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 ...
Legacy Park pond and fountains taking shape in TIF district
Norman is laying the foundation for jobs at a business and industrial park on the northwest side of the city. Legacy Park and the University North Park Corporate Center are moving forward, city officials reported Tuesday at the TIF No. 2 ...
Lankford announces for Coburn’s U.S. seat
OKLAHOMA CITY — James Lankford, the Congressman from Oklahoma City who once helped run the largest Christian youth camp in the nation, opened a news conference Monday with a quote from scripture, then announced that he would run for the ...
EPA webinar highlights Norman for environmental accomplishments
When people know their jobs count, they can make a difference. Starting in 2005, the city set a course to implement green strategies, in part by energizing employees in every department to look for ways to conserve energy, reduce waste, ...
Normal trash service offered during holiday
The sanitation division will provide normal trash service during the holiday Monday. Sanitation services, compost facility and the transfer station will remain open. Compost Facility hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Transfer Station hours ...
University, Norman City Council come together to create new visioning committee
Norman will tackle high-density development again, this time from the perspective of a study to create a vision for core Norman. High-density discussions starting in June 2012 ended without conclusion in June 2013. Now, an agreement ...
Sales tax collections for Moore, Norman both above budget
Norman sales tax took a big leap this month, rising 19.47 percent over last year’s receipts for the same time period. Moore sales tax is steadying out but still running well above budget....
Norman PSST ballot date under question
Norman City Council members are split on whether to move forward with an April ballot for the renewal of the Public Safety Sales Tax or wait until August. The proposed ballot language is on the city council agenda for first reading ...
City council members identifying tasks for new economic development advisory board
The city’s seven-member economic development advisory board has yet to formally meet, but city council members have started making a list of tasks for them to tackle....
Residents concerned about details of 10-year renewal of half-cent Public Safety Sales Tax
Between the cold weather and the BCS National Championship game, there wasn’t a large community presence at a public meeting Monday to discuss the renewal of the Public Safety Sales Tax, but strong opinions were shared, nevertheless. City ...
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