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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Council

VIDEO: Council Roundup: Budget approved, Spokies on the rise


News

Ben Felder
A $1.1 billion budget, which will go into effect July 1, was approved by the Oklahoma City council on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Easy ride

Oklahoma City’s Spokies bike share program continues to grow.


News

Ben Felder
Spokies, the two-year-old bike share program, has demonstrated a steady rise in ridership and will be managed entirely by the City of Oklahoma City this fall.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Average is OK


CFN

Gazette staff
If you work long days in a room full of 30 hormonal children, you might want to take an extra personal day once in a while. Luckily for Oklahoma City’s youth, OKC’s teachers are just average when it comes to attendance.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Empty promises

Lobbyists and big money might contribute to the growing number of abandoned properties across the city.


News

Ben Felder
Banks and realtors successfully convinced the state Legislature this year to halt Oklahoma City’s effort to control the growing number of abandoned properties.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

VIDEO + Council Report: Guyutes gets greenlight from council


News

Ben Felder
An agenda item before the Oklahoma City council Tuesday titled “BS,” which Councilman Ed Shadid said was “appropriately labeled,” included a $3.5 million tax incentive package for the nationwide chain Cabela’s.
 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

And not a drop for drinking?


CFN

Gazette staff
Voting can be a useful tool, whether it’s deciding the next governor, approving changes to the Constitution or selecting the next American Idol. However, there are some situations in which voting might not be the best solution.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dancing in the Twilight

This summer, like many before it, Arts Council of Oklahoma City brings a variety of Oklahoma acts to serenade you under the stars.


Music

Shannon Helton

Sunday Twilight Concert Series with The Wurly Birds
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Myriad Botanical Gardens 
301 W. Reno Ave. 
myriadgardens.org 
445-7080
Free 

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Healthy debate

Faced with a shortage of mental health access, Oklahoma City Council approves adult patient beds for an eastside facility.


News

Ben Felder
As the Oklahoma City Council considered whether or not to close beds at an eastside mental health facility, Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty not only argued in favor of the facility but said more beds were needed across the city.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
 
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