Melissa Helsel

Mustang named one of the best places to live

Mustang, Oklahoma is one of the best places to live in the U.S., according to Money Magazine. The City of Mustang was named one of the Best Places to Live 2017 by Time INC.’s Money, in partnership with realtor.com. Money is a publication of Time Magazine that helps readers invest sensibly, plan wisely, and spend…

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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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City officials make strides in resolving drainage issues

City officials continue their plan to solve the drainage issues in the city. “There are drainage channels throughout the city—usually behind residential properties there will be a drainage channel which is part of the overall drainage system for the subdivision. In order for the drainage system to work in that subdivision, those need to be…

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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 officials work to solve drainage issues

City officials have a plan in motion to solve the drainage issues in the city. “There are drainage channels throughout the city—usually behind residential properties there will be a drainage channel which is part of the overall drainage system for the subdivision. In order for the drainage system to work in that subdivision, those need…

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Hotel set to open this November

The Hampton Inn and Suites being built at 1320 E. State Highway 152 is on schedule and set to open in November. In the five to seven years before Hampton Inn building, the City of Mustang officials talked to several hotel groups about Mustang. “We knew that we had a market for a hotel here,”…

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