Oklahoma City officials launched a new mobile app that makes it easier for residents to report code violations. The app, OKC GOV, is available to download free on Android and Apple devices from the Android or Apple app stores. More
Trick-or-treat night in Oklahoma City will be held on Friday, October 31.
Oklahoma City leaders broke ground today on an 11-acre whitewater rafting and kayaking center that will continue the development of the Oklahoma River into a recreation landmark for residents and visitors. More
The City received more than 3,700 applications for the storm shelter rebate lottery that closed on September 30. The lottery will take place sometime in October. Each of the 830 addresses selected must be reviewed by staff for conformance with program requirements before notification letters can be mailed to recipients. The letters are expected to be mailed sometime in November.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health is carefully monitoring Ebola in the U.S. Read their webpage for details about the disease and preparedness. More
Oklahoma City residents with hearing disabilities, blindness and vision impairments can subscribe to get disaster information by text and email alerts at www.okc.deaflink.com. The subscriber-based service is free to Oklahoma City residents. The alert messages include information about the emergency and what actions to take. It is designed to respond primarily to “threat to life and property” events. More
City Council approved a 270-page request for proposals, which included technical specifications for the MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar vehicles. The RFP will seek bids to provide for five streetcars with the option for up to eight more. Technical specifications for a low-floor, modern streetcar include minimum wireless capacity to travel underneath bridges with consideration given to additional wireless capability as well as length and width ranges. Bids are due November 13.
Oklahoma City residents have a very positive perception of the City, 78 percent think the City is moving in the right direction. Among large U.S. cities, Oklahoma City’s rating for the overall quality of city services is one of the best in the nation, 18 percent above the national average. Eight out of 10 Oklahoma City residents who responded to the survey think Oklahoma City is a good place to live, raise children and work. Their ratings were from five to 10 percent above the national average for large U.S. cities. More (PDF)
Oklahoma City and surrounding communities have implemented Progressive Water Conservation Stages. Mandatory odd/even watering (Stage 1) is now permanently in effect. If the drought worsens, additional conservation measures will take effect. More
Oklahoma City’s 2013 Consumer Confidence Report is now environmentally friendly. You can read the report online, print a copy or download it. This annual report lets you know how Oklahoma City’s drinking water stacks up against stringent federal and state water standards and provides details about the source and quality of your water.
Oklahoma City homeowners wanting to save money on their electric and gas bill by making their home more energy efficient can apply for a green home loan offered through the City of Oklahoma City. More
City Council met to identify the major issues confronting the City over the next two to five years, and establish Strategic Priorities and Key Results that the City needs to achieve in order to successfully address the issues identified.
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For emergencies call 911.
Call the Action Center to report issues like illegally parked cars, abandoned and inoperable cars, dead trees and tall weeds.
New mission, vision and core values statements created by employees, department heads, Council members.