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Olathe Housing Services partners with Workforce Partnership to offer job seeker assistance May 1

Olathe Housing Services will host a Workforce Partnership Mobile Unit Event on Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Housing Office west parking lot  (200 W. Santa Fe).  The free community event is open to all job seekers.

The Workforce Partnership Mobile Unit is a full-service handicap accessible Career Center featuring 24 internet-connected workstations as well as fax, printer, and copier services.  It features private modular workstations and meeting areas, as well as Wi-Fi access. 

Help Olathe crack the Top 10 in National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

The City of Olathe has joined the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, a friendly competition between cities across the United States, held April 1-30, to see which is most committed to water conservation. As of Monday, April 20, the City of Olathe is in 11th place among cities with a population of 100,000 – 300,000.  Let’s crack the Top 10! Visit MyWaterPledge.com to take the quick pledge.

Google fiber and U-Verse with AT&T GigaPower construction update

Google and AT&T will have utility contractors completing work throughout the city over the next few months for Google fiber and U-verse with AT&T GigaPower service networks.

KDOT delays I-35 ramp closures until April 18

The I-35 ramp closures at Santa Fe and Old 56 Highway have been delayed until the weekend of April 18. This will affect the Santa Fe Street/135th Street to southbound I-35 entrance ramp and the southbound I-35 to Old U.S. 56 exit ramp.

K-10 closure to detour traffic through Olathe

Starting, Tuesday, April 14, KDOT will close all lanes of Renner Boulevard at K-10, eastbound K-10 to Renner Boulevard exit ramp and Renner Boulevard to eastbound K-10 entrance ramp. The Renner Road south of I-35 detour route will divert traffic onto southbound Ridgeview Road to College Boulevard.

Olathe Farmers’ Market opens April 18

Enjoy fresh produce, flowers, herbs, eggs and more when Saturday and Wednesday Olathe Farmers’ Market open for the season at two locations.

Olathe Housing Authority wait list open May 1-15

Olathe Housing Authority will open several public housing waiting lists and accept preliminary applications for one bedroom units in Parkview Manor and 3-4 bedroom scattered site units beginning May 1.    

Free Financial Workshop April 16

The City of Olathe Housing Division and Olathe Salvation Army will sponsor a free financial workshop on April 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Olathe Salvation Army, 420 E. Santa Fe in Olathe.

Hear from and meet with experienced financial professionals and learn how to build a sound and stable financial future for you and your family. FREE CHILD CARE/TUTORING WILL BE PROVIDED ON-SITE.

The City of Olathe needs your water pledge!

The City of Olathe has joined the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, a friendly competition between cities across the United States, held April 1-30, to see who can be the most “water wise.”

Helpful tips for flash flood season

The City of Olathe wants to remind you about some helpful tips if you encounter rising water:

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