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City Council allocates MAPS 3 money, considers loan mitigation plan

In a long teleconference, the City Council considered several important business items and a couple of arguably less important ones.
City of Oklahoma City Hall

Econ Dev Trust holds do-over to comply with Open Meeting Act

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust held a do-over meeting Monday to make sure they complied with the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.

To get it right, OKC Econ Development Trust to hold crucial meeting again

A special meeting of the OkC Economic Development Trust (OCEDT) is scheduled for Monday at 4:00 p.m. by teleconference to repeat the agenda from March 31.
city hall

City of Oklahoma City’s charter is being reviewed for possible changes

The Oklahoma City Charter Review Committee met Tuesday to discuss potential changes to the City Charter including new election dates.

“Canceled” meeting acts on $5.5M in economic aid, land deal, TIFs

The OKC Economic Development Trust (OKCEDT) took action on agenda items in a meeting that was listed as "canceled" on public notices.
Bennett and Savage board bus

Transit Authority tackles reduced schedules, security, reduced revenue

Central Oklahoma Transit and Parking Authority (COTPA) met Friday by teleconference and covered schedules, security, and revenue.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Board of Oklahoma County Commissioners struggles with virtual tech

Wednesday’s meeting of the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and Public Buildings Authority (PBA) featured an unprecedented use of tech.
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Unemployment system strains to keep up with record crush of applicants

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) has experienced a record number of people filing for unemployment, mirroring national trends.
Governor Kevin Stitt

Oklahoma Gov Stitt still won’t order shelter in place even after cities have

Governor Kevin Stitt referred to the concept of shelter in place as "bunker in place" several times Wednesday afternoon rejecting the idea for the state.
City of Oklahoma City Hall

OKC City Council votes $5.5M aid to City small businesses

In spite of technical issues of the first teleconference, the council voted a $5.5 million stimulus for local businesses and discussed parking issues.