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OKG Newsletter

Topic: City Council

Nip and tuck

OKC’s business incentive program is getting an update.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is changing the language in its business incentive program policy.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

More for Core for Shore

OKC officials push to revise the Core to Shore plan to encompass land for the planned MAPS 3 convention center.


Clifton Adcock
The city is seeking to expand the boundaries of an urban renewal plan aimed at fighting urban blight in order to obtain property for the proposed MAPS 3 convention center.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Studying the cities

OKC leaders take a look at what’s worked — and what hasn’t — in other cities.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council on Sept. 18 heard presentations on what can be learned from reviewing the successes and mistakes of other cities.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

On the side

The MAPS 3 master plan for sidewalks is going back to the City Council for approval ... with very little changed.


Clifton Adcock
A master plan for sidewalks in the MAPS 3 program that faced tough questions by the Oklahoma City Council is being sent back to the council for approval, but virtually unchanged.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Unfinished business

OKC officials request a state audit after millions of dollars have been paid for public safety projects that remain incomplete.


Clifton Adcock
A project to install new records and communication software and hardware for Oklahoma City police, fire and municipal court has not only exceeded its original estimated cost by millions of dollars, but is running nearly six years behind its original schedule, according to court records.
Friday, October 5, 2012

Bike boom

OKC bicycling get a boost from the creation of special bike lanes and expansion of downtown’s bike-share program.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City has begun work creating the first street lanes that will be shared between bicycles and cars. That development comes amid an expansion of the city’s downtown bike-share program.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Looking for laws


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council on Nov. 6 laid out the city’s wish-list for next year’s state legislative session.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wildlife strife

Some supporters of Martin Park Nature Center say a proposed development could have a devastating impact on the area.


Tim Farley
Adding new trails and structures at Martin Park Nature Center could have serious consequences for the area’s unique plant life and animals, some park supporters claim.
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Congrats, Mr. Mayor!


Gazette staff
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will need to clear some room on a bookshelf for an award celebrating something that hasn’t happened yet, sorta.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The road not taken


Dr. Ed Shadid
The most critical lesson of the downtown boulevard debate is that diversity of thought (itself a function of the sum total of our experiences) through maximum public participation, along with the utmost transparency to aid in deliberations, leads to better decision-making.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013