News from Moore

  • Down Payment Assistance Homebuyer Education Workshop by Neighborhood Housing Services Tuesday, August 22nd from 6-7pm.  Come out and learn about the program and how to begin the process!  We will see you on the tonight at The Station at Central Park (700 S. Broadway, Moore).

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 7:30am

    The annual Moore War 5K Run will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017.  Registration will be held at the Moore High School parking lot beginning at 6:30 a.m.  

    The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Eastern (Moore High School parking lot). 

    Parts of Eastern Ave., 19th St. and Broadway Ave. will be closed for the safety of the participants during this event. 

    Roads will be reopened as soon as all the participants have completed sections of the race course.  We expect the entire race course to be reopened no later then 9 a.m. with the exception of the finish line area at 200 N Broadway. 

    The Moore War Run committee would like to invite our citizens to come out and watch the race and show our community spirit to the runners. Proceeds from the run will be split evenly between the Moore High School Alumni Association, Westmoore High School Alumni Association, and Southmoore High School student fund.

    For information about the run visit www.moorewarrun.com

    Moore War Run Route

  • The City of Moore would like to inform the citizens that beginning on Friday, August 18th a new High-intensity Activated Crosswalk Beacon (HAWK) will be in full operation in front of Highland East Jr. High  (1200 SE 4th St, Moore).  The HAWK beacon is a crossing signal used at intersections that are not signalized. It is activated by pedestrians and stops traffic to allow for safe pedestrian crossings. The lights will remain dark until pedestrian activation for crossing. 

    The sequence of the signal light is as follows:

    1. Beacon is dark.
    2. Pedestrian presses activation button.
        Beacon flashes yellow for approaching drivers; warns to reduce speed and,
        prepare for pedestrians.
    3. Solid yellow beacon.
    4. Solid red beacons; drivers must stop at stop line.
        Pedestrian receives WALK signal with a countdown timer on a
        pedestrian signal head.
    5. Pedestrian receives flashing DON’T WALK
        indication on pedestrian signal head;
        Motorists see flashing red, indicating that
        they must remain stopped until pedestrians have completed crossing.
    6. Beacon goes dark (drivers may proceed and begin vehicle movement)

    Thank you for driving safely in this area.

  • The Moore Police Department is encouraging all motorists to be mindful of school zones and school bus safety as the school year begins in Moore.

    With safety of children a primary concern for the Police Department, patrol officers will be out and about monitoring school zones in the city to ensure motorists are being safe and are in compliance with the law. Here are a few safety tips and legal reminders as the school year begins in our area:

    •It is important to allow yourself more time to get to work as traffic may be a little more congested due to school zones and buses picking up children for school.

    •Remember school buses make frequent stops to pick up children.

    •School buses stop at all railroad crossings.

    •All vehicles must stop no less than 30 feet from a school bus that is loading or unloading children whether you are meeting the bus or traveling behind the bus. When a school bus is stopped in opposite lanes on a roadway separated by a ditch, grassy median, elevated concrete barrier or any obstacle that prevents traffic from driving thereon, you are not required to stop. Drivers must stop for a stopped school bus when traveling on four lane or five lane roadways which are not separated by any barriers. You must not proceed until the bus moves again or the visual warning signals are no longer activated.

    •Pay attention to the school zone speed limits.

    •Be mindful of children crossing the street where school crossing guards are located.

  • The Station Aquatic Center is not open this week.  We will be open  
    Weekends Only through Labor Day Monday, September 4th from Noon - 8:00pm. 

  • The City of Moore is accepting applications for Planning Commission. 

    The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm to consider items pertaining to the growth and development of the community. This includes amendments and updates to the City’s comprehensive plan; requests for rezoning and special use permits; and subdivision platting. Occasionally the commission will meet outside of the regular meeting date and time for special study sessions and training.

    Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, October 16, 2017. For more information, please contact Linda Stewart, City Clerk at or 405-793-5020.

  • Moore is 1 of the 15 affordable small towns featured in this month’s issue of Southern Living Magazine.  We know Moore is a great place to live and now the word is spreading! This is something we all should be proud of.

    Click here: http://www.southernliving.com/travel/most-affordable-small-towns-to-live-in to view the story about the 15 Affordable Small Towns We Love.

  • You may qualify for up to $40,000 toward a down payment and closing costs.

    What is it?

    For many people, down payment and closing cost assistance can be the difference between homeownership dreams and reality. The Down Payment Assistance Program provides federal assistance for qualifying low-to moderate-income homebuyers to purchase a house located in one of the 2013 disaster-impacted neighborhoods within the City of Moore.

    How do I qualify?

    All applicants must meet the following qualifications:

    1. Applicant must not exceed program’s income guidelines for their family size.
    2. Must have ability to get a 1st Mortgage through a bank or mortgage company.
    3. Home must be used as applicant’s primary residence for a five-year period following the purchase of the home.
    4. Applicant must attend a certified Homebuyer Education Workshop prior to closing.
    5. Homebuyer must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

    Funds will be dispersed on a first-come first-served basis, with those directly impacted by the 2013 severe weather outbreaks receiving preference.

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  • The Moore Parks & Recreation Department takes great pleasure in presenting to you the Moore Parks and Recreation 2017 Spring/Summer Activity & Events Guide. You will find it a valuable resource for planning some fun in the coming months. Activities abound within the pages of this guide.

  • Are you looking for a new career?  Check out the employment opportunities at the City of Moore.