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Farmers’ Market community engagement process begins

Sept. 15 Update: The Town Hall virtual feedback form is now available. Please take time to watch the presentation and complete the form no later than Sept. 29 to share your thoughts on the future of the Farmers’ Market pavilion site. Virtual Feedback Form July 21, 2022: The City of Overland Park is beginning a […]

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Farmers’ Market competes in national competition

The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is in the running for the top prize at the 2022 America’s Farmers Market Celebration (AFMC). Hosted by American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition, the AFMC aims to help farmers markets across the country earn national recognition and local prestige. The annual competition, now in its 14th year, […]

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Mayor’s Message – July 2022

Hear directly from Mayor Curt Skoog about what’s happening in our community in his July video message. This month, the mayor shares details about: National Parks and Recreation Month, LongHouse Visitor Center construction, 2021 Annual Development Report, The City’s upcoming Comprehensive Plan. Watch the Mayor’s Message below. […]

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Overland Park kicks off Comprehensive Plan update

The City of Overland Park is looking to the community for input as it begins its Comprehensive Plan update. Starting today, Overland Park residents, visitors, business owners and others can apply for a position on the Comprehensive Plan update steering committee. The committee will be a diverse group of community members that will meet regularly […]

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July 4 Star Spangled Spectacular returns with fireworks show

The Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular returns to Corporate Woods Founders’ Park, 9711 W. 109th Street., on Monday, July 4. This year’s event includes concerts, food trucks and a fireworks show. Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove will perform at 6 p.m. followed by BIG SHOW Dueling Pianos at 7 p.m. and Nicole Springer at 8:15 […]

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Mayor’s Message – June 2022

Hear directly from Mayor Curt Skoog about what’s happening in our community, through a new video feature available on opkansas.org and City social media. This month, the mayor shares details about: The Overland Park Farmers’ Market 40th anniversary season, Juneteenth events in Overland Park, Online interest forms for resident boards, committees and commissions, How you […]

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Drop-off site available for tornado debris

Overland Park residents affected by this week’s severe weather can drop storm debris off this Sunday and Monday. Overland Park Parks Headquarters, 11921 Hardy, will serve as the dropoff site. It will be open for storm debris dropoff on Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. You must have proof of […]

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Overland Park announces new city manager

Mayor Curt Skoog and the Overland Park City Council are pleased to announce the hire of a new city manager, Lori Curtis Luther. Luther will return to Overland Park, where she served as the assistant city manager from 2001 to 2005. She currently serves as the city manager for the City of Beloit, Wisconsin. “Lori […]

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Proposed 2023 budget: Public safety recruitment, infrastructure, trees and more

Interim Overland Park City Manager Kristy Stallings presented the proposed 2023 Budget to Mayor Curt Skoog and the Overland Park City Council. The City’s proposed 2023 Budget focuses on continuing to provide primary services, addressing inflationary pressures and continuing to address security in technology operations. The $374.3 million recommended annual budget is a 14.3% increase […]

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Recognizing Juneteenth in Overland Park

Juneteenth is a recognition and celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.  A combination of the terms “June” and “nineteenth,” this holiday, which takes places annually on June 19, marks the date in which Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, ensuring the freedom of all enslaved people in the state. […]

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