Tulsa, OK – The Mayor's office is modifying its position to annex Berryhill. At the City Council meeting the proposal to expand the city's fence line was trimmed to include the area along the Gilcrease Expressway extension, not the entire Berryhill area.
Mayoral Aide Clay Bird told the city council they don't have figures for what the revised area would cost the city.
Oklahoma City, OK – OG&E ordered to pay rebate to Okla. customers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Gas & Electric customers should be seeing a credit on their bills next month following an order by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.
The commission issued an order on Monday that the state's largest electric utility give customers a credit totaling $4.2 million on their bills next month. According to the commission, the result will be a reduction of about $3.15 for the average residential consumer.
Note: Wilhelm Furtwangler's last name is typically spelled with an umlaut over the 'a' character. The npr website does not support characters with umlauts over characters. A variation of Furtwangler's name without the umlaut is spelled Furtwaengler.
Wilhelm Furtwaengler's name may be hard for Americans to pronounce, but the reason this great conductor isn't so well-remembered here is that he chose to remain in Germany during WWII, though he was never a member of the Nazi Party, and was exonerated by a postwar tribunal.
Tulsa, OK – Today the Tulsa City Chamber vocalized its opposition to the proposals for ballot changes to the Tulsa City Chamber. The Chamber feels that making the mayor part of the City Council alters the checks and balances system, while the council's proposal for a city manager simply needs more debate and input from the community.