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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City of Odessa Holding Mass Vaccination Event for the Public

The clinic will begin September 21, 2021, and will be open Tuesdays – Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm, at the UTPB soccer complex parking lot.

The City of Odessa, the University of Texas Permian Basin and the Ector County Health Department are proud to announce a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The clinic will begin September 21, 2021, and will be open Tuesdays – Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm,...

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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: September 10, 2021

Downtown Master Plan Town Hall Meetings

Downtown Odessa Inc. is holding several town halls as they develop their master plan.

Join the City of Odessa and Downtown Odessa, Inc. for a series of town hall meetings to discuss and give your input towards the new Downtown Master Plan.

See the schedule down below.

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News Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2021

September Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its September sales tax check, in the amount of $4,494,988.50.

The City of Odessa received its September sales tax check, in the amount of $4,494,988.50. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,595,990.80 and the Odessa Development Corporation w...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

University Construction Nearing Completion

University Blvd construction is approaching completion. The final paving will start soon.

The University Boulevard Improvements Project is wrapping up.  Final paving of the roadway will be happening in the coming days.  Be prepared for changing traffic patterns.  Also be aware there will be large construction vehicle...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Notice of Meeting to Vote on Tax Rate

A tax rate of $0.477115 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Odessa.

A tax rate of $0.477115 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Odessa.

 

The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2021 tax year that will raise the same amount of property&nbs...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Odessa Fire Rescue Earns National Recognition

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The American Heart Association presents Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementation of quality care for severe heart attack patients.

Odessa Fire Rescue earns national recognition for efforts to improve STEMI treatment in Texas

The American Heart Association presents Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementation of quality care for severe heart attack patients

ODESSA, TE...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Regeneron Infusion Center to Open in Odessa

Medical Center Hospital is partnering with the City of Odessa, Ector County, and the State of Texas through the Texas Division of Emergency Management to provide a Regeneron Infusion Center in Odessa on the MCH campus.

Regeneron Infusion Center to Open in Odessa on Medical Center Hospital Campus Monoclonal antibody therapy to be available to COVID-19 patients upon referral.

ODESSA, TEXAS – Medical Center Hospital is partnering with the City of Odessa, Ector Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2021

August Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its August sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,400,948.10.

The City of Odessa received its August sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,400,948.10. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,320,758.48 and the Odessa Development Corporation wil...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Help Available for Rent and Mortgage Payments for Those Impacted by COVID-19

Help is still available for those impacted by COVID-19 for assistance for rent and mortgage payments.

On Saturday, a federal moratorium that has protected millions from being evicted due to COVID-19, expires. Those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 can still seek financial assistance for rent and mortgage payments through the City’s...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

CO Issuance Petition Results

The Ector County Elections Administrator has completed the verification process for the CO issuance petition.

The Ector County Elections Administrator has completed the verification process for the petition turned in on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, relating to the C.O issuance.

The results are as follows:

Total number of certified signatures: 2,155

Ector County Numbers: ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Statment Regarding City/UTPB Park Agreement

Statement regarding the lease agreement between the City and UTPB.

For 25 years, the City of Odessa and the University of Texas Permian Basin have been in a lease agreement. This agreement has served our city well and provided many recreation activities for both adults and children. 

However, with the current UTP...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2021

City Receives July Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its July sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,194,343.80.

The City of Odessa received its July sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,194,343.80. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,355,475.04 and the Odessa Development Corporation will ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

CDBG-CV Cares Act Funds Available

Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus CARES funds. This money is specifically for mortgage, rent and utility assistance. There are eligibility requirements, which you can find on the flyer.

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News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Statement Regarding Lawsuit

The City of Odessa remains committed to protecting citizens’ rights.

The City of Odessa remains committed to protecting citizens’ rights. In furtherance of that commitment, the City has retained outside counsel to defend its actions and represent its interests in this lawsuit. These Permian Basin attorneys have v...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2021

City of Odessa Holding Mass Vaccination Event for the Public

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The City of Odessa, the University of Texas Permian Basin and the Ector County Health Department are proud to announce a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The clinic will begin September 21, 2021, and will be open Tuesdays – Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm, at the UT...

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