The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people


City Planning Com spends hours debating rezoning, historic preservation

OKC Planning Commission reached an impasse on a controversial proposed ordinance to curtail historic preservation efforts, and heard two cases for rezoning.
Urban Design Commission

Urban Design Commission passes changes to Downtown Dev Framework

The Urban Design Commission passed changes to the Downtown Development Framework (DDF) Wednesday to clarify some parts of the framework.
City Hall

Judiciary Com approves moving forward on new “Homeless Court” concept

The Judiciary Committee of the City Council of Oklahoma City met Tuesday after the Council meeting to discuss focused "homeless court" proceedings.
City Council

City Council bails out Boathouse District, preps MAPS 4 tax for voters

The City Council heard the mayor make proclamations and commendations for a whole hour. They also heard arguments about rezoning for the sake of billboards.
dangerous intersection

City speeding up plans to fix dangerous Okla City Boulevard intersection

A key City of Oklahoma City official says they are actively considering a plan of action for a dangerous intersection on the Oklahoma City Boulevard.
Oklahoma City Boulevard

Oklahoma City Boulevard continues to rack up collision numbers

Oklahoma City Police report a steady auto-to-auto accident rate on Oklahoma City Boulevard one month after its opening, most at one intersection.
Downtown Design Review Committee

Downtown Design Review Com considers street closure, rezoning

The Oklahoma City Downtown Design Review Committee took up the closure of a portion of SW Second Street, rezoning of an entire block, and other matters.
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.
City Council

A roller-coaster ride of bureaucracy at the regular City Council meeting

Oklahoma City’s City Council heard functional business and had some arguments. The police came, some citizens spoke, and one reporter got a real headache.
Honeycutt speaks to Jail Trust

Tensions flare between Sheriff’s office rep and other Jail Trust members

The Jail Trust met Monday to take up reassuring jail employees of their job security, revenue and budget items, and a job description for...