Olathe residents continue to divert more waste from the landfill. The City of Olathe waste diversion rate for 2013 is 38.29%, up from the 2012 diversion rate of 37.67% and exceeding the national average of 35%.
City of Olathe offices will close on Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The City’s trash and recycling collection schedule will NOT be impacted.
The Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund campaign has raised an astonishing $131,581.58, exceeding its $110,000 goal. Since its inception in 2007, the campaign has raised $546,724.82 for local charities.
Resolving to be better connected in 2014? Get City information and request service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, online at OlatheKS.org. OlatheConnect, the new citizen request system, just launched to provide residents easy access with an extensive list of popular topics.
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.
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).
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.
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 of Olathe offices will close on January 1 for the New Year’s holiday. Monday and Tuesday trash recycling collection will occur on schedule.
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.