The Ottawa City Band is set to perform its second annual Christmas concert at Ottawa Municipal Auditorium later this month.
Ottawa, Kansas November 1, 2016 --Franklin County and the City of Ottawa announced today that they have received notice of the filing of a lawsuit against the County and City arising from the August 2014 death of Joseph Jennings. The case, McHenry v. City of Ottawa, et al., was filed in the Federal District Court in Kansas City. County Counselor Derek Brown and City Attorney Blaine Finch spoke on behalf of their respective organizations. They said both entities will defend the claim but neither could comment further on matters that were currently in litigation.
Beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2016 a complete reconstruction of 19th Street from Eisenhower east just past Twyman will cause 19th Street to be closed to through traffic.
The City of Ottawa recently made a $750 donation to Wreaths Across Franklin County. The project is an effort among VFW Post 5901, the American Legion and the Daughters of the American Revolution to put wreaths on all veteran graves in the county during the Christmas and New Year holidays.
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12:00pm on October 7 and November 4, 2016. Meet at Kanza Park playground. We’ll ride to the trails and visit the trail heads. Fruit and water provided. Bring your lunch! Travel the Trails—Make New Friends—Get Active! Franklin County Public Health and Live Healthy Franklin County Need a bike? We have loaners! 785‐229‐3530
The purpose of this media release is to educate the public concerning changes to the parking ordinance enacted earlier this month. The following information is specifically designed to minimize confusion about these changes in order to avoid unnecessary parking citations. Fines for exceeding time limits have not changed and are still $5.00 per violation.
The gift, which came through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, will help complete the first phase of the Teen Park. “We love the idea of the Teen Park and creating a place for fun and challenging features for our teens to use,” Mayor Sara Caylor said. “We are overwhelmed by this anonymous donor helping us make the dream a reality.
Shawn Dillon has been selected as the new assistant fire chief for the City of Ottawa. Dillon began his service with the Ottawa Fire Department in February 2006 as a firefighter/EMT-I. He was promoted to driver/operator in April 2008, lieutenant in October 2008 and captain in July 2014.
The Ottawa Play Task Force is excited to announce it will receive $10,000 to go toward the Ottawa Teen Park. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners and Ottawa Rotary Club each will donate $5,000 for the park, located just south of 15th Street across from Kanza Park.