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Former OKC mayor James H. Norick dies at 95

Former Oklahoma City Mayor, businessman and community advocate James H. Norick died last night. He was 95 years old. He was the father to former Mayor Ronald J. Norick, who served as mayor from 1987 to 1998. More

OKC expands social media presence with Nextdoor

Oklahoma City’s neighborhoods can now connect to City government and receive news and information through Nextdoor, a social media network for neighborhoods. More

Snow routes and winter weather resources

Find information about the metro area snow routes and tips to stay safe during winter weather:

 

Greenwell, Salyer, Shadid and Stonecipher elected to City Council

Oklahoma City residents elected newcomer Mark Stonecipher and re-elected incumbents Meg Salyer and Ed Shadid to City Council during Tuesday’s elections. More

City to reopen MAPS 3 Convention Center site selection process

Oklahoma City will reopen the site selection process for the MAPS 3 Convention Center in search of a location that better fits the land acquisition budget. The Municipal Counselor on Tuesday dismissed Oklahoma County District Court lawsuits against the owners of the property that the City Council selected for the convention center. The action marks the end of the City’s current attempt to acquire this property, the site of a former car dealership south of Myriad Botanical Gardens and west of the downtown arena. More

City Council elections are March 3

Oklahoma City residents will head to the polls on March 3 to elect council representation for wards 2, 6 and 8. The general election, if needed will be April 7. Those elected will be sworn in on April 14. More

Download OKC GOV mobile app

Oklahoma City officials launched a mobile app that makes it easier for residents to report code violations. The app, OKC GOV, is available to download free on Android and Apple devices from the Android or Apple app stores. More

Storm shelter giveaway for income qualified applicants

Oklahoma City is giving away an estimated 235 free storm shelters to Oklahoma City homeowners who qualify based on household income. To qualify, a family of two can earn up to $39,300; a family of four can earn up to $49,100 and a family of six can earn up to $57,000. The storm shelters are available only to Oklahoma City residents who were affected in some way by the May 19-20 or 31, 2013 storms. Damage as insignificant as downed branches could qualify. The applicant must own and live in the home to qualify. Rental property is not eligible. Call 297-2846 for details or visit okc.gov/recover.

Storm damage relief for homeowners

Oklahoma City homeowners whose homes were damaged by wind, hail, flooding or a tornado during the May 19-20 or 31, 2013 storms can apply for financial help to make needed repairs. The financial assistance can help replace roofs, windows, fencing, floors and more and is available to homeowners who qualify based on household income. A family of two can earn up to $39,300; a family of four can earn up to $49,100 and a family of six can earn up to $57,000. Applicants must own and live in the home to qualify. Call 297-2846 for details or visit okc.gov/recover..

Oklahoma City offers emergency alerts to people with hearing and vision disabilities

Oklahoma City residents with hearing disabilities, blindness and vision impairments can subscribe to get disaster information by text and email alerts at a okc.ahasalerts.com. The subscriber-based service is free to Oklahoma City residents. The alert messages include information about the emergency and what actions to take. It is designed to respond primarily to “threat to life and property” events. More

City implements progressive outdoor watering conservation program

Oklahoma City and surrounding communities have implemented Progressive Water Conservation Stages. Mandatory odd/even watering (Stage 1) is now permanently in effect. If the drought worsens, additional conservation measures will take effect. More

Annual water consumer confidence report released

Oklahoma City’s 2013 Consumer Confidence Report is now environmentally friendly. You can read the report online, print a copy or download it. This annual report lets you know how Oklahoma City’s drinking water stacks up against stringent federal and state water standards and provides details about the source and quality of your water.

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405-631-1111

“Green loans” available to homeowners

Oklahoma City homeowners wanting to save money on their electric and gas bill by making their home more energy efficient can apply for a green home loan offered through the City of Oklahoma City. More

City Council Issues, Strategic Priorities & Key Results

City Council met to identify the major issues confronting the City over the next two to five years, and establish Strategic Priorities and Key Results that the City needs to achieve in order to successfully address the issues identified. View Council Priorities

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