The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
This record group consists of Abstracts of Title for parcels of land that were purchased by The City of Oklahoma City. Some of the projects that resulted from the purchase of these properties include fire, parks, streets, bridges, sewer, water, libraries, alleys, detention hospitals, and airports. In addition, the record group includes a small number of miscellaneous real estate, court, and water trust documents. Records in boxes 1-82 are arranged in an imposed numeric order, though there are significant gaps in the number sequence either because the land was sold by The City, the abstract was rebuilt and superseded by a newer version, or the abstract was not found on file. The dates that have been assigned to boxes 1-82 reflect the most recent date for the first and last abstract in each box. Miscellaneous documents in boxes 82-83 are arranged by date. The dates that have been assigned to these boxes reflect the most recent date that appeared on the document. Abstracts may include a ... Read More
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
This record group consists of Abstracts of Title for parcels of land purchased for the Elm Creek Reservoir, Lake Atoka Reservoir, and Lake Draper. Records in this group are arranged in an imposed numeric order. The abstracts are not filed chronologically; the dates assigned to each box indicate the most recent date for the first and last abstract in each box. Abstracts may include a corresponding deed number, City Council memorandum, or other supporting information.
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
Records consist of Board, Commission, Committee, and Trust minutes, agendas, and supplementary materials from 1912-2001. Boards, Commissions, Committee, and Trusts represented in this record group are the Board of Adjustment, Board of Appeals, Bond Issue Executive Committee, Building Code Commission, Citizens Financial Study Committee, Community Relations Commission, Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA), Downtown Planning, Game and Fish Commission, Historical Preservation Commission, License Review Board, Oklahoma City Airport Trust (OCAT), Oklahoma City Municipal Facilities Authority (OCMFA) and its' succesor Oklahoma City Municipal Improvement Authority (OCMIA), Oklahoma City Park Trust, Oklahoma City Public Property Authority (OCPPA), Oklahoma City Golf Commission, Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (OCWUT), Park Commission, and the Planning Commission. Materials supplementary to minutes and agendas consist of memorandums, petition signature sheets, city ... Read More
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
The Oklahoma City Bond Fund record group consists of documents generated by the propositions, elections and projects of approved bond fund monies between 1945 – 1979. The bulk of the records include resolutions, ordinances, bids, project specifications and plans, contracts and payment authorizations. Engineering reports, correspondence, bond transfers, The City of Oklahoma City Council memos and agendas are part of the supplemental documentation related to bond projects and expenditures. Rapid city expansion during the 1960s stimulated an increase in bond fund elections and dollar expenditures. Improvements and construction in support of Oklahoma City’s infrastructure of streets, bridges, water, sanitary and storm sewers, airports, police, fire, Municipal buildings, libraries and parks were funded through bond sales.
The City of Oklahoma City - Office of the City Clerk
This record group contains comprehensive budget documents submitted to City Council. Some years include Council items and audit reports in addition to the Operating Annual Budget and Supporting detail volumes.
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
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