In a special meeting on Thursday evening, Guthrie Public Schools awarded a contract for construction of Charter Oak Elementary and hired two administration positions for the district.
Guthrie Public School teachers were taken back by surprise when 10 people unexpectedly showed up to their classroom with balloons, bundt cake and a certificate.
The Office of Management and Enterprise Services would like to clear up misconceptions about the use of appropriations from the Lottery Trust Fund.
February GRF receipts above estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — A change in the payment date for a higher education scholarship fund has caused total General Revenue Fund receipts to appear artificially higher than expected at 8.3 percent above the estimate for February as corporate income tax collections remain unpredictable.
The Guthrie City Council unanimously voted Tuesday evening to bring in a third-party business recruitment business to provide retail and restaurant recruitment/development services.
OKLAHOMA CITY – In the wake of a General Revenue failure for the State of Oklahoma, the State Board of Education (SBE) revised the common education budget to reflect $50.2 million in cuts.
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in January missed the official monthly estimate by 3.4 percent and were 2.8 percent below the estimate for the first seven months of the fiscal year as sales tax receipts fell below projections and corporate income tax collections continued to show their volatility.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In recent days, there have been reports of cities and counties worried about losing revenue from the elimination of the state sales tax on groceries. The Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services and the Oklahoma Tax Commission would like to unequivocally state that cities and counties would still have the option […]
Mark Bruning’s attorney on Monday morning says the City of Guthrie currently owes between $400,000 and $500,000 in back pay, increases and attorney fees.
Caution needed as tax collections continue slid
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in December missed the official monthly estimate by 12.3 percent and are 2.7 percent below the estimate for the first six months of the fiscal year as most major tax categories lagged behind projections.
Teachers given up to $1,100 as part of OERB education program
GUTHRIE, Okla. – Four Guthrie teachers recently attended a teacher-training workshop hosted by the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, and walked away with hundreds of dollars in free classroom supplies. Now, they are encouraging other Oklahoma teachers to sign up for the free program.
Board approves estimate showing $692M budget hole
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Board of Equalization on Wednesday approved an estimate of revenues available for the next appropriated state budget that shows a preliminary budget hole of at least $692 million.
Sales tax collections continue slide; receipts remain below yearly estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — An unexpectedly high deposit from individual income tax collections pushed November’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) 7.3 percent above the monthly estimate, but with sales tax collections continuing to slide the total receipts for the fiscal year remained below the estimate.
Highland Park and Mineral Wells Park are just two of several jewels in Guthrie. Both city parks will see improvements through the Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) sales tax.
Pictured is an example of a ladder truck the city council approved for the Guthrie Fire Department as part of the City's Capital Improvement Projects.
Two of the biggest Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) the City of Guthrie was hopeful for with the approved city-wide sales tax increase was for the improvement in their fleet, specifically for the Guthrie fire and police departments. On Tuesday, they agreed to their first big purchases.
The Logan County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a resolution seeking the Oklahoma legislature to support changing a state statue pertaining to distribution and use of highway funds commonly known as County Improvements for Roads and Bridges (CIRB) fund.
The Department of Public Safety announced today they will be implementing additional cost-saving measures to make up for a budget shortfall for FY17. Effective December 1, 2016 Troopers will have a daily 100-mile restriction on OHP patrol cars. OHP aircraft flying hours will be reduced and some dispatch operations will be altered between 11 p.m. […]
Pictured is an example of a ladder truck the city council will be considering for the Guthrie Fire Department as part of the City's Capital Improvement Projects.
Guthrie voters approved a 15-year, three-quarters of a penny city sales tax increase nine months ago for Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). Now, it appears a first round of projects is headed to a city council vote for approval.
Budget requests new money for employees, two new prisons, infrastructure and more
HELENA – Today, at the monthly Oklahoma Board of Corrections meeting, board members approved a $1.648 billion budget request and a list of legislative priorities for the upcoming legislative session that begins in February 2017.
The City of Guthrie saw their biggest year in sales tax net payment in the past fiscal year.