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The City of Osawatomie is continuously monitoring and responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Changes in operation or other related announcements will be listed here. Please call City Hall if you have any questions.

Announcements are listed in chronological order.

March 2020 : Utility Shutoffs Delay – Executive Order by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
March 18 – May 4, 2020 : Community Closings – Rental Facilities Closed
March 18, 2020 : Municipal Court Cancelled
(Until) March 30, 2020 : Osawatomie Public Library – Closed
(Updated) March 18, 2020 : Waste Management
March 18, 2020 : Osawatomie Golf Course – Update
March 23, 2020 : Stay-at-Home Order Issued
(Updated) March 23, 2020 : State of Emergency Declaration for Miami County
March 25, 2020 : Municipal Court Cancelled
Municipal Court Cancelled – Extended through April 15, 2020
April 6, 2020 : Playgrounds Closed – Updated
April 24, 2020 : Golf Course Re-opening – Updated
May 7, 2020 : COVID-19 Impact Survey For All Local Businesses – (Survey Now Closed)
(Updated) May 20, 2020 : Governor Kelly’s “Ad Astra” Reopening Plan
– The City of Osawatomie will follow the phases laid out in this plan, including any amendments and adjustments made after the original publication. All businesses, activities, and recreation venues located in Osawatomie are expected to follow these guidelines.
June 2, 2020 : Municipal Court Guide to Zoom Hearings WITH an Attorney
June 2, 2020 : Municipal Court Guide to Zoom Hearings WITHOUT an Attorney

July 15, 2020 : The City of Osawatomie passed an Ordinance (Ordinance No. 3783) that required the use of masks or other approved face coverings in public spaces in the City. Please click here for more information on the Ordinance.

November 20, 2020 : News Release from the City Manager’s Office Regarding COVID-19
– The City of Osawatomie is reverting back to our springtime decision to temporarily close certain City offices and facilities in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our staff and community

February 1, 2021 : The City of Osawatomie and its facilities opened to the public, but still required masks for all public spaces as defined by Ordinance No. 3783.

May 13, 2021 : COVID-19 Mask Mandate: Repealed
– The City of Osawatomie passed an Ordinance (Ordinance No. 3795) that repealed the previously passed Ordinance No. 3783; masks or other face coverings will no longer be required in public spaces in the City. This action goes into effect on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021, after publication in the Miami County Republic per City policies.