In spite of technical issues of the first teleconference, the council voted a $5.5 million stimulus for local businesses and discussed parking issues.
The City of Oklahoma City will hold its City Council meetings and other city meetings by teleconference starting Tuesday morning.
Saturday morning, both Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City and Mayor G.T. Bynum of Tulsa issued clear, simultaneous "shelter in place" orders.
Tuesday, Governor Stitt declared that all non-essential businesses would be closed in counties with community spread of Covid-19, including Oklahoma County.
The Board of County Commissioners discussed procedures for tax payments, the state of emergency, the Sheriff’s Office move, and a literal logjam.
The Oklahoma County Budget Board and Board of County Commissioners discussed regular business and the irregular business of Covid-19 responses Thursday.
EMBARK is still running normal routes even though a state of emergency has been declared for Oklahoma City, closing many business and limiting hours.
In a quick meeting of the City Council on Tuesday normal business was handled under less-than-normal circumstances with the COVID-19.
Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt modified his emergency declaration from Sunday now closing bars, gyms, theaters, and limiting restaurants to take-out only.
The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners declared a state of emergency for the county and processed plans for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.