Effective January 1, 2013, the bulk item pick-up fee will increase to $20 per 15 minutes. Olathe residents can arrange for a curbside pick-up of large or bulky household items by calling 971-9311 at least 24 hours before the scheduled trash day. All items must be placed within eight feet of the curb by 8:00 a.m. on the scheduled trash day.
In today's economy, the adage "you can't evaluate what you don't measure" is truer than ever. For nearly eight years, the City of Olathe has been developing and refining a performance measurement system that tracks the effectiveness and value of various city programs. In essence, it measures program results and impacts against the cost of providing them. It has become an invaluable tool to ensure limited resources are being used as effectively and efficiently as possible, and it provides the public with a dashboard to understand and track city programs. Read more »