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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City of Odessa Offices Closed November 24th and 25th for Thanksgiving

City offices will be closed so employees can celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

City of Odessa offices will be closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for Thanksgiving. There will be no trash service on these days. Thursday and Friday routes will be serviced on Wednesday, November 23rd. See the full schedule below.

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2022

CALLING Volunteers For The HEB Feast Of Sharing Event!!!

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CALLING VOLUNTEERS?? We need 20 dependable, hardworking, and attentive volunteers for the HEB Feast of Sharing Event taking place in Barn (E) at the Ector County Coliseum on Friday, December 9th 2022. You can choose to work one of two shifts, 3pm - 6pm or...
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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Parks & Recreation Jingle Bell Run December 3rd

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Odessa Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Jingle Bell Run, December 3rd at 4:40 p.m.

Bring the family for a fun way to jingle in the Holiday season! This event is available to all ages!

All participants, please gather at the starting point at the ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Ada St. & Crane Ave. Water Line Replacement Project

Work will begin on Monday, November 7th for a water line replacement project that will be at the 700 – 800 Blks of Ada St & Crane Ave.

Ada St. & Crane Ave. Water Line Replacement Project

Work will begin on Monday, November 7th for a water line replacement project that will be at the 700 – 800 Blks of Ada St & Crane Ave. 

It is estimated the work will be completed...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2022

October 2022 Sales Tax Check

The city saw an increase in sales tax revenue with October’s sales tax revenue total of $4,577,293.86 which reflects a $1,089,892.89, or 31.25% as compared to October 2021.

The City of Odessa received its October sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,721,617.33. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,577,293,86 and the Odessa Development Corporation wi...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Incident with Dumpster Truck

City of Odessa Solid Waste Division discovered a 47-year-old woman in the back of one of our commercial Solid Waste vehicles.

At approximately 8:15 am while disposing at the landfill, the City of Odessa Solid Waste Division discovered a 47-year-old woman in the back of one of our commercial Solid Waste vehicles. She claimed she had been digging through a dumpster around 6 am ear...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Lane Closure for Northbound Traffic on Dixie between Douglas and 52nd

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Beginning Thursday (September 22, 2022) there will be a right-hand lane closure for north-bound traffic along Dixie Blvd, between Douglas Drive and 52nd Street. This includes the double right-hand lane closure north of 52nd Street already in place.

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

September Sales Tax Check

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with September’s sales tax revenue total of $4,342,345.33 which reflects a $746,354.53, or 20.76% as compared to September 2021.

The City of Odessa received its September sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,427,931.66. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,342,345.33 and the Odessa Development Corporation ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

City Offices Closed Monday, September 5th for Labor Day

City of Odessa offices will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. Trash will not be picked up on this day.

City of Odessa offices will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. Trash will not be picked up on this day. Customers with roll out carts normally serviced on Monday can expect service Tuesday, September 6th. Carts normally serviced o...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2022

August Sales Tax Check

The City saw an increase in sales tax revenue with August’s sales tax revenue total of $4,525,242.60 which reflects a $204,484.12, or 4.73% as compared to August 2021.

The City of Odessa received its August sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,656,553.25. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,525,242.60 and the Odessa Development Corporation wil...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

TXDOT Project Will Rebuild Highway 385 from 8th St. to 42nd St.

TXDOT will begin a new project to rehabilitate and resurface U.S. Highway 385 in Odessa on July 6th.

A project to rehabilitate and resurface a 2.3-mile segment of U.S. Highway 385 in Odessa is scheduled to begin the week of July 6. Work will stretch from Highway 191 (42nd Street) to Eighth Street. 

To minimize impact on traffic on this major traf...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Several Locations to be Resurfaced by TXDOT Next Week

TXDOT will be resurfacing several roads in Odessa next week.

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News Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis Request Donations for Uvalde Shooting Victims

Sheriff Mike Griffis is asking for donations for the victims of the Uvalde school shooting.

Ector County Sheriff, Mike Griffis, has requested that the community donate for the victims of Uvalde. Donations can be dropped off at the Ector County Sheriff’s Office, 2500 S Hwy 385.

Message from Sheriff Mike Griffis:

5-25-2022***Folks, since t...

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News Releases
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: 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: 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: 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: 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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