Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma City Hall

Homelessness Task Force reveals plan to create plan

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

OK County Planning Commission takes on zoning revisions long overdue

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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.

Have old OKC traffic tickets? Reduced penalty program starts Mon, July 1

The City of Oklahoma City is giving you an opportunity to do a reset on those OKC citations (tickets) 2 years old or older and pay the fine as if you had paid it on time.
Homelessness presentation

Homelessness presentation reveals urgency of problem in OKC

It was a squeeze getting into the Tower Theater Tuesday night as over 600 concerned city residents came to hear about the city's homelessness situation.
Oklahoma City Council

Hamon challenges Oklahoma City incentives to defense contractor

JoBeth Hamon argued against an economic development deal in the works for the past year to bring one of the top defense contractors to Oklahoma City.