Norman City Council, committee discussion continues regarding renewing half-cent tax
Members of city council and the citizens public safety oversight committee continued discussion of the renewal of the half-cent Public Safety Sales Tax on at an oversight committee meeting Thursday. Nearly everyone voiced their concerns ...
Committee will study corridor between campus and downtown
A newly appointed committee is charged with creating a vision for Norman’s future. Developers who built high-density student housing in Stillwater went away disappointed earlier this year after Norman leaders could not agree on an ...
New law could be boon for municipal sales tax receipts
Norman, Moore and Cleveland County sales tax receipts are on an upward trend, with high hopes for a great holiday shopping season. Year-to-date, Norman sales tax receipts are up 5.32 percent — a full percentage above budget predictions. ...
Norman City Council votes 8-1 for job development measure in North Park TIF district
Norman City Council member Greg Jungman took aim Tuesday night at the University North Park Tax Increment Finance District. Jungman said he is not convinced that the TIF is a successful venture and voted against a measure that would allow ...
City and state briefs
Junior Jammer basketball The 2014 Winter Junior Jammer Basketball League registration deadline is Dec. 18. Forms can be downloaded at juniorjammer.com and may be turned in at any Norman recreation center or at the parks and recreation ...
Clint Williams announces intent to run for Ward 2 seat
Following the announcement that Councilman Tom Kovach will not seek another term, Clint Williams announced that he will run for the Norman City Council Ward 2 seat. “Having lived 12 years of my life in Norman, I’m excited about the ...
Norman works to establish a friendly commercial enterprise climate
Norman city leaders have been working with stakeholders and the Norman Chamber of Commerce on several initiatives to improve the business climate in the city. On Monday, City Manager Steve Lewis and Development Coordinator Terry Floyd ...
Sooner Mobile Home Park owner wants to redevelop park as mixed-use PUD
The Norman City Council will consider zoning changes for a mobile home park in southeast Norman on Tuesday. Residents in the park will receive financial incentives to help with relocation if the zoning is approved, but either way, the ...
Kovach won’t run again
Norman’s Ward 2 city council member Tom Kovach announced today that he will not run for office again. “I thought about it, and when I first ran for office, I wanted to run to address the flooding issue on McGee (Drive) as my primary ...
Proposed Corporate Center in TIF would have industrial complex
The economic development component of the University North Park TIF is coming to fruition. City Attorney Jeff Bryant updated the Norman City Council on the status of the TIF on Tuesday. With the previous focus on the retail portion of the ...
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