Tag Archives: Oklahoma City Council

(Cover: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: What can OKC do to prevent temblors from hitting within city limits

Cover Story: What can OKC do to prevent temblors from hitting within city limits

“The only people in the whole mix that say these earthquakes aren’t man-made and not caused by wastewater disposal wells are those directly in the business,” Reid said.

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Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

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Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

A train rolls through Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City Council moves ahead with railroad quiet zone plans

Establishing a quiet zone will increase safety at crossings and improve the quality of life in Automobile Alley.

The waters of Sardis Lake, located in southeastern Oklahoma, have been at the center of a federal lawsuit. | Photo State of Oklahoma / provided

State and Native tribes reach water source agreement

The agreement outlines rules including how much water Oklahoma City is allowed to take from the Sardis Lake annually.

Stage area and park in front of the Civic Center Music Hall, 2-9-16.  (Mark Hancock)

City council begins planning OKC’s next general obligation bonds

General obligation bonds pay for infrastructure and renovation projects like road resurfacing, improving parks and building public spaces like libraries.

The old OKC Municipal Courts, across the street from new construction.  mh

Municipal court reforms protect the poor from undue punishment

The marshal assist program allows the municipal court to work with offenders to pay their fines without imprisonment.

Georgie Rasco, executive director of The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, poses for a photo, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Neighborhood improvement projects could be listed in a 2017 bond proposal

“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

Lead lab engineer Paulina Mwangi talks
about the GE Global Research Oil and Gas
Technology Center laboratory during a recent tour. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

GE Global Research Oil and Gas Technology Center calls Innovation District

Its $125 million facility opened recently in the district, which includes University Research Park, Automobile Alley and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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