March 5, 2019
Still Time To Register!
OML Presents Annual
Practical Guide Workshop
March 8, 2019, Rose State College
This workshop will address strategic problem solving and answer questions that will keep you and your municipal staffs in compliance.

You will receive the most up-to-date information and best practices recommendations on:

  • Insight for Elected Officials 
  • Code Enforcement 
  • Medical Marijuana Status Update
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Open Meetings/Records Act 
  • Easements and Right-of-Way 
Economic Development Workshop April 26th, Midwest City
Economic Growth, Development, and Sustainability 
for your community
This class will be held on April 26th from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Rose State College Professional Training Center in Midwest City. It will provide an overview of the economic development process. Attendees will learn about the strategies, resources, and programs that are available through state and federal agencies to assist Oklahoma municipalities to succeed in an ever changing economy.

Featured Speaker: Ron Drake, Ron Drake Consulting and author of Flip this Town . Popular downtown redeveloper, Ron Drake will be a featured speaker at our upcoming Economic Development workshop. He will be sharing ideas and creative concepts on how to redevelop and revitalize sleepy and under utilized downtown areas. To date, Drake has successfully impacted numerous communities across the country, including Oklahoma, resulting in over $100 million in public and private investments.

In this workshop, Drake will inspire, equip and empower you to begin the journey of revitalization and redevelopment of your downtown areas. For more information about Ron Drake Consulting, please visit: .
2019 Regional Round Tables!
Join the OML Field Representative Team for your Regional Round Table meeting! The Regional Round Table is a great way to network with other municipalities from your area, share best practices, collaborate on projects, and discuss common challenges.
Contact your Field Representative below for more information 
about your Regional Round Table event! 

  • March 7th, Steak Out Grill, Wagoner, 12:00 p.m., MJ Barton, 

  • March 13th, Donald W. Reynolds Community Center, Durant, 1:30 p.m., Ginny Wilson, 

  • March 15th, Broken Bow Library, 404 N Broadway St, Broken Bow, 2:00 p.m., Daniel McClure,

  • March 19th, Shawnee City Hall, 16 W 9th St, Shawnee, 2:00 p.m., Daniel McClure,

  • March 28th, Catoosa Community Center, Catoosa, 3:00 p.m., MJ Barton, 
Last New Officials Institute Until June!
March 7th in Lawton!
The NOI teaches the statutorily required topics such as Municipal Budget Requirements, the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Ethics, Procedures for Conducting Meetings, Conflict of Interest, and Purchasing Procedures.

State law requires each person elected or appointed for the first time as an officer of a municipality to attend an institute for municipal officials. The statute is codified at Title 11 O.S., Section 8-114.
OML and OMUP Water/Environmental Summit
March 14th
The Oklahoma Municipal League and Oklahoma Municipal Utility Providers will hold the Water/Environmental Summit on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Rose State College Professional Training & Education Center. Registration is now open!
Community Leadership Development Class 7 Graduates
The Class 7 of the Oklahoma Municipal League’s Community Leadership Development (CLD) class held their graduation session recently in Ponca City.

According to Cheryl Adams, OML Programs Manager, Class 7 was a great class of eager people who shared a desire to learn more about leadership so that they can make their cities and towns even better.  More information
Seven School Districts in Lincoln County Honored
for Efforts to Improve Health
Seven Lincoln County Public School Districts were honored recently for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for schools. More Information
Upcoming Training Events From LTAP
Scale Spin
Since humans first encountered them in the murky depths of American rivers, alligator gar have had a bad reputation. But now, conservationists and anglers are taking a second look at the role these enormous and fierce-looking creatures play in keeping Oklahoma rivers healthy. Read Article on the OK Today website.