City Council and Choctaw Utilities Authority

MeetingsCity Council and City Manager pictured here on Nov 2019

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
  • City Hall
    2500 N Choctaw Road
    City Council Chambers
    Choctaw, OK 73020-0567

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes 
                                                                                  Left to right, Chad Williams (Ward 1), Mike Birdsong (Ward 2), Jeannie Abts
                                                                                  (Ward 3), Randy Ross (Mayor), Roger Malone (Ward 4), Steve Krieske (Ward 5),
                                                                                  Dale Gill (Ward 6),  Ed Brown (City Manager).

Members                                            

Overview

Choctaw has been governed by the Council-Manager form of government since 1973. Seven citizens serve on the City Council with six elected by ward and the Mayor elected at large, each for a four-year term.

Additional Information

Questions about meetings, agendas, or minutes can be directed towards the City Clerk by email.

LATEST NEWS...

The attached Ordinance 819-2020 Inoperable Vehicle replaces the term “derelict motor vehicle” with “inoperable motor vehicle” and provides a new definition for “inoperable motor vehicle.” The ordinance also changed the definition of “motor vehicle.” The definition of “private property” was also modified. All these changes are found in Section 8-201A of the ordinance approved by the City Council on 6/23/2020.

--06/23/2020

The City Council approved Resolution 20-20, a resolution amending the declaration of a State of Emergency for the City of Choctaw until June 30, 2020.

The City Council approved Resolution No. 20-12 during their regular meeting on April 21, 2020 to cancel the June 30, 2020 Charter Amendment Election due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic.  The City is not abandoning a charter amendment and plans to schedule a special election in the future.  Information related to the charter amendment and FAQ’s will still be available on the City’s website.

--04/22/2020

City Council unanimously approved a Resolution 20-08 last night calling for a municipal election for the City of Choctaw, Oklahoma, for a proposed amendment to Section 9.1 (B) of the Charter of the City of Choctaw to establish an additional exception to the density of dwelling requirements for any Council approved development in the area defined as follows:  North boundary N.E. 36th Street, South Boundary N.E. 23rd Street, West Boundary North Henney Road, East Boundary north Choctaw Road (see map).  The election is tentatively set for June 30, 2020.  

What does this mean?  See our page all about the Proposed Charter Amendment here

--04/08/2020

Leadership

The City Council conducted a Leadership Meeting on October 1, 2019 at the Eastern Oklahoma County Tech Center. The following is the report from that meeting, formally approved by the City Council.  → 10.01.19 Leadership Meeting report (PDF)

recognitions

At the March 3, 2020 City Council meeting, the Mayor recognized three Choctaw police officers for their heroism in the line of duty.  Officers Gillum, Hill, and Seeds were recognized for saving the lives of 3 people in 3 separate events. They will say they were just doing their job, but we know they went above and beyond. Thank you for your service to Choctaw, you are the epitome of professional public service.  (pictured in no order are Officers Gillum, Hill, Seeds, Mayor Ross, and Chief Marshall.)group photo of Officers Gillum, Hill, and Seeds with Mayor Ross & Chief Marshall