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Posted on: May 17, 2022

2022 Movies in the Park Lineup

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The City of Odessa's Parks and Recreation Department invites you to Movies in the Park. It is one of the leading annual attractions that has become a tradition with most families in Odessa.

The movies are hosted throughout the summer months and attract hun...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2022

TXDOT To Begin Seal Coat Project Next Week

Motorists are reminded that state law requires them to obey warning signs, flaggers and traffic control devices.

A district seal coat project is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, May 16, 2022, in the Odessa District of TxDOT. Approximately 180 miles of roads in eight counties will be worked on in May.

Each year the Odessa District seal coats select roads as part...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

May 2022 Sales Tax Check

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with May’s sales tax revenue total of $4,746,628.98 which reflects a $801,997.56, or 20.33% as compared to May 2021.

The City of Odessa received its May sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,933,286.23. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,746,628.98 and the Odessa Development Corporation will r...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Changes to Council District Boundaries

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The City of Odessa will hold two Public Hearings on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 3:00 PM and Monday, May 9, 2022 at 1:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 411 W. 8th Street, 5th Floor, Odessa, Texas 79761 on the Redistricting Plan for the City. Sin...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Faudree Road and P Bar Ranch Road Intersection Traffic Signal

This intersection warrants the installation of a traffic signal. The traffic signal design is complete and the project will go to bid.

Odessa, TX – The City of Odessa has completed a traffic signal warrant study for the intersection of Faudree Road & P Bar Ranch Road. This intersection warrants the installation of a traffic signal. The traffic signal design is complete and ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Faudree Road Updates

The City of Odessa would like to remind the community about traffic conditions on Faudree Road, north of State Highway 191 due to construction.

Odessa, TX – The City of Odessa would like to remind the community about traffic conditions on Faudree Road, north of State Highway 191 due to construction. Yukon Road has been closed from Loop 338 East to Faudree Road by the Texas Department of...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

April Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its April sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,492,581.36.

Odessa, TX – The City of Odessa received its April sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,492,581.36. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,594,065.09, and the Odessa Deve...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Major Traffic Switch Coming at Loop 338 and East Yukon Road

The traffic switch is scheduled to go into effect Tuesday, March 29, 2022, and be in place for approximately eight weeks.

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News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2022

March Sales Tax Check

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with March’s sales tax revenue total of $3,316,499.26 which reflects a $537,849.68, or 19.36% as compared to March 2021.

The City of Odessa received its March sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,145,624.08. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,316,499.26 and the Odessa Development Corporation will...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

City Council to Discuss Lawsuit Dismissal

The City Council will be discussing the Court’s order and the litigation with the City Attorney and outside counsel.

The City of Odessa is pleased to receive the Court’s order granting its plea to the jurisdiction and dismissing the case filed against it by the Odessa American. The City Council will be discussing the Court’s order and the litigation ...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2022

February 2022 Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its February sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,765,244.38.

The City of Odessa received its February sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,765,244.38. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,612,195.50 and the Odessa Development Corporation w...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

January 2022 Sales Tax Check

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with January’s sales tax check.

The City of Odessa received its January sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,570,310.75. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,656,248.60 and the Odessa Development Corporation wi...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Incident at 93rd and Rainbow Water Tower UPDATED

UPDATE: The tank has been drained. Crews will pump out residual water and place a new clamp. The tank should be back in service tomorrow.

UPDATE: The tank has been drained. Crews will pump out residual water and place a new clamp. The tank should be back in service tomorrow. Yukon pumps are working and the system should have water. Please contact the City if you continue to have water press...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Mayor’s Drug & Crime Commission’s Healthy Families Build Healthy Communities Event

The event will include resources by community organizations, fun activities including a DJ, hot dogs, police and fire vehicle displays, and a jumper.

The Mayor’s Drug & Crime Commission’s Healthy Families Build Healthy Communities event is scheduled on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

It will be held at Sherwood Community Center’s parking lot and inside,...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2021

No Cost COVID-19 PCR Tests

The City of Odessa Incident Command and Curative are offering free COVID-19 tests.

The City of Odessa Incident Command is partnering with Curative to offer COVID-19 PCR Tests. Testing began November 28 at the corner of 2nd St and Grant,  South of Odessa Police Department, and is from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Insurance information will ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

City of Odessa to Give Hospitals COVID-19 Funds From American Rescue Plan Act

Medical Center Hospital and Odessa Regional Medical Center will each receive American Rescue Plan Act funds from the city of Odessa to continue its fight against COVID-19 within the community.

City of Odessa to Give Medical Center Hospital, Odessa Regional Medical Center COVID-19 Funds from American Rescue Plan Act City council votes unanimously to give MCH $3 million, ORMC $1 Million

ODESSA, TEXAS – Medical Center Hospital and Odessa R...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Lowe's Home Improvement Theft

On 12-3-21 at approximately 0912 hours, a theft occurred at Lowe’s Home Improvement located at 4101 East 42nd Street. Investigation revealed that a male subject concealed over $600 worth of merchandise and left without making any attempt to pay. Anyone wh...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Check Out The New Downtown Odessa Master Plan

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Check out the brand new Downtown Odessa Master Plan and see the exciting things coming to downtown!

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

DMWT Spring Sweep/Community Clean Up

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The Don’t mess with Texas® Trash-Off serves as Texas’ signature event for the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program, held annually from March through May.

Keep Odessa Beautiful Staf...

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