News from Moore

  • Old Town Moore Big Wheel Nationals

    Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 4:30pm

    Join the Old Town Moore Association, Moore Parks and Recreation and area businesses for the Old Town Moore Big Wheel Nationals!  The Old Town Association is looking for businesses in Moore to sponsor and decorate a Big Wheel so area children can race them on September 19th.  

  • Media/Press Releases

    Press Releases and Media Fact Sheets from various departments of the City of Moore 

  • Traffic Impact Study for 19th Street

    Traffic Engineering Consultants, Inc. (TEC) was asked by the City of Moore to update a traffic study completed in 2008. Major development has and is occurring in an area both north and south of SW 19th Street. The recent tornado, while destructive, afforded the opportunity for additional redevelopment. The update to the 2008 study includes an expanded study area and a more detailed analysis of the traffic impacts of additional development to the roadway system.

  • Odd-Even Watering Measure in Effect

    Moore is joining Oklahoma City and has implemented Progressive Water Conservation Stages. Mandatory odd/even watering (Stage 1) is now permanently in effect. If the drought worsens, additional conservation measures will take effect. To Learn More click here. 

  • Parks Improvement Projects

    March 2015 Status Report

    Central Park

    • Aquatic Park is under construction - underground work is in progress for pool and pipes.
    • Recreation Center - Framing is being completed on the building.
    • Farmers Market and Amphitheater - under construction

    Buck Thomas Park

  • Stan Drake Celebrates Forty Years of Service

    Assistant City Manager Stan Drake

    On June 6, 1974 Stan Drake started working for the City of Moore.  After starting as a meter reader Stan has moved up the ranks. Stan currently serves as the Assistant City Manager. He oversees various departments of the city including public works, community development, public utilities, parks and recreation, and special projects dealing with the city’s infrastructure. 

    On June 6, 2014 Stan was joined by his family and friends for a luncheon hosted by his co-workers at Moore City Hall. 

  • $75,000 grant adds 300 trees to Moore’s Little River Park

    June 3, 2014 - A $75,000 grant from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation is helping to restore trees throughout Moore’s Little River Park that took a direct hit by the May 20, 2013 tornado. At a special event today, the 100th tree was planted, signifying the end of phase one of the grant. Phase two will occur in fall 2014 and will add 200 trees. The grant is through the Margaret Annis Boys Trust, a permanent endowment fund administered by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

  • The Home Depot Foundation assists Moore

    June 2, 2014 - On May 21, 2014 more than 100 volunteers from Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer force, partnered with 20 volunteers from Team Rubicon to complete three beautification projects in Moore one year after a tornado devastated the area. Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams in areas struck by natural disasters.

  • Municipal Court

    Beginning May 23, 2014 the Moore Municipal Court will move from City Hall to the new Public Safety Center at 101 E. Main St.  Hours are 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday thru Friday.  

  • Tips for Self-Care during Anniversary Reactions to a Traumatic Event

    Some individuals experience reactions to traumatic events near or around the anniversary of those traumatic events. Although anniversary reactions can be upsetting, it is helpful to know that recovery takes time and requires rebuilding on many levels – physically, emotionally, and spiritually. With patience, understanding, and support from family, friends, and community members, individuals can emerge from trauma and disaster stronger than before. Some tips for coping with anniversary reactions to a traumatic event are listed below.