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OKG Newsletter


Topic: sprawl

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

Shaping a better city


Commentary

Blair Humphreys
We had the opportunity to discuss the issue of “sprawl” with more than 600 citizens who gathered last month at a town hall meeting in Oklahoma City. The meeting included presentations from Councilman Ed Shadid, City Manager Jim Couch and the director of almost every city department.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Face value

It looks as though some land owners get monetary incentives to let things rot, according to those suffering from dropping property values.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Council members took the first step toward cleaning up vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, but not without protests from a group of realtors.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
 
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