Weekly Update

City of Osawatomie Municipal Newsletter

City Council Reminders

Regular Meeting
Memorial Hall
Feb. 10, 2022 @ 6:30p
Regular Meeting
Memorial Hall
Feb. 24, 2022 @ 6:30p
Kansas Day is Saturday, January 29th, 2022! Our great state turns 161 and we're ready to celebrate all the beauty and prosperity of the place we call home. What are some of your favorite things about life in Kansas? Did you know Kansas Day was first celebrated by schoolchildren in Paola in 1877? How cool! Good job, neighbors!

Find New Ways to Celebrate with the Kansas Department of Tourism!
Our first 2022 printed quarterly newsletter is on the editor's desk and will be in the hands of Miami County residents soon! Information and articles in the printed edition are especially chosen for residents who might not have access to digital media -- or anyone who maybe has missed some of our bigger projects and announcements.


Icky winter weather is headed our way next week. Are you ready for the snowfall? Or maybe you're wondering where your neighborhood falls on the snow plow route? Check out our priority map at the link below and be in-the-know the next time we see flurries!

John Brown Museum State Historic Site - Annual Visitor Report (2021)

Wow! Even through a continuing pandemic, the John Brown Museum State Historic Site still welcomed an incredible number of visitors. We are so lucky to have such a nationally important part of history in the heart of our hometown. Total Number of Visitors: 1,895 Out-of-State Visitors: 639 Group Visitors: 310 Johnson County Visitors: 216 We even had 11 international visitors …
John Brown Museum State Historic Site - Annual Visitor Report (2021)

January 27th, 2022

January 27th, 2022
Consent Agenda ; Presentations, Proclamations, and Appointments ; Unfinished Business ; New Business ; Reports 1.27.2022 Agenda PacketDownload

P&Z January 18th, 2022

P&Z January 18th, 2022

Contacting Your Elected Officials

The City of Osawatomie is pleased to announce a new way to contact your council representative or Mayor Hampson -- public email addresses! Each member of the Governing Body operates their own account (no City staff middleman). Reach out with questions, concerns, or for clarification. They're eager to listen and love to learn more about the needs of the community. See Contact Information

Mayor's Office

Mayor's Office
The mayor presides over all City Council meetings and signs all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and agreements authorized by the Governing Body. The mayor also meets with residents, business associates, local and regional elected officials, students, Scouts and city staff members, all while advocating for the city’s success at every opportunity.

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Are you caught up on all things Osawatomie? Check out our YouTube Channel and browse the archive of City Manager Reports for 2021. Reports coming in 2022 will feature City Manager Mike Scanlon, but we'll also see visits and updates from Deputy City Manager Bret Glendening, Public Works Director Bill Roseberry, Utilities Director Terry Upshaw, and more! With so many big projects on the horizon, we need all hands on deck.
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Osawatomie Police Department Calls for Service Reports

The Osawatomie Police Department records all calls for service and compiles regular reports on activity within the City of Osawatomie. An archive of those reports can be found on our website. For more information on the reports or incidents mentioned, please contact the Osawatomie Police Department directly.

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TextMyGov Resident Support

This text-based software allows residents to search information, ask questions, or report issues in the community directly from their phone's regular messaging app. Text the words "Hi," "Hello," or "Hey" to 913-557-8777 to check out the program. We'll be making continuous updates to the prompts and flows as we learn more about the community's needs and preferences, so don't be discouraged if something isn't in place just yet -- we're working on it!
Residents interested in receiving text notifications from the City can text "OZGENERAL" to 91896 for general alerts or "OZALERTS" to 91896 for emergency alerts!
Utility Drop Box Temporarily Relocating
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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