Key Documents




Strategic Plan, 2016-2021

The Strategic Plan (36 pages), with its foundation based in community and membership input, revisits our pillars (Mission, Values, and Vision) and sets forth a continuous improvement plan that offers a road map for a justifiable and sustainable future.




Business Plan, 2015-2019

The Business Plan is a set of business objectives, goals, initiatives and activities believed to be important to us, City government and community.

Past Business Plans: 2013, 2014.




Plan of Action

The Plan of Action (two pages) is designed to guide the implementation of the vision and goals of both the Strategic Plan and Business Plan. We are committed to making progress on the POA initiatives throughout the year. 

Past POAs: 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

The POA Progress Report provides verification of our accomplishments related to the respective year's action items.

POA Progress Reports: 20152014, 2013 and 2012 .


Community Risk and Emergency Services Analysis and Standard of Cover



Community Risk and Emergency Services Analysis and Standard of Cover

The CRESA-SOC (203 pages), is a rational and systemic way of looking at the services provided by an emergency response agency. The purpose of the document is to assess community risk; define performance standards; plan station locations; determine staffing levels; measure service delivery performance; support strategic planning; and, more.


Fire Station Location & Optimization Report 2014

The FSLOR (254 pages) is grounded in a fact-based analysis of existing conditions and future needs. Current conditions were assessed by studying community risk data such as call loads, population densities and existing home and business vulnerabilities. Future needs were determined through the examination of forecasted call volumes and population densities, and by studying future land use and growth area build out projections. This comprehensive study is vital to creating a reliable picture of the credible coverage challenges faced today, as well as those that will be faced in the future.


Company Performance Benchmarks

CPBs are the criteria used to measure crew operational readiness in a number of essential tasks. They are the acceptable norms against which the quality of crew performance can be measured. CPBs reflect the strategy, tactics and tasks that we employ during incidents. The CPBs are based on department policy guidelines and benchmark practices.


Mobile Integrated Health (infographic)

The MIH team responds to people who have requested or been referred for service, but likely don’t require emergency care. The MIH team performs a medical assessment, determines needs and helps connect the patient with the appropriate care solution in the community.

City of Olathe Emergency Operations Plan



City of Olathe Emergency Operations Plan

The EOP (283 pages) is a plan that defines the scope of preparedness and emergency management activities for the City of Olathe.


Rapid Damage Assesment Plan



Rapid Damage Assessment Plan

The purpose of the Rapid Damage Assessment Plan (15 pages) is to provide a process by which decision‐makers can quickly gain situational awareness of possible damage to Olathe following an incident (tornado, ice storm, etc.).


Rapid Damage Assessment Guide



Rapid Damage Assessment Guide

The Rapid Damage Assessment Guide (48 pages) was developed for use by us to provide rapid damage assessment team members a tool to quickly assess conditions within the City following a significant event such as a tornado. The guide is a supplement to the Rapid Damage Assessment Plan.


Region L Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2013 - 2018 (MARC)

In accordance with the DMA 2000, the purpose of th Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify and sustain actions designed to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural and other hazards, as well as to ensure that each participating jurisdiction is eligible to obtain federal funding under the Hazard Mitigation Grant and the Flood Mitigation Grant Program. Through this plan Region L, and its participating jurisdictions, have evaluated the hazards affecting the area, updated the risks these hazards present to the respective jurisdictions, revised their mitigation goals, and identified and/or updated feasible mitigation activities for the participating entities. 


Year in Review (YIR)

2015 YIR

2014 YIR

2013 YIR


Public Protection Classification, ISO Rating 1

The Public Protection Classification Summary Report (2015) is a comprehensive document published by an independent company that serves insurance companies, communities, fire departments, insurance regulators, and others by providing information about risk. ISO collects and evaluates information from communities in the U.S. on their structure fire suppression capabilities. The data is analyzed using Fire Suppression Rating Schedule and then a Public Protection Classification. 

Past PPC summary reports: 2013.





Public Protection Classification Rating (infographic)

The ISO Public Protection Classification Rating infographic is a quick and easy way to better understand the comprehensive Public Protection Classification Summary Report.