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Topic: skip kelly

‘Line in the sand’

Riddled by conflict and animosity, the Oklahoma City Council rejected a deferral process proposed by a targeted councilman.


Clifton Adcock
A measure by two Oklahoma City Council members creating a standard for deferring council agenda items was narrowly shot down at the Aug. 2 meeting.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Delayed reaction

A measure to amend the city’s nondiscrimination policy will be revisited at the Nov. 15 council meeting.


Clifton Adcock

The Oklahoma City Council will consider at its Nov. 15 meeting whether to add “sexual orientation” to the nondiscrimination policy for city employees, after the topic was tabled during its Oct. 25 meeting.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Protective measures

Amid debate, the Oklahoma City Council voted to add ‘sexual orientation’ to the city’s nondiscrimination policy.


Clifton Adcock
During its Nov. 15 meeting, the Oklahoma City Council approved a measure that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation for city employees.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Skip the bathroom


Gazette staff
Things just go from bad to worse for Oklahoma City Councilman Ronald “Skip” Kelly.
Monday, January 23, 2012

Zoning out

OKC officials abruptly back off a controversial rezoning request for a historic neighborhood near the OU Health Sciences Center.


Jerry Bohnen
After nearly a year of efforts by Oklahoma City to rezone the historic John F. Kennedy residential neighborhood for the expansion of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, city officials are withdrawing their rezoning request.
Monday, February 11, 2013

Middling money

This year’s city council races saw far fewer campaign dollars spent than in 2010.


Clifton Adcock
Despite a crowded field in one Oklahoma City Council race and three candidates in another, overall campaign spending and fundraising in this year’s municipal elections is significantly below that of two years ago.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Lucky 7

Skip Kelly and John Pettis Jr. face off in Tuesday’s city council race for Ward 7.


Tim Farley
John Pettis Jr. is optimistic about his quest to unseat Oklahoma City Ward 7 Councilman Ronald “Skip” Kelly.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Seven up

Seven candidates are battling it out in Tuesday’s Ward 7 city council race.


Clifton Adcock
As Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Council election approaches, Ward 7 candidates are working to stand out amid a crowded field. Seven candidates are challenging incumbent Ronald “Skip” Kelly.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

New faces

Two political novices topple incumbent to win seats on Oklahoma City Council.


Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council endured a shakeup last week when incumbents Gary Marrs and Ronald “Skip” Kelly were defeated by two 30-something political newcomers during the April 2 runoff elections.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013