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2018 Congress of Mayors

Friday, January 26, 2018 is the date for the Mayors Council of Oklahoma (MCO) Congress of Mayors. Be sure to attend this important event that will be held at the State Capitol. More information coming soon! If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Lingenfelter via email or call (405) 528-7515 or (800) 324-6651.


January 26, 2018

Oklahoma State Capitol

More Information and Registration

Congress Leadership and Resolutions

Explanation of Congress and Positions

Congressional Resolution

2017 Congress of Mayors

The Mayors Council of Oklahoma (MCO) and OML hosted the seventh annual Congress of Mayors at the original Oklahoma Capitol, the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Guthrie, OK on Friday, January 20, 2017.  The goal of the Congress was to give municipal leaders a better understanding of the legislative process as well as provide them the opportunity to interact with their colleagues and lawmakers to get a realistic understanding of municipal issues such as transportation/infrastructure, public safety, municipal operations, community and economic development and municipal finance.  
 
 Thank you to Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group (OMAG),Aberdeen Enterprizes II and the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) for their generosity and support of this event.

Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group (OMAG)

We’re not just an insurance company competing for your business - we are an organization owned and governed by the cities and towns we serve.

Aberdeen Enterprizes II

Aberdeen Enterprizes II, Inc. is a revenue enhancing cost administration Company, specializing in court collections

Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS)

IBTS provides augmentation and development/implementation services in addition to complete background operation
of building departments

 

2016 Congress of Mayors

Oklahoma Mayors Gather at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Guthrie For the 2016 Congress of Mayors

The Mayors Council of Oklahoma (MCO) held its  sixth  annual Congress of Mayors last Friday at the  original capitol in Guthrie at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple.  During the course of the day the mayors ,  vice mayors , councilmembers and city managers  debated issues facing municipalities and crafted a legislative agenda for the 201 6  legislative session. Former Rep. Joe Dorman served as parliamentarian again this year and Guymon  Mayor Mike  Kim Peterson  served as honorary Speaker of the House  and Elgin Mayor Larry Thoma served as the Speaker Pro Tempore  for the event.  Guest speakers of the House included  Tyler Buttram of Mannford, Kyle Lawson of Gene Autry, Jack Tatum of Warner and Jeff Shockley from the city of Poteau.  
 
The goal of this Congress is to give  municipal leaders  a better understanding of the legislative process  as well as provide  them the opportunity to interact with their colleagues and lawmakers to get a  realistic  understanding of state issues. 
 
The mayors adopted issues ranging from public safety, transportation/infrastructure, community and economic development, municipal operations and municipal finance.  These issues will be given to the Governor, Speaker of the House, Pro Tempore of the Senate and all legislators.   Photos from the event