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The Travis Marvin concert has been postponed due to the incoming bad weather. He will reschedule so hang onto your tickets. Any question please call the OMA box office (785) 242-8810
Kansas Water Regional Goal Leadership Teams to hear water supply priorities
Recently the 14 Regional Goal Leadership Teams met to begin the water supply goal setting process to help develop water supply goals for each region. The role of each team is to participate in a public scoping process in their region, develop and draft water supply goals for their region based on public input and available resource condition information.
It's Round 1 of the Kansas Hometown Showdown! These photos are from various cities all over Kansas. Be sure to vote for your favorites by liking the photo. Look... at the photo description to see which city it is from. Voting for round 1 will be open until March 1st. Check out the bracket for the matchups!
The Mayor of Ottawa, Linda Reed, is partnering with the Ottawa Play Task Force to launch a fun, spring campaign to get the community moving. Hopscotch figures will be painted or chalked at locations all around the community, such as the schools, hospital, city hall, and businesses around Ottawa.
The City of Ottawa’s Planning Commission reviewed the proposed Park Master Plan and held a public hearing. The chairperson for the Play Task Force committee spoke in favor of the plan. In 2007, PROS Consulting developed the original recreation and park master plan. In 2014, the City updated the documents creating a Parks Master Plan to enable an updated version on the parks and amenities the city provides. This plan provides strategic approach to the continuation and development of future parks and amenities for the next 5-10 years. The plan is a broad based strategic planning tool for the City that will guide the future of park and playground improvements, which ties back to the City Comprehensive Plan.
The Candidates Forum for City Commission and USD 290 Board Members will be on March 24th, 6pm at OMA.
The City of Ottawa is looking to fill a vacant position on the Tree Advisory Board. Additional information about the board and an application may be found on the City’s webpage.
Beginning Monday, March 2, 2015, the City of Ottawa will have contractors working along the levee system to rehabilitate a drainage structure through the Ottawa Flood Control Levee system. The project is necessary as part of the overall FEMA Certification Process. Weather permitting, this project is to be scheduled to be completed by June 2, 2015.
The Ottawa Task Force is facing off against the Galaxy Youth Cheer group from Colchester, Connecticut in a “Recycling Rumble,” Feb. 1-Apr. 17, 2015, to raise money by recycling, and for the chance to earn cash prizes compliments of the national fundraising through recycling program FundingFactory.
OTTAWA, Kan. — Jan. 29, 2015 — Dennis Tharp will be the City of Ottawa’s new utilities director beginning Jan. 31. Tharp, who has served as the interim utilities director since November, has worked for the city for 14 years. “Dennis brings private and public sector experience to this position, which is greatly beneficial to the residents of Ottawa,” City Manager Richard U. Nienstedt said. “During Dennis’ time as interim director, he has shown the ability to reach out to employees and residents, work with his management team to focus on training and safety needs, address long-range planning and take steps to continue to provide efficient and quality service.”