Weekly Update

City of Osawatomie Municipal Newsletter

City Council Reminders

Regular Meeting
Agenda Available Soon
Oct. 14, 2021 @ 6:30p
Regular Meeting
Agenda Available Soon
Oct. 28, 2021 @ 6:30p
10.8.2021 CMR
City Manager Mike Scanlon updates us on the next stage for Oz Commons and other City projects.
Find a complete archive of our City Manager Reports on our YouTube channel!
Food Truck Wars Flyer - 1st 9 weeks
Students from Osawatomie Middle School are participating in a nine-week elective class called "Food Truck Wars" taught by Mrs. Haney (7th grade math). Their slogan? "We're learning business by doing business!" Each group of students formulates a business plan, creates a menu and a budget, and obtains a "loan" from the principal. They host a pop-up stand to sell their wares and the most profitable group gets their choice of prize! Tomorrow morning is the first public pop-up at Osawatomie Middle School. The students rotate electives each 9 weeks so four groups will rotate through and each get a chance to participate. Support these budding entrepreneurs on Saturday morning from 10am - 12pm!
Clean Up Day Website Cover (1)
Our new fall clean up day is Saturday, October 16th, 2021! Same rules as our annual city-wide cleanup apply (no tires, no appliances, no construction debris, no batteries or other hazardous material, no household trash, etc.). Dumpsters will be available at select locations in town and residents will be able to dump their own items -- see our flyer next week for final details, including dumpster locations!
forestry site burn & clear (1)
Weather conditions permitting, we will be burning the forestry site on Monday, October 11th, 2021. There will be no drop-off allowed on Monday, or until the site is cleared for use.
PLEASE REMEMBER that the forestry site does not permit the drop-off of construction or remodeling debris (a recent drop-off of banned material is shown to the right), household trash, or other refuse. The site is strictly for yard waste, lawn clippings, leaves, and other natural debris. If abuse of the service or site continues, we will close the site indefinitely.
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OZ Commons Recommendations Presentation to Council
Join us as we present recommendations to City Council for the OZ Commons Downtown Redevelopment project! We received 350 responses to the community survey, and over 170 people participated in either our community meetings or virtual activities. Successful community listening and idea sessions also provided insight on what our community wants to see in the next generation of Osawatomie’s growth. Thank you so much for your participation in this exciting planning process for our community!
Positions Available Include:

- Deputy Building Official
- Public Safety Officer
- Building Custodian
- Library Clerk
- Assistant Site Administrator (Museum)

Check our website for full descriptions and to download an application!
While we continue work on the new website, certain functions may be unavailable. Please call us at 913-755-2146 and we'd be glad to help you access the information you need.
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