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OKG Newsletter

Topic: contract



Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City firefighter’s union has yet to ratify a contract with the Oklahoma City Council for this fiscal year, but an agreement may be in reach.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Slow burn

The Oklahoma City Council and firefighters’ union agree to a contract, just as planning for next fiscal year’s contract begins.


Clifton Adcock
Eight months into the fiscal year, the Oklahoma City Council approved at its March 1 meeting a long-negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
Monday, October 15, 2012

Counterpoint: Streetcar budget defies reality


Nancy K. Anderson
Now that the 4.5-mile downtown route for the MAPS 3 streetcar — Phase 1 — has been decided, the challenge will be to get it completed at a cost anywhere near the amount budgeted. The experience in other cities indicates it will cost far more to build — and to keep it running — than we’ve been told.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Getting high(er)

Pay raises were approved for city employees, including the city manager, police and municipal employees.


Tim Farley
City employees, including Manager Jim Couch and two other high-ranking officials, will make more money during 2014 thanks to action taken by the Oklahoma City Council on Dec. 31.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014