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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for November 10th and 11th for Houlihan's

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Join us on Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th from 10am to 3pm to help raise funds for R Park's Sculpture.

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Community News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Ditch the Bag!

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You think you’re recycling right, but when you bag your recyclables or put plastic bags and product wrap into your recycle bin - they could end up in the landfill. Why? Plastic bags get caught in the machinery at the recycling facility, and lower...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Tuesday, Oct. 16th, is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the November 6th General Election

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Here are some of the important dates to know to participate in the November 6, 2018 General Election

For more information about registering and voting, go to https://jocoelection.org/  or http://www.voteks.org/before-you-vote/how-do-i-reg...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Help Raise the Final $3,000 in the R Park Sculpture Home Stretch!

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Help Raise the Final $3,000 in the Sculpture Home Stretch! 

We’re 95% of the way to the R Park sculpture fundraising goal!

Will you help us cross the finish line with a donation today?

 * We were awarded a $5,000 grant from the Barton P. an...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Photos from International Walk to School Day, October 10th

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Photos from October 10th Walk to School Day

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Community News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Roeland Park's 2018 Fall Family Picnic at R Park

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Gather at R Park with family, friends, and neighbors on the afternoon of Saturday, October 20 from Noon to 3 pm for a fun-filled Fall Family Picnic!

Food and drink trucks, music and entertainment, pie-eating, pumpkin painting, and yard ga...

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Community News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Quarterly Community Forum

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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 26, 2018

October Featured Artists at City Hall - Diverse Perspectives

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Opening Reception 

Friday, October 5, 5-8pm

Schlegel Gallery

4600 W 51st St.

October Featured Artists

Vicki DeBlase                         &am...

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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 20, 2018

Ripple Glass Recycling

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Ripple Glass and the City of Roeland Park have been directed to remove the recycling bin at the Roeland Park Lowe’s on Friday, 9/21. Ripple Glass is seeking out alternative locations in Roeland Park and hope to find a new location soon. To find another bi...

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Community News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness MonthFor information and Resources

Johnson County Mental Health Coalitionhttps://www.jocogov.org/dept/mental-health/education-outreach/suicide-prevention/johnson-county-suicide-prevention-coalition

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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 21, 2018

What You Need to Know About Recycling in the KC Metro Area

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"What we put in our recycling bins ends up in one of a small handful of facilities in the Kansas City area. Now, a big change in what China will import is hitting recycling around the world and in Kansas City. 

A full truck backed into the W...

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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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