Jenalea has served as the social media and special projects manager for the Franklin County Convention & Visitors Bureau since March 2013. Her last day will be Sept. 3.
“At one point, there were nearly 300 participants on the MindMixer site,” Tom Yahl, planner/codes officer, said. “Unfortunately, the experience and participation since the transition to mySidewalk has been disappointing to both residents and city officials, leading to the decision to discontinue the site."
The City of Ottawa Receives two Gold Medals Recognizing Achievements in Promoting Healthy Meals for Children and Registering and Operating as a MyPlate Community Partner through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties
Ottawa, USD 290, has resources available to students and families that ultimately contribute to a healthy learning environment. A family that has a gross household income that is at or below federal income guidelines can apply and may be approved for nutritional assistance. Those who apply and are approved qualify to receive free or reduced priced meals throughout the school day.
Starting Monday, August, 10th In order to provide our customers with safe high quality water we will be flushing the entire distribution system over the next three to four weeks. You may experience low pressure or cloudy water while the crews are in your area. This should only last for a short time. Thank you for your understanding.
Be informed for the upcoming mail-in ballot sales tax election. The following videos are provided to help you better understand what the election and sales tax mean to the city, how to properly fill out the mail-in ballot and other helpful information.
A portion of the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail in Ottawa temporarily closed for repairs has reopened. The closure and work began July 20, Michael Haeffele, public works director, said. “About 200 feet south of 11th Street, the drainage tubes that flow water from the east side of the trail to the west had developed structural integrity issues,” he said. “This caused the embankment to cave in.”
“The City was deeply troubled to learn of the proceedings against Mr. Bezek today. Citizens of the community can take comfort in knowing none of the issues raised in those proceedings concerned the legal business of the city or its citizens.”
The City of Ottawa, KS (Owner) will receive sealed bids until the date and time stated above for the construction of a single family dwelling located at 727 N. Main Street, Ottawa, KS. The work includes all site work, concrete paving and foundations, carpentry, roofing, casework, interior finishes, specialties, mechanical plumbing and electrical systems as required to complete the construction of the building per plans and specifications. Please note that all bidders should attend the Pre-Bid Meeting and shall verify that they have inspected the existing site conditions prior to submitting their bid.
The City of Ottawa Public Works Department aims to create a cost-friendly street maintenance program while maintaining the integrity of the streets for residents.
Michael Haeffele, public works director, said the department approached the proposed 2015 street improvement plan by comparing cost verses benefit. “Chip sealing and crack sealing streets are two of the less expensive ways of maintaining asphalt integrity,” he said. “Chip sealing also provides a new wear surface on the street. Plus, the old asphalt is sealed with a new layer of liquid asphalt.”