Mustang City council

Schweinberg says experience prepares him for mayor role

By CHRIS EVERSOLE Staff Writer Editor’s note: The Mustang News ran a profile of the other candidate for Mustang mayor, Jan Yakish, a planning commission member, on March 22. The mayor’s race is the only question on the ballot in Mustang Tuesday. Jess Schweinberg believes that his four years on the Mustang City Council have…

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Settlement possible in Mustang’s fracking lawsuit

By Chris Eversole The lawsuit that the city of Mustang brought over two proposed oil and gas wells in the city appears to be moving toward a settlement. Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse on Wednesday directed Citizen Energy II to submit additional evidence by Dec. 27, and he said he would rule on the…

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Judge stalls company’s plans for oil, gas wells

By Chris Eversole Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse on Monday issued a temporary restraining order that the City of Mustang sought in its lawsuit over plans for two oil and natural gas wells in the northwestern corner of the city. Hesse scheduled a hearing for Dec. 20 to consider further actions on the lawsuit.…

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Quick, quiet new Mustang power plant takes off

By Chris Eversole With U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas at his side, OG&E’s CEO Sean Trauschke clicked a mouse and turned on the Rolls Royce of power generation Friday. Within 10 minutes, the Rolls Royce engine that powers one of seven new generators at Oklahoma Gas and Electric’s Mustang Energy Center was quietly humming. “Being able…

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Mustang Council Approves 117-Unit Crystal Springs Addition

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council on Tuesday approved the final plat for the Crystal Springs Addition. The new subdivision, being built by 29Sara, LLC, will have 117 homes on 33 acres. It is located at the southwest corner of North Clear Springs Road and West SW 59th Street. Crystal Springs will offer homes…

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Mustang Fire, Police to implement new system this September

By Chris Eversole, Contributing Writer The Mustang Police and Fire Departments are moving from an obsolete, paper-intensive system for tracking calls, writing tickets and keeping records to a GIS-based system that will include a website for the public to track crime reports. The City Council unanimously approved on Tuesday a proposal from Zuercher Technologies for…

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Residents voice concerns over rezoning of property

By E.I. Hillin Residents of Cottonwood Terrace, an east Mustang neighborhood, are concerned what the rezoning of a property next to theirs could lead to in the future. The property, owned by Harry Weatherford and Josephine Weatherford, is located at 150 N. Morgan Road and 1711 ½ E. State Highway 152. It is a total…

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