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Notice: Osage City Fall Citywide Cleanup Week, Sept. 20 – Sept. 24, 2021

NOTICE: City of Osage City
Fall Citywide Cleanup Week
Sept. 20 through Sept. 24, 2021

Cleanup will be for the one week only – all items should be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your regular scheduled trash pickup day.

Special pickup service can be scheduled for an additional fee. To schedule a special pickup or inquire about the fee, call Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714.

Acceptable items include:

  • Boxes
  • Junk Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Small appliances and other metal items
  • Other bulky items

All smaller items must be bagged or boxed. Metal and brush must be separated.

Items that will not be picked up:

  • Tires
  • Vehicles and/or major auto parts
  • Buildings, major building parts, or large piles of building material
  • Construction materials – no lumber
  • Plaster or drywall
  • Roofing materials
  • Concrete chunks
  • Loose piles of trash
  • Animal carcasses
  • Refrigerators with Freon
  • NO HAZARDOUS WASTE

City employees will not enter your property to pick up trash and the City reserves the right to not pick up selected items that are not a part of this list.

The next City Wide Cleanup will be scheduled Spring 2022. No limbs or brush will be picked up until that time, unless a severe storm occurs.


Compost Site

The City of Osage City has a compost site located at Fourth and Superior streets (behind the old sewer plant) for dumping of tree limbs, grass clippings and leaves. For more information contact Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714.

Osage City Fall Citywide Garage Sale Sept. 17-18, 2021

Update: See map below.

The Osage City Citywide Garage Sale will be Sept. 17-18, 2021. Hosted by the Osage City Chamber of Commerce, the citywide sale offers a great opportunity to get rid of some of that “stuff” you never use and free up some space.

The Chamber will have a map showing area sales, and sellers can sign up to be listed on the map by contacting Tricia Gundy at 785-528-3301 or 785-219-9727. The user friendly map provides a chart for the type of items at the garage sales. The map will be available at area business during the garage sale weekend, and online on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook and website, www.osagcitychamber.com.

To sign up your sale to be on the map, information needed will be your name as you want it listed, address, phone number in case of questions about the sale, if you are having the sale Friday and Saturday or Saturday only, what area you are on the map, type of items that you will be selling, for example: children clothing, adult clothing, furniture, collectibles, kitchen items, household items, craft items, miscellaneous. Sellers’ $5 donation goes towards a scholarship awarded every year to two Osage City High School graduates that are furthering their education. (The 2021 scholarships were awarded to Wyatt Orender and Laci Davenport.) The deadline for adding a sale to the garage sale map is 5 p.m. Sept. 14.

Help Wanted: Flint Hills Beverage seeks Route Relief/Merchandising and Sales & Service Rep

Flint Hills Beverage, the area Budweiser wholesaler, is now accepting applications 8-5 Monday-Friday at 132 W. Market St., Osage City, Kan., or online at www.flinthillsbeverage.com for Route Relief/Merchandising and Sales & Service Rep positions. These positions requires lifting 20-165 lbs. repetitively and obtaining a CDL license with our training. Pre-employment drug screen, driving record review and physical will also be required. Selling, customer relationship skills and truck driving experience preferred. Includes full benefits and competitive pay. Must be 18 to apply.

For Sale by Sealed Bid: Case Backhoe 580K

For sale by sealed bid: Case Backhoe 580K. Older machine. Selling as is.

Send bid to:
Lincoln Township
3931 E. 325th St.
Melvern, KS 66510

Call to schedule viewing, 785-383-4983.
Deadline: September 27, 2021
(Lincoln Township reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.)

Help Wanted: Marilynn’s seeks wait staff; apply in person

Marilynn’s Restaurant in Osage City is hiring for wait staff. For more information, call 785-528-3769, or apply in person at 1216 Laing St. (east Highway 31) in Osage City.

OCPR Update: Signup for fall camps – volleyball and cheerleading

OCPR-logo-redSummer’s almost over and Osage City Parks and Recreation is setting up for fall activities. Signup is currently underway for Youth Volleyball Camp and OCHS Cheer Camp. Check details below.

Help Wanted: RCIL seeks Youth Specialist

RCIL is looking for an organized, outgoing, motivated, passionate, fun-loving, creative individual to work with youth with disabilities in Lyon, Osage and eventually Coffey counties. Facilitate youth groups, get involved in community groups and events, work with educators, family members, perform outreach activities plus work one-on-one and in small groups to assist with education, employment, transportation, recreation, housing, and other goal setting. Competitive pay and benefits including use of company car. Degree preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Questions? Call Adam or Deone at 785-528-3105. Funded by a grant from the Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Testamentary Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

OCPR Update: Fall is right around the corner with football, soccer and volleyball

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for fall sports, with signup deadlines approaching for 5th-6th grade tackle football, youth soccer, youth flag football, and youth volleyball camp for area 3rd-6th graders.

OCPR Update: Signup now for grade school tackle football, youth soccer, youth flag football

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for fall sports, with signups underway for grade school tackle football, youth soccer, and youth flag football. Also, Osage City Aquatic Center will be open until at least Aug. 15, so there’s still time to cool off when the last blast of summer heat returns. See details below.

Public Notice: Osage County seeks bids for surplus property in Quenemo

The Board of County Commissioners of Osage County, Kansas, has declared the following described real property as surplus property:

  • Lots 34 & 36, Third Street, Logan’s Addition to Quenemo, Osage County, Kansas.
  • Lots 88 and 90, on 2nd Street, in the original town of Quenemo, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof and All of lot 2, on 3rd Street, Logan’s Addition to Quenemo, according to the recorded plat thereof.

Said property shall be sold by sealed bid. Bids must be in sealed envelopes, delivered to the County Clerk on or before August 2, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.  Bids will be opened at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd day of August, 2021.

The county reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Any title work will be at the expense of the buyer and the property will be sold by quit claim deed.

Public notice first published July 12, 2021, on Osage County News, at www.osagecountyonline.com/archives/40451

Public Notice: Osage County General Public Transportation to begin fee-based service

Osage County General Public Transportation has received approval from Kansas Department of Transportation to change from donation-based service to a fee or fare-based service.

Effective July 1, 2021, passengers or riders will need to have the correct fee or fare. Change will not be available. The fee must be paid prior to transporting. Riders are asked to make arrangements prior to their appointment date.

Coupons will be available.

One-way trips will be charged the same as door to door. Example: If you want transported to a doctor appointment in Topeka and then ride home with a family member or friend, the trip charge will be the same.

Caregivers will not be expected to pay when going with their charge.

Signature page of the passenger handbook will need to be on file before July 1, 2021.

To be considered for reduced price for seniors 60 or older or disabled, riders must show driver’s license for proof of age, or show proof of income for disability discount (or copies).

The new fee schedule can be seen here.

OCPR Update: Aquatic center activities on schedule for springtime

OCPR-logo-redMay is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for spring activities, with lifeguard training, water safety instructor certification and swim lessons signups coming soon. The Osage City Aquatic Center is scheduled to open May 29, 2021. Also, signup deadline for Tee-ball for young players is coming up on May 10. See details below:

OCPR Update: Spring is here, time to play and … swim?

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for warmer weather – lifeguard training and recertification, WSI certification, swim camp, and swim team are coming soon. Note signup deadlines. Also, sign up for OCPR Tee-Ball for 3 to 5 years old. Parents are encouraged to participate as coaches. See details below:


Lifeguard Training – WSI Certification – Lifeguard Re-certification

OCPR Update: It’s spring and it’s time for smoke!

Osage City Parks and Recreation announces:

Smoke in the Spring
April 9, 2021  

Jones Park, Osage City, Kansas
For updated event information, visit our Facebook Page
www.facebook.com/smokeinthespring


Taste of Osage City
Friday, April 9 at Jones Park
5 p.m.-“Until The Food Runs Out”
Presented by Edward Jones

This is a special community event showcasing Smoke in the Spring BBQ teams.

  • BBQ teams accept BBQ Bucks as payment for food.
  • BBQ Bucks can be reused from year to year
  • BBQ Bucks are a dollar for dollar exchange.

BBQ Bucks are on sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5-8, and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. April 9 at Osage City Hall, and 1-7 p.m. Friday, April 9 on site at Smoke in the Spring, at the Community Building South Side Patio.


Live Music – Chance Encounter
7-9 p.m. Friday, April 9
Outdoors south of OCPR Building
Sponsored by the Osage City Fraternal Order of Eagles #3890

The party rock and guitar chaos of “Chance Encounter” – Bringing 80s and 90s hard rock covers! Band members: Devin Chance, guitar and vocals; Jonny Blake, drums and vocals; Bob Brown, guitar, keyboard, triangle, and vocals; Lewis Spring, bass and vocals.


Firework Demo Display
9 p.m. Friday, April 9
South area at Jones Park
Provided courtesy of Garrett’s Fireworks, Osage City, Kansas

OCPR Update: Spring is right around the corner; job openings for pool season

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Aquatic Center is getting ready for summer, offering a variety of job openings for the pool season. Also coming up are Flint Hills League youth baseball and softball, dance clinic, and BBQ with Smoke in the Spring, April 9-10, 2021! See details below:


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