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Oklahoma City Hall

Council renews mask mandate, fails to take action on panhandling ord

Oklahoma City Council renewed its mask mandate for another eight weeks and the postponed a decision about the illegal panhandling ordinance.
Oklahoma County Jail

Calvey petitions court to rule on new county commissioners’ ICE, Jail policy

Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey filed a petition in district court asking for a declaratory judgement on a jail policy passed.
Board of County Commissioners

Commissioners approve full Jail cooperation with ICE

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners, Commissioners approved a policy of full cooperation with ICE at the County Jail.

Homeland groundbreaking brings hope to eastside residents of food desert

Ground was broken for a new Homeland at N.E. 36th and Lincoln Boulevard Thursday. The store is set to open Fall of 2021.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust authorizes CEO to negotiate $3 million no-bid contract for Jail

Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) authorized CEO Greg Williams to negotiate a contract for $3 mil of CARES Act funds.
City Council

OKC Council considers appeal of court decision against panhandling ord

The City Council of Oklahoma City revisited a controversial panhandling ordinance. They also made amendments to CARES Act allocations.
City Hall

City of OKC voters to decide nine charter changes on Nov 3 ballot

Residents of the City of Oklahoma City will have nine propositions for changes to the city charter for the upcoming November 3 election.
protected bike lanes

First mile of protected bike lanes in OKC now ready for bike riders

The first mile of protected bike lanes has been added to the growing system of bike infrastructure throughout the metro.
Jail Trust, ICE

After meeting, legal counsel nixes vote to remove ICE from jail

Jail Trust legal counsel says that the motion to remove ICE from the Oklahoma County Jail did not pass after all per the Trust's bylaws.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust ousts ICE, moves forward on CARES spending

The Jail Trust passed a narrow vote to kick ICE out of the Okla County Jail and agreed on a path to spend CARES money before Dec. 31.