• April 10, 2020

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City Council passes Emergency Perryman study

During Tuesday’s virtual city council work session council members accepted often embattled councilman Malcolm Hamilton’s resignation and agreed to fund a $127,200 study by Ray Perryman about preserving the Permian Basin Energy sector structure and the Odessa economy through the COVID-19 crisis and oil supply challenges.

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Petition calls for more transparency

For some residents in Odessa, transparency and communication from Ector County officials regarding COVID-19 hasn’t been up to par.

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Mayor, county judge take COVID stands

Odessa Mayor David Turner ordered a “limited” shelter-in-place Monday that will affect non-essential businesses and Ector County Judge Debi Hay declared a disaster as the eighth case of coronavirus hit Ector County.

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City spokeswoman’s job has been a ‘rollercoaster’

City Of Odessa Public Information Officer Devin Sanchez hasn’t had time to decorate her office, but she has the essentials. There is nothing on her wall except for a mirror.

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Hamilton resigns council

Just as Tuesday’s city council meeting was ending, often embattled District 1 Council Member Malcolm Hamilton resigned saying his priority was his family.

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Council member Malcolm Hamilton resigns before adjournment

Just as Tuesday’s City Council meeting was ending often embattled District 1 Council Member Malcolm Hamilton resigned saying his priority was his family.

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District 1 Council Member resigns

During tonight’s city council meeting, District 1 Council Member Malcolm Hamilton resigned from his position. He said that his priority was his family at this time. The resignation came before the city council adjournment. Read the full story here.

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Odessa COVID-19 numbers still a mystery

City and county officials on Tuesday parroted CDC recommendations of not panicking, hand washing and social distancing as well as staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 but still released few answers to the one big question.

5:27 pm | See more

Local COVID-19 info still under wraps

The City of Odessa’s Declaration of Emergency due to the cornonavirus outbreak ends on Wednesday and the city council will have to pass a renewal during Tuesday's meeting for the local emergency to remain intact.

4:12 pm | See more


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