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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Leaf Program Update 12/18/2018

2nd Scheduled Leaf Pickup Map

Public works crews are currently picking up leaves in the green area of the 2nd scheduled pickup east of Roe Blvd. Green streets have been completed. Remaining streets in red are those we will be picking up the remaining of the week.  The map cre...

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Community News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Roesland Elementary Day Proclamation

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Congratulations Roesland Elementary!! Roesland Elementary named a National ESEA Distinguished School by The National Association of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) State Program Administrators (NAESPA)Proclamation (PDF)

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Community News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Bishop Miege High School State Champions Week

Bishop Miege Champions Week

Congratulations Bishop Miege State Champions!! Boys' Basketball, Girls' Soccer, Volleyball, Boys' Soccer and Football. Go Stags!!Proclamation (PDF)

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Community News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

City of Roeland Park Ward 1 City Council Vacancy

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A vacancy exists in the position of Councilmember ward 1. A special election will be held to elect a successor to fill the vacancy. Candidates for the position of Councilmember must be at least 21 years of age on the date of the election and a resident an...

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Community News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Sculpture Fundraising Goal Has Been Met! Sculptor Begins Work on the R Park Sculpture!

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The Citizens Sculpture Initiative for R Park has announced that the fundraising goal of $62,600 for the R Park Sculpture Project has been met, thanks to the generosity and community-mindedness of 5 family foundations, 10 businesses and over 300 individual...

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Community News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Trash Amnesty Week

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For your trash pick up from Wednesday, Dec 26th through Monday, Dec 31st, you can put out unlimited trash bags on your trash pick up day without purchasing bag tags. All pick ups after Christmas Day will be a day late. For those with Monday pick up, your ...

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Community News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Great Turnout for the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!

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Photos are The Kansas City Bell Ringers, St. Agnes Choir, and Roesland Elementary School Choir.

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Community News
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: November 28, 2018

Beth Houts is Our Featured Artist through December 31st.

Beth Houts Art Reception

To see more of this artist's work, you can visit her website at https://www.bethhouts.com/

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Community News
Posted on: November 29, 2018

52nd Street Signal Removal Meeting

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The City will be holding a public meeting to specifically discuss the traffic signal removal at 52nd & Roe Blvd as part of the Roe Blvd 2020 project.  The meeting will be held on December 19th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at City Hall.  The...

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Community News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Aquatic Center Analysis by Waters Edge

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Water's Edge has completed a comprehensive assessment of the Aquatic Center condition and operations along with analysis of market competition and alternative operating scenarios.  The analysis was designed to engage the entire community in this ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Roeland Park Police Department Spreads Holiday Kindness

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Chris Oberholz KCTV5 News:  

ROELAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Police offered some early holiday help for a young mother who used social media seeking assistance.

Roeland Park officers found a post on Craigslist Friday morning from the mother of two who l...

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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 & Rec.

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Roesland Elemenary School Third Graders Visit City Hall

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Mayor Kelly and third graders in the Council Chambers

Chief Morris talks to the students in the Courtroom

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Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

The 2018 Leaf Pickup Program Kicks Off Starting November 5th

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Are you ready for the City's leaf pickup program? On Monday, November 5th Public Works will deploy the new leaf vacuum truck on the southwest end of the City and work their way north! From November 5th - 17th our focus will be to complete the first leaf p...

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Leaf Brochure 2018 Community News
Posted on: September 28, 2018

New Youth Advisory Council Seeking Passionate Teens Looking to Make a Difference

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The Council will be responsible for organizing the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program which uses voluntees to assist local residents in need with property maintenance and improvements. In addition, the Council will make recommendations to the Governing B...

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

2020 Roe Boulevard

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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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Community News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

2018 FALL LEAF PICKUP PROGRAM

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The City's leaf program is a one-of-a-kind program in the Kansas City Metro area. In 2018, the program will have significant changes and we are asking our residents to please note the information prior to leaf pickup season. No longer are leaves allowed t...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Sculptor Jorge Blanco Visits Roeland Park

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On Saturday, July 21, artist Jorge Blanco arrived from Sarasota, FL, to meet the Roeland Park community and get to work on the R Park Sculpture Project, slated for installation in May, 2019. At 9:30 in the morning Jorge met in R Park with the Arts and Par...

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Community News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Art Matters!

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"The purpose of art is to wash the daily dust of living off our souls." - Pablo Picasso

Here’s what some Roeland Parkers have to say about the Jorge Blanco sculpture that will be coming to R Park in May of 2019:

It’s g...

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Community News
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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Community News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Enter the R Park Sculpture Naming Contest!

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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...

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Community News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected with NotifyJoCo!

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

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