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OKG Newsletter

Topic: development

Point: Oklahoma resources first

The financial, environmental and health costs associated with nuclear energy development are too high.


Robert 'Bud' Scott
Who would have thought “Fukishima reactor” would become part of the national vocabulary?
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Living arrangement

The city is using incentive funding to encourage development of diverse downtown housing options.


Clifton Adcock
An apartment complex currently under development in the Deep Deuce neighborhood may get $1.25 million in assistance from the city.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Nichols’ tower

The latest building block for Larry Nichols is chairing a new economic development nonprofit for OKC.


Clifton Adcock
Outside of elected officials and public employees, it’s hard to argue that Devon Energy Executive Chairman Larry Nichols isn’t one of the most influential people in Oklahoma City government.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Planting seeds

Oklahoma City Educare completes its second year of successful operation.


Brendan Hoover
About 85 percent of a child’s brain architecture is developed by age 3, but less than 4 percent of education dollars are typically spent on children at that time, according to Oklahoma Champions for Early Opportunities, a new coalition of Oklahoma business and community leaders.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Conventional concerns

The Oklahoma City Council considers a MAPS 3 timeline that prioritizes convention center construction over quality-of-life projects.


Clifton Adcock
Members of the Oklahoma City Council and several MAPS 3 subcommittees expressed concern over a recommended timeline for MAPS 3 projects.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Status report

How do you envision OKC in 2030? That’s what officials are asking as they develop PlanOKC, the city’s long-term guide for growth.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is wrapping up the first public input phase of its long-range development plan for the city, PlanOKC.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Term of art

City government launches a new office to serve as an arts and cultural liaison.


Clifton Adcock
The city of Oklahoma City has created a new arts and cultural affairs liaison to help coordinate public art projects.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Building a Legacy

Norman’s Legacy Park is slated to be one entertaining ‘gathering place.’


Carol Cole-Frowe
Construction on Norman’s long-awaited Legacy Park is slated to begin in about two months in the heart of the University North Park Town Center on the city’s northwest side.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012