Weekly Update

City of Osawatomie Municipal Newsletter

Dates to Remember

City Council Meeting
Agenda Available Soon
April 8th, 2021
City Council Meeting
Agenda Available Soon
April 22nd, 2021
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Work continues at the Flint Hills Trail "Mile Zero" trailhead this week as the Walker Station informational kiosk and other trailhead amenities begin to take shape. April will see the installation of a prefabricated pedestrian bridge 1/4 mile from the trailhead, and the completion of the kiosk and restroom facilities.

These amenities are the result of hundreds of volunteer hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars in private donations, grants, and foundation awards. We're looking forward to many wonderful events happening on our trail this spring and summer!

News Release: Utility Bill Update

NEWS RELEASE: Continued Utility Billing Actions Taken Regarding Electric Spike Charges Osawatomie, Kansas - City officials continue to work toward a solution regarding the mid-February cold snap that caused price spikes in electric and natural gas utilities across the entire Midwest. The City of Osawatomie received around $700,000 in charges for a two-week period of severe …

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2nd PRIDE Month Proclaimed

Osawatomie's celebrated PRIDE group is launching into action this April for the 2nd Semi-Annual Community PRIDE Month, as proclaimed by the Mayor and City Council at the March 25th meeting.

The month will see a calendar of volunteer events ranging from local pantry food drives to historical monument repairs and other spring-cleaning activities around town. Residents are welcome to attend any of the events being planned, and more information can be found on PRIDE's Facebook page.
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PRIDE Vice President Kari Bradley stands with Mayor Mark Govea following Thursday's proclamation.

City Manager Report

City Manager Mike Scanlon is back with another installation of his City Manager Report video series. This week features highlights on trail work, the utility billing, and a thank you to the residents who came to last night's Council meeting and voiced their concerns about City business. Check it out!

February 2021 Utility Timeline

The following is a to-the-day timeline of the severe weather-related utility price spikes experienced by the City of Osawatomie and the actions taken by staff and the Governing Body. …

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Job Openings

The City of Osawatomie is currently hiring for several positions. Full time, part time, and seasonal work is available!
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