The race for Oklahoma City’s next mayor began to take shape after Mayor Mick Cornett’s February announcement that he would not seek a fifth term in office. Within days, State Sen. David Holt, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan and political newcomer Marina Mangiaracina declared their interest. Those three remain as the field’s only public entrants…
Jim Couch, Leslie Batchelor and Mark Beffort are being recognized for their work in the development of OKC.
“I am really interested in seeing streets get a shot in the arm,” Stone told Oklahoma Gazette during a recent interview in his office at City Hall.
The city has really grown over the last decade, especially with the revamping of Midtown and Bricktown.
The new federal budget plan puts those funds — and the revitalization they bring to the metro — in jeopardy.
The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.
“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”
The City of Oklahoma City is taking suggestions for the name of the new downtown park.
“Connection is the key,” Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis Jr. said.
Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.