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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Fireworks prohibited inside Altus city limits

With the 4th of July approaching, Altus Chief of Police Tim Murphy wants to remind all citizens that City ordinance prohibits any person to discharge or sell fireworks within the city limits of Altus and anyone caught discharging fireworks could face a fi...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Summer Mosquito Testing by OSU Graduate Students

It’s summer time! And time to be thinking about those pesky mosquitoes in your neighborhood. Have you ever wondered what kinds of mosquitoes might be bothering you?

Beginning in late May/early June, graduate students from the Department of Entomology and P...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Animal tethering prohibited after June 15

(ALTUS, OKLAHOMA): After recommendation from the Altus Animal Welfare Committee, the Altus City Council passed a “no tethering ordinance” at its May 16, 2017 meeting. The new city code, effective June 15, 2017, reads as follows: “Section 5-10. Tethering o...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Public invited to Reservoir Presentation by OU students

Students from the University of Oklahoma College of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science will present findings about the Altus City Reservoir on Tuesday, May 2nd at 4:30pm in the east wing of the Community Center at 401 Falcon Road. One of their de...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Town Hall Meeting for new Altus Fire Station

Town Hall Meeting for new Altus Central Fire Station

(ALTUS, OKLAHOMA): A town hall meeting regarding the future Altus Central Fire Station is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:00PM in the Council Chambers at Altus City Hall. The general public is...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Altus Public Storm Shelter Statement

The City of Altus would like to remind you that we do not maintain public storm shelters.

What are the alternatives? Constructing a personal storm shelter is the best option, but if that is not possible then develop your plan today and stay inform...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

How will you be notified of severe weather?

The City of Altus outdoor storm sirens are currently unreliable as a notification source for severe weather including tornadoes. In an effort to keep you safe and make you weather aware, we encourage you to use some or all of the following methods to aler...

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