City of Enid Engineering officials announced today that crews will be making connections to a new water line; therefore, causing a temporary water outage. Officials said the outage is estimated to last for approximately eight hours beginning at 8:00 am on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Areas impacted by the temporary water outage include:
On Cedar from 4th to Grand
On Birch from 4th to Grand
On Poplar from 4th to Grand
On Cherry from 4th to Grand
On 2nd from Cedar to Cherry
On 3rd from Cedar to Cherry
On Kennedy from Cedar to Cherry
On 4th from cedar to Cherry
Enid City Commission said farewell to Mayor Bill Shewey along with two other members during the regular meeting Monday night. Ward 5 Commissioner Tammy Wilson and Ward 1 Commissioner Ron Janzen were honored for their service, taking with of them a symbolic key to the city. In their business Monday, commissioners approved three ordinances rezoning property in the Lahoma Courts addition to C-3, general commercial district. In late February, Enid City Commission purchased 25 subdivision properties, bringing the city's total possession of Lahoma Courts to 47, leaving just one property not owned by the city.
Gov. Kevin Stitt gets to decide a hotly contested liquor bill that advanced to his desk Monday. Senate Bill 608 would require all wholesalers get the opportunity to distribute the 25 top-selling liquor and wine brands. Under current law, which drastically changed when voters passed State Question 792 in 2016, manufacturers of alcohol brands have the ability to designate exclusive distributors of their products, whereas before they were forced to make their products available to all distributors.
The top US trade negotiator said Monday that the Trump administration will be moving forward on President Donald Trump's threat to escalate tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods effective Friday. As of Friday, penalties on $200 billion of Chinese goods will be lifted to 25% from 10%, as Trump tweeted on Sunday.