Following the cycle of Norman's wastewater
Reuse of treated municipal wastewater (a.k.a. sewage) is tough for some residents to wrap their heads around. Maybe looking at it from the viewpoint of other organisms would help Oklahoma follow in the footsteps of other states ...
Norman finance committee finds dollars through fees, outsourcing
Norman traffic citations could become $25 costlier in the near future. A proposal for the implementation of a municipal court technology fee met with strong support at the City Council Finance Committee meeting Wednesday night. Municipal ...
Transportation plan considers multimodal options
Aside from a few tweaks, Norman’s first Comprehensive Transportation Plan is complete and will be coming before the planning commission and the city council for adoption soon. “We’ve been talking about the comprehensive transportation ...
Center City visioning public meeting
The Center City Vision project kick-off meeting is 6:30 p.m. March 26 in the Fellowship Hall of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 235 W. Duffy St. The meeting is free and open to the public....
Moore City Council approves tornado building code amendments
The Moore City Council made history Monday night with the adoption of 11 recommendations by structural engineering experts for residential building codes. These code changes will make future new homes in Moore more likely to survive a ...
Oklahoma Senate passes water reuse legislation
A portion of Norman’s wastewater could be shifted from the Canadian River to a tributary that feeds Lake Thunderbird in the not-so-distant future. Recently, legislation encouraging reuse and requiring the Oklahoma Department of ...
PSST support committee Several civic-minded residents have volunteered to lead the campaign to approve the continuation of the half-percent sales tax to support public safety in Norman....
OG&E announces road closure, detour
On Friday OG&E closed Cedar Lane Road between US-77 and 36th Avenue SE to relocate their utility poles for the Cedar Lane Road Project. Signs will be placed to detour the traveling public around the construction using Post Oak Road. ...
City’s use tax growth strong this year
Norman’s use tax receipts jumped 24 percent over the same period last year. In March, Norman received $223,663 in use tax and an additional $37,277 in PSST use tax compared to $179,989 sales tax and $29,989 use tax received last year. Use ...
City and state briefs
Norman Chamber Board of Directors votes to support PSST extension The Norman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to support and endorse the extension of the Public Safety Sales Tax on the April 1 ballot....
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