Sapulpa City Council

Excitement for downtown redevelopment grows at City Council, new fire station facilities approved to begin design process

March 3, 2021

The updated downtown master plan includes road changes, creating more living space downtown, and creating a “cohesive, diverse section comprising of the downtown and its surrounding streets and alleys.”

City accountant Lisa Romine retires after 37 years of dedicated service, City Council approves electronic timesheets, MLK parade, police equipment

February 2, 2021

Romine started her career with the City at the Police Department in August of 1983 and was promoted to an accountant in 2008. She’s able to boast that she is the only employee on record to have worked for both the police department and the accounting department.

New Rock Creek Trail System expansion a boon to the community

January 29, 2021

Expanded trail would eventually stretch from Kelly Lane Park to Jefferson Heights elementary.

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City Council decreases marijuana dispensary spacing restrictions, gives updates on budget and downtown master plan

January 19, 2021

During the study session preceding January 19th’s regular City Council meeting proposed changes to the City’s medical marijuana dispensary spacing requirements were discussed at length.

Sapulpa City Council votes to extend mask mandate by 120 days

January 4, 2021

Sapulpa City Council voted 5-4 to extend the mask mandate for an additional 120 days after hearing from several residents who were in favor of ending the mandate, and at least one who supported extending it.

Year In Review: The most important local government stories of 2020

December 29, 2020

Though the pandemic wrought havoc on our lives in 2020, other things, unrelated to it, have happened in the meantime. Here’s the most important local government stories from the past year.

City Council approves Liberty Park inclusive playground construction, SPD officer Steve Thompson retires after 30 years of service

December 16, 2020

Sapulpa’s Liberty Park is getting upgraded to be an “Inclusive playground,” meaning that everyone can play, not just children, but their caretakers, as well.

County approves new inmate tracking system, looks for new project manager, adds safety measure to McGuire Industrial Park

December 8, 2020

On Monday the Creek County Board of Commissioners signed a contract with Guardian RFID for the jail’s new Inmate Tracking System.

Petition created to turn Sapulpa’s new mask mandate into an election item

November 17, 2020

The day after City Council voted 6-4 to pass a city-wide mask mandate, a local citizen started a petition with the objective of reversing the decision and bringing it to a vote of the people.

Sapulpa passes mask mandate after heated deliberation at City Council meeting

November 16, 2020

The mask mandate goes into effect on November 18th at 12:01 a.m. and ends at midnight on January 4th, 2021.