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Posted on: October 28, 2020

City of Altus Announces Plan for October Ice Storm Debris Clean-Up

Altus, OK— October 28, 2020 — As Altus residents work to recover from the ice storm our community has faced over the past couple days, the City of Altus issued the following plan for how to help clean up debris from f...

10/28/2020

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Altus City Hall to Open One Hour Later on October 28, 2020 due to Weather

Altus, OK— October 27, 2020  Due to continued poor weather and icy conditions throughout the city and in order to give city employees the additional time required to arrive safely, Altus City Hall will be op...

10/27/2020

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Altus City Hall to Remain Closed on October 27, 2020 due to Weather

Altus, OK— October 27, 2020  Due to continued poor weather and icy conditions throughout the city, Altus City Hall will remain closed to the public for the rest of the day today, October 27, 2020.  These res...

10/27/2020

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Altus City Hall Weather Advisory Issued for October 27, 2020

Altus, OK— October 26, 2020  Due to safety concerns regarding the icy weather we are experiencing in Altus and which is expected to get even worse overnight, Altus City Hall will not be opening until at least 10:00 a.m. tomor...

10/26/2020

Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Altus Issues Safer Halloween Guidance Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Altus, OK— October 16, 2020  Questions have been posed to the City of Altus regarding potential restrictions in place for Halloween festivities while our community continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.  The City...

10/16/2020

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Altus Reminds Residents that Face Mask Order is Still in Effect

Altus, OK— October 12, 2020  In response to unsubstantiated reports that the Mayor’s Emergency Orders had been lifted requiring facial coverings within Altus city limits, the City of Altus released this statement to...

10/12/2020

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Approves Agreement on Roll-Off Dumpsters for Bulk Trash

Roll-off dumpsters will be located on Jackson County property with City paying hauling fees

Altus, OK— October 12, 2020  At last week’s meeting of the Altus City Council, the Council approved an agreement with Jackso...

10/12/2020

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Public Auction a Success for the City of Altus

Altus, OK— September 29, 2020 — The City of Altus held a public auction on Saturday, September 26, 2020 to dispose of surplus property and equipment. The auction offered real estate and equipment tha...

09/29/2020

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

City of Altus Seeks Input on Drainage Problems

Altus, OK— September 28, 2020 — The City of Altus has begun a Master Drainage Study and is seeking input from the public regarding areas that either flood or do not drain well.   The study was launched this p...

09/28/2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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