The City of Ottawa is accepting Requests for Proposals for farming the following:
Lots 5 and 6 in the Northeast 1/4 of Section 36, Township 17 South, Range 19 East, containing 53.74 acres, according to Government Survey, Franklin County, Kansas (adjoining the Ottawa Municipal Airport)
Persons interested in responding to this request must submit their complete proposal in a sealed envelope.
Reorganization of the City of Ottawa’s utilities department is set to improve the department’s efficiency, communication and service to residents. The department reorganized Nov. 10, following the retirement announcement of Superintendent of Utilities Jim Bradley, who has worked for the city for 23 years. Bradley’s last day is Dec. 5. The retirement of Bradley allowed the city to look to current employees to expand their roles and take on additional responsibilities, City Manager Richard U. Nienstedt said.
Please be advised the City of Ottawa has scheduled a Special Call Meeting for Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Conference Room, 1301 S Main, at 5:30 pm. City of Ottawa Governing Body will also hold a Special Call meeting on November 18, 2014, at 3:00 pm at Neosho County Community College (NCCC).
On August 23rd, 2014 at approximately 7:51 p.m. hours officers with the Ottawa Police Department were dispatched to a person reportedly armed with a gun in the Orscheln’s Farm and Home parking lot, 2008 S. Princeton Street; deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the call. In this article you will find the news release and the written findings on the incident.
The City of Ottawa is currently recruiting for its Accessibility Advisory Board; this is to fill the vacancy of an unexpired term which ends April 2015.
Killough Construction is beginning the mill and overlay project today 9/18/14
Weather permitting, these projects are to be completed by October 15, 2014 if not before. Doorknockers are to be hung on residences that will be affected.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department at 785-229-3630.
We are working on a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize application, and we’d love to hear from you about you or your organization perspective on Ottawa/Franklin County’s Health Culture. This survey aims to examine your thoughts on our community’s health and better understand your organization’s commitment towards a healthy community.
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.
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.