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OKG Newsletter

Topic: oklahoma city council

Why vote Swinton?

Letters to the Editor

Jay Johnson
Recently I received a bulk-mailed letter from Oklahoma City Council Candidate Charlie Swinton thanking me for my voting record, in which he also acknowledged his opponents who did not make it to the April 5th runoff election.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Urban outfitters

The renewal of downtown Oklahoma City continues with several new building projects in the works.


Brendan Hoover
In downtown Oklahoma City, several new building projects are in the works, continuing a trend of urban renewal in the area.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Church and state

Church discipline is getting a bit intense


Gazette staff
Many churches will have some sort of division in their time. Many of these conflicts can be resolved by talking things out; other differences are a bit bigger and end with the nailing of theses to the church door.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week


Gazette staff
“It’s just people celebrating life and accepting everyone for who they are, accepting our diversity. That’s indicative of a ‘big-league city’— to celebrate our diversity that everyone is accepted here, everyone is protected here. It is a human rights issue.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Overcoming Momentum’s legacy


Doug Loudenback
The Committee for Oklahoma City Momentum, a recently formed nonprofit organization, spent $486,041 to support and oppose candidates during the recent Oklahoma City Council elections in Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Crossed wires

Councilman Shadid hopes to formalize procedures that give the public and City Council more time to consider measures.


Clifton Adcock
A measure by Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid that would give more public notice and more time for the Oklahoma City Council to consider certain measures may include language on agenda-item deferrals as well.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

$30 million question

Will the substation transfer be included in the MAPS 3 convention center budget now that the location is changing?


Clifton Adcock
Preliminary cost estimates are out for all eight of the MAPS 3 projects, and the question of an OGE substation being moved using $30 million from the $280 million for the convention center funds came to a head during recent MAPS 3 oversight meetings.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Walk the line

MAPS 3 park subcommittee members are concerned the convention center will impede walkability.


Clifton Adcock
Members of the MAPS 3 park subcommittee raised concerns at its Aug. 24 meeting about the proposed location of the MAPS 3 convention center.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Back to the future

An Art Deco train depot will serve as ‘Grand Central Station’ for the metro’s awaited intermodal transit system.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council voted at its Sept. 13 meeting to accept a plan that places the future intermodal transportation hub at the Santa Fe Depot, 100 S. E.K. Gaylord Blvd.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Hub flub

Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s News story (“Back to the future,” Sept. 21, Gazette):
Wednesday, October 5, 2011