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Posted on: April 17, 2014

Edmond Electric Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

Edmond Electric is one of 184 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing consumers... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Lane Closure on Boulevard for Water Line Improvements

Work to upgrade waterlines in a two block section of Boulevard is slated to begin today, Tuesday, April 15 and reopening no later than Tuesday, April 22.

The affected area is the South bound curb lane of Boulevard between... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Edmond Electric and Vehicle Maintenance Co-Host Edmond Touch-A-Truck

Edmond Electric and Edmond Vehicle Maintenance are co-hosting the Edmond Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UCO parking lot off of 2nd street.

Touch-A-Truck is a fundraising event that provides... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Crack Seal Work on Covell to begin Tuesday

Beginning Tuesday, April 1st at 9:30 am, city crews will begin Crack Seal repairs on Covell Road. The stretch of Covell Road to be addressed is between Sooner Road & Coltrane Road.

Crews will focus their work each day... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Keep Edmond Beautiful by Volunteering Your Time to Our Community

Edmond’s Annual Operation Clean Community event, sponsored by Edmond Beautiful and the City of Edmond, is scheduled for Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to noon in the UCO parking lot behind Fire Station #1. This clean-up... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2014

Edmond’s Urban Forestry Department to Begin Cedar Harvest Project

The City of Edmond’s Urban Forestry Department has begun harvesting eastern red cedar trees from City managed property around Arcadia Lake. The trees will be chipped to provide beneficial mulch for trees and landscapes... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Edmond Electric Supports National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8

Edmond, OK - Edmond Electric is a proud to support National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014. National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is a nationwide effort designed to increase awareness of the severe... Read on...

Edmond Electric's Website
Posted on: February 13, 2014

EPA Recognizes Edmond as Leading Green Power Community

Edmond, OK - The City of Edmond announced today that that it has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Green Power Community. Edmond is collectively using more than 96 million kilowatt-hours... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 30, 2014

UPDATE: City of Edmond Burn Restrictions Lifted

The Edmond Fire Department has removed burn restrictions for the City of Edmond. The department has reinstated all burning permits at this time.

If you have any questions please call the Edmond Fire Department at... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

Construction Begins for APPA Lineworker’s Rodeo at Mitch Park

Edmond Electric is hosting the American Public Power Association (APPA) Lineworker’s Rodeo to be held April 5, 2014. The rodeo will draw over 55 three man teams and 70 apprentices from around the nation to compete in nine... Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2013

City Addresses Debris from Friday’s Ice Storm

The City of Edmond has been fielding calls related to debris collection efforts from the ice storm event on Friday, December 20th. The City’s Emergency Plan describes thresholds of response for debris collection.

At... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Santa Fe Avenue Speed Limit Lowering Next Monday

The City of Edmond will reduce the speed limit on Santa Fe Avenue from 45 mph to 40 mph beginning next Monday, December 2nd. The stretch of Santa Fe affected by this change runs from 15th Street north toward Danforth Road... Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2013

Danforth Road Mill and Overlay to begin next Monday

Work to resurface a one mile section of Danforth Road is slated to begin Monday, November 18th. The project is expected to take approximately eight working days to complete.

The area of Danforth Road to be resurfaced is... Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2013

Danforth Railroad Crossing Remains Closed

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad Company is continuing work on the replacement of the Danforth railroad crossing through Wednesday. Original estimates were that the work would last through Tuesday.

Once... Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2013

It’s the Holiday Cooking Season – And Time to Remember our FOG Program

The City of Edmond’s FOG program helps homeowners learn to properly dispose of fats, oils and grease.

“These few simple tips will help you avoid a sewer back-up in your home. Not only is a sewer back-up unpleasant and... Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2013

Danforth Road to Close for Railroad Crossing Repairs

Beginning Sunday, November 10 at 7:00 am, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will close the railroad crossing on Danforth just west of Broadway and east of Thomas Drive for repairs. This repair work will address... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2013

2013 Oklahoma Unwanted Pesticide Disposal Program

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is funding a program to help collect and properly dispose of ONLY unwanted pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides) that homeowners, nurseries, farmers,... Read on...

OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program
Posted on: October 18, 2013

Storybook Forest Opens on October 23

Arcadia Lake's Storybook Forest opens October 23. It is a fun, family alternative to other Halloween activities. Storybook Forest lets children meet the characters in the scenes from their favorite fables.

Storybook... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2013

Santa Fe Avenue Mill & Overlay Project Postponed

Please disregard the news release that was sent this morning regarding Santa Fe Avenue Mill & Overlay. City staff have changed plans to avoid possible traffic issues due to the current closure of Kelly between Covell and... Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Edmond Electric and Edmond Water Resources Host Open House October 10

Residents are invited to attend this free event on Thursday, October 10, held in conjunction with National Public Power Week from October 6-12. Edmond Electric and Edmond Water Resources are hosting the Open House at the... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2013

Edmond Visual Arts Commission Plans Special Recognition and Unveiling

EDMOND, OK – A celebration ceremony will take place Friday, October 4th at 9:00 am to recognize partners and supporters of the arts in Edmond. Additionally, a special unveiling will take place during the event.

The event... Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2013

Mayor Charles Lamb Honored by Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma

The Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma (MESO) Board of Directors and members selected Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb as the 2013 recipient of the Ray Duffy Personal Service Award. The award honors Lamb’s efforts for helping... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2013

City of Edmond Utility Payments Now Accepted at PaySite™ Machines

Edmond, OK—August 22, 2013– City of Edmond customers can now make their utility payment at any of the four PaySite™ kiosks located at Homeland and Crest stores within Edmond city limits. Payments types include cash, check,... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2013

Bryant Avenue Mill and Overlay to begin next Monday

Work to resurface a one mile section of Bryant Avenue is slated to begin Monday, September 16th. The project is expected to take a maximum of seven working days to complete.

The area of Bryant Avenue to be resurfaced is... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Fire Department Warns Residents of Chemical Suicide

Chemical suicide, also known as detergent suicide is becoming a more common method of committing suicide. Exposure to a chemical suicide can quickly cause injury or death to both bystanders and first responders.

Key... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

Downtown Broadway to Be Resurfaced Monday

Work to resurface the downtown stretch of Broadway is slated to begin Monday, September 9th at 7:00 pm.  Work will continue throughout the evening until the project is completed.

The area of Broadway to be resurfaced will... Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Construction Set to Begin on Public Safety Center

Construction is set to begin on the new Public Safety Center in downtown Edmond by the middle of September. The new 70,000 square foot facility will be located on the southeast corner of First Street and Littler Avenue... Read on...

View map of the road and parking closures
Posted on: August 20, 2013

New Director of Human Resources Named

The City of Edmond announces the promotion of Lisa Goodpasture to fill the Director of Human Resources department position. Goodpasture’s position change became effective Monday, August 19.

“We are excited that Lisa has... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2013

Edmond Receives First Ever Google eCity Award for Oklahoma

Edmond, OK - Today, Google announced Edmond has been named the 2013 eCity of Okla. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state - the digital capitals of America. These cities’ businesses... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2013

Groundbreaking Set for Edmond Public Safety Center

EDMOND, OK – A groundbreaking ceremony will take place Friday, August 23 at 9:00 am for the new Edmond Public Safety Center. The facility is located on the southeast corner of First Street & Littler Avenue at the site of... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2013

Slow Down - School is Starting

School starts in Edmond Tuesday, August 20 and that means time to slow down in those school zones. To help everyone remember, Edmond Police will be out in full force not just one day but TWO this year. Extra Officers will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Set for Carl Reherman Park at Arcadia Lake

EDMOND, OK – A groundbreaking ceremony will take place Tuesday, August 13 at 11:00 am for the new Carl Reherman Park at Arcadia Lake. The park is located on 33rd Street just east of Air Depot Road.

Carl Reherman Park... Read on...

More information about Arcadia Lake and its parks
Posted on: August 1, 2013

Road Construction Begins on University Drive

Beginning Thursday, August 1, improvements will be made to the roadway and some sidewalks on University Drive between 2nd Street and Chowning Avenue. This work will transform University Drive into a two lane road with a... Read on...

View renderings of the roadway changes
Posted on: July 26, 2013

Edmond Police Department Recruiting for 2014 Police Academy

EDMOND, OKLAHOMA- The Edmond Police Department is actively recruiting potential cadets to take part in their 2014 Police Academy. Applications will be available beginning on July 30 and running through September 20.

To be... Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2013

Volunteers Sought to Sweep Shoreline

Arcadia Lake will host its sixteenth annual Lake Sweep on Saturday, August 3. Volunteers are needed to help sweep the lake’s shorelines and parks of unsightly litter and debris to create a more enjoyable environment for lake... Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2013

Edmond Roads Get Resurfaced in a Three-Phase Project

Edmond’s engineering department is overseeing the $1.7 million mill and overlay project for miles of Edmond’s roads. City staff members continue to recognize the need for repairs to more roads throughout Edmond and have... Read on...

List of Roads to be Resurfaced
Posted on: July 19, 2013

Railroad Crossing on Danforth to be Repaired

Beginning Monday, July 22, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will close the railroad crossing on Danforth just west of Broadway and east of Thomas Drive for repairs. This repair work will address sinking tracks... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2013

Road Construction to Begin on Kelly between Covell and Coffee Creek

The Kelly Avenue parkway road construction project will begin Wednesday, July 17, 2013. The Kelly Avenue widening will start approximately 1000 feet north of Covell and will continue north to a point 350 feet south of Coffee... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2013

Edmond Water Resources Advises Residents of the Possibility of Purchasing OKC Water

Edmond’s water supply consists of two primary sources and a secondary source. The primary sources are surface water from Arcadia Lake, and well water from the Garber-Wellington aquifer. The secondary source is treated water... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2013

Arcadia Lake Annual Kids Fishing Derby Rescheduled for July 20

Edmond’s Arcadia Lake will host the Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 20, at Spring Creek Park. The competition is free for children age five through 15. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration for... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2013

Edmond Reminds Residents of Mandatory Regional Water Conservation Plan

In an effort to be good stewards of our valuable water resources the stage 1 odd/even watering schedule is mandatory year round. Water Conservation Stages can change at any time. You can readily access and monitor the... Read on...

City of Edmond's Water Conservation Schedule
Posted on: June 24, 2013

5th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Rescheduled for August

EDMOND, OK – Parks and Recreation Director, Craig Dishman made the decision to reschedule the 5th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta early Monday morning. The event was set to take place on Saturday, June 29.

“Due to Arcadia... Read on...

Information about LibertyFest Events
Posted on: June 20, 2013

Protecting Edmond’s Water Quality

Did you know that draining pools and spas into stormdrains can pollute Edmond’s creeks, ponds and Arcadia Lake? Water entering stormdrains flows directly into our waterways without treatment. Stormdrains are not designed to... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2013

Arcadia Lake Set to Reopen Wednesday

EDMOND, OKLAHOMA - All four public access parks at Arcadia Lake will reopen Wednesday, June 19 at 6 am. The parks have been closed since June 3 due to flooding from heavy rainfall and the ensuing runoff.

By Wednesday... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2013

“Striker” Art Dedication before Soccer Tournament Kick-off

The City of Edmond Visual Arts Commission will be dedicating an art piece Wednesday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the east concession stand at the Service-Blake Soccer Complex. The piece is named Striker by artist Gary Alsum... Read on...

Striker by Gary Alsum
Posted on: June 10, 2013

City of Edmond New Recycling Program Kicks Off

In the coming weeks, all City of Edmond utility customers will receive a new, larger capacity recycling cart. The new recycling cart has a 96-gallon capacity and comes with a lid and wheels for convenient moving. Another... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Arcadia Lake Kids Fishing Derby Postponed

Due to Arcadia Lake being closed because of unsafe water levels, the Kids Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday, June 8 has been postponed until further notice. Officials continue to monitor the lake levels and will determine... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Update: Arcadia Lake Closed Indefinitely Due to Flooding

Update:06.13.2013- Arcadia Lake Parks are closed through this weekend. Evaluation of conditions of Parks and Lake will take place Monday, June 17 to determine which day to open facilities. Lake water level at this time is... Read on...

View current lake levels
Posted on: May 28, 2013

Arcadia Lake to Host Annual Kids Fishing Derby June 8

Edmond’s Arcadia Lake will host the Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 8, at Spring Creek Park. The competition is free for children age five through 15. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration for... Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2013

City Offices Closed Monday, May 27

City Offices will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28. Trash collection will be cancelled on Monday and delayed one day the remainder of the week. Have a safe and... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2013

City Schedules Debris Collection in Designated Affected Area

EDMOND, OKLAHOMA- The City of Edmond’s Field Services Division of Public Works will be collecting tree related storm debris from the May 19 tornado in accordance with the City of Edmond’s Emergency Operation Plan’s Level Two... Read on...

Tornado Debris Pickup Map
Posted on: May 15, 2013

Edmond Celebrates Bike to Work Day Friday, May 17

May is National Bike Month and what an exciting time of the year! Nationwide, bicycling is growing in popularity as both recreation and personal transportation. In communities across the nation, there is a growing need and... Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2013

Edmond Electric and Vehicle Maintenance Co-Host Edmond Touch-A-Truck

Edmond Electric and Edmond Vehicle Maintenance are co-hosting the Edmond Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UCO parking lot off of 2nd street.

Touch-A-Truck is a fundraising event that provides... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2013

Swearing in Ceremony for Mayor and Council Set for May 6

Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb, Councilmember Darrell Davis and Councilmember Nick Massey will be sworn into office Monday, May 6 at 6pm in the Edmond Council Chambers located at 20 S. Littler.
Mayor Lamb won the April election... Read on...

Meet your Mayor & City Council
Posted on: April 29, 2013

Updated: Edmond Fire Captain Remembered for His Influential Career

Edmond, OK – Captain John Werhun, a 19 year veteran of the Edmond Fire Department died, Saturday, April 27, following a five year battle with cancer.

Werhun joined the department in May 1994. He held various positions... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2013

New Marketing and Public Relations Manager Named

The City of Edmond announces the hiring of Casey Moore to fill the Manager of Marketing and Public Relations department position. Moore’s expected start date is May 20.

“We are excited that Casey will soon be joining our... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2013

Demolition of City Administration Building Begins Thursday

On Thursday, April 25, Midwest Wrecking Company will begin demolition on the old City Administration Building located at 1st & Littler. Demolition is set to begin around 8:00 a.m.

This area will house the new,... Read on...

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