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.

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:

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Begins Spring Season

Spring is a busy time on the farm, signaling the return of 1860s interactive history activities at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop. The Mahaffie house will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. 

New utility billing system now live

The City of Olathe's new and improved online utility billing system is live. Customers can:

  • Monitor and analyze account balance and billing history.
  • Track monthly water meter usage and view it as a table or graph.
  • Pay with a credit card online, in person, or over the phone with no convenience fee!

Utility billing account system changing March 16

Starting March 16, City of Olathe customers will have a new online experience managing their utility accounts. The following are some of the improvements customers will notice:

KDOT to begin I-35 pavement replacement project

On Monday, March 16, KDOT will begin a pavement replacement project on a two-mile stretch of northbound and southbound I-35 from just north of 151st Street to just north of Santa Fe Street/135th Street in Olathe.  The work will occur during daylight hours (sunrise to sunset), Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work.

Save the Date: Celebrate Olathe – Spring Fling March 27

Celebrate spring on Friday, March 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Road. The inaugural Spring Fling is full of interactive activities, games, and a few eggs hunts!

Egg hunts will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and include a blindfolded hunt for kids ages four and up and an egg plunge for kids of all ages. Egg hunts are $3/child in advance and $5/child at the door. Age division times will be announced March 25. Register online or call 971-8563.

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