Olathe news briefs for the week of April 29, 2013

City Council

The Olathe City Council will next meet Tuesday, May 6 at 7:00 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). To see the complete agenda for this meeting, visit the City’s website at OlatheKS.org.

Olathe’s Public Works Department Receives Second Prestigious Reaccreditation

The City of Olathe’s Public Works Department has recently been awarded a second prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Reaccreditation.  The APWA Reaccreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the management practices requirements established nationally in the public works industry. The Olathe Public Works Department previously received original Accreditation in July 2004, and Reaccreditation in January 2009. The department’s second APWA Reaccreditation was awarded this April 2013. Continue reading

Attempted robbery at Lone Elm Subway

Olathe Police officers were dispatched to Subway, 11100 S. Lone Elm Rd., on an attempted robbery call about 9:30 Saturday night, April 27.

When officers arrived, they discovered that a male had entered the store and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk and the male became involved in a struggle at which time the male left the store in an unknown direction on foot. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at (913) 971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477


Overland Park Arboretum plant sale May 3-4


Angel Day 5K May 4

angel day 5K

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