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. The mayor also attends ceremonial duties such as dedications, grand openings, ribbon cuttings, and welcomes for groups meeting in the city. In addition to local efforts, the mayor serves on many boards and commissions in the region to help promote our citizens’ interests in larger discussions.
Current Mayor of Osawatomie
The current Mayor of Osawatomie is Nick Hampson, former Ward IV Councilmember. Mayor Hampson was elected in the November 2021 elections and sworn into office on January 13th, 2022.
The Mayor’s Office can be reached in a variety of ways. While the Mayor doesn’t have a physical office in City Hall, city staff is happy to assist in transferring messages or requests through regular City Hall channels.
To reach out directly, or if you have a confidential matter, please submit a message via email. The mayor’s email account is managed exclusively by the mayor, while the Facebook page is co-administered by the Mayor and city staff.
The Mayor and Governing Body issue proclamations for nonprofit organizations with citywide, regional or statewide interest, as a courtesy.
Proclamation requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Not all requests are accepted.
Proclamations recognize and are issued for a specific day, week, or month.
These public service documents are strictly honorary and are not legally binding.
Proclamations will not be issued to endorse or promote a private, for-profit business that competes with similar for-profit businesses, or to endorse or promote a partisan political position or candidate.
Submit a Request
Submit proclamation requests between four and six weeks in advance of the requested date. Include a draft of the proclamation. Any draft proclamation language may be edited or rewritten at the discretion of the Mayor’s office.
Include contact information for the requestor, including a mailing address and telephone number.
Submit requests via email or mail:
Public Information Officer
City of Osawatomie
PO Box 37
Osawatomie, KS 66064