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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Jim Couch

Experts: OKC in good shape for continued economic recovery

Double-dip recession unlikely


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is likely to see rising revenues and continued economic recovery, experts told the City Council Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Sprawl, y'all

Metro residents are invited to attend a public meeting on urban sprawl.


News

Gazette staff
Sprawl is defined by Merriam-Webster as “an irregularly spread or scattered group or mass.” Urban sprawl’s characteristics include remote housing subdivisions jam-packed with cookie-cutter homes, homogenous strip malls for recreational shopping, and unhealthy fast-food chains.
 
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sprawled out

When bigger isn’t better: City officials consider sprawl’s burden on municipal functions.


News

Clifton Adcock
Urban sprawl is one of the biggest challenges facing Oklahoma City, Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid said at a Sept. 6 community meeting held on the issue.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Great times for OKC


Letters to the Editor

Sandy Meyers
To live in Oklahoma City today is exciting. The approval by the Oklahoma City Council to restructure Centennial Plaza or Civic Center park is a great gift to all of us. Making this prominent property a spectacular centerpiece for the arts and civic affairs gives us all a feeling of pride and excitement.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Supply and demand

No longer a shady practice, ticket scalping got the A-OK from City Council.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council voted unanimously last week to repeal a 30-year-old ordinance capping the amount one can legally charge for an event ticket, while also creating a ticket-scalper buffer zone around Chesapeake Energy Arena.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Water war

Stakes are big in the battle over water rights.


News

Clifton Adcock
The rain came down so hard, it resembled waves crashing outside the floor-to-ceiling windows on the third floor of the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business building.
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Puff-less parks


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council unanimously passed a resolution last week to discourage smoking in public parks and directing city staff to develop tobacco-free signage.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Positive predicament

City leaders ponder what to do with an extra $1.3 million in the budget.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council is considering what to do with a projected extra $1.3 million in next year’s budget.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

It’s all happening at the Zoo


CFN

Gazette staff
You know it’s a bad day as a public body when you ask if there are any attorneys who want to speak and the standing-room-only audience erupts in a lawyerly chorus of, “Yes! I do!” That’s what happened at the Oklahoma City Zoo Trust’s June 20 meeting, as it considered whether to give the contract for operation of the Zoo Amphitheatre to a new company.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Municipal money

More than 220 OKC employees earn more than $100,000 annually.


News

Jerry Bohnen
Salaries on parade: It’s one of the more popular issues of Parade magazine, listing the salaries of people around the country.
 
Monday, July 2, 2012
 
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