City manager not concerned about departures

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Forty-seven percent or 18 of the City of Odessa’s 38 department heads have been replaced since the beginning of the year. According to records obtained...

Council discusses downtown bar ban

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During its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Odessa City Council voted unanimously to de-allocate roughly $6.4 million of the $10.1 million the city received...

City to discuss Municipal Court judge applications

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The City of Odessa may be getting two new judges to oversee Municipal Court. The council is scheduled to meet in executive session during its...

Council blames former staffers for parks issues

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Odessa City Council members spent considerable time discussing what they perceive to be the failings of past park and city administrators during its regular...

City set to re-allocate ARPA funding

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The Odessa City Council agreed during a brief meeting Tuesday afternoon they are going to “de-allocate” a large percentage of the American Rescue Plan...

City tire issue heads to court Monday

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Attorneys representing the City of Odessa’s new equipment services director are scheduled to be in Ector County District Judge Denn Whalen’s courtroom Monday to...

Public safety raises on City agenda Tuesday

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Pay raises are on the Odessa City Council’s Tuesday night agenda. The city council will be asked to approve a 4% cost of living adjustment...

OA lawsuit against City is over

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The Odessa American’s almost four-year battle with the City of Odessa over public records access is over, as the Texas Supreme Court on Friday...

Cornyn: Midland-Odessa to Receive $144K to Support Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today that the cities of Midland and Odessa were awarded federal grants totaling $144,247 from the U.S....

Mayor’s statement on terrorist attacks against Israel

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City of Odessa Mayor Javier Joven has released the following statement on the attacks in Israel: In the face of the recent terrorist attack on...