March 12, 2018 - Issue 71
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OML Hosts Municipal Clerks, Treasurers and Finance Officers in State Certification and Handbook Training
Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb

Last week, municipal clerks, treasurers and finance officers attended the OML MC&T certification and handbook training.  The event was held at the new Hilton Garden Inn & Edmond Conference Center.
USA Today selects Broken Arrow's Rose District as a top 50 Charming Main Street
In 2005, the look and feel of Broken Arrow's Main Street began to change as the City Council embarked on an expansive downtown revitalization plan. The city created a tax increment financing district (TIF) to help start funding improvements, as well as voters approved general obligation bonds in both 2011 and 2014 to continue the revitalization process. 
Main Street Enid Continues its Mission of Revitalization With Help From OML and OU IQC Grant
Next New Officials Institute March 15th in Lawton, Two New June Dates Added
On March 15th OML will host a New Officials Institute at the Great Plains Technology Center in Lawton. Throughout the year OML provides an intensive educational program specifically tailored for newly elected and appointed officials as well as experienced officials who want to keep up-to-date on municipal issues. Also, two new dates have been added: June 14th at Rose State College in Midwest City and June 28th at Tulsa Tech, Lemley Campus in Tulsa.
You don't have to be newly elected to attend. Everyone is welcome! If you have any questions, please contact  Sarah Lingenfelter at OML. More Information

Dinner is sponsored by the City of Idabel. Please note seating is limited, register today!
Register for the Emergency Preparedness Workshop in Idabel on March 16th
OML is excited to partner with Oklahoma Emergency Management (OEM) to provide the Emergency Preparedness Workshop. 

Emergencies can hit anytime in Oklahoma. Is your community prepared? Join OML and OEM for this one day workshop on emergency management and planning. There is NO CHARGE for this event and is offered as a service to our municipalities. The training will be conducted by Oklahoma Emergency Management and is designed for Elected Officials, Municipal Staff, and Emergency Managers to attend together.
STILL TIME! Register for the OML & OMUP Water/Environmental Summit on March 16th
OML and the Oklahoma Municipal Utility Providers (OMUP) are holding the Water/Environmental Summit on March 16th at the Rose State College Professional Training Center in Midwest City. This summit provides essential updates on water and environmental issues for cities and towns. For more information,  see the agenda  and if you have any questions, please contact Kelly Danner via email or call  (405) 528-7515; (800) 324-6651. 
RSVP Today! Municipal Government Day at the Capitol is March 27th
Plan now to attend this popular half-day event that will take place at the Oklahoma State Capitol on March 27th. Hosted by OML and the Mayors Council of Oklahoma, you will have the opportunity to network with other municipal officials, hear the latest information on legislative issues, visit with your legislative representatives about municipal issues and meet the student winner of the "If I Were Mayor" essay contest. This event is free for OML members and lunch will be served.
Don't Delay! Advertise Today!  Get Your Name in Front of Over 480 Oklahoma  Municipalities 
All OML members receive the annual OML Directory of City & Town Officials as well as the Municipal Blue Pages publications. The directory provides contact information for over 8,000 elected officials and key staff members for every Oklahoma City and Town.  Get your company name on the desk of those at city hall who make purchasing decisions for their municipality. Deadline is April 30th. For further information, see our website or contact or give us a call at (405) 528-7515 or (800) 324-6651.
Oklahoma Today Magazine: Some Assembly Required
With food, drinks, music, and a lot of heart, the new Jones Assembly in Oklahoma City brings a historic building into the light while piecing together unforgettable experiences day or night.   Read the article on the Oklahoma Today Magazine Website.
OML has partnered with Oklahoma Today Magazine to promote your community and the wonderful events you have planned for the year. Please go to this online form to submit your activities to possibly be spotlighted in this prominent publication. Due to publishing restrictions, please submit events 6 months in advance.
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