City Council

City of Lawton Has Purchased The Central Mall
The City of Lawton is purchasing the Central Mall for the FISTA (FIRES Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator) project. The Lawton City Council met last Friday (12-18-20) in a special session to finalize the purchase of the mall at a price tag of 14.6 MILLION! They'll be closing on it Tu…
Lawton, Fort Sill COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Details
The City of Lawton held another virtual Town Hall meeting yesterday (12-10-20) on the city's official Facebook page. The event featured a panel of health experts and community leaders to discuss the current COVID-19 situation in Lawton, Fort Sill. There was also a Q&A session with community…
City of Lawton Might Purchase the Central Mall for FISTA
The news broke late yesterday evening, or at least that's when I first heard about it. The City of Lawton is considering purchasing the Central Mall for the FISTA (FIRES Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator) program. The Lawton City Council will be meeting today (10-16-20) at 2:00pm CS…
Lawton City Council To Vote On Ending Mask Ordinance Today
Lawton City Hall

The Lawton City Council will be meeting today in regular session at 2:00pm CST to discuss and vote on possibly ending the mandatory mask ordinance. All citizens are encouraged to voice their opinions, as well as local and area businesses. The meeting will be held in the auditorium …
Lawton Issues Mandatory Mask Order
The Lawton city council voted today (07-17-20) in favor of a mandatory face mask order. The new ordinance will require all citizens to wear a mask or covering while in public. With the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the state and county the city of Lawton is taking steps to help slow …
The Fart That Derailed the City Council Meeting
I would certainly be more involved in local politics and the city government if more council meetings were like this one. If you've ever wondered to yourself "what would it take to completely derail a city council meeting" I have an answer for you, a fart.
Grievances Filed Over Tobacco Prop
A special session of the Lawton City Council has been called for Monday at 4 p.m., to talk about grievances recently filed by local unions in regards to a new anti-tobacco ordinance.