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Mayor’s Message for May 2024

In his May video message, hear directly from Mayor Curt Skoog about what’s happening in our community. This month, the mayor shares details about: Community survey results,  The upcoming Community Blood Drive, And honoring those who served in the United States military this Memorial Day weekend.  Watch the Mayor’s Message below. […]

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OP to collect recent severe weather storm debris

The City of Overland Park will provide curbside storm debris pickup for a limited area impacted by severe weather that occurred on May 19 and 20. On Sunday night, a storm damaged trees along a line of properties running southwest to northeast from 103rd and Switzer to 75th and Nall, and then into Prairie Village. […]

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City closures and modified hours to expect over Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who sacrificed their lives serving in the United States military. As you prepare to spend time with family and friends over the extended weekend, please plan around closures and modified hours at City facilities on Monday, May 27: Modified Hours Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St. […]

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Overland Park community survey results for 2024

The City’s community survey results are in, and Overland Park residents have again rated the city a top place in dozens of categories. The City of Overland Park, in partnership with ETC Institute, Inc. sends the community survey out every other year. It asks a variety of questions to assess residents’ level of satisfaction with […]

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OP police chief search begins in earnest

The City of Overland Park is beginning a process to hear from the community about its next Chief of Police. The City has selected an executive recruiting firm to lead a national search for Overland Park’s next police chief. Public Sector Search and Consulting and City staff will meet with community leaders in the coming […]

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Sign up to save lives at the Community Blood Drive

Every drop counts!  Mark your calendars for an opportunity to make a life-saving donation at the City of Overland Park’s Community Blood Drive, hosted in partnership with the American Red Cross. Join fellow heroes on Wednesday, May 29 between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Myron E. Scafe building, located at 8500 Antioch Rd.   The Red […]

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Overland Park adopts new community-driven plan

The Overland Park City Council adopted FrameworkOP, the City’s new comprehensive plan, at its meeting May 6. The process to update FrameworkOP started in 2022 with a community kickoff event.  Throughout the planning process, more than 2,000 Overland Park residents, business owners, visitors and others were involved, sharing their hopes for the community’s future. “Not […]

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Pedal Power: Celebrate National Bike to Work Week in OP

Get ready to pedal! Celebrate National Bike to Work Week May 13-17. With over 120 miles of bike lanes and numerous bike trails crisscrossing the City, Overland Park’s cycling infrastructure provides a safe two-wheel journey to work for residents. Swing by the City’s breakfast stops when you switch up your commute. From 6:30-8 a.m. each […]

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Overland Park joins LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program

The City of Overland Park joined the 2024 national cohort of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program.  The LEED for Cities program helps local governments committed to sustainability and advancing resilience and social equity by measuring and tracking performance using the LEED for Cities rating system. “Participating in LEED for […]

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OP again named a best place to live

Overland Park is again near the top of a list of “Best Places to Live in the U.S.” Research organization Livability.com named Overland Park the seventh best place to live in the country. Livability has created a list of the best places to live in America for more than a decade. The organization considers a […]

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