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Overland Park named one of the best places to live

The City of Overland Park is one of the top 100 places to live in the United States according to a study from Livability.com. Livability credits Overland Park’s nationally-ranked schools, exciting arts and culture scene, picturesque neighborhoods and plenty of green space as some of the many reasons to love OP. Overland Park’s Farmers’ Market, […]

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City closures to expect on Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a day to reflect on civil rights, celebrate the power and resilience of Black Americans, and continue our community’s work for a better tomorrow. Please plan around closures at City facilities on Wednesday, June 19: Closed: City Hall, 8500 Santa Fe Dr. Sanders Justice Center, 12300 Foster St. Recycling Center, 11921 Hardy Deanna […]

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Mayor’s Message for June 2024

In his June video message, hear directly from Mayor Curt Skoog about what’s happening in our community. This month, the mayor shares details about: Road construction and improvement projects happening throughout the city,  The City’s storm debris operations following May’s severe weather, And information on the proposed budget for 2025.  Watch the Mayor’s Message below. […]

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69 Express: 139th and 143rd Streets at U.S. 69 to reopen June 16

Both directions of 139th and 143rd Streets under U.S. 69 reopen Sunday, June 16.  Both roads fully closed to traffic in March for U.S. 69 bridge construction. As part of this work, 139th Street was also reconstructed, including the addition of sidewalk and trail connections across U.S. 69. The Kansas Department of Transportation’s project will […]

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Celebrating Dedication: Thank you to retiring City staff

As we bid farewell to a group of esteemed City staff members, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for their years of exemplary service. These individuals left an undeniable mark on the city and on the hearts of those they worked alongside.  Two from Public Works step into retirement this month, each dedicating more than two […]

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Celebrating Juneteenth in Overland Park

Juneteenth is a recognition and celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. A combination of the terms “June” and “nineteenth,” this holiday, which takes place annually on June 19, marks the date Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, ensuring the freedom of all enslaved people in the state. Juneteenth is […]

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Summer 2024 Overview hitting mailboxes

Overview is the City’s quarterly newsletter for residents. It includes news, things to see and do in Overland Park, valuable information for neighborhoods and recreational and environmental news. The Summer 2024 Overview features articles about: The City’s new comprehensive plan, FrameworkOP, An upcoming opportunity for Overland Park teens, A long-term road closure of 119th this […]

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Don’t fur-get to register your pets by June 30

To keep your pets and our community safe and healthy, Overland Park requires all cats and dogs to have pet licenses. All dogs and cats in Overland Park must be registered by the time they are six months old or within 30 days of arriving in Overland Park.  As the registration deadline nears, it’s important […]

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