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
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Record group consists of City Manager Reports from 1974-2008. These reports are referred to as Staff Reports from 1974-1986. 2008-present reports are maintained electronically in the agenda management system with other file attachments included as City Council proceedings. City Manager Reports are complied in volumes, and each volume contains an index that lists the report number, subject information, and dates. Volume indexes are filed in the first folder of each new volume. There is also a compiled index that spans all of the volumes which is located at the end of box 9, folders 16-19. City Manager Reports are arranged by volume number and date.
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
The record group contains newspaper scrapbooks and loose clipping files created by The City of Oklahoma City employees. The clippings and subject files pertain to the history and development of The City. Newspapers represented in the collection are Bluff Creek Bubble No. 2, The Capitol Hill Beacon, The Capitol Tribune, The Daily Oklahoman, The Daily Law Record, The Daily Record, East Side News, The Journal Record, The Oklahoma Journal, The Oklahoma Times, The Public Ledger and The Weekly Downtowner. Scrapbooks. Box 1 - 7 Volumes 1 – 15. 1937 – 1940. The City of Oklahoma City employee scrapbooks. Subjects include events and incidents involving city departments, death notices of city employees, removal and appointment of city employees, bond and municipal elections. Volumes 16 – 29, 1960 – 1965. The City Planning Director Paul Gower’s office scrapbooks. The City Planning Department provided building, electrical and plumbing inspection services. Volume 30. Tinker (Tinker Air ... Read More
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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
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The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
The Petroleum Pipeline Agreements are documents generated in order to construct oil and natural gas pipelines throughout The City of Oklahoma City. The permit applications, agreements, cancellations, resolutions, transfers and blueprint plans found in this series reflect the newly established business requirements of pipelines within city limits. The majority of the documents date from 1929 to 1950 with the exception of Phillips Petroleum Company documents dated 1930 to 1984. The files are arranged alphabetically by company name, then chronologically for each. Within the series there were seven entities that had placement cards without documents – A and K Petroleum Company, A. C. Fletcher, Simon Lebow, Midland Co-op Wholesale, Oklahoma Broadcasting Company, and Petroleum Oil Company.
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Public Notice Books consist of newspaper clippings of notices published by the City Clerk's Office in primarily Oklahoma City newspapers from 1909-2015. The bulk of the documents consist of public notices; amended notices; application for appropriation; appraiser reports and oaths; balance sheet-debt service fund notices; election proclamations; environmental findings; invitation of bids; legal notices to the public; notice of forfeiture of contraband; notice of acceptance; notice of appeal; notice of application; notice of application procedures; notice of appropriations of surplus revenue; notice of hearing; notice of intent; notice of introduction; notice of meeting; notice of personal property sale; notice of public auction; notice of publication; notice of redistricting-rezoning; notices regarding budget; notice of sale of bonds and bond holders; notice to architects, engineers, and planners; notice to architects, planners, design and graphics consultants; notice to bidders; ... 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
The Municipal Code record group contains bound volumes, supplements, and chapter code publications of The City of Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 1909 – 2012. These publications represent the codification process of ordinances adopted by City Council. Bound volumes of the Municipal Code have been published by The City of Oklahoma City since 1906 with updates in 1913, 1928, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1993, 1999, 2002, 2007 and 2010. Supplements containing code revisions were published in the intervening years. Each bound volume of The Oklahoma City Municipal Code contains The City of Oklahoma City Charter. Indexes are separately published volumes corresponding to an annual supplement or bound code volume.