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OKC Council Meeting Notes: Aug. 1, 2017

Post Date:08/02/2017 1:34 PM

The Oklahoma City Council meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays on the third floor of City Hall, 200 N Walker Ave. Live broadcasts are available on Cox Channel 20 and YouTube. A recording of each meeting is then added to the City's YouTube channel. Check out the meeting calendar for agendas and schedules.

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Event permits

The Council approved permits Tuesday for:

  • Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma's "Down Syndrome Festival and 5K," Sept. 23.
  • Revolve Productions' "AMP Festival," Aug. 26.
  • Western Avenue Association's "WestFest," Aug. 19.

View all permitted public events on the special event calendar.

Pay-by-plate among proposed changes to on-street parking downtown

Proposed changes to on-street parking in downtown Oklahoma City will standardize time limits and add more convenient ways to pay for your space. The changes, introduced Tuesday and set for a public hearing Aug. 15 and vote Aug. 29, would let drivers simply enter their license plate number when making a payment and impose the same time limit on every on-street, metered space downtown. Each metered space would have a two-hour time limit, simplifying the various limits currently in force around downtown. The new rate for on-street parking would be $2 per hour.

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Airbnb agrees to remit hotel taxes

The Council approved an agreement with Airbnb for the home-sharing service to remit hotel taxes to the City for short-term lodging in Oklahoma City. People use Airbnb in a similar way to hotels, which remit hotel taxes to the City when people rent their rooms. The agreement means Airbnb rentals will be subject to the same taxes.

Council Priorities update on finance, economy and jobs

City officials gave a Council Priorities update Tuesday on financial management, the economy and job creation, showing strong metrics in areas tracked by the Council. The City has a AAA bond rating, the local economy continues its recovery from a short, local recession and the City's job creation incentives continues to encourage employers to expand here or relocate to Oklahoma City.

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