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Oklahoma County Commissioners

Commissioners honor retiree, renew contracts, and question sheriff again

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners met in their regular weekly session Wednesday where they renewed contracts, questioned the sheriff, and honored a long-term employee who was retiring.
Oklahoma County Jail

OK County Commissioners divided on ICE officers stationed in County Jail

Oklahoma County's three commissioners are divided in their opinions about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents being stationed full-time in the Oklahoma County Jail.
Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority

Jail Trust and Mistrust – New Criminal Justice Authority meets

July 22nd was the regular meeting of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority. The gallery was full because of the issue of ICE officers at the Jail.

Homelessness Task Force reveals plan to create plan

July 19, 2019 was the first public meeting of the Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness. It was a bit of a mess.

OK County Planning Commission takes on zoning revisions long overdue

The Oklahoma County Planning Commission considered the long overdue zoning changes to be finalized later.

Voters strongly approve both props in Oklahoma City election Tuesday

In Tuesday's special election, Oklahoma City voters approved two propositions by wide margins.

OKC voters go to the polls for city charter changes

Two propositions will be decided Tuesday as City of Oklahoma City residents in four counties go to the polls in their precincts or at their election boards.

New Chief chosen for Oklahoma City Police Department

Wade Gourley is now the 50th Chief of Police for the Oklahoma City Police Department. He is a 30 year veteran of the department.

Early voting begins July 4 for special City of OKC election

Early voting begins Thursday, July 4 and continues through Friday for an Oklahoma City Special Election on two propositions.

Historic Preservation Comm powers to be stripped in OKC Council vote

If some on the OKC Council prevail, the Historic Preservation Comm won't be allowed to initiate a historic designation process if the property owner objects.