Weekly Update

City of Osawatomie Municipal Newsletter

City Council Reminders

Regular Meeting
Memorial Hall
April 14, 2022 @ 6:30p
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FOOD TRUCKS ARE BACK!


Spring has arrived and the food truck calendar is blossoming with new arrivals and fan favorites. The first truck of the season is the absolute standout THE MELT TRUCK!

They'll be in downtown Osawatomie on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 from 11:00am to 7:00pm at the corner of 5th and Main Streets.

City Seeking Applicants for Public Works Director

The City of Osawatomie is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Director due to the retirement announcement of the incumbent director. This position is full-time and eligible for full benefits including KPERS and ICMA retirements. The full job description can be downloaded here. Job Description The full job description can be downloaded here. As a Department Director, the …

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City Seeking Applicants for Public Works Director

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance Available

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance Available
Emergency Rental Assistance remains availableMore than $125 million in rental, utility assistance awardedTOPEKA, Kan.— Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) funding remains available to support Kansans at risk of eviction. KERA provides rent, utility, and internet assistance to households that have experienced a financial hardship during the pandemic."More than a third of Kansans rent their homes, and many have struggled to cover rent …

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City Announces New Childcare Taskforce, Invites Applicants

The City of Osawatomie is preparing a new taskforce, comprised of select staff members working with community partners and members of the public, to investigate and analyze the community's possible response(s) to the nationwide childcare crisis. This Childcare Taskforce will investigate the current childcare situation in the city of Osawatomie and surrounding regions, compare community needs to availabilities, research efforts …

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City Announces New Childcare Taskforce, Invites Applicants

Seat Available on Public Library Board of Trustees

Seat Available on Public Library Board of Trustees
Due to a recent term expiration, the Osawatomie City Council invites interested individuals to apply to serve on the Osawatomie Public Library Board of Trustees. Applicants must live within Osawatomie city limits in order to be eligible for consideration. Trustee terms are four years beginning at the first meeting in May after their appointment, and representatives are not restricted to …

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Events at Mile Zero

Looking to host a professional or community event at our Mile Zero Trailhead for the Flint Hills Trail? Weekends in 2022 are going to start filling up soon! We already have several amazing large-scale events on the calendar, so get your (free) permit submitted soon and claim your date! Download the permit below, and check out our Community Calendar to …

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Events at Mile Zero

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!
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Residents interested in receiving text notifications from the City can text "OZGENERAL" to 91896 for general alerts or "OZALERTS" to 91896 for emergency alerts!
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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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