In preparation for the City’s annual water distribution system flushing program, the treatment process has been changed to a free chlorine disinfectant. Customers may experience a stronger than usual chlorine smell in their water as this works its way through the system.
Dog Walk – Walk your dog with the pack! Join us for a dog walk around beautiful Forest Park! Pre-registration will be at City Hall, Planning & Codes Department, or on-site Saturday, October 4, at 10:00, with the walk at 10:30 a.m.. Registration is $5 prior to the event and $7 the day of the event.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas highlights Playful Ottawa Kansas as a play city of five years running!
The city's Play Task Force has hosted annual play days to encourage families to get out of the house and be physically active. This year's event in May featured pillow polo, large boxes for castles and a box town.
The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected 20 projects for inclusion in its Transportation Alternatives program and the city of Ottawa has been chosen as one of the 20. KDOT received 43 applications from local units of government for funding consideration totaling more than $22.5 million.
Beginning Monday, July 21, 2104, the City of Ottawa will have contractors working on sidewalk ramps. The intersections that will primarily be affected are as follows
Beginning Monday, July 21, 2104, the City of Ottawa will have contractors working on concrete street patching. The intersections that will primarily be affected are as follows.
The City of Ottawa, KS and the local Government Access Channel 20 in compliance with a recent ADA (Americans with Disability Act) audit, are pleased to begin offering closed captioning for all City of Ottawa Commission Meetings on Local Government Access Channel 20 for the public.
The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Ottawa for recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative, which is dedicated to solving the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. LMCTC calls upon local elected officials to adopt sustainable and holistic policies that improve communities’ access to healthy affordable food and opportunities for physical activity through five goal areas.
Ottawa was honored as a 2014 Playful City USA designation for the fifth time. Ottawa has hosted five Play Day’s in those five years, including one the 17th of May. In addition, the Play Task Force along with the Parks Division have seen to it that hazardous climbing equipment has been removed and replaced. The two most significant additions in Ottawa have been the Kanza Playground and the very new Forest Park Playground. KaBOOM! and Play City designations have been instrumental in that growth, through encouragement, shared resources, and even funds.
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