Tag Archives: Oklahoma City Council

Audience members raise their hands in support of preserving the Donnay Building when asked by Planning Commissioner Janis Powers to do so. (Megan Nance)

Braum’s application to rezone a portion of Classen Circle to make way for a new location is in limbo.

Braum’s application to rezone a portion of Classen Circle to make way for a new location is in limbo.

Braum’s application to rezone a portion of Classen Circle to make way for a new location is in limbo.

John George, president of the Fraternal Order of the Police, talks about plans to bulk up Oklahoma City's police force, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending

OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending.

Omni Hotel

Oklahoma City Council and Omni Hotels & Resorts move ahead on convention center hotel

Last week, the Oklahoma City Council approved an $85.4 million public financing agreement with the luxury hotel chain.

Donnay Building, Thursday, July 13, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Rezoning application hints at the end of Classen Circle favorites

Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores filed the rezoning application, but many city residents are against the possible changes.

Damaged roads on North Classen Boulevard, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Sept. 12’s election will include propositions for improvements to infrastructure

Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes

Vinh Nguyen at the location of the American Community Vietnam Monument at Military Park, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Vietnam War memorial to be installed in OKC park

The Vietnamese-American Community of Oklahoma City and Metropolitan Areas and the City of Oklahoma City install the monument in Military Park on Saturday.

Dan Staughan and Jerod Shadid at the Homeless Alliance, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

The number of homeless families in Oklahoma has gone up

The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.

Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

(Anna Schilling / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: OKC Pride reflects on 30th anniversary as it marches toward the future

“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”

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