage from frozen pipes:

Prepare Before Cold Weather Arrives

City Holiday Schedule

City of Olathe offices will close on January 1 for the New Year’s holiday. Monday and Tuesday trash recycling collection will occur on schedule.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Holiday Lights

Olathe residents can place cut Christmas trees at the curb on collection day, or drop off trees at the City’s composting facility (127th and Hedge Lane), 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Please remove all plastic bags, ornaments, tinsel and lights. 

Mahaffie Winter Hours

Mahaffie Winter hours will run January to March. The site will be open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays noon to 4:00 p.m.

City Holiday Schedule

City of Olathe offices will close at noon on Tuesday, December 24 and remain closed on December 25 for the Christmas holiday.   Monday and Tuesday trash and recycling collection will occur on schedule. City of Olathe offices will also be closed on January 1 for the New Year's holiday. Monday and Tuesday trash and recycling collection will occur on schedule. 

Recycle Your Christmas Lights & Christmas Trees

Wondering what to do with your Christmas tree once the holidays are over? Consider recycling it! Olathe residents can place cut Christmas trees at the curb on collection day, or drop off trees directly at the City’s composting facility (127th and Hedge Lane), 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Please remove all plastic bags, ornaments, tinsel and lights. 

Donate to the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund

The 2013 Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund supports fifteen local charities who serve Olathe children and families in need.  

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