Lawton City Council

Lawton City Council Considering More Changes to Trash Collection
The Lawton City Council is considering more changes to our trash collection. They met in regular session this week to discuss amending some of the city codes and regulations when it comes to trash pick ups and disposal. So of the changes would include fining people if they leave their trash carts on…
Lawton is Finally Getting a Recycling Program!
If you haven't heard the news yet Lawton, Fort Sill is finally getting a recycling program! The Lawton City Council voted on and approved a measure and agreement with a recycling company called Recyclops. It's a third party company that will offer a recycling subscription service to citize…
Lawton City Councilman Jay Burk Under Investigation by the OSBI?
Late last week on Friday (06-11-21) the big topic of discussion was Lawton City Councilman Jay Burk. The news, or possibly gossip broke that he's currently under investigation by the OSBI (Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation). There's been all kinds of talk and rumors about this. It&apo…
Lawton City Council is Thinking of Raising Our Utility Bill!
Just when you think there's no way possible for the Lawton City Council to be more unpopular, they go and do this! Later today (06-08-21) around 2:00pm CST at City Hall 212 S.W. 9th Street in downtown the Lawton City Council will meet and discuss the possibility of raising our utilities, A.K.A …
Once a Week Trash Pick Up in Lawton Starts This Monday
Once a week trash pick up in Lawton, Fort Sill will officially start on Monday, April 5th (04-05-21). The City of Lawton and City Council made the decision to go to once a week residential trash pick up awhile back at the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year due to expected budget short…
When Will Lawton Repeal the Mask Mandate?
Last week Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas would be reopening 100% doing away with their mask mandate and other COVID-19 related restrictions. Yesterday (03-11-22) Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt issued an executive order that would remove any restrictions on live events across the state and …
Lawton Votes to Increase and Extend the Hotel-Motel Tax
Lawton went to the polls yesterday (02-09-21) and voted to increase and extend the Hotel-Motel Tax. Roughly 2,000 people voted and over 75% voted yes on the proposal so it passed by an overwhelming majority. The new Hotel-Motel Tax with go into effect on (05-01-21) and will be a 7% tax on all non-re…
Lawton Community Theatre Is Getting a New Home
LCT (Lawton Community Theatre) will be getting a new home soon. The Lawton City Council voted unanimously last month to lease the old National Guard Armory in Elmer Thomas Park to LCT. We had the opportunity to speak with the Executive Director of the Lawton Community Theatre, Chance Harmon earlier …
Once a Week Trash Pick Up in Lawton Starts April 5th
Once a week trash pick up in Lawton, Fort Sill will officially start on Monday, April 5th (04-05-21). The City of Lawton and City Council made the decision to go to once a week trash pick up awhile back at the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic due to expected budget shortfalls, but delayed act…
Today is Healthcare Heroes Day!
Earlier this week on Tuesday (12-08-20) Mayor Stan Booker along with several community leaders and the Lawton City Council signed a proclamation and pledge declaring today (12-11-20) officially "Healthcare Heroes Day" in Lawton, Fort Sill.