Speaker Contacts

Sponsoring guest speakers at neighborhood meetings not only provides valuable information but it encourages residents to participate in neighborhood events.

For guest speakers:

Topics/contacts:

Animals/Pets:

  • Overland Park Animal Control
  • Wayside Waifs: 816-761-8151
  • Humane Society: 913-596-1000

Construction/Home Improvement:

  • Building Safety Division - Planning & Development Services Department
  • Replacement Windows/Energy Efficiency: 913-385-1300 or 913-832-5944
  • Real estate issues, including purchasing, building or maintaining homes: 913-780-9663

Downtown Overland Park:

Environment:

  • Water Quality & Environmental Stewardship - 913-895-6172
  • Rain barrels, rain gardens, native planting and the STF Cost-Share Program - 913-895-6172
  • Stormwater Treatment & Erosion Control - 913-895-6264
  • Forestry, Tree ID, Pests, Maintenance and Pruning - 913-327-6639

Family and Community:

  • Family and Community Education Group/Johnson County Extension - Family and Consumer Sciences: 913-764-6300
    Possible topics: Consumer fraud; living wills, privacy in the information age, etc.
  • Overland Park Historical Society: 913-888-0144
  • SafeHome: 913-432-9300
  • YMCA: 913-642-6800

Grants/Loans:

Police/Fire/Emergency:

Property Maintenance/Landscaping:

  • Parks & Forestry
  • Property Maintenance Ordinances/Codes
  • Property Maintenance Tips
  • Master Gardener: 913-764-6306
    Possible topics: Home gardening, landscaping, horticulture, lawn care, house plants, landscape lighting
  • Heartland Tree Alliance: 816/561-1087
    Possible topics: Proper tree species, planting and care
  • Johnson County Solid Waste Management: 913-715-6970
    Possible topics: Trash, recycling, yard waste

Traffic & Transportation:

Traffic Services Division - Public Works Department