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Oklahoma City Council

Three City of OKC execs to receive total of over $655,000 for 2020

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Salaries for three City of Oklahoma City executives and other employees were increased and other business was quietly conducted at the City Council Tuesday.
Village leaders celebrate vote for increase

Village voters say yes to streets, parks, capital improvements

Bacon Restaurant on N. May was especially festive for a Tuesday night. Owners Cathy and Sean Cummings were hosting a watch party for a...
City Hall

Judiciary Com approves moving forward on new “Homeless Court” concept

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The Judiciary Committee of the City Council of Oklahoma City met Tuesday after the Council meeting to discuss focused "homeless court" proceedings.
youth suicides

Sheriff’s move from Jail could be more complicated than anticipated

Okla County Sheriff P.D. Taylor may have thought his move out of the Jail would be a straight path, but a transition committee could make it more complex.
Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Criminal Justice Advisory Council discusses CARES Act funding

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council - Jail Trust - heard reports about services in the jail, courts, and CARES Act money.
COVID-19

Five test negative for COVID-19 in state, two more still being tested

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt started his news conference Thursday with a strong reassurance about the state's response to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
dangerous intersection

City speeding up plans to fix dangerous Okla City Boulevard intersection

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A key City of Oklahoma City official says they are actively considering a plan of action for a dangerous intersection on the Oklahoma City Boulevard.
Oklahoma City Council

MAPS 4, weed farm, parking make for lively City Council meeting

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Oklahoma City Council took many twists and turns through a tense exchange over MAPS 4, down-zoning for marijuana growing, parking, and economic development.
Jail trust

Jail Trust considers jail admin instead of sheriff to run Ok County jail

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority or Jail Trust, met Monday for a special planning session with a facilitator and a number...
affordable housing

Proposed affordable housing cuts raise questions about housing security

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A House bill by Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Bristow, and Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, seeks to cut tax incentives for affordable housing construction.