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Filing for Mayor of Oklahoma City is January 29-31
Oklahoma City residents interested in running for mayor can file from January 29-31. The primary election will be March 4 and the general election, if needed, is April 1.
Watering during freezing temperatures could result in fines
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean it’s OK to forget about
water conservation. Water conservation enforcers are still out and about
writing fines. In fact, the water conservation enforcement team will
issue citations to those who water on days the thermometer reads 32
degrees or below. The Progressive Water Conservation Program prohibits
watering during freezing temperatures to reduce water waste and ice on
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean it’s OK to forget about water conservation. Water conservation enforcers are still out and about writing fines. In fact, the water conservation enforcement team will issue citations to those who water on days the thermometer reads 32 degrees or below. The Progressive Water Conservation Program prohibits watering during freezing temperatures to reduce water waste and ice on city streets. More
Oklahoma City officials broke ground today on the West River Trail, the
first in a series of MAPS 3 trails scheduled for construction over the
next four years.
The scenic seven-mile trail begins at the southeast corner of Lake Overholser and will connect to the Oklahoma River trail. More
Today, the Oklahoma City Council approved the preliminary report for a
new 290,000 square-foot expo building that will offer, among other
amenities, 200,000-square-foot of contiguous floor space at State Fair
Park as a part of MAPS 3. Once complete, the building will be the
largest event space in Oklahoma City. br />
Construction on the expo building will begin immediately following the 2014 State Fair and is expected to take 1 ½ years. It will be built where the Travel and Transportation Building, Carriage Hall and courtyard are today.r />
Oklahoma City residents have a very positive perception of the City and a higher level of satisfaction with City services than in other large cities in the United States. That was the news given to the City Council today when Chris Tatham, president of ETC Institute, presented the results of a recent citizen satisfaction survey. Download report (PDF)
Oklahoma City Council today directed staff to act on study
recommendations that address the City’s growing vacant and abandoned
building problem. The study revealed that there are 12,000 vacant and
abandoned buildings scattered throughout the City.
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
In December, 2012, the Central Oklahoma Transportation & Parking
Authority (COTPA) with the City of Oklahoma City hired Nelson\Nygaard to
review, evaluate and make recommendations to improve the bus system
using its current budget.
The consultant presented their initial findings at two public meetings on Tuesday, May 21. The presentation walked attendees through recommendations for improving the current system and the possibility of eliminating service in areas served by multiple routes or those having low ridership. By doing so, service would be reallocated to allow for higher frequency, increased ridership and fewer deviations through neighborhoods. More information
Oklahoma City’s 2012 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.
Your sales tax helps pay for our core City services and things we need to keep our City going – employees, materials and supplies. That’s why it’s important that our sales tax dollars come to Oklahoma City.
You can request the removal of a dead animal on a City street by
calling Animal Welfare at 405-297-3100 or
online using the City's Action Center.
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
Leading for Results (LFR) performance measure data is now online for all City departments. LFR provides information to decision makers and citizens and helps City departments demonstrate to their customers the services they provide. View data
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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For emergencies call 911.
Call the Action Center to report issues like illegally parked cars, abandoned and inoperable cars, dead trees and tall weeds.
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New mission, vision and core values statements created by employees, department heads, Council members.