Olathe news briefs for the week of Oct. 28

City Council – Joint Council/Planning Commission Meeting
The Olathe City Council and the Olathe Planning Commission will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday, October 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall.  The Planning Commission will brief the City Council on the draft Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) and obtain Council feedback prior to initiating the public hearing.  To see the complete agenda for this meeting, visit the City’s website at OlatheKS.org.

The Olathe City Council will next meet Tuesday, November 5, 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.  For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage. Continue reading

Olathe accident kills one

At 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 27, Olathe Police officers responded to an accident on southbound I-35 near the US 56 hwy exit.

Initial reports indicate that two vehicles were involved. The driver and sole occupant of one vehicle, a 22 year old male, was pronounced deceased at an area hospital. The four occupants in the second vehicle were transported to area hospitals to be treated for their injuries.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department Traffic Unit. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.

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