City Departments

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Finance Department

Finance Department

Welcome to the Department of Finance

The Finance Department is home to customer service, the city clerk, and accounting.

Office Location:

Bethany City Hall
6700 NW 36th St.
Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 789-2146
 

Adopted Budgets

FY 2014-2015 Budget

FY 2013-2014 Budget

FY 2012-2013 Budget

FY 2011-2012 Budget

Annual Financial Reports

2012 Annual Financial Report

2011 Annual Financial Report

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Economic Development

Economic Development

New Business will grow the City of Bethany.

As times and the economy change, so does the direction our city must take to improve our economic outlook. With the changing times comes a need for growth. With the help of Tom Hoskison, our economic developer, we will utilize every outlet available to grow our city into the thriving community it has the potential to be.

We are forever evolving and are open to constructive ideas from our residents. Please feel free to use the Mayor’s Action Center to offer helpful ideas and ways to bring new businesses to the City of Bethany.

For more information, call the city manager’s office at 405.789.5005.

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City Manager

City Manager

Welcome to the City of Bethany’s website. If you have any questions about our city feel free to call the Office of the City Manager at any time. If you have any comments or concerns please use the Mayor’s Action Center. It is one of the fastest ways to get problems solved.

Office:

6700 NW 36th St.

Bethany, OK 73008

Phone: 405-789-5005

Fax: 405-787-5467

Email: john.shugart@bethanyok.org

The City Manager’s Office also host:

Economic Development

Public Information/Events

Human Resources

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Community Development

Community Development

Welcome to the Community Development webpage. This page was designed to maximize information to those in need of our services. You will find a majority of your questions here but if you still don’t find what you are looking for please give us a call.

 

Director: Julie Shannon

Office Location:
Bethany City Hall
6700 NW 36th St.
Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 789-2146

 

 

 

 

Administrative Assistant: Linda H.

- Building Permits

- Business Licenses

- Contractor Licenses

- Cemetery Deeds

- Planning and Zoning Commission Minutes

- Board of Adjustment Minutes

Permitted Uses – Zoning

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Special Use Permit Application Supplement

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Public Works Department

Public Works Department

Welcome to the City of Bethany’s Public Works Department. The Public works department is responsible for many areas including water, trash, sewage, parks and recreation, and planning for city improvements. This department is also responsible for keeping our city beautiful by maintaining our streets, providing our annual large trash pickup, and keeping our parks beautiful year-around.

Public Works Contact Info:

5300 N Central Rd
P.O. Box 219
Bethany, OK 73008

Tel: 405.789.6285
Fax: 405.789.4001

Hours of Operation:
M-F 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2012 Consumer Confidence Report

2011 Consumer Confidence Report

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Municipal Court

Municipal Court

The Municipal Court serves the citizens of Bethany through the efficient processing of misdemeanor traffic and non-traffic offenses.

 

The Bethany Municipal Court is located at:

6714 NW 36th Street

Bethany, OK  73008

Case Inquiries & Warrants:      [405] 789-4935 

 Kathleen A. Himmler, Municipal Court Judge

David A. Davis, City Prosecutor

H. Terrell Monks, Assistant City Prosecutor

Kristin Harwell, Court Administrator

 

Charges may be filed by police officers, citizens, and other city officials such as animal control and code enforcement.  Citizens are assisted in the municipal justice system by a part-time Judge, City Prosecutor, and an office staff of four full-time employees.  The maximum penalty in the Bethany Municipal Court is $750 on certain specified offenses (see fine list), and $500 on all others.

 

The Municipal Court is located at 6714 NW 36th Street.  If you have received a citation, the appearance date is for arraignment only.  No testimony will be taken at the arraignment.  If you are pleading guilty or no contest on all charges which do not require appearance before the Judge you can:

 

Pay by mail – Enclose the hard copy of your ticket, check the appropriate box and sign on the back.  Make your check or money order payable to the City of Bethany and mail to:

Bethany Municipal Court

6714 NW 36th Street

Bethany, OK  73008

 

Pay in person – Tickets may be paid at the above address Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Municipal Court is closed weekends and holidays. For your convenience, during regular office hours tickets may be paid by Visa, Mastercard or Discover at the window.

 

After hours – For payment of citations nights and weekends, there is a night drop inside the Police Department lobby.  Follow instructions for payment by mail, and clearly mark your payment with a return address for receipt.

 

Contact us – Call [405] 789-4935 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  During court session and after hours, please leave your name and number so we can return your call.

 

Probation/Deferred Sentence – If you are currently charged with a traffic offense and have not received any other traffic citations in the last three years, you may qualify for probation.

 

Insurance Ticket - If your insurance was in effect at the time you received your ticket and you show proof at the customer counter before your court date, the ticket will be dismissed without costs.  If you purchase insurance after you receive your ticket, you must appear in court on your arraignment.

 

Equipment Tickets – Certain vehicle equipment violations may qualify for fine reduction or dismissal.  Call the Clerk’s office for eligible violations and requirements.

 

Posting Bond – If you are pleading not guilty and wish to set a trial date, you must post bond on or before your arraignment date.  Cost to post bond can be found here.  In the event you are found guilty, fines and costs will be forfeited from your bond.  If you are found not guilty, your bond will be refunded.

 

COURTROOM DEMEANOR:

 

Please address the Judge as YOUR HONOR or Madam.  When you are asked to approach the Judge for a hearing of your case(s), do not lounge or lean on the bench.  You may not appear in Court in shorts, tank tops, halter tops or bathing suits.  Shoes are required attire.  You should remove your hat or cap when you enter the Courtroom.  Since space is limited in the Courtroom, we ask that you not bring small children or other family members with you unless necessary.  If you are under the age of 18, one of your parents must appear with you.

 

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Fire Department

Fire Department

The Fire Department responds to emergency and non emergency situations involving any fire for possibility of fire explosions, collapsed structure, odor or leaks of natural gas, and many other things.

Fire Chief: Scott Schroder

Office Location:
3919 N. Rockwell Ave.
Bethany, OK 73008
Phone: (405) 789-2218
Fax: (405) 789-5253
 

Mission Statement

*The Bethany Fire Department is an organization that through education, prevention, and preparation will provide a safe environment for our citizens of our community by developing and maintaining the skills, equipment, and response levels to the highest standard for protecting life and property.

Services Provided:

- CPR Training

- Smoke Detector Inspection

- Gas Leaks

- Fire Prevention

 

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Police Department

Police Department

The Bethany Police Department responds to issues regarding traffic enforcement, house calls, commercial enforcement, as well as patrol our city to keep it safe.

Police Chief Phil Cole

Office Location:
6714 NW 36th St.
Bethany, OK 73008
Phone: (405) 789-2323
Fax: (405) 789-5015

Deputy Chief John Reid

Office Location:
6714 NW 36th St.
Bethany, OK 73008
Phone: (405) 789-2323
Fax: (405) 789-5015

Patrol

Uniformed Officers who responds to 911 and other calls for service; preliminary investigations of crime scenes, assisting citizens in improving the quality of life in the city.

Traffic Enforcement

Enforce Traffic and vehicle codes in an effort to decrease congestion and accidents. This unit is used to expedite traffic within our community.

K-9

The usual function of the police K-9 is to assits police offcers in the performance of their wide range of duties. This includes but is not limited to: Locating, detaining, or apprehending suspect(s)s whom are resisting arrest.

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