Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma City Council

City Council says Yes to SROs for OKCPS, looks at City Charter changes

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The City Council on Tuesday, a contract for School Resource Officers was passed along with allocating more money to the MAPS 3 Convention Center.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County commissioners consider restoring public comment, stall on decision

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The Oklahoma County Commissioners considered an item to restore public comment to their regular meetings but made no decision.
police

Grabs by camo-clad anons in Portland keep OKC metro residents on edge

Oklahoma City Police Dept. and Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office reasurred residents that officers from their agencies clearly identify themselves.
Oklahoma County Jail

Oklahoma County Jail nurse tests positive for COVID-19

A nurse who delivers medical care to Oklahoma County Jail detainees has tested positive for COVID-19. She is the second nurse there to test positive.
City Hall, City of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Council approves police union contract, structures biz help

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The Oklahoma City Council approved the police union contract, prepared the next round of business help in OKC, and considered streetcar issues.
face mask

Council votes in favor of mask mandate – takes effect immediately

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In a 6-3 vote on Friday, the City Council of Oklahoma City voted to adopt an ordinance requiring the wearing of masks in public indoor spaces.
Withers, McGough, Holt

City Council learns COVID safety from City-County Health Department

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The Board of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department made presentations to the City Council of Oklahoma City in a workshop about the COVID pandemic.
Mayor David Holt

Proposed OKC mask ordinance sets up to $500 fine for noncompliance

A special virtual meeting of the City Council for the City of Oklahoma City is set for Friday at 1:00 p.m. to take up a proposal for a new mask ordinance.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County Commissioners consider new mask policy for courthouse – annex

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On the same day Oklahoma's governor revealed that he has COVID-19, the Board of County Commissioners considered some precautions for the courthouse.
JoBeth Hamon

Police union criticizes OKC councilwoman on social media during meeting

JoBeth Hamon, OKC Ward 6, found herself on the receiving end of social media criticism from the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 123 (FOP-123).