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Mayor David Holt signed a proclamation of a state of emergency in Oklahoma City that includes a curfew for parts of downtown due to violent actions by people near the police headquarters after 9 p.m. Sunday.
05/31/2020 9:39 PM
New proclamation to be issued in Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response; addresses new phase beginning June 1
Mayor David Holt will sign a new emergency proclamation for Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response that includes recommendations for high-risk activities that are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
05/29/2020 11:40 AM
Fast-growing Oklahoma City surges to Top 25 of biggest U.S. cities, highlights importance of taking the 2020 Census
Oklahoma City has surged to No. 25 on the list of biggest American cities, underscoring the importance of federal funding tied to the 2020 Census needed to keep pace.
05/29/2020 8:00 AM
Fee changes proposed for administrative approvals and reviews in Oklahoma City’s historic and design districts
Proposed fee changes for administrative approvals and reviews in Oklahoma City’s historic preservation (HP) and design review districts would make it cheaper for routine work, with increases for the first time in a decade for more complicated reviews.
06/01/2020 2:59 PM
The Oklahoma City Council has appointed Jason Glidewell as a Municipal Court judge.
06/01/2020 2:47 PM
The Oklahoma City Council will hold its June 2 budget meeting by videoconference.
06/01/2020 11:41 AM
Unless public health conditions significantly deteriorate, the phased re-opening of Oklahoma City Municipal Court will begin June 1.
05/28/2020 8:00 AM
The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday received the City Manager’s proposed $1.66 billion budget for fiscal year 2021, which begins July 1.
05/26/2020 1:13 PM
Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council appointed 10 volunteer residents and one rotating Council member to the MAPS 4 Citizens Advisory Board.
05/26/2020 8:51 AM
In the first report showing effects from the COVID-19 economic crash, the May sales and use tax summary shows combined General Fund collections in Oklahoma City were well below the monthly projection and fell significantly compared to the same month last year.
05/26/2020 8:05 AM
City of OKC services are affected Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
05/20/2020 8:00 AM
Oklahoma City Councilmembers Cooper, Hamon and Nice to hold Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall on transit and microbusiness grants, 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 19
Three members of the Oklahoma City Council will hold a Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday to discuss transit and microbusiness grants during the COVID-19 crisis.
05/19/2020 8:56 AM
Visit okc.gov/willa by May 26 to see options and vote on the interior color scheme for OKC Parks’ new Willa D. Johnson Recreation Center in northeast Oklahoma City.
05/14/2020 2:56 PM
New proclamation issued in Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response; addresses distancing, sanitizing requirements for new phase beginning May 15
Mayor David Holt signed a new emergency proclamation for Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response that includes required conditions on high-risk activities that are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
05/14/2020 2:15 PM
Construction is under way on the $4 million renovation of F.D. Moon Middle School in northeast Oklahoma City.
05/13/2020 4:01 PM
Oklahoma City Council passes resolution supporting mass-scale COVID-19 testing, PPE distribution and federal help with municipal revenue shortfall
The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to pass a resolution of official support for mass-scale COVID-19 testing, distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and federal help for municipalities facing a sharp decline in revenue.
05/13/2020 8:00 AM
New program provides COVID-19 disaster relief grants for OKC small businesses in Urban Renewal Areas
Businesses with five or fewer employees located within designated Urban Renewal Areas may apply for a grant at ocura-ok.org for up to $10,000 through the Urban Renewal Authority Small Business Grant Program.
05/12/2020 3:25 PM
Oklahoma City Councilmembers Cooper, Hamon and Nice to hold Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall on end-of-life and grief, 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 12
Three members of the Oklahoma City Council will hold a Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday to discuss end-of-life and grief issues during the COVID-19 crisis.
05/11/2020 4:15 PM
Oklahoma City trash, recycling and bulky waste customers may experience a slight delay in service as crews grapple with an unusually large amount of trash and landscape debris.
05/07/2020 1:44 PM
Oklahoma City Councilmembers Cooper, Hamon and Nice to hold Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall on mental health, accessing care and more, 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5
Three members of the Oklahoma City Council will hold a Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday to discuss mental health, access to care and more during the COVID-19 crisis.
05/04/2020 11:40 AM