Mayor’s Office

The mayor presides over all City Council meetings and signs all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and agreements authorized by the Governing Body.

The mayor also makes appointments to volunteer boards and commissions; meets with residents, business associates, elected officials, students, Scouts and city staff members, all while advocating for the city’s success. The mayor also attends ceremonial duties such as dedications, grand openings, ribbon cuttings, and welcomes for groups meeting in the city.


8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212




Mayor’s Welcome

To all residents,

Welcome to Overland Park!

In Overland Park, you are never far from a strategically-planned neighborhood, a beautiful community park, a new career opportunity, a variety of recreational amenities, and world-class shopping, dining, and experiences. It’s for these reasons that Overland Park is consistently recognized as one of the happiest and healthiest cities, and one of the best places to live in the country.

If you’re visiting this page because you are new to the community, welcome! Overland Park is home to nearly 200,000 residents, and continues to grow. We are glad to have you here, and invite you to learn more about what your City government can do for you.

Those of you who continue to live, work, and play in Overland Park, thank you for being here. No matter where you live in the city, we are glad to have you here and hope you will stay for many years.

As you can see, we are proud to call this city home, and hope you are, too.

Mayor’s Message

Watch the latest monthly video from Mayor Skoog, where he discusses upcoming events, city council items and more.

2023 State of the City Address

Mayor Curt Skoog presented his State of the City address on April 25, 2023 at Aspiria Auditorium.

During his address, Mayor Skoog reflected on the successes over the last year that have made Overland Park a nationally recognized place to live and work. He also shared remarks about the City’s plans to address great challenges and opportunities that will continue moving the City forward. A video of the State of the City address is available to watch.

Proclamation Requests

The Mayor’s office issues proclamations for nonprofit organizations with citywide, regional or statewide interest, as a courtesy.

Proclamation requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Not all requests are accepted.

Proclamations recognize and are issued for a specific day, week, or month.

These public service documents are strictly honorary and are not legally binding.

Proclamations will not be issued to endorse or promote a private, for-profit business that competes with similar for-profit businesses, or to endorse or promote a partisan political position or candidate.

Submit a Request

Submit proclamation requests between four and six weeks in advance of the requested date. Include a draft of the proclamation. Any draft proclamation language may be edited or rewritten at the discretion of the Mayor’s office.

Include contact information for the requestor, including a mailing address and telephone number.

Submit requests via email or mail:

Mayor’s Office

City of Overland Park
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212