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City Council repeals pit bull ban

After studying the breed-specific language in the City’s dangerous animal ordinance this summer, the City Council voted last night to repeal Overland Park’s pit bull ban. In the Spring, the City Council Public Safety Committee began exploring options to update the ordinance after a group of advocates approached the committee, asking it to eliminate the […]

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City Council approves 2022 budget

The City Council approved the 2022 Budget for the City of Overland Park Monday night, adding mental health resources to the Police Department and paving the way to open Fire Station 48. Mill levy increase The City of Overland Park, like many organizations, is recovering from the pandemic. Sales taxes and some other revenue sources […]

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Find out how IT Infrastructure Specialist Tim Oswald supports City tech needs

The spotlight is on City staff during the City of Overland Park’s quarterly Staff Spotlight tweet-alongs. The City’s newest tweet-along follows IT Infrastructure Specialist Tim Oswald as he works on tech tasks related to networks, security and more. Each quarter, City communications staff tweet along with a different staff member to explore their daily tasks, […]

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Overland Park named a Money mag best place to live

Money magazine is on to something many in Overland Park have known for a while: Overland Park is one of the best places to live in the county. The magazine’s Best Places to Live 2021 rankings are out this week, and Overland Park is No. 7 on the nationwide list. Money magazine highlights where job […]

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Your input needed for Farmers’ Market site improvement project

The City of Overland Park is taking the next step in the Farmers’ Market site improvement project and we want to hear from you. Residents, Farmers’ Market shoppers and vendors, and others are invited to share feedback on the project in two ways: a public town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28 at […]

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Planning the Plan: The Economics of Land Use

Residents who want to help plan future of Overland Park can watch a new session in a speaker series, focused on how land use affect funding for city services and infrastructure. The Planning and Development Services Department arranged several speakers to spark thinking about high-interest community topics. Each video features an expert on planning topics, […]

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Infrastructure Advisory Group applications open

The City of Overland Park is now taking applications for a new Infrastructure Advisory Group. The group is tasked with considering street, stormwater and traffic infrastructure in Overland Park, and will make recommendations to the City Council to strengthen and expand practices and policies that address the community’s infrastructure needs. The group will evaluate installation […]

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Your guide to getting around OP without a car

If you’re thinking about ditching your car or truck, even if it’s just for a dinner out or to run an errand, there are options to traveling Overland Park without a vehicle. Skip the gas station and read below to plan your next car-less trip: Public Transportation Eight RideKC routes serve Overland Park. The 403, […]

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Overview Fall 2021

Overview is the City’s quarterly newsletter for residents. It includes news, things to see and do in Overland Park, valuable information for neighborhoods, recreational and environmental news. The Overview Fall 2021 features articles about The Overland Park Police Department’s midnight shift An improvement project for the Farmers’ Market pavilion space in Downtown Overland Park Final action on […]

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