OKC simplifying, redesigning city codes

By: Brian Brus The Journal Record December 4, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – In the same way tax laws grow unwieldy over time, so does a city’s codes and overall development blueprint, Planning Department Director Aubrey McDermid said. “What we’re proposing is ...

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Bill would give counties zoning authority


By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record | December 3, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – When lawmakers come back into legislative session, they’ll likely have another local control issue on their hands. Local control is a common phrase in any legislature. When it comes to jurisdiction, ...

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State investing $3.1 million in EV charging stations

A electric car owned by the City of Oklahoma City charging in front of the Civic Center.

By: Journal Record Staff | November 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – State environmental officials announced on Thursday $3.1 million in funding to build electric vehicle charging stations. Requests for proposal will be accepted through March 1, 2019. The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is seeking ...

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State Treasurer Ken Miller to join OGE Energy


By: Journal Record Staff | November 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Term-limited state Treasurer Ken Miller will join OGE Energy Corp. as its vice president of regulatory and state government affairs effective Jan. 2, the company announced Thursday. Miller, 52, was elected state ...

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