City Council

Hagan, who started on council in 1996, honored

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council gave a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to Linda Hagan, who resigned from the council last month for health reasons.Council member Darrell Noblitt, who served with Hagan when he was on council from 2002 to 2005, noted that Hagan had been part of many accomplishments while serving on council…

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City Council to host one meeting per month in 2018

City Council approved only having one Council meeting per month during the Sept. 5 meeting. The Council approved Ordinance No. 1151, an ordinance “amending Chapter 2, Article II, by amending Section 2-31 to provide that regular meetings of the Mustang City Council shall occur one time per month,” the Council agenda item reads. The ordinance…

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Next Council meeting rescheduled

There will be no City Council meeting on Sept. 19. The Sept. 19 City Council meeting has been rescheduled to Sept. 26. The meeting was rescheduled due to multiple Council members not being able to attend, therefore the Council would not be able to meet quorum. City Council did host a Work Session at 6:30…

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Council adopts new comprehensive plan

City Council adopted its first comprehensive plan since 2003 during Tuesday’s meeting. The “Imagine Mustang” comprehensive plan was adopted Tuesday with a unanimous vote. The vote followed a public hearing section of the meeting, in which no citizens attended. The comprehensive plan is more than a year’s worth of work, and “is really a document…

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Council ponders comprehensive plan until next meeting

City Manager Tim Rooney, Mayor Jay Adams and City Council members have played an active role in helping develop the “Imagine Mustang” comprehensive plan with the help of citizens’ feedback. Imagine Mustang is about planning for what the City of Mustang’s future will look like. The last time the city updated its comprehensive plan was…

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Mustang Police donate vehicles to agencies in need

The Mustang Police Department recently donated three surplus vehicles to law enforcement agencies in need with City Council’s help. The three Ford Crown Victoria police vehicles were donated to the City of Harrah, Logan County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Nicoma Park. The surplus vehicles came about after City Council approved a three-year municipal…

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City of Mustang gains two new faces

Mustang residents will be seeing two new faces around town. The City of Mustang welcomed a new police officer and firefighter last week. Mustang Police Department hired Officer Cody McDaniel. McDaniel has lived in Oklahoma for 12 years. He lives just north of Mustang with his wife and two children. “This is where my family…

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‘Imagine Mustang’ in final stages

City Council members received a copy of the near-completed “Imagine Mustang” comprehensive plan last week so they could give comments or ask questions about the plan during Monday’s Work Session. Imagine Mustang is about planning for what the City of Mustang’s future will look like. The comprehensive plan, done by Halff Associates and ADG, sets…

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City Council approves operating budget

City Council members voted Tuesday to approve the $21.9 million budget for the 2018 fiscal year. It’s the first time in seven years the City of Mustang expects to have a balanced budget. The $21.9 million budget projects a $2 million ending fund balance. The budget also projects a .5 percent increase in sales tax…

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City Council discusses 2017-18 budget proposal

By Chris Eversole, Contributing Writer For the first time in seven years, the City of Mustang expects to have a balanced budget. At Monday’s special city council meeting, City Manager Tim Rooney presented his budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which begins July 1. “Great job,” Vice Mayor Jess Schweinberg said. “I even enjoyed…

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