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Share your priorities for OP’s biggest projects

The Capital Improvements Program and Maintenance Program is a five-year plan to forecast future public improvements and facilities in the city. The CIP schedules funding for projects that impact your quality of life every day: Things like park restroom and playground improvements, salt storage barns and major street reconstruction projects. See a full list of […]

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New renewable pet tag simplifies licensing process

Pet owners in Overland Park now have a simpler process for renewing their pet licenses, thanks to a change in the City’s pet licensing program. Starting in 2023, residents will receive a permanent, renewable pet tag, rather than getting a new tag each year. Pet licenses will still need to be renewed annually, but there’s […]

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Landscape awards highlight excellence in design, preservation

Eight local businesses are the 2022 recipients of the Overland Park Legacy of Greenery Committee landscape excellence awards. The committee’s annual award recognizes community organizations for their landscaping based on design, continued maintenance and preservation of existing landscape features. New winners this year include: The Colonial Apartments – 7201-7221 W. 78th Street Dairy Queen – […]

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Strang Park reopens Friday with community celebration

Strang Park will officially open Friday, Oct. 14 with a reopening celebration for neighbors, City staff, elected officials and the community. The City completely renovated the 11-acre park at 89th and Farley, which has been closed since last fall. Park improvements include: Overland Park’s first inclusive playground, featuring a 30-foot tower and slide, a sensory […]

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Fire Prevention Week tips

Do you know two ways out of your home in case of a fire? Are your smoke detector batteries up to date? How can you detect carbon monoxide in your home? You can get answers to all these questions, and more, on the Overland Park Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Week webpage. The department recognizes Fire […]

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Farmstead closing temporarily to protect animals, visitors

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead will be closed starting at 3 p.m. today, and all day tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 6, after the deaths of five birds at the facility were believed to have been caused by avian flu. Animal care specialists discovered a sudden death of four geese in the Farmstead’s flock, and one wild duck […]

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Overland Park Farmers’ Market top in the nation

The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is the top Farmers’ Market in the country, according to the 14th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration. Each year, the American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition highlight the important role farmers markets play in communities across the nation while celebrating the farmers, staff, and volunteers that make markets […]

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Public SaveStation available soon at Thompson Park

The City of Overland Park will unveil its first outdoor, publicly-accessible automated external defibrillator on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. in Thompson Park, 8045 Santa Fe Drive in Downtown Overland Park. The AED is housed in a specially designed, climate controlled cabinet known as a “SaveStation.” It can tolerate extreme weather and will be […]

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City Council approves nuisance party ordinance

The Overland Park City Council tonight unanimously approved a new ordinance regulating nuisance parties in the city of Overland Park.  This is an important, early step toward ensuring all neighborhoods in Overland Park continue to be peaceful for residents, and will apply to all properties, including owner-occupied homes and long- and short-term rentals. The Governing […]

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City Council approves 2023 Budget

After two different public hearings and hearing from residents, Overland Park’s governing body passed the City’s 2023 Budget. The 2023 Budget focuses on continuing to provide primary services, addressing inflationary pressures and continuing to address security in technology operations. The $374.4 million budget is a 14.3% increase over the City’s 2022 Budget. Mill levy stays […]

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