Transparency in Government

Transparency in Government

The City of Stillwater is committed to providing information to Stillwater residents. We work to ensure that our city government is transparent and that its resources are accessible to all, while at the same time respecting privacy as required by law.


Budgeting and Financial Documents  

City of Stillwater budget information is available in the Document Center. Since 1981, the City has earned a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Associations of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).


Ethics and Hiring Information 

The City of Stillwater is dedicated to maintaining fair, equitable and transparent hiring practices as well as enforcing governmental ethics of city employees. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability.


Information Technology

The City of Stillwater is committed to maintaining citizens' online privacy. Personal information is not collected without your permission.


Minutes and Agendas  

The meeting announcements, agendas and minutes for City Council, authorities, boards and commissions listed on this web site are provided as a service to our citizens. The official posting of current agendas is located in the kiosk at the Municipal Building, 723 S. Lewis St. Official agendas and minutes are archived in the City Clerk's Office.


Open Meetings

The City of Stillwater follows the Oklahoma Open Records Act and the Oklahoma Open Meetings Act. The Open Records Act is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in Oklahoma. The Open Meetings Act legislates the methods by which public meetings are conducted. 


Open Records Request


Payments and Right to Privacy

Utility Customer Service is not a financial institution, nor does it engage in providing financial services. The law does not permit the office to release social security numbers (SSN). Customers do not have to provide their SSN to open an account. Any photo identification to substantiate the signature of the customer and proof of age (18) is acceptable. The required deposit is the maximum amount permitted by city resolution if SSN is not provided.