City crews, with support from the county, have completed the dirt work for the 1st Phase of the Teen Park located south of Kanza Park on W. 15th Street, west of the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail.
The City of Ottawa is pleased to announce that late last week it received word that Moody’s Investors Service has evaluated the City of Ottawa at an A1 bond rating.
We’re all aging — but whether we do so gracefully is up to us! Join the Frontier Extension District to learn 12 keys that can help you grow old successfully, healthy and with increased longevity. This pro-gram is based on New York Times bestselling author and explorer Dan Buettner, the Blue Zones™ . Funding for the program is provided through a USDA Rural Health and Safety Grant.
The City Ottawa has recently been informed that some of its utility customers have been receiving letters and phone calls from an organization saying they missed a payment on their utility line warranty or that their warranty has expired. Please be aware, that over the last several years, the City of Ottawa has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America to offer Sewer and/or Water line warranty programs. This is a year to year voluntary program.
The 312th Army Band is led by Commander and Bandmaster CW2 Nicholas Proctor, and 1SG Cardell Edwards. The program will include concert band, brass band, and large popular music rock group and will feature genres of music ranging from patriotic and traditional marches to rock music. Featured soloists will be SGT Ash Reynolds, vocalist and SPC Ryan Koesterer on piccolo. Courtney Nichols, Ottawa High School Band director will also be guest conducting. The concert is free and open to the public.
Tiffany Evans, senior marketing executive with KOFO Radio, is scheduled to start as the OMA
director March 8. “I’m ready to jump in with both feet and bring new programming to Ottawa Memorial Auditorium,” she said. “I’ll be meeting with the OMA Advisory Board, community members and organizations to get a feel for what kind of events they would like to see in their auditorium. The OMA is a beautiful, historic, intimate facility that I want to see booming with regular activity.”
Ottawa, Kansas November 1, 2016 --Franklin County and the City of Ottawa announced today that they have received notice of the filing of a lawsuit against the County and City arising from the August 2014 death of Joseph Jennings. The case, McHenry v. City of Ottawa, et al., was filed in the Federal District Court in Kansas City. County Counselor Derek Brown and City Attorney Blaine Finch spoke on behalf of their respective organizations. They said both entities will defend the claim but neither could comment further on matters that were currently in litigation.
This video contains valuable information for our customers and reminds all of us that there are only three things to flush.
12:00pm on October 7 and November 4, 2016. Meet at Kanza Park playground. We’ll ride to the trails and visit the trail heads. Fruit and water provided. Bring your lunch! Travel the Trails—Make New Friends—Get Active! Franklin County Public Health and Live Healthy Franklin County Need a bike? We have loaners! 785‐229‐3530
The purpose of this media release is to educate the public concerning changes to the parking ordinance enacted earlier this month. The following information is specifically designed to minimize confusion about these changes in order to avoid unnecessary parking citations. Fines for exceeding time limits have not changed and are still $5.00 per violation.