News from Moore

  • Recovery Update - Inspections

    October 9, 2013 - The City of Moore Inspections division is working to make sure new homes and remodels are up to code. Codes are in place to ensure that homes are built following standards set by industry professionals and adopted by the City Council.  

  • Disaster Recovery Project Centers Now Open

    September 17, 2013 - The nonprofit community continues to meet the needs of those communities affected by the May tornadoes and floods through coordinated case management under an unprecedented disaster recovery model called Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project.

  • Road Closure - SW 34th St

    September 16, 2013 - SW 34th St between Telephone Road and Sendera Lakes Dr will close for approximately 6 weeks.  This is to allow reconstruction of the drainage structure under 34th St in the area of Arbor Gardens Park.

  • City of Moore to Benefit from Disaster Recovery Grants

    8-30-2013 - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced nearly $37 million in disaster recovery aid to the City of Moore, Oklahoma and to the State of Oklahoma to help local communities recover from a devastating spate of storms, including a powerful tornado that struck Moore on May 20th.  These grants are provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to support long-term disaster recovery efforts in areas with the greatest extent of ‘unmet need.’

  • Moore Mosquito Control Program

    The objectives of the Moore Mosquito Control program are to control nuisance mosquitoes, reduce the potential of mosquito borne disease transmission, and provide a comfortable and healthy atmosphere for community residents. These goals are accomplish by utilizing Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM is the combination of several appropriate pest control tactics into a single strategy to reduce pests to an acceptable level.  This strategy strives to control mosquitoes while causing minimal disruption to environment and to the public.

  • Utility Line Protection Program Now Available

    The City of Moore is pleased to announce a partnership with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program to homeowners. The NLC Service Line Warranty Program offers voluntary warranty protection at an affordable price for water lines in the event of a failure.  

  • Central Park Long Range Plan

    January 8, 2015 – In July 2013 the Central Moore Park design team presented its plan to the Moore City Council and Moore Parks Board.  The plan went before each group for approval and was formally adopted in late 2013. Since that time work has begun on Central Park. On May 9th, 2014 there was a formal groundbreaking for the park. On May 12th, 2014 work actually began on the park with an expected opening of the park in late 2015 or early 2016.

  • Indian Hills Road Bridge over Interstate 35 Update

    On Friday afternoon, July 26, 2013, the Indian Hills Road Bridge over Interstate 35 was closed to through traffic due to the discovery of a hole in the bridge deck and the subsequent hazard to traffic both above the bridge as well as traffic below the bridge on I-35. Since that time, Norman city staff has worked closely with staff and consultants with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to determine the best permanent solution to the current problems with the bridge deck.

  • SERVE MOORE

    Are you looking for a way to help others? Serve Moore is looking for volunteers to help with disaster relief and renewal projects.   If you would like to volunteer or need volunteer help please visit www.servemoore.com and submit a request. 

    You can also visit SERVE MOORE Headquarters at 224 S. Chestnut Ave.  Volunteer organizers will assist you or your group with volunteer opportunities. 

  • Hot Weather Safety Tips

    To protect your health when temperatures are extremely high, remember to keep cool and use common sense. The following tips are important:

    • Drink Plenty of Fluids

    During hot weather you will need to increase your fluid intake, regardless of your activity level. Don't wait until you're thirsty to drink. During heavy exercise in a hot environment, drink two to four glasses (16-32 ounces) of cool fluids each hour.