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City of OKC services are affected July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day.
06/29/2020 8:39 AM
OKC Animal Welfare suspends most intake of pets surrendered by owners to protect public health during COVID-19 pandemic
OKC Animal Welfare is suspending intake of pets surrendered by their owners, with limited exceptions, to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
04/03/2020 10:37 AM
Access to some city buildings restricted to employees only during pandemic, public services not affected
Most City of Oklahoma City office buildings are restricting public access to protect visitors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, but public services continue uninterrupted.
03/27/2020 9:46 AM
OKC Animal Welfare moves to adoptions by appointment only during COVID-19 pandemic, adoption fees still reduced
OKC Animal Welfare is offering adoptions only by appointment to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adoption fees will remain cut in half to $30 to help ensure homeless pets are still adopted as the shelter enters its busy season.
03/26/2020 3:07 PM
Oklahoma City businesses may apply for federal Small Business Administration disaster assistance loans for COVID-19
Oklahoma City businesses and nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are now eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) at sba.gov/disaster.
OKC Animal Welfare is making changes to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect public safety, and temporarily reducing adoption fees to help reduce overcrowding in the shelter.
03/20/2020 9:17 AM
Oklahoma City Council establishes MAPS 4 Citizens Advisory Board and subcommittees, volunteers needed
Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to establish the MAPS 4 Citizens Advisory Board and six subcommittees to guide the transformational MAPS 4 program.
02/04/2020 10:51 AM
The City Council and South Oklahoma City Kiwanis Club honored an Animal Welfare employee, a firefighter and a police officer as Oklahoma City’s employees of the year for their outstanding performance and dedication in 2019.
01/21/2020 11:41 AM
Oklahoma City voters approved the sales tax to fund MAPS 4 in Tuesday’s special election, moving forward with a unique and ambitious plan to transform our community.
12/10/2019 8:30 PM
Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council approved an ambitious and unique MAPS 4 package for voters to consider in a special election on Dec. 10.
08/27/2019 11:13 AM