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September 3, 2019

WEF Program Recognizes Ottawa WRF Superintendent
Dan Riney, City of Ottawa Water Reclamation Superintendent, was recently named a 2019 Fellow by the Water Environment Federation, a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 35,000 individual members and 7...

May 10, 2019

OTTAWA AWARDED $75,280 ATTRACTION GRANT FROM KANSAS WILDLIFE, PARKS, AND TOURISM

OTTAWA, May 10, 2019-The Federal Highway Administration notified Wynndee Lee, City of Ottawa Community Development Director, an Ottawa project has been selected to receive $75,280.00 for a...

April 5, 2019

The City of Ottawa recently added signs to existing pet waste stations in parks around town along with new pet waste stations on Prairie Spirit Trail. What is a pet waste station? A pet waste station provides users bags to pick pet waste and a trash can to dispose of t...

February 4, 2019

The City of Ottawa staff were recently notified that the City of Ottawa has been approved for a Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant for sidewalks and trail improvements on a portion of the K-68 corridor.   The grant is through the Kansas Department of Transportation...

December 10, 2018

Keurig Dr Pepper and KaBOOM! Award Ottawa Let’s Play Construction Grant

OTTAWA, KS, – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! awarded the City of Ottawa a Let’s Play Community Construction Grant that will be used to complete the third phase of the Gop...

November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018 (Ottawa, KS) – One percent of the population has trained in mindfulness through a course offered by Ransom Memorial Health, the local hospital. Course alumni who staff local service organizations are, in turn, applying mindfulness in their work with c...

September 6, 2018

Sewer rates will slightly increase beginning on this utility bill, as authorized by Resolution No. 1729-17, adopted August 2, 2017. Residential sewer rates will increase $0.15 per CCF (748 gallons), with a slight increase to minimum charges. Commercial and industrial s...

August 21, 2018

OTTAWA KANSAS, August 21, 2018– The City of Ottawa is launching a new way for citizens to receive alerts about important information. 

Citizens may sign up to receive text alerts or recorded voice messages. 

The City is planning on using this system to send out alerts fo...