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Welcome to the CITY OF OSKALOOSA, KS!
We invite you to use our website to become acquainted with our City Government. This is where you stay up-to-date on City meetings, City services, and upcoming events in Oskaloosa. Feel free to contact us to learn more about our local government agency and why we consider this a great place to live and visit.
The City of Oskaloosa officially became the County Seat of Jefferson County, Kansas, in 1864. As County Seat, the City is home to the courthouse, law enforcement, ambulance, fire station, post office, various restaurants, variety stores, gas stations and medical offices. We invite you to take a look at our City through this site and the links.
For more information, contact City Hall (785) 863-2651 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Oskaloosa is accepting applications for a part-time/temporary (April 1, 2016 to November 1, 2016) MAINTENANCE LABORER. Position is approximately 20 hours per week plus on-call and occasional evening/overnight hours as necessary. Applications are available at City Hall, 212 W Washington Street, Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact: Bill Heard, City Superintendent, for job description details (785) 863-2651. EOE
The City of Oskaloosa is accepting applications for LIFEGUARDS for the 2016 summer season at the Oskaloosa Municipal Swimming Pool. All applicants must be certified or able to obtain certification through the American Red Cross in CPR, First Aid, and Water Safety and Rescue. Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 212 W Washington Street, Oskaloosa, between 7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Inquiries may be made at 785-863-2651. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. The City of Oskaloosa is an EOE.
As a service to the citizens of Oskaloosa, the City will pick up tree limbs and brush left by residents piled by the side of the street. This service is subject to the following conditions:
1. Pick up will occur approximately once weekly on Mondays between the months of April and November, weather permitting. There may be additional pick up dates in those remaining months, again weather permitting. As this service is being provided by City staff during their normal working hours there may be instances when pick up will no occur due to time conflicts.
2. All limbs/brush must be neatly piled by the side of the street for easy access by the City unless otherwise agreed to by the City. Items placed away from the street will not be disposed of by the City unless otherwise agreed to by the City.
3. By placing the items along the street and in the right-of-way for pick up, the resident is agreeing that the City will not be held responsible for any damage to the resident's grass, yard or driveway as the City will often use a backhoe to load limbs/brush. This is why it is so important that these items be placed neatly in the right-of-way and not back in the resident's yard should the City agree to pick up items away from the street at the request of the owner. The City will not be liable for any damage to the resident's grass, yard or property resulting from the City's entry and crossing of the property.
City Hall is available for rent. Customers should contact the City Clerk's office for available dates and rates.
The drop box is now available at City Hall. The box is located on the front of the building on Washington Street. This box is monitored closely and emptied frequently.
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