• July 1, 2020

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Council to amend fencing, screening ordinance

Council members will vote on multiple items during Tuesday’s council meeting, which will be held at the Odessa Marriott Hotel including the first approval of amending an ordinance regarding the types of material city residents can use to build a fence.

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City of Odessa announces June sales tax check of more than $4 million

The City of Odessa announced in a press release that it has received its June sales tax check that totals more than $4 million.

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City Council approves façade grant

Council members passed multiple items during Tuesday’s virtual city council meeting including a $25,000 façade grant for a new business on Grant Avenue.

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ODC talks taskforce

During Thursday’s virtual Odessa Development Corporation meeting, board members discussed multiple plans that could help the community stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Council to consider multiple OPD purchases

City Council will consider multiple purchases for the Odessa Police Department at 6 p.m. Tuesday in a virtual city council meeting.

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COVID-19 adjustments viewed

Ector County commissioners today will consider reopening the North Side Senior Center at 1225 Adams Ave., following a closure of several weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic, for only the curbside dispensing and home deliveries of meals.       

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City blows $33,000 paying Austin lawyers

Records show the City of Odessa has paid more than $33,000 to an Austin law firm to fight a lawsuit brought by the Odessa American challenging the city’s illegal practice of concealing public information related to crime.

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Mayor: Churches cautious to open

Mayor David Turner stressed to Odessa ministers that just because things are opening up in Texas that doesn’t mean that social distancing is over.

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Judge shutters the EOC

During a virtual hospital briefing Tuesday, Odessa Mayor David Turner said that Ector County Judge Debi Hays decided to shut down the Emergency Operations Center as a working group on Monday.

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