News from Moore

  • May 2013 Tornadoes and Floods Disaster Recovery Report: One Year Update

    United Way of Central Oklahoma is compelled to support disaster response and recovery efforts as part of our Community Preparedness focus area. The donors who contributed to United Way’s annual fall campaign allowed our Partner Agencies to be prepared to immediately respond and meet the needs of those affected by the May 2013 tornadoes and floods.United Way Partner Agencies were on the front lines when the May storms struck central Oklahoma and will continue to participate in the long term recovery efforts meeting the needs of disaster survivors.

  • City Adopts New Building Codes, First in the Nation

    MOORE, Okla (March 17, 2014). – Homeowners in Moore will have a better chance against the fury of Mother Nature thanks to the City’s adoption of new residential building codes. The Moore City Council voted unanimously Monday night to adopt the new codes based on research and proven engineering technology proposed by civil engineers Chris Ramseyer and Lisa Holliday. The new building codes mark the City of Moore as the first city in the nation to adopt building codes that focus on the tornadic impact on homes.

  • Adopt-a-Park

    What is Adopt-a-Park?
    Our program that allows individuals, businesses, or groups to take a proactive role in the beautification of local parks.

  • Summer Camps 2015


    Learn more about our camps and programs! Click here to learn more and Register Online

    All Camps will be held at the Moore Community Center  - 793-5090
                                                                 
    Mad Science Camp

    When:  June 22nd - June 26th ;  www.cityofmoore.com/fun
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am – Noon
    Ages:  6 to 11 years
    Fee:  $100.00 per person

    When school is out, Mad Science is in. Your child can continue to learn even when school is out, and won't even realize it because "We have fun down to a science."

     Extreme Animals Camp

    When:  Camp I:  June 22nd - June 26th ; www.cityofmoore.com/fun
                 Camp II:  July 20th - July 24th
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am – Noon
    Ages:  7 to 12 years
    Fee:  $115.00 with T-Shirt
    Get ready for a wildly entertaining experience!  Get up close and personal with endangered species, creepy crawlies and more! You will also learn about different habits and create different types of arts and crafts that relate to those species and their habits.    

     Discovery Camp
    When:  Monday July 27th - Friday July 31st (with overnight at Little River Park) ; www.cityofmoore.com/fun
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am - Noon
    Age:  3rd grade – 8th grade
    Fee:  $100.00 with T-shirt
    Does your child enjoy special projects and experiments? If you said “YES”, then this 3 day camp is for your child. Come build over a dozen different motorized models from an Erector 65 piece set.  Instructor and students will participate in multiple experiments that are fun and educational.

             

  • Install. Inspect. Protect.

    More than 3,000 people die in home fires each year in the United States; most of whom are in homes without a working smoke alarm. To prevent these deaths, the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), a division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sponsoring a nationwide Install. Inspect. Protect. Campaign designed to raise awareness about how working, properly installed smoke alarms can lower a person’s chances of dying in a fire. Moore Fire Department is supporting this critical effort to reduce injuries and the loss of life.

  • Forum to Address Tornado Claims & Tax Issues

    Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

    Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is offering tornado survivors the opportunity to get help with their insurance claim and learn what tax deductions they may be eligible for during a Feb. 20 forum in Moore. The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Rooms A & B of the Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

  • Burn Ban Information

    Stay up-to-date with the latest Burn Ban information in Oklahoma. 

    CLICK HERE

  • Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

    The regular Moore Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for September 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers, 301 N. Broadway, Moore, Oklahoma, has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

     

  • Moore Medical Center Emergency Services Now Open

    December 3, 2013 - Moore Medical Center Emergency Services, a freestanding emergency room, located at the former Moore Medical Center site is now open. The building is a modular or temporary one, but it looks and functions exactly as any other emergency department. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • We Remember

    November 20, 2013 - Today we remember the devastation of May 20th and the loss our community suffered.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost loved ones.   We also pause to look towards the future and hold out hope that our community will continue to be resilient and steadfast in its recovery. We will build back better and stronger.  #MooreStrong