PO Box 446
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
Phone: (785) 863-2651

Fax: (785) 863-2363
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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



The City of Oskaloosa is accepting sealed bids on the tear out, debris removal and replacement of concrete sidewalk located in the downtown square for an approximate area of 1600 sq ft. Sealed bids are due to City Hall, 100 E. Washington Street, Suite C, no later than 4pm on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Contractor must provide work permit bond to the City of Oskaloosa in the amount of $5,000 prior to the start of the project in accordance with the Code of the City of Oskaloosa, Kansas. Inquiries (785) 863-2651. The City of Oskaloosa has the right to refuse any and all bids.


Loyd Builders is scheduled to begin construction on the new City Hall building within the next few weeks with hopes of the completion being early March 2015. Building plans are available at City Hall if anyone would like to stop by and take a look.

City residents will see an increase in the water rates next month. Effective August 20th, the rates will increase by $1.05 per thousand gallons of usage. This increase will show on the bill that is due October 20, 2014.

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