Olathe news briefs for the week of July 25

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will hold a public hearing on the 2017 conditionally approved budget at the Aug. 2 Council meeting. The City of Olathe operates under a two-year budget term, which allows for better long-range planning and enhanced program analysis. The 2017 budget focuses on strategic investments that support the resident priority areas of public safety, transportation, and infrastructure maintenance. Questions about the budget can be submitted through Olathe Connect. Continue reading

Olathe news briefs for the week of July 19

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, July 19, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will hold the second budget workshop to review the 2017 conditionally approved budget and the Capital Improvement Plan during the Council meeting. The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is a five-year priority listing of all capital projects. Continue reading

Olathe Optimist 70th Anniversary Dance Aug. 5

Dance pub 8516 72Next up for Chapter 2: 70th Anniversary Party for the Olathe Noon Optimist Club from 7-10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5 at the Olathe American Legion Building. The public is invited. Enjoy mingling with old friends, meeting new friends, and shaking a leg on the dance floor while helping the Optimists raise money to help local children.

More closures at I-435, I-35 and K-10

JoCoGateway Traffic Alert 2016-07-15B Starting this weekend, at 10 p.m., Friday, July 15, big changes are coming to westbound 435.

Traffic will be diverted onto the new 435 mainline, adjacent to the eastbpimd lanes between I-35 and K-10. This will be the beginning of the last phase, building the westbound collector-distributor road similar to the one on the south side heading east to I-35. There are several impacts to this change:

·         The ramp from I-35 southbound to 435 westbound will be closed for 5 days as the previous ramp is modified to access the mainline (bypassing the current ramp, which will feed the C-D road). Continue reading

Gardner shooting under investigation

Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a shooting at a home in the 16000 block of Gardner Place, Gardner, Tuesday night, July 11..

Deputies a male victim with non life threatening injuries who was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. He has been transported to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown.

Two other males were being detained for questioning.

No names were released.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office investigation continues.

Olathe news briefs

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, July 19, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will hold its second workshop to review the 2017 conditionally approved budget during the Council meeting. The City of Olathe operates under a two-year budget term, which allows for better long-range planning and enhanced program analysis. The 2017 budget focuses on strategic investments that support the resident priority areas of public safety, transportation, and infrastructure maintenance. Questions about the budget can be submitted through Olathe Connect. Continue reading

Mother Nature’s July Light Show

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