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Get your severe weather plan and kit ready

With stormy weather in the forecast, residents and visitors can make use of the City’s quick reminder guide for severe weather tips and information. More

OKC adopts new tornado siren policy

Oklahoma City’s new tornado siren policy makes it more important than ever to immediately take shelter and get more information when you hear a siren. The important new policy change divides OKC into zones. When the National Weather Service (NWS) issues a tornado warning, only the sirens in zones covered by the warning will sound. Residents and visitors don’t need to remember what zone they’re in, only to immediately take shelter and get more information if they hear a siren. More

Why doesn't Oklahoma City have public shelters?

Shelter-in-place safest plan during tornado warnings

Sign up for volunteer training with local disaster aid groups

Oklahomans are well-known for their outpouring of support in the wake of disasters. But the best way to help those impacted by tornadoes, floods and other emergencies is to get training beforehand with a local disaster aid organization. More

 

OKC Council approves new MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar routes

The Oklahoma City Council today approved modifications to the previously approved MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar route. The change creates an additional dedicated route to better connect the MAPS 3 Park and the proposed MAPS 3 Convention Center to Bricktown. More

OKC homeowners affected by the May 2013 storms can apply for free home repairs

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 free storm-related home repairs. Even homes with minor storm damage could be eligible. The funding can be used to replace roofs, windows, fencing, floors and more. More | Apply

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. More

Oklahoma City launches Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program

Got a run-down sidewalk in front of your house? The City could split the cost of repairing or replacing it. The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to create the Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program, which allows the City to pay for half of the cost of fixing eligible broken sidewalks. Up to $100,000 in annual funding is available. More

Sign up for Oklahoma City’s email newsletter and alerts

Stay updated on what’s happening in your community by signing up for Oklahoma City’s email newsletter, City of OKC News. Go to www.okc.gov/news to sign up. More

Report a pothole

See a pothole? Report through the City's Action Center.

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 $41,300; a family of four can earn up to $51,600 and a family of six can earn up to $59,900. 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

Annual water consumer confidence report released

Oklahoma City’s 2014 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.

“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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