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Mayor David Holt has extended the “Shelter in Place” emergency order in Oklahoma City to April 30 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
04/02/2020 2:40 PM
All playgrounds, sport courts closed in Oklahoma City as evidence shows COVID-19 can survive for days on hard surfaces
All playgrounds and sport courts in Oklahoma City have been ordered closed to stop the spread of COVID-19, but reports continue to pour in of parents and children ignoring the closures and even removing signs and barriers.
04/01/2020 10:37 AM
OKC Parks will begin offering online sales beginning April 1 for permits for fishing, boating and other outdoor activities.
03/30/2020 11:40 AM
Mayor David Holt will amend the COVID-19 state of emergency proclamation in Oklahoma City to explicitly implement “Shelter in Place” from 11:59 p.m. March 28 through April 16.
03/28/2020 12:00 PM
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
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 Parks rec centers, Martin Park visitors center to close through April 12 during COVID-19 pandemic
All OKC Parks recreation centers and the Martin Park Nature Center Visitors Center will be closed March 23 to April 12 to help limit the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus).
03/20/2020 9:27 AM
Bares, gimnasios, teatros ordenados a cerrar, restaurantes servirán solo comida para llevar o entrega, con modificado estado de emergencia de la Cuidad de Oklahoma.
Alcalde de la Cuidad de Oklahoma David Holt anuncio el martes que modificara la proclamación de estado de emergencia para ordenar el cierre de todos los bares, gimnasios y teatros y restaurantes solo servirán comida para llevar o entrega, hasta el 12 de abril.
03/18/2020 4:00 PM
Bars, gyms, theaters ordered to close, restaurants to serve only take-out or delivery, with modified state of emergency in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt announced Tuesday he will modify the proclamation of a state of emergency to order all bars, gyms and theaters to close, and restaurants to serve only take-out or delivery food, until April 12.
03/17/2020 2:20 PM
The City of Oklahoma City continues to take precautions to protect public and employee safety as the COVID-19 (new coronavirus) pandemic develops locally.
03/16/2020 5:50 PM
Oklahoma City voters said no to a new 1/8-cent sales tax for parks in Tuesday’s initiative petition election.
03/03/2020 9:54 PM
Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the initiative petition election in Oklahoma City to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks.
03/02/2020 8:30 AM
Early voting is Thursday to Saturday in the March 3 initiative petition election in Oklahoma City to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks.
02/26/2020 8:30 AM
Request an absentee ballot by Feb. 26 to vote by mail in March 3 initiative petition election in Oklahoma City
Request an absentee ballot by 5 p.m. Feb. 26 to vote by mail in the March 3 initiative petition election in Oklahoma City to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks.
02/12/2020 8:55 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
Part of the Oklahoma River Trail will be closed starting Wednesday, Jan. 29 during dredging of river-bottom sediment.
01/28/2020 3:39 PM
Register to vote or update your registration by Feb. 7 for March 3 initiative petition election in Oklahoma City
Register to vote or update your registration by Feb. 7 to cast a ballot in the March 3 initiative petition election in Oklahoma City to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks.
01/22/2020 8:30 AM
The Lake Overholser Bridge on NW 39th Street along historic Route 66 is re-opening Dec. 20 after being closed about three months for repairs.
12/19/2019 3:56 PM
Petition signatures validated for parks sales tax proposal, Oklahoma City Council calls March 3 election
The Oklahoma City Council called a March 3 election for voters to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks, as required by a validated initiative petition filed at City Hall.
12/17/2019 10:39 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