News from Moore

  • A Celebration in the Heartland

    Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

    This years festival will be held on Saturday July 4th from 10:00am - 10:00pm at Buck Thomas Park. 

    The City of Moore is excited to conclude this event with a huge Fireworks Show on the 4th at dark. 

    July 4th will feature:  Food Vendors, Children's Tent, Inflatable's; Happy Train; Arts and Crafts Vendors, Wineries and more!
    New vendors:  DWTA Helicopter Rides and Extreme Animals. 

    Open Car, Truck and Bike Show:  July 4th:  8:00am - 2:00pm
    for more information, www.showyourridez.com

  • Fireworks are Illegal in Moore

    With Independence Day approaching this week, Moore city officials want to remind residents that it is illegal to purchase, possess, manufacture or use fireworks in the Moore city limits without a permit.  

    “It’s a matter of safety for property owners,”  Fire Chief Gary Bird said, “Another issue associated with fireworks, is people are often hurt in accidents.  Safety is a must with fireworks.”

    There are places in Oklahoma where discharging fireworks is lawful, but not in Moore, Bird said. 

  • Utility Rates to increase with billing after June 30, 2015

    The City Council has approved utility rate changes effective with billings after June 30, 2015.  The average residential utility customer will see a $5.05 per month increase on their monthly utility bill.

  • Bark for Your Park - We are a Finalist

    The top 15 communities have been announced for the Petsafe Bark for Your Park contest and Moore made the Top 15.

    Visit www.petsafe.net and vote for Moore to win a grand prize of $100,000 to build a PetSafe dog park. Encourage others to vote daily and check the leader board to see which communities are in the lead. Popular vote will determine the winner, who will receive $100,000. Additionally, the runner-up community in each small, medium and large category will win $25,000. The Bark from Your Heart award winner, which will be the community with the highest vote to opportunity to vote, will win $25,000.

    Now we need your help by voting for Moore everyday until July 22nd.   Voting is quick and easy.  You can vote once a day at www.petsafe.net and once a day at the PetSafe Facebook page.   

    If you would like to receive daily reminders on Facebook to vote please like the new Facebook page for the Moore Dog Park at www.facebook.com/mooredogpark.

    Click Here to Vote at PetSafe Website

  • City Budget

    By law, each city in Oklahoma is required to formulate and approve a balanced budget by its governing body. The City of Moore Budget is included below. The fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th.

  • Detour Map for Recycling Center

    Due to construction on N. Telephone Rd., citizens will need to use the attached detour route to access the Moore Recycling Center.

  • Solicitors Permits and Concerns

    The City of Moore has been receiving reports of people going door to door saying they work (or they have contracted with) the City of Moore and they need to inspect your attic insulation.

    The City of Moore has issued soliciting permits to Echo Insulation as allowed for all businesses wanting to solicit in the City of Moore. The City of Moore has not contracted with anyone or any business to solicit their product or to enter a home to inspect attic insulation

    The City of Moore DOES NOT endorse any business to citizens or allow any solicitors to enter into homes. The City of Moore will always issue on the city website or mail to citizens if we are doing a citywide project that will affect any homeowners.

    If you have questions please contact the City Clerks office at 793-5020 or the Moore Police Department 793-5171.

    - Office of the City Manager

  • Crime Stoppers of Moore

    Crime Stoppers of Moore, Inc. is a non-profit organization led by citizens against crime. The program offers cash rewards of up to $1000 to persons providing information that leads to the felony arrest of criminals and fugitives. Callers can remain anonymous.

    You can submit information regarding any crime by telephone at 405-793-5160, online or by text.  All tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1000.00. Visit the website at www.moorecrimetips.com.

  • Moore Mosquito Control Program

    Spraying started last Thursday night, May 28th, 2015. Crews will spray Tuesday nights, Thursday nights and Friday mornings. We will be concentrating on the park areas and neighborhoods that have drainage channels. Whenever there is a special event in our parks we will try to spray the night before and morning of.

  • Oklahoma Storm Survivors Urged to Register for Disaster Assistance

    Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding in Oklahoma are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.