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Community centers to expand hours of service

Beginning October 1, Matt Ross Community Center and Tomahawk Ridge Community Center will expand their hours of operation. Both community centers reopened with limited hours after coronavirus stay-at-home orders lifted in June. Matt Ross Community Center was closed Wednesday and Saturday mornings, and Tomahawk Ridge Community Center was closed Thursday and Sunday mornings to allow […]

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Governing Body to consider sign code update

Overland Park’s Planning Commission and City Council will consider an update to the City’s sign code later this month. City staff, working with members of the public through a sign code update committee, have been preparing the code update since 2019. This is the first major update to Overland Park’s sign code in more than […]

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Chalk the Walk winners create works of chalk art

Overland Park is proud to announce the winning submissions for this year’s Chalk the Walk program. Chalk the Walk encourages members of the community to use chalk to brighten up their neighborhoods with drawings that anyone can see. Residents were able to pick up a free bundle of chalk in August to draw their designs. […]

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Traffic signals along 91st Street to be removed

Expect a smoother ride down 91st Street beginning early next year. Traffic signals at 91st and Glenwood, and 91st and Lamar are 30 and 40 years old, respectively. They are nearing the end of their expected lifespan. However, traffic counts on 91st Street in this area have decreased since the signals were installed and no […]

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September Planning Commission meeting moves to Convention Center

The Overland Park Planning Commission’s regular monthly meeting will be held in Ballroom A at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, on September 14 at 1:30 p.m. The September meeting agenda includes several public hearing items that may be of interest to the public. Due to concerns about COVID-19, and in order to […]

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Fall Festival canceled for 2020

After careful consideration, the City of Overland Park has canceled the Overland Park Fall Festival for 2020. The Fall Festival, which typically takes place the final weekend in September, draws visitors from across the Kansas City metropolitan area. Public health and safety are a priority for the City. To help limit the spread of coronavirus, […]

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Fall Overview hits homes soon

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 2020 features articles about The city’s Mental Health Task Force The 2021 Budget Rules for posting campaign signs Efforts to honor fallen Overland Park Police […]

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OPPD collecting school supplies for students in need

Overland Park Police officers will be out at your local Target stores during the month of August to collect school supplies for local students. The department’s Community Policing unit will collect supplies for Blue Valley School District and Shawnee Mission School District students. Officers will collect: Boxes of 24 Crayola crayons Boxes of 8 Crayola […]

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Overland Park Police Department responds to questions regarding protests

Friday night, Overland Park Police officers monitoring a protest near 116th and Quivira arrested four people. Prior to the protest, the Overland Park Police Department held conversations with both the protest organizers and residents living near the expected protest area. The Department also received information that there may be counterprotests during the planned protest. Beginning […]

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