Cleaner, better water is on the way for Norman during Phase II
The Norman Water Treatment Plant is receiving a long overdue upgrade. Phase I was completed in fall 2010. Now the city is starting on Phase II. Taste and odor concerns will be addressed, safety will be improved and Oklahoma Department of ...
Council members choose April 1 election as day for voters to decide on permanent tax
After a long night at city hall, the Norman City Council unanimously approved an amended resolution to put the renewal of the Public Safety Sale Tax before voters on April 1. The tax renewal vote will come in conjunction with the election ...
Council members approve relocating family business to North Park district
The Norman City Council approved a contract that will bring the first tenant to the Advanced Marketing Center in the University North Park TIF district at its Tuesday night meeting. The vote passed in a 8 to 1 vote, with Council member ...
Norman City Council considers mingling PSST with general fund
The Norman City Council redefined how the Public Safety Sales Tax renewal would work at its Monday study session. The PSST, in its current form, wouldn’t really exist under the new proposal, which would put the money into the general fund ...
IMMY wants to expand to Univ. North Park
Immuno Mycologics Inc., or IMMY, is a locally owned business with a global market — an ideal economic model. It has found that having a big enough heart to develop tests for the world’s most neglected diseases also can be good business. ...
Voters select council candidates
Norman voters will select new city council candidates on April 1. This year’s election includes the even numbered city council seats — Wards 2, 4, 6 and 8 . There are contested races in Wards 2,4, and 6....
Life-saving officer retires
Charles “Chuck” Daily is retiring after more than 26 years of service to the Norman Police Department. During that time, friends and colleagues say Daily exemplified a “service attitude” and a straight talking style of honesty....
Public safety still a top concern for city council
Public safety will continue to top the list as the city dialogue on a proposed vote continues this week at city hall. A work session on Monday and a study session followed by a regular city council meeting on Tuesday will allow city ...
Arts funds under debate
For the second year in a row, a bill filed in the Oklahoma House of Representatives proposes all funding to the Oklahoma Arts Council be eliminated....
Support continues for making city Public Safety Sales Tax permanent
Voices continue to be raised in the same refrain: “We shouldn’t fund permanent positions with a temporary tax.” To that end, many Norman residents voiced support for making the Public Safety Sales Tax permanent, thus protecting the 71 ...
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