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OKG Newsletter


Topic: council

Zombie this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Norman Arts Council closes out a season of Movies in the Park on Friday with a free screening of 1964’s “The Last Man on Earth,” in which a terribly lonely Vincent Price battles the undead.
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Contingency plan

The MAPS 3 convention center budget was reduced when City Council voted to move $30 million from the convention center budget to a contingency fund.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council waded into a fight over $30 million that some say rightfully belongs in the convention center budget, while others say it should be set aside to move an OGE substation (pictured) situated near the future MAPS 3 park.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Paling project


CFN

Gazette staff
Apparently some Oklahoma City Council members thought city staff had some ’splainin’ to do, after a report of Project 180 given to them on Nov. 1 failed to mention the huge downtown streetscape redesign was running into financial issues.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Don’t discriminate


Letters to the Editor

Rob Bennet
In response to “Bad move, Oklahoma City Council” by Steve Kern (Letters, Dec. 7, Oklahoma Gazette): as an Oklahoman, religions scholar and self-proclaimed independent when it comes to religious affiliation, I would like to say to Steve Kern, your hypocrisy was a bad move.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Term of art

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


News

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

Oklahoma’s animal house


Commentary

Louisa McCune-Elmore
In July, I asked Roy Lee Lindsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Pork Council, for a favor — to pick up philosopher Bernard Rollin at Will Rogers World Airport in five o’clock traffic and bring him to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for a cocktail reception.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Stage fright


CFN

Gazette staff
The Oklahoma City Council last week threw the proverbial monkey wrench into the proverbial gears of a non-proverbial move to put the downtown Stage Center building on the historical register.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 
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