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May 2015

Davenport x Safety coordinator riding into the sunset
Stephen Davenport retiring at the end of June
   
darlington najera Darlington, Najera to hold first ´Office Hours' 
Opportunity to meet with citizens
   
public works week City celebrates National Public Works Week May 17–23, 2015
'Touch a Truck' will be at Richmond May 18, Skyline May 19 and Highland Park May 20.
   
Neal Moore x

Community education important to new Stillwater Fire Department fire marshal
Neal Moore was promoted to fire marshal after serving as deputy since 2008

   
 cyanokit

Stillwater Fire Department purchased additional cyanokits to help keep fire victims safe
Cyanide poisoning is one of the most common cases of death in a fire

   
water 2040

 

A water service interruption is scheduled for a large area of southwest Stillwater
Plan ahead Tuesday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

 

   
Bike Maintenance x Bicycle maintenance course offered at Stillwater Public Library May 23
District Bicycles offers class at Stillwater Public Library
   
SOT Team Stillwater Multi-Jurisdictional Special Operations Team wins at SWAT competition
Team consisted of members from four area emergency departments
   
breatheeasy

Stillwater parks to add tobacco-free signage to designated areas
Pat of the statewide Breathe Easy campaign

   
city council View: City Council meeting for May 4
   
elizabeth murray and shari clifton Stillwater children's librarian named ´outstanding' at library conference
Elizabeth Murray wins Oklahoma Library Association Award
   
sum Summer @ Your Library kickoff events for children and teens on May 16-17
Registration for summer reading programs begins May 11 
   
Cochran Danny  Making the Most of Retirement addresses legacy planning May 20 at Stillwater Public Library
Danny Cochran, Senior Wealth and Tax Advisor, presents program 

April 2015

Book Branch Final  x Little libraries open their doors to readers across town
Stillwater Public Library opens little free library in local business
   
endui end dui Stillwater Police Department collaborating in drunk driving enforcement campaign
ENDUI Prevention teams conducting DUI checkpoints during Calf Fry 
   
 Road Projects

Western Road, Perkins Road improvement projects
Public meetings scheduled 

   
Missoula  Poster

Auditions for Missoula Children's Theatre set for Monday, June 22
Tickets for sale at tickets.stillwater.org

   
 Community Development Block Grant

City of Stillwater seeks public input on where to use $188,000 in grant funds
CDBG public hearing is Monday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m.

   
city council View: City Council meeting for April 27
   
Chris Knight x City of Stillwater promotes deputy operations manager to safety manager
Role includes implementation of safety and training programs
   
Transition attack Stillwater Fire Department adds new method to combat building fires
New method combines elements of offensive and defensive attacks to help control fire 
   
city council View: City Council meeting for April 20
   
city council x Stillwater City Council accepting applications for vacant seat
Applications due April 29 at 5 p.m. 
   
city council

View: City Council Meeting for April 20 Part 1

View: City Council Meeting for April 20 Part 2

   
Meagen  Kascsak OSU names Kascsak 2015 Student Employee of the Year
Intern in Office of Marketing and Public Relations
   
Jory Stanley



Chief of Training expects excellence for himself, others at the Stillwater Fire Department
Responsible for coordinating training for the entire department

 

   
Lawyer x

Free legal advice April 29 at Stillwater Public Library
Face-to-face with Payne Co. attorneys 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

jobs

New series at Stillwater Public Library focuses on jobseekers
First class: Finding a New Career on April 21

 

 

 eeb q

Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing Notice: West Park Housing Addition
April 13–17

   
 Water Line Project The Main Street Water Line Project will replace water lines between 6th Avenue and Miller St.
Presentations for property and business owners are scheduled for Thursday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 28 
   
city council View: City Council meeting for April 9
   
 Bartley and Noble Join us for a meet-and-greet with the new mayor
Reception will be Monday, April 20 prior to City Council meeting
   
citycouncilx View: City Council meeting for April 6
   
Trash off CEAT

 

City of Stillwater thanks citizens for making the annual trash-off event a success
150 participants collected a total of 195 bags of trash and recyclables

 

   
Safety Fair City of Stillwater holds first Safety Fair for employees
The fair featured 17 exhibits for more than 200 employees who attended 
   
oldcouch

City offering free bulk item disposal for OSU students May 1 through June 30
Students must have a valid OSU student ID to qualify for free disposal

   
 

Citizens invited to FY 2016 Budget Fair Monday, April 27
Comunity Center from 5 to 6:30 p.m. 

   
 MLB, Pitch, Hit, Run

Youth invited to participate in MLB Pitch, Hit and Run on April 25
The competition is free and open to boys and girls 

   
spring  final View (PDF): City of Stillwater Spring 2015 Newsletter
   
  Watch: League of Women Voters hosts Mayoral Candidate Forum 
April 2 
   
database

Class at Stillwater Public Library for researchers beginning their Native American genealogy
April 16 at Stillwater Public Library

   
couple on cruise Cruising for Retirees April 15 at Stillwater Public Library
Making the Most of Retirement series meets April 15 at Stillwater Public Library
   
Book Sale x Spring Friends book sale to be held at Stillwater Public Library April 16-19
20,000 items priced .25-$1
   
lesgill  Big ´True Grit' finale on April 11 includes Western music, stories and more
Oklahoma Hall of Fame musician Les Gilliam plays FREE concert 

 

March 2015

cleanboomercreek 

Team Up to Clean Up: Stormwater Management to hold Boomer Creek Cleanup
Event scheduled for Saturday, April 18

   
Arts Festival The 38th Annual Stillwater Arts Festival will be April 17-19
The festival will be held at the corner of 8th and Husband 
   
citycouncilx View: City Council meeting for March 23
   
citycouncilx Watch: City of Stillwater City Council for Monday, March 23, 2015 (Part 1 & 2)
   
Glass Recycling Waste Management reminds residents to place glass recycling curbside before 6 a.m.
Pilot program continues through July
   
 HHW Spring x City of Stillwater to hold Spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Residents are encouraged to drop off household pollutants free of charge
   
Financial Department promotions Chief Financial Officer Marcy Lamb announces Financial Department promotions
Four from the department were promoted to new positions 
   
Dog Park

Dog park closed for maintenance
Scheduled to reopen Saturday, April 4

 
True Grit Firearms, roping and the Wild West featured next in ´True Grit' programs
Programs at Sheerar Museum on March 22 and Stillwater Public Library on March 23
   
Sister Cities Sister Cities International seeks young artists and authors for its annual showcase
Deadline for application is Friday, April 10, 2015 
   
Pickens Auction City of Stillwater Operations Department City of Stillwater Operations Department set to auction off surplus items
Auction is Saturday, March 28 
   
  Reminder about temporary signs and code compliance within city limits
Temporary ground signs are designed to be displayed for a limited period of time. 
   
citycouncilx View: City Council Meeting for March 2
   
stormshelter Register your storm shelter/safe area with the City of Stillwater Emergency Management
Send information via online form at stillwater.org


February 2015

parks in  days poster x Spring Break Challenge: 5 Parks in 5 Days
Visit local parks and have fun over spring break 
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater City Council meeting for Feb. 23
   
winter

View (PDF): City of Stillwater Winter 2015 Newsletter

   
True Grit

 'True Grit' seeks writers and artists
Western Writers' Workshop on March 28 and Art Show at OSU Student Union

 

 

stillwater reflex blue with baby blue background

Stillwater City Council meeting canceled due to inclement weather conditions
Meeting to be rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m.

   
NWS Logo

Residents invited to brush up on severe weather safety awareness March 10
National Weather Service will be presenting on a number of weather topics

   
Trash Off  Poster

City of Stillwater encourages you to volunteer for annual Trash-Off
Residents take to the streets to show that "Litter is Not OK" on Saturday, April 4 

   
Be Informed Be Informed adds "City News and Information" to subscription options
Be Informed is a citywide notification system to keep residents informed 
   
Community Development Block Grant

City of Stillwater seeks public input on where to use $97,000 in grant funds
Staff will hold two public meetings for residents to provide their input 

   
Drive Cam The City of Stillwater recently completed a program to create safe driving habits
Residents will benefit from safer driving habits created through the program 
   
 regulating plan map Residents invited to review Form-Based Code for the Corridor Redevelopment Area
Planners would like the public to review the proposed code before officials discuss the topic
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater Utilities Authority special meeting for Feb. 9
   
Aaron Baggarly City of Stillwater hires new planning manager out of South Carolina
Aaron Baggarly will transition from private to public sector with Development Services 
   
cert healthy business x Photo: City of Stillwater recognized for being a healthy business in Oklahoma
   
 dog on leash lgn City reminds residents that dogs must be on leashes when using city parks
According to city code, domestic animals cannot run at large in the City
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater City Council meeting for Feb. 2
   
True Grit  ´True Grit' events aim to unite community members through reading
Kicks off March 2; Events scheduled through April 17 
   
mystery Crime writer visits Stillwater Public Library with a cold case for audience to solve
Solve “The Lonesome Death of Becky Sue Peterson”
   
theatre mask OSU Outreach's ´Acting Basics' series returns to Stillwater Public Library
Meets Tuesdays from March 3-April 14

January 2015

 Dancing with Daddy 10th Annual Dancing with Daddy scheduled for Friday, Feb. 6
Tickets available at tickets.stillwater.org
   
Candy Staring Former consultant joins City of Stillwater staff
Candy Staring is the new capital program manager for Water Utilities
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater City Council meeting for Jan. 26
   
Annual Financial Record View: Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2014
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater City Council meeting for Jan. 22
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater Utilities Authority special meeting for Jan. 22
   
publicmeeting waterrates City invites public to attend workshop to discuss water/wastewater utility rates
Thurs. Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. inside the Stillwater Public Library
   
glass bin example

Curbside glass recycling pilot program begins Feb. 16 citywide
Glass picked up third week of every month on regularly scheduled collection day

   
MLK Martin Luther King Jr. Day hours of operation
Most City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 19
   
taxclock It's Tax Time Again! Get help at Stillwater Public Library
Free AARP tax assistance and extended computer times
   
Spring Computer Classes x New computer classes and services at Stillwater Public Library
Free classes on basic topics
   
Tense Futures x New Sci-Fi film club series begins Feb. 4 at Stillwater Public Library
Explore and discussion the bleak futures in great science fiction films
   
senior fitness Free ´Eat Better, Move More' classes coming to Stillwater
Free pedometer and training guide
   
Alarm Permit x  Renew or apply for your burglar/fire alarm permit for 2015
Renew or apply now through Feb. 28
   
CCC Closing x Convenience Collection Center scheduled to close for improvements
Closure begins Feb. 2 and reopens after Feb. 16 
   
filing and election day 2015 View key dates for the 2015 mayoral election
Primary election will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 
   
leg 100 Area legislators eager to greet area citizens Jan. 15 at Stillwater Public Library
Meet Sen. Halligan & Reps. Casey, Denney and Williams
   
minecraft Stillwater Public Library provides a variety of monthly programs for children
Minecraft, Science Lab, Legos and more
   
citycouncilx View: Stillwater City Council meeting for Jan. 5
   
Street sweeper View: Street sweeper schedule
   
Holly Ladymon x  Animal Welfare welcomes new officer
Holley Ladymon helps expand staff

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