Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Club 27 named Golden Fork Award winner

The restaurant at Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club‘s has a menu worth its weight in gold, according to Golf Inc. Magazine. The magazine named Club 27 first-place winner in its 2020 international Golden Fork Award competition. The competition highlights the best of the best dining facilities at public and private golf clubs around the world. “What a great […]

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Overland Park goes red for the Kansas City Chiefs

You can feel it in the air and see it on the streets. The excitement is growing in Overland Park in honor of the Kansas City Chiefs and the team’s first trip to the Super Bowl in 50 years. At tonight’s City Council meeting, Mayor Carl Gerlach will read a proclamation recognizing the team’s excellent […]

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OP named a best city to raise a family

Overland Park is a top city in the nation to raise a family, according to real estate website Niche. Niche ranked Overland Park the sixth best city in the country to raise a family, thanks to its public schools, housing, entertainment, diversity, cost of living, commute times, access to outdoor activities, and more. Families will […]

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Overland Park swears in City Council members

Monday’s City Council meeting brought a swearing-in ceremony for several new and returning members of the Overland Park City Council. City Clerk Elizabeth Kelley swore in Council members from Overland Park wards one, two, three, five, and six. Returning Council members include Paul Lyons, ward two, and Faris Farassati, ward five. New Council members include […]

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OP named top city for jobs

Overland Park is one of the best cities in the nation for jobs, according to Wallethub. Each year, the personal finance website ranks cities based on key indicators of job market strength. These include job opportunities, employment growth, average starting salaries, employment rates, job satisfaction, and much more. “I’m pleased to see this, and not […]

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Save on community center memberships in 2020

Save 15 percent on a community center membership for 2020 when you purchase it during the first 15 days of the year. From January 1 through 15, 2020, Matt Ross Community Center and Tomahawk Ridge Community Center will offer discounts on annual facility and group exercise memberships. That’s a near $50 savings on an adult […]

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Holiday tree recycling locations now open

For an even greener holiday season, drop off your real holiday tree at one of the City’s drop-off recycling locations. Remove all decorations and equipment, including the tree stand, tinsel, lights, and ornaments. Leave your tree at one of four designated locations in Overland Park: Young’s Park – 7701 Antioch Indian Creek Recreation Center – 10308 Marty […]

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Turkey Creek Trail to remain open without repairs

A one-mile stretch of bike and hike trail along Turkey Creek will remain partially open, for now. The trail, which runs parallel to and south of I-35, north of the Cunningham Heights neighborhood, was damaged by a rock slide during major rain events in 2016 and 2017. Since then, an area of the trail surrounding […]

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Overview Winter 2019

“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 Winter 2019 features articles about Overland Park’s brand new website Options to stay in-the-know about City business, including weekly emails, social media, and current development information […]

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