The OTC and the OML have verified that cities and towns are subsidizing the state’s sales and use tax enforcement. There is no disagreement on this point. HB 1875 will correct this inequity. All local officials are needed to secure passage of this bill.
The Newly Elected Officials Institute in McAlester this Thursday, December 12, will proceed as scheduled. The weather forecast is favorable and the Institute must go on!
The location for this NOI is different from our “normal” McAlester training site. We will be at Eastern Oklahoma State College (EOSC) in McAlester.
If you are a newly elected or appointed official, you are required within one year of taking the oath of office to attend one of these institutes for municipal officials which provides eight hours of intensive training.
Has your city or town adopted a resolution to support HB 1875 by Rep. Charles McCall and Sen. Clark Jolley? If not, please consider adopting the attached resolution or something of your own to show your municipalities’ support for HB 1875.
One-Time Rebate from OTC
OML is pleased to share with you information recently obtained from the OTC regarding a “one-time rebate” you will receive as a part of your December payment. Click here to read more.
The OML Board passes two resolutions. Market Place Fairness Resolution In Support of H.R. 684 and the Resolution on The Preservation of Tax-Exempt Municipal Financing.
This month includes economic benefits of educational attainment, commentary by Chancellor for Higher Education Glen D. Johnson, General Revenue news, gross receipts to the treasury continue to climb and state unemployment inches up in September and October.
Bills Effective November 1st
This article is a summary of 43 bills effective on November 1 impacting municipal finances and operations. Click here to read more.
Governor’s Executive Order Regarding Agency Rule-Making Process
Click here to review Governor Fallin's Executive Order on Permanent Rules