The Oklahoma County Detention Center had one of its lowest jail population counts in April, which helped the justice system respond to the threat of COVID-19.
“The seeds of our recovery have already been planted through the passage of MAPS 4," said Mayor David Holt.
The Tulsa and OKC mayors have agreed that the payoff would be the city winning the challenge will have its flag flown at the city hall of the other.
More than 600 applicants have sought financial assistance through the program.
As the shelter-in-place order is lifted and the City enters the first phase of re-entry 67% of business proprietors said employee fear is the biggest barrier they’ll have to overcome as they move back to normal operation. The second most-pressing concern is a lack of coronavirus testing and screening, followed by a lack of hand sanitizer and a concern for legal liability.
The Oklahoma City Utilities Department is advising businesses whose facilities have remained closed during the City’s “shelter in place” order to flush all building water lines before re-opening, especially restaurants..
The City cemented its lofty status among rating agencies with its conservative approach to revenue and financial resilience.
The two city mayors agreed that the payoff would be the city winning the challenge will have its flag flown at the city hall of the other.