Sheriff’s Office to conduct career fair

career fairThe Johnson County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its first career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 7, in the Johnson County Administration Building, 111 S. Cherry St., in downtown Olathe.

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for deputies and civilian specialists. Every division of the Sheriff’s Office will be represented in order to share what we do. This will provide the opportunity for job seekers to personally meet the men and women of our organization.

Multiple Sheriff’s Office vehicles, jail tours, and onsite testing will be conducted.

City council OK’s library enhancement contract

The Olathe City Council approved entering into a contract to purchase the vacant Hy-Vee building at 135th and Brougham in east Olathe.  The 68,000 square-foot-building is envisioned to be programmed for library use and relocation of the Indian Creek Library.

The City and Library recently updated the Library Master Plan that called for, among other projects, more than doubling the size of the Indian Creek Library to account for its significant lack of capacity, overcrowding, and parking shortage.  Continue reading

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