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Free Swim
1st 100 people
Thursday, July 25th
1:00pm-6:30pm
Sponsored by Oswego Chamber

Labette County Fair
July 20-27
Fairgrounds

Back to School Bash
Free Event
Saturday, Aug. 10th
Food-6:00pm
Swimming Party at 7

City Offices Closed
September 2nd
Labor Day

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City of Oswego, Kansas
PO Box 210
703 Fifth Street
Oswego, Kansas 67356

Phone: 620-795-4433
Fax: 620-795-4873

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June 2017 Newsletter

June 2017

150th Celebration

The public is invited to share in Oswego’s 150th Birthday Celebration!! The “birthday party” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 in beautiful Riverside Park! Refreshments will be served. In the event of in-clement weather, the celebra-tion will be held on Friday, August 11th. Further details about the program and enter-tainment will be announced by the 150th Birthday Com-mittee though the Labette Avenue. The city will also have information on our city website as the details are re-leased. The Commit-tee is planning many other special events and activi-ties throughout the summer and fall so be watching for those details as well.  Read more.

 

April 2017 Newsletter

2017april City-Wide Garage Sale

The Oswego Chamber of Commerce has set Saturday, May 6th for the annual Spring garage sale. There is still time to be on the map! The fee is $11.00 which includes your license, 2 garage sale signs and a 25 word ad which will be listed on a map made available at businesses in town.

The fee and ad must be submitted to the City Office no later than 5:00pm on Friday, April 28. The ad should contain your address and whether your sale will be held "rain or shine.”

Maps with your ad will be available on Thursday, May 4th at local businesses. All garage sale participants must agree to NO previous sales and all items listed must be available on the day of the sale. You can pay your fees and get your license at the City Office at 703 Fifth Street. Read the newsletter here. 

 

February 2017 Newsletter

201702newsletter Public Storm Shelters

The community safe rooms at the Oswego Junior-Senior High School and Neosho Heights will be available to the mem-bers of the community during tornado warnings or severe weather events with wind speeds predicted to be in excess of 75 mph. and/or any time the tornado warning sirens have been activated. The community safe rooms are constructed in compliance with FEMA stand-ards. These community safe rooms are designated to with-stand the wind speeds generat-ed by an EF-5 tornado.

The community safe rooms are owned and provided by USD 504 first and foremost to pro-tect district students and staff members. In the event of a storm warning during regular school operating hours, com-munity members will have lim-ited access to these facilities insofar as space permits.

At times school is not in session, both facilities will be available to the public. Care shall be taken by all who use the facility during a weather event to protect and secure school property, equip-ment and materials. Public ac-cess to the Neosho Heights facil-ity shall be through the double doors located in the walkway between the main school build-ing and the storm shelter build-ing. A sidewalk for this entrance extends from the curved drive-way in front of the main build-ing to the double doors in the walkway. Primary public access to the Junior-Senior High School will be through a single door located on the south side of the junior high addition. There will be a sidewalk from the parking lot to this entry door. No pets allowed. Only Certified service animals will be permitted. Read the newletter here.

 

December 2016 Newsletter

201612newsletter Low to Moderate Income Surveys

This survey will help the city become eligible for future grants. If you haven’t turned in the LMI survey please do so as soon as possible. For those who have not turned in the survey there has been a replacement survey attached to this month’s bill. Please return the survey to the City Office. If you would like a self address/stamped envelope they are available at the City Office. The surveys need to be returned to Southeast Kansas Regional Plan-ning Commission (SEKRPC) at PO Box 664 Cha-nute, KS 66720. If you have any questions about the survey or need assistance, please call SEKRPC at 620-431-0080 or Carol Eddington, City Clerk at 620-795-4433. Read the newsletter here.

 
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Click here for a list of Upcoming Events going on in the community and surrounding area. For a list of Community Meetings check out the City Calendar.

Check here for a list of holidays the City is closed and how it will affect your utility service.

THE CITY OF OSWEGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER - If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov