• 2018 UBAS Surface Treatment Begins Monday, July 23rd

    The City’s Ultrathin Bonded Asphalt Surface (UBAS) program is set to begin Monday, July 23rd.  We ask you to be considerate of this work and not park your vehicles on the street and turn your irrigation systems off.  Each resident impacted should receive a door hanger notices of which the …

  • Chipseal Work to Begin Week of July 16th

    The City’s Chipseal program is set to begin the week of July 16th.  We anticipate the program to take one week, weather dependent.  Residents who are having this work performed on their streets are asked to please not park on the street while work is being performed and turn off …

  • Our R Park Sculpture Needs a Name!

    Jorge Blanco has generously agreed to let the community help name the R Park sculpture.  This whimsical sculpture was designed for R Park to celebrate the site and symbolize the forward movement of our city.  The “R”s contained at the end of each circle are a tribute to the elementary …

  • 2018 Parks Passport Program

    The City of Roeland Park is excited to participate in the 2018 Parks Passport Program with the Cities of Fairway, Merriam, Mission, and Prairie Village!  This program is an opportunity to embark on a tour of selected area parks in each City by answering questions about that specific park.This is a …

  • Roeland Park Aquatic Center Open House and Survey

    The City of Roeland Park and Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department have had a long-standing joint-funding agreement in regards to the operation of the Roeland Park Aquatic Center. The interlocal agreement expires in May of 2019, and in preparation, the City of Roeland Park has begun an operational study …

  • Recycle More, Recycle Better

    The MARC Solid Waste Management District recently published the Recycle More, Recycle Better flier to make it easier for residents to know what is and is not recyclable in their curbside bins. Confusion as to what materials are acceptable is causing a lot of unacceptable materials to end up in …

  • Preliminary 2019 Budget

    Preliminary 2019 Budget This information will be reviewed at the Community Forum Monday, May 14 at 6pm at the Roeland Park Community Center 4850 Rosewood Drive The links below will take you to the three primary components of the city budget. The link below will take you to the line …

  • Sun Protection for Children

    Tips on Sun Protection for Children With spring arriving, children will be spending more time out–of–doors.  “Sun Protection for Children” brochures are free and available for pick-up from the table outside of the Council Chambers in City Hall, if you are interested. Written by the American Academy of Dermatology, the brochure …

  • Introducing an Engaging Sculpture for R Park: A Testament to Joy!

    A new, colorful and joyful sculpture, symbolizing revitalization in the Roeland Park community, will be installed in R Park in the spring of 2019.  This sculpture will fulfill the first of 7 public art focal points designated in the R Park Master Plan and will join with future art pieces, …

  • Kansas Tax Relief Programs: Homestead Refund and Safe Senior

    The HOMESTEAD REFUND is a rebate program for the property taxes paid by homeowners. The refund is based on a portion of the property tax paid on a Kansas resident’s home. The maximum refund is $700. To qualify you must be a Kansas resident, living in Kansas the entire year. …

  • Roeland Park Police K9 Fund

    The Roeland Park Police Department has kicked off a fundraising campaign to help purchase the first-ever canine unit for the City of Roeland Park, Kansas.  The fundraising goal is $80,000, which will help purchase the dog and for training, equipment, and a police canine vehicle. A police canine unit is …

  • Roe 2020 – Improvements to Roe Boulevard

    The City is undertaking major changes to Roe Boulevard with construction starting in 2020. Visioning and planning have already begun. This is one of the largest public infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Roeland Park. Learn more about this important project by visiting this link. 

  • Seeking Shade in R Park!

    While enjoying time in R Park this hot summer, you have no doubt noticed the critical need for shade there!  After most of the mature trees had to be removed due to Emerald Ash borer, the city replanted 27 new trees. But it will be a long time before they …

  • Introducing the Employee Recognition Program: Outstanding Service Award

    The Employee Recognition Program is designed to recognize city staff who have demonstrated exemplary service and continued commitment to the Roeland Park community. Employees who have distinguished themselves through in their work for the city will be presented the Outstanding Service Award. Residents of Roeland Park and fellow city staff …