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Oklahoma City will open in slow motion this month, Mayor Holt anticipates May 1

Patrick B. McGuigan   At an April 24 press conference, in subsequent press releases and statements to reporters, Mayor David Holt has laid out a methodical plan to reopen the Sooner State’s capital city. Holt said that with many statewide restrictions expiring on April 30 and neighboring municipalities already reopening of headed in that direction, […]

Oklahoma City mayor tightens emergency order provisions in Saturday proclamation

The City Sentinel Staff Report Mayor David Holt has tightened provisions in his order declaring a state of emergency in Oklahoma City. The action was, a press release from the city government said, intended “to explicitly implement “Shelter in Place” from 11:59 p.m. March 28 through April 16.”   For a longer version of this […]

For Now: ‘The emptier the city, the fuller our hearts’

Mayor David Holt   Editor’s Note: Here is the text of Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt’s speech in wake of Governor Kevin Stitt’s actions of Tuesday, March 24. Let me begin by recapping nine days in Oklahoma City that feel like a year. On March 15, our metro confirmed its first case of COVID-19 that […]

MAPs4 vote set for December 10

Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City, OK – MAPs4, described by city leaders as an “ambitious and unique” package of tax-financed community improvements will be on a special election ballot December 10. The package was sent to voters after a summer of discussion and special meetings, and after surviving a legal challenge from a former […]

Some not-so-ancient history and a look ahead: Oklahoma City’s public meetings on potential Maps4 projects

Staff Report, The City Sentinel Online   The Oklahoma City Council has called a series of special public meetings in July and August to hear presentations on potential MAPS 4 projects. According to a press release sent to CapitolBeatOK, The City Sentinel, and other news organizations, “the meetings are open to everyone and will be […]

Ward 7 Council Member Nikki Nice to host forums on June 13, June 25

Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Ward 7 Oklahoma City Council Member Nikki Nice will host two community forums this month: A panel discussion with black elected officials on Thursday, June 13, and a conversation with Mayor David Holt on Tuesday, June 25. In comments sent to CapitolBeatOK, Councilwoman Nice said: ““It’s going to […]

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