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OKG Newsletter


Topic: City Council

Shadid’s surge

Ed Shadid defeats Charlie Swinton in OKC’s Ward 2 runoff election


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City spinal surgeon Ed Shadid came out on top in Tuesday’s Ward 2 Oklahoma City Council runoff election.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Losing Momentum

New Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid won with a grassroots campaign, despite efforts by a well-funded political machine.


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Clifton Adcock
The dust has settled in this year’s Oklahoma City Council elections, but questions remain about a well-funded political organization that supported and attacked candidates.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Crossed wires

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


News

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

Emergency functions

OKC leaders consider revamping the current arrangement for emergency medical services.


News

Clifton Adcock
The City Council is considering whether to continue with the current arrangement for ambulance services or turn the management over to the city or fire department.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

That's the ticket

Oklahoma City Council members received thousands of free tickets — mostly for Thunder games — thanks to City Hall’s policy.


News

Clifton Adcock
What do Glenn Beck, Bill Maher, the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lady Gaga, “Annie” the musical, AC/DC, Jerry Seinfeld and the “JoBros” all have in common?
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Mapmakers

The redistricting of Oklahoma City’s wards is under way.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is starting the process of redrawing its ward boundaries and will be holding a public meeting this month to discuss the plan.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Horsin’ around


CFN

Gazette staff
The City Council horseshoe is considering a measure about another type of horseshoes: actual shoes for horses.
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

‘Line in the sand’

Riddled by conflict and animosity, the Oklahoma City Council rejected a deferral process proposed by a targeted councilman.


News

Clifton Adcock
A measure by two Oklahoma City Council members creating a standard for deferring council agenda items was narrowly shot down at the Aug. 2 meeting.
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Ambulance alert

Debate over EMSA’s future heats up at City Council.


News

Clifton Adcock
The debate about whether the city should switch its ambulance service from Emergency Medical Services Authority to the fire department is heating up.
 
Friday, August 19, 2011
 
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