Overbrook Overlook: Library friends stock up for annual book sale

Friends of Overbrook Library book sale

The Friends of the Library book sale will be July 25-28, 2018, during library hours. On July 27 and 28 will be bag sales. All proceeds are used to support the library. Everyone is invited to come, help the library, and pick up some good books and puzzles.

Overbrook tree dump

Overbrook City Hall is reminding citizens that the city’s tree dump is not for commercial use. Citizens may dump tree limbs, unbagged grass, and unbagged leaves. Items that cannot be left at the tree dump includes sofas, shingles, tires, rims, plastic jugs, brick and mortar, concrete and other debris. If items other than tree limbs, grass, or leaves are left at the tree dump, violators are subject to citations and fines.

Planning and zoning

Anyone planning new homes, new remodeling projects, home addition, new fences, or new storage sheds, this spring or summer, is advised to check with Overbrook City Hall, 785-665-7328, to ensure your project is in compliance with city zoning ordinances. Most projects require a building permit before construction or renovation begins. The city clerk or the city zoning administrator can answer or find an answer to any question related to zoning requirements.

Overbrook PRIDE

Overbrook PRIDE needs your support. All citizens are welcome to attend monthly meetings at 8 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the American Legion Hall, 102 Maple St.

PRIDE sponsors a plant sale and citywide garage sales each April, hosts a fireworks display in July, plants and cares for petunias downtown, and has accomplished several projects at Jones Park. Everyone is invited to join in their efforts to make Overbrook a wonderful place to live.

Veterans Memorial Committee

The Veterans Memorial Committee is looking for any group, club, organization or business to help keep the Overbrook Veterans Memorial looking nice. Would you be able to work one week at watering and pulling weeds? This is a great opportunity to help your community and take pride in doing something to show our veterans we care about them. Call Joanne Allen at 785-221-7305 if interested. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

For more information, contact Overbrook City Hall at 785-665-7328.

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