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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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Posted on: January 12, 2022

2nd COVID-19 Testing Site Opening

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The City of Odessa will have a partnership with DOCS Health to continue the mitigation of COVID-19 in our community. This will be the second COVID-19 testing site set up by the city with no out-of-pocket cost. A special thanks to The University of Texas P...

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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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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Parks & Recreation Hosts Take Me Fishing February 5th

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Odessa's Parks and Recreation Department invites you and your kiddos to join us at Comanche Trail South Pond Park for our annual 'Take me Fishing Event'. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 5th, 2022 with fun activities from 11 am to...

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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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