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OKG Newsletter

Topic: projects

Ward 5

Incumbent Brian Walters, who voted against MAPS 3, faces challenger David Greenwell.


Clifton Adcock

The primary election Tuesday will likely decide who will win the seat for the Oklahoma City Council. Incumbent Brian Walters drew challenger David Greenwell for the south-central ward.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Art suspension

A law requiring state construction projects to include visual art could be suspended if new legislation passes.


Clifton Adcock
A bill that would temporarily suspend a law requiring state construction projects to include visual art passed the House March 9 by a vote of 61-26 and will now be considered by the Senate.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Drafting MAPS

The convention center completion is plotted at the end of the preliminary MAPS 3 timeline.


Clifton Adcock
A preliminary timeline for the eight individual MAPS 3 projects has been made public, and although some involved with the projects are pleased with the early schedule, others are not.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Conventional concerns

The Oklahoma City Council considers a MAPS 3 timeline that prioritizes convention center construction over quality-of-life projects.


Clifton Adcock
Members of the Oklahoma City Council and several MAPS 3 subcommittees expressed concern over a recommended timeline for MAPS 3 projects.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Term of art

City government launches a new office to serve as an arts and cultural liaison.


Clifton Adcock
The city of Oklahoma City has created a new arts and cultural affairs liaison to help coordinate public art projects.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Moving on

Rick Cain helped re-introduce public transit to the metro area. He retires in February.


Tim Farley
When Rick Cain took the reins as chief of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) 10 years ago, most Oklahoma City residents didn’t know public transit existed.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

MAP it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you were around OKC in the 90s, you know how much progress we’ve made because of the Metropolitan Area Projects, better known as MAPS. Local artists created works exploring the project’s impact as part of the MAPS 20th Anniversary Artist Projects exhibition, and an opening reception will be held 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday at Individual Artists of Oklahoma, 706 W. Sheridan Ave. The exhibit runs through March 15. Call 232-6060, or visit

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014