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April 2016

City of Norman to Host Second Public Meeting re: Proposed Storm Water Utility

The City of Norman will host a second public meeting to address concerns about flooding from the last citizen’s satisfaction survey, as well as initiatives to protect Norman’s drinking water. The meeting is Monday at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at city hall, 201 W. Gray.

Historic Windows 101 Seminar Set for May 7

Registration is now open for a Historic Windows 101 class sponsored by the Norman Historic District. The class will provide instructions on the basics of historic windows, window repair and weatherization, and preservation of historic windows. The event is Saturday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Senior Citizens Center located at 329 S. Peters.

Norman City Council Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday

Due to the potential for severe weather this afternoon and evening, the City of Norman is cancelling Tuesday evening’s City Council study session and City Council meeting. The City Council will consider the April 26 agenda items at a special meeting Thursday evening at 6:30 pm in city hall at 201 W. Gray.

City of Norman Announces New Fire Chief

After an extensive search, Norman City Manager Steve Lewis announces the appointment of Travis King as Norman’s new fire chief and emergency manager. King currently serves as Acting Deputy Chief for the Norman Fire Department.

The City of Norman to test new emergency preparedness system on Thursday

The test of the City of Norman’s new emergency preparedness system is 7 p.m. Thursday. The system, called Blackboard Connect, is for communicating with residents and business owners during emergencies and for important notifications.

In the event of severe weather alerts in the Norman area Thursday, the test will be rescheduled for May 5 at 7 p.m.

City of Norman to host public meeting: Storm water utility proposed for flood prevention and protection of drinking water

The City of Norman will host a public meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 201 W. Gray to address concerns about flooding from the last citizen’s satisfaction survey, as well as initiatives to protect Norman’s drinking water. City staff will present Norman property owners with funding options to deal with water and storm water issues that impact the community.

Parks and Recreation seeks names for Veterans Memorial

The City of Norman Parks and Recreation Department is seeking names to include on the Cleveland County Veterans Memorial. To insure engraving by Veterans Day, the deadline for applications is August 31. There is no fee to have a name listed on the memorial.

Flood Avenue near Highland Parkway to be reduced to one lane Friday and Saturday

Flood Avenue near Highland Parkway will be reduced to one lane Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for construction to a commercial business on the corner of Flood and Highland Parkway. The same section of Flood Avenue will be reduced to one lane again on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Annual Sewer Line Replacement Project Underway

Newer Technology Avoids Digging Trenches on Home and Business Owner Property

Workshops for Small Businesses offered during National Small Business Week

The City of Norman, in partnership with the Norman Chamber of Commerce and Norman Transcript, will offer two free workshops to assist small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week, the first week in May. This year’s theme is “Dream Big, Start Small.”

12th Avenue SE Project Public Meeting Scheduled for Thursday

Norman residents and business owners are invited to attend a public meeting about an improvement project to reconstruct a portion of 12th Avenue Southeast from just north of Cedar Lane Road to Oak Tree Avenue. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at city hall at 201 West Gray Street.

Westwood Park Golf Course Offers Ladies' and Men's Clinics

Clinic registration now open

Registration is now open at Westwood Park Golf Course for both the men’s and women’s four-week clinics. Men’s classes are from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays beginning May 2. The ladies’ clinic will be held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. beginning May 3.