2009 Budget

The 2009 budget, which is lower than the 2008 budget, maintains Overland Park's commitment to high quality services and maintains the lowest property tax rate in Johnson County.

Budget Fast Facts

 Adopted 2009Change from Previous Year
Total budget:$ 251,140,000 $ (15,160,000)
Operating budget:$ 108,145,520 $ 646,059
Current revenues:$ 160,824,658$ (502,817)
Mill levy:8.8520.020
Full-time employees:9103

 

Highlights:

  • Elimination of seven full-time positions, including two administrative assistants, one property unit manager, one Police Department civilian support assistant, one fire inspector and two plan examiners.
  • Reduces funding in commodities, contractual services and capital outlay in various departments.
  • Extension of services to the newly annexed area, south of the city.
  • Expanded operations for the reconstructed Stonegate Pool, 97th Street and Antioch.
  • Addition of an engineer to implement the Stormwater BMP program.
  • Operational funds for a partial year of operation of the soccer complex, which is scheduled to open in September 2009.
  • $73.8M for 2009 capital improvements, including:
    • 2009 Residential Street Program
    • Bridge replacement, 151st Street at Kenneth Road
    • Widening Antioch Road, 151st to 167th streets
    • Widening 143rd Street, Quivira to Switzer roads
    • Widening College Boulevard, U.S. Highway 69 to Pflumm Road
  • $13.6M for the 2009 maintenance program:
    • Street infrastructure: $10,510,000
    • Curb infrastructure: $500,000
    • Traffic systems infrastructure: $500,000
    • Stormwater infrastructure: $1,651,000
    • Public and fire building maintenance: $450,000