The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
The Election Files Record Group contains The City of Oklahoma City official election records between 1908 through 2004. Election types include: Primary and General Mayoral, City Council, Charter Amendments, Bond Fund, Sales Tax and Franchise elections. Types of documents contained in the folders are official election results, ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, affidavits, ballots and ephemera. Not represented in this collection are the years 1951 – 1960. Bond transcripts include: Statement, charter amendments, certificates, city council proceedings, affidavits, published notices, election proclamation, official ballot, proposition, bid documents, ordinance issuing bonds. For more information on how the Bond Funds were utilized, see Record Group FIN3_015 Bond Fund Files 1945-1979.
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Notices and ordinances reflect the business of the Oklahoma City Municipal Government, and their publication is required by Oklahoma State Law. Ordinance Books consist of newspaper clippings of ordinances published by the City Clerk's Office in primarily Oklahoma City newspapers from 1899-1994. Ordinance books that contain resolutions or notices are identified as such in the item record. The primary means of arrangement for ordinance books is chronological, and within each book the arrangement is sequential by ordinance number. Gaps do exist in the number sequence, though digital versions may be found on the City's website or by request through the City Clerk's Office. Date spans for each book reflect the earliest and latest date of publication. Volumes numbered with an N are Ordinance Notice books, volumes with a number only are Ordinance Enrollment ledgers, reflecting the permanent record. The enrollment ledgers begin handwritten and move to typescript and then a page pasted onto ... Read More
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
The Resolutions record group spans 1894-1981 and pertains broadly to the business of the City of Oklahoma City and to actions of commendation or condolence. These records are handwritten or typescript and contain notarization by seal or stamp and signatures of the Mayor and the City Clerk. The original signed copies of Resolutions in this record group are filed on paper through the year 1981. Those passed after 1981 can be found by City Council meeting date and are accessible as electronic files. The record group is supplemented by a partial index that spans October 1935 to December 1979 that is housed in a separate location within the Office of the City Clerk. A small sample of the topics reflected in this index are airports, bids, bonds, bridges, City employees, deeds, dilapidated structures, easements, federal aid, fire, gifts, grants, highways, land purchases, leases, libraries, litigation, the military, museums, oil and gas, parks, petitions, sewer, streets, taxes, trusts, ... Read More
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Passed by voters, 1935 June 8
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Council Proceedings record group from 1965 through 1990 contain The City of Oklahoma City Council agendas, summaries, publications, bid tabulations lists and recorded project bids. The document prepared before the meeting, showing all items to be considered was historically called the Final Docket, and is known in later years as the Formal Agenda. Some agendas include a list of notices to be published for zoning, bidding, hearings, and ordinances and resolutions in the years 1965-1970. The document prepared after the meeting that shows a record of actions taken or documents adopted is the Summary. The format of the summary varies. In 1965 summaries are typewritten memos to the City Manager from City Council and include a synopsis of actions taken or stricken. There are no vote counts for individual officials or items. The handwritten notes of the Office of City Clerk include document numbers for Plans and Specifications, Contracts, Resolutions, and Easements, among others. There are ... Read More