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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Make Plans to Recylce Just About Anything at the Spring Recycling Extravaganza!

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For more information go to:  https://www.opkansas.org/events/spring-recycling-extravaganza/ April 27, 2019  8:00 am - 2:00 pmJohnson County Community College12345 College Blvd.Overland Park, KS 66210

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back on April 27th

DEA National Rx Take Back

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Price Chopper at 4950 Roe Boulevard.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

You Are Invited to a Workshop to Share Ideas for the Roe Blvd/Johnson Dr Corridor!

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The public is invited to a workshop to share ideas to actively shape a vision for the Roe Blvd and Johnson Dr Corridor in Roeland Park. Please join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the Roeland Park Community Center! 

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Roeland Park is Recipient of a 2019 "Planning Sustainable Places" Project Grant

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This project is supported through a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC) Planning Sustainable Places Initiative - a regional program funded by the state-allocated Surface Transportation Program (Livable Communities Pilot) and intended to a...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Roeland Park Has Been Recognized as a Community for All Ages Gold Level Recipient

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The city of Roeland Park was recently named a “Community for All Ages,” which recognizes its work to become more age friendly. The recognition program encourages communities to respond positively to the rapid increase in the older adult population and to ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Get a Sneak Peek at "See Red Run" in the Making!

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A Sneak Peek at “See Red Run!”

Here is a sneak peek at the future R Park sculpture, “See Red Run!”, that is currently being fabricated by the artist, Jorge Blanco, in Sarasota, Florida. The sculpture is being assembled for the first time before it gets pre...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Do you still have tree limbs at the curb from this winter's storms?

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The City-sponsored tree limb pick up program was completed last month. If you still have tree limbs to dispose of, weekly curbside pick up is available provided by WCA on your regular trash pick up day. Limbs must be tied with string or twine in bundles n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Pickleball Lessons

pop-up pickleball lessons at R Park

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Join the Roeland Park Stingrays!

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Pool Memberships

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Pool memberships go on sale April 1 and can be purchased at the Roeland Park Community Center during normal hours of operation.

Purchase your membership before April 30 and receive a 10% discount. Summer sun will be here before you know it!

Community News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Lights, Camera, Action! RP Spring Photo Contest

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We are looking for photos that represent what you love most about Roeland Park, from spring flowers to your neighbors enjoying life in RP.  Not sure what to capture? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • People and activities
  • Park (preferably pic...
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Posted on: March 15, 2019

New Community Initiative Programs are Available to Roeland Park Residents in 2019

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  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors
  • Property Tax Assistance Program
  • Compost Bin Rebate Program
  • Youth Advisory Board

Scroll through these programs at  https://www.roelandpark.org/340/2019-Initiatives 

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

NLC Resilience Leadership Program

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We are excited to announce that Roeland Park is the first and only city in Kansas to join the 2019 cohort of the Leadership in Community Resilience program! Roeland Park will receive $10,000 from the Nation League of Cities to help us meet community-speci...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

2020 Roe Boulevard Project Information

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Vision for 2020 Roe BoulevardThe Roe Boulevard Improvement Project is funded with local resources and dollars from the Federal Surface Transportation Program. The project development process involves the following four phases: Visioning, Preliminary Desig...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Be prepared for severe weather season with NotifyJoCo to stay safe and informed

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NotifyJoCo is a free mass notification system designed to keep Johnson County Kansas residentsand businesses informed of emergencies and certain non-emergency events.By registering with NotifyJoCo and customizing your alert preferences, you’ll r...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

The R Park Sculpture Has Been Named!

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See Red Run!” was chosen as the name for the future R Park sculpture. Roeland Park resident Judy Hyde, the winner of a naming contest held in the City from July 21 to Dec. 31, 2018, said she submitted the “See Red Run!” title for several reasons:...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Recycle More, Recycle Better

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The MARC Solid Waste Management District recently published the Recycle More, Recycle Better flier (PDF) 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 ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Pool Analysis Study

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Click on the link to read the presentation by Water's Edge on the Pool Analysis presented at the Community Forum in January 2019. that was presented at the Community Forum. You can also access the full 2018 pool analysis report here.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Lifeguards Wanted For Johnson County Parks & Recreation District Locations

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Lifeguards Wanted Roeland Park Aquatic Center - 4843 Rosewood DrApplicants can email directly to Shannon.Plueger@jocogov.org 

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Meet the Mayor!

Mike Kelly

Want to know more about what’s going on in Roeland Park?Have ideas you’d like to share with your Governing Body?Need comic relief on a REALLY low budget?

Sit down for an informal, and hopefully informative, meeting with Roeland Park May...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Pickleball! Coming this Spring to R Park!

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What is Pickleball?  Click HERE more information on Pickleball and where to play from Johnson County Parks & Recreation.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Tips on Sun Protection for Children

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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 Cit...

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