Advocates for the LGBTQ community are frustrated that after two years of study, Olathe isn’t acting on a non-discrimination ordinance. Other cities like Prairie Village, Merriam and Mission have already done so.
The Overland Park City Council and dozens of organizations have endorsed the Forward OP long-range vision, to create an even more successful, diverse and vibrant city over the next two decades. Implementation starts now.
Over the next year to 18 months, Honeywell Aerospace will move what could be several hundred jobs from Wichita and Washington state to its Olathe plant. Economic development officials say it’s a big jobs win for Olathe.
Prosecutors’ decisions — which crimes to prioritize, what charges to bring, whether to offer plea bargains — are essentially unreviewable. We trust them to exercise this power because they are subject to elections.
The Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to recommend approval of a request to rezone 7.5 acres within the project at the southwest corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Mauer Road for a mixed-use building when it goes back before the City Council on Feb. 25.
The Olathe City Council has approved a rezoning to allow the redevelopment of the former Great Mall of the Great Plains site. The project calls for a hockey arena plus entertainment, residential and retail uses.