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Mayor Holt declares emergency for Oklahoma City to control coronavirus

Mayor David Holt declared a state of emergency for the City of Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic threat.
One of many traffic tie-ups downtown OKC

Will OKC streetcars get stuck in traffic?

Will the new streetcars in downtown Oklahoma City end up in traffic snarls just like a car would? It’s a question several readers recently...
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OKC City Council hears budget proposals from Fire, Courts, and Police

The City Council for Oklahoma City held their first budget hearing Tuesday for the Fire Dept, Muni Courts, and the Police Dept.
Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Criminal Justice Advisory Council studies MAPS 4 proposals, annual report

A local non-profit explained their mission, the council heard the first annual report, and representatives of three MAPS 4 proposals provided information.

Resolution against protests yields more protests at county courthouse

Oklahoma County Commissioners deferred a decision on a controversial resolution to curb protests even outside at the County Courthouse.
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OKC City Council hears Costco Plans for 500 more jobs

The City Council for the City of Oklahoma City plowed through over five hours of meeting details and discussion in a virtual meeting.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Commissioners pass bus lane changes at John Marshall Middle School

A moment of silence, trumpet playing, and a largely mundane slate of county business was the order of the day for Okla County Commissioners Wednesday.
Utilities disconnection

Oklahoma City to resume water disconnects in February

In Feb, the Utilities Dept of the City of Oklahoma City will resume disconnecting water services to customers who have not paid for service.
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.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Okla County Commissioners continue to hear public on CARES Act money

Thursday, the Oklahoma County Budget Board and Board of County Commissioners both met to address spending on health and safety measures