City Council

City of Lawton Might Purchase the Central Mall for FISTA
The news broke late yesterday evening, or at least that's when I first heard about it. The City of Lawton is considering purchasing the Central Mall for the FISTA (FIRES Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator) program. The Lawton City Council will be meeting today (10-16-20) at 2:00pm CS…
Lawton City Council To Vote On Ending Mask Ordinance Today
Lawton City Hall

The Lawton City Council will be meeting today in regular session at 2:00pm CST to discuss and vote on possibly ending the mandatory mask ordinance. All citizens are encouraged to voice their opinions, as well as local and area businesses. The meeting will be held in the auditorium …
Lawton City Council Postpones Discussion On Mandatory Mask Ordina
Yesterday the city council met to hear arguments both for and against the city's mandatory face mask ordinance. The mask ordinance went into effect back on July 17th (07-17-20) when the council passed the new mandate and it remains in effect currently. Those apposed asked the council back on Ju…
Lawton Issues Mandatory Mask Order
The Lawton city council voted today (07-17-20) in favor of a mandatory face mask order. The new ordinance will require all citizens to wear a mask or covering while in public. With the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the state and county the city of Lawton is taking steps to help slow …
The Fart That Derailed the City Council Meeting
I would certainly be more involved in local politics and the city government if more council meetings were like this one. If you've ever wondered to yourself "what would it take to completely derail a city council meeting" I have an answer for you, a fart.