The Overview Spring 2017 edition will be in mailboxes beginning the week of Feb. 20 and includes information on:
- Additions to public safety and street reconstruction efforts in 2017's budget;
- The City's rental licensing and inspection program, meant to strengthen residential neighborhoods;
- Road widening projects to occur this year;
- New turf coming to the SCHEELS Overland Park Soccer Complex;
- A poster contest that could have your child planting a tree with Mayor Gerlach;
- The addition of bike lanes throughout Downtown Overland Park;
- Upgrades to Matt Ross Community Center equipment and infrastructure;
- A whole new look for Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead;
- A free basketball tournament for teens, hosted by the Overland Park Police Department;
- Talks on home security, gardening and environmental issues, and emergency preparation.
The Spring Overview edition also includes a list of City events for the season and classes, programs and events going on within the Parks and Recreation Departments.
It will begin arriving in homes late next week.