Norman finance committee considers ballot initiative for charging utility customers for handling rain runoff
A storm water utility fee is the next ballot initiative on Norman’s horizon. On Wednesday, the Norman City Council Finance Committee discussed a tiered option for charging Norman’s utility customers for handling the runoff from rain, ...
City hosts holiday events
Three Norman Parks and Recreation Department events will kick off the holiday season: · 22nd annual Holiday Celebration: Activities at 5:30 Dec. 6 and tree lighting at 6 p.m. at Andrews Park, 201 W. Daws St. Free hot chocolate, ...
City might have to pay more for Robinson underpass project
The Norman Capital Projects budget for next year could take a big hit in the near future. The final bill for the Robinson underpass still is being negotiated, leaving the city potentially on the hook in excess of $1 million, Pubic Works ...
Association gaining feedback for metro area commuter study
Shoppers or commuters could hop on a commuter train or a rapid transit bus to get from Norman to a job in downtown Oklahoma City or could come from downtown OKC to shop on Campus Corner in the future if a current study proves mass transit ...
Norman recycling on the rise
Citywide recycling is up in Norman since the implementation of new curbside recycling services using bright blue, 95-gallon polycarts. The carts are picked up every other week on the same day as regular trash collection. “It’s been very ...
New nonprofit foundation provides concrete solutions for schools
Moore is among four districts to receive money from Shelter Oklahoma Schools, a nonprofit formed to help schools build tornado safe rooms. A rural school near Chickasha already received $25,000 through the organization....
Norman tax collections are now trending above previous budget projections
Post tornado sales tax collections are booming in Norman and Moore. Norman received $5,045,219 in sales tax from the Oklahoma Tax Commission on Friday, Finance Director Anthony Francisco reported....
City sewer rate increase approved
Norman voters on Tuesday approved an increase in their sewer rates, the first since 1996. Unofficial, but complete, election results showed 4,108 yes votes and 1,309 no votes for a 75.8 percent to 24.2 percent split.
It’s time to pay property taxes
Property tax reminders will be showing up in Cleveland County mailboxes this week. The invoices began mailing on Nov. 6 — probably the earliest mail dates for the taxes in recent years....
Veterans Day parade connects community to those who served
Bus loads of veterans, motorcycle groups, car clubs and large military transports are some of the participants coming to this year’s Veterans Parade in Norman. In celebration of the holiday Monday, the Saturday parade will end at the ...
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