News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Public Meeting for Altus Master Drainage Study - Phase 1

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Altus City Hall – Council Chambers

509 S. Main Street, Altus, OK  73521

The City of Altus is conducting a Master Drainage Study to identify and prioritize drainage problems and floo...

09/24/2020

Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Altus Animal Control to Hold Pet Supplies Event from 10-2 on Sept. 19

Altus, OK — September 14, 2020 — The negative financial impact of COVID-19 has not been limited to the two-legged members of our families. GreaterGood.org feared that some families suffering economic challeng...

09/14/2020

Community News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Altus City Council & Public Works Director Recognize Kenny Combs

Combs, the City of Altus’s Sanitation Superintendent, set to retire after 38 years of service

Altus, OK— September 4, 2020  During this week’s City Council meeting, Kenny Combs was honored with recognition ...

09/04/2020

Community News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

KSWO: Altus city officials speak after voters approve MAPS II proposition

Altus city officials speak after voters approve MAPS II proposition -- Read more at the KSWO website.

8/26/2020

Community News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

KSWO: Altus MAPS propositions pass with over 60 percent of the vote

Altus MAPS propositions pass with over 60 percent of the vote -- Read more at the KSWO website.

Community News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

KSWO: Altus dispatch adds new radio feature to 911 system

Altus dispatch adds new radio feature to 911 system -- Read more at the KSWO website.

8/7/2020

Community News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

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Community News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Altus City Clerk/Treasurer Receives Award for Her Service as an Honorary Commander at Altus AFB

Debbie Davis was Honorary Commander of the 97th Training Squadron for the past two years

Altus, OK— July 28, 2020 Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Tarnowski, the Commander of the 97th Training Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, in Al...

7/28/2020

Community News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

City Officials Join Ribbon Cutting for New Avalon Estates Addition

New moderately-priced homes give more options to residents and people relocating to Altus

Altus, OK— July 17, 2020 —  Altus City Manager Gary Jones and Assistant City Manager Terry Mosley joined with other local dignit...

7/17/2020

Community News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Hutch's Donates Breakfast to City of Altus First Responders

Hutch’s Convenience Stores provided food donations to City Employees

Altus, OK— July 17, 2020 — In anticipation of the grand openings of two new large convenience stores, including the largest Hutch’s ever built to-d...

7/17/2020

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News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2020

Altus Animal Control to Hold Pet Supplies Event from 10-2 on Sept. 19

Altus, OK — September 14, 2020 — The negative financial impact of COVID-19 has not been limited to the two-legged members of our families. GreaterGood.org feared that some families suffering economic challeng...

09/14/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Two Altus Police Officers Honored during Altus City Council Meeting

Master Officer Matthew Worst and Officer Michael Laughlin had saved infant’s life in August

Altus, OK— September 8, 2020  During last week’s City Council meeting, Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy awar...

09/08/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Altus City Council & Public Works Director Recognize Kenny Combs

Combs, the City of Altus’s Sanitation Superintendent, set to retire after 38 years of service

Altus, OK— September 4, 2020  During this week’s City Council meeting, Kenny Combs was honored with recognition ...

09/04/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Altus Voters Approve Two Important Propositions by Wide Margins

Election results show strong public support for direction of Altus leaders

Altus, OK— August 26, 2020  Voters in the City of Altus voiced overwhelming support yesterday for the direction that city leaders have chosen for the C...

8/26/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2020

City of Altus to Make Donation of Sanitizer to Local Schools and Surrounding Communities

Purchase of machine to produce sanitizer can now be used to help keep school children safe

Altus, OK— August 10, 2020  City of Altus Emergency Management Services spearheaded a recent effort to purchase a machine that produces...

8/10/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Altus AFB releases Final Draft of Integrated Natural Resources Plan

Plan covers the next five years and can be accessed for public review online or at the Altus Municipal Building. Comments from the public are welcome.

Altus, OK— August 7, 2020  Altus Air Force Base released the Final Draft Re...

8/7/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Altus City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution to Lower Electric Rates by 6% if Prop. 2 Passes

Altus, OK— August 6, 2020  During a Special Meeting, the Altus City Council committed to a reduction in electric rates if City of Altus voters pass Proposition 2. The 9-0 vote committed the Council to a decrease of six percen...

8/6/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Altus City Clerk/Treasurer Receives Award for Her Service as an Honorary Commander at Altus AFB

Debbie Davis was Honorary Commander of the 97th Training Squadron for the past two years

Altus, OK— July 28, 2020 Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Tarnowski, the Commander of the 97th Training Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, in Al...

7/28/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Altus City Officials Caution Businesses and Residents of Altus during Spike in COVID-19 cases

Number of positive cases in Jackson County, OK jumps from 54 on July 10 to 252 on July 23

Altus, OK— July 23, 2020  The latest COVID-19 infection numbers coming out of Jackson County, Oklahoma are very concerning, and Altus ci...

7/23/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Hutch's Donates Breakfast to City of Altus First Responders

Hutch’s Convenience Stores provided food donations to City Employees

Altus, OK— July 17, 2020 — In anticipation of the grand openings of two new large convenience stores, including the largest Hutch’s ever built to-d...

7/17/2020

View the full press release here (PDF). Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

City Officials Join Ribbon Cutting for New Avalon Estates Addition

New moderately-priced homes give more options to residents and people relocating to Altus

Altus, OK— July 17, 2020 —  Altus City Manager Gary Jones and Assistant City Manager Terry Mosley joined with other local dignit...

7/17/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

City of Altus Conducts Annual Training for City Employees on Protection from Blood Born Pathogens

Southwest Technology Center conducted important and timely training

Altus, OK— July 17, 2020 Southwest Technology Center provided health and safety training today for City of Altus employees.  Tim Rabalais with Southw...

7/17/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

UPDATE AND CLARIFICATION TO 7/14/2020 EMERGENCY ORDERS

JACK SMILEY ON JULY 14th, 2020- EFFECTIVE JULY 17TH AT 7PM

In order to limit the spread of COVID-19, the following are orders and must be followed. Violation of these orders is a misdemeanor under Altus Municipal Code Section 9-34.

1. Bars within Altus city...

7/17/2020

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