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Mahaffie needs your vote!

Mahaffie is a finalist in two categories for the KC Parent Magazine 2014 Family Faves. Summer Family Fun Nights is in the Favorite FREE Attraction and Wild West Days is a finalist for Best Kept Secret. Visit kcparent.com/Giveaways/Vote-for-KC-Family-Favorites-2014/ 

Weatherization Program offers assistance

The Johnson County Weatherization Program provides assistance to income eligible residents of Johnson County in making their homes more comfortable, safe and energy efficient.  Visit Weatherization Program for information.

City of Olathe receives communication awards

The City of Olathe received several awards at the City and County Communications and Marketing Association’s Annual Savvy Awards ceremony, held September 4 at the Music Box Theater in Minneapolis. The City received a Silver Circle Award in the Digital-Mobile category for the Olathe Trash Day mobile app and received a Silver Circle Award in the Promotional Video category for the Olathe Trash Day promotional video.

Maintenance Work to begin on Renner Water Tower in September

The Renner Water Standpipe located at 119th Street and Renner Road is scheduled for routine maintenance, recoating, and full inspection this fall. This project will include sandblasting, priming, and recoating inside and outside the tank. The City of Olathe will also be changing the color of the standpipe.

Johnson County Gateway Project: College Boulevard update

The Kansas Department of Transportation has started improvements to College Boulevard as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project.

Traffic signal timing in construction zones

The City of Olathe reminds residents to call 913-971-5180 about signal timing issues in construction zones.

Volunteers needed for Wild West Days at Mahaffie

Mahaffie’s popular Wild West Days will be Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. To make the event successful, volunteers are needed in areas such as: children’s activity booths, admission gates, and event set up/tear down.

Cedar Lake gets clean bill of health

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has given Cedar Lake a clean bill of health.  

Olathe culinary students take on the market

The fourth annual COUNTRY Chef Challenge is back.

Fall Cemetery Tour tickets on sale

Tickets for the popular Fall Cemetery Tours are now available.

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