Claremore Daily Progress

Top Stories

May 23, 2013

CORRECTION: Claremore hosts dump day June 1

CLAREMORE —

The City of Claremore will host a dump day for residents from 8 a.m. to noon on June 1 at several locations.

The event is a public service for residents sponsored by the city and Cherokee Nation CRC, according to Stormwater Manager Charlene Lawrence.

Hazardous waste will be collected at the Claremore Expo Center, 400 South Veteran’s Parkway.

There is no charge to residents, however proof of residency such as a current bill or receipt is required for verification, according to Lawrence.

Household pollutants including motor oils, oil-based paints, pesticides, weed killers, yard-care products, household cleaners, drain openers, gasoline, batteries, solvents corrosive liquids, flammable liquids, glues, fluorescent and CFL bulbs, compressed cylinders, fire extinguishers, oxidizers, liquid and powders will be accepted.

Tires will also be accepted, limited to 10 per household. No tires on rims or equipment tires will be accepted, according to Lawrence.

Computers and electronic equipment are accepted at a charge of $10 per monitor for devices fewer than 19 inches in size or 25 inches for televisions. Monitors or televisions larger then 25 inches will cost $25 each for disposal.

Also, four other locations   offered for dumping are: 

o 810 Ramm Road

o 400 S. Veteran’s Parkway

o City Hall at 104 S. Muskogee

oWalnut Park located at 1505 N. Jay Street.

Residents may also make a deposit from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. directly at the Quarry Landfill located at 13720 E.  46th St. N.

Tree limbs and yard debris may be delivered to the Ramm Road location for disposal.

Residents are reminded that latex paint that is water based is not a hazardous waste, if it is disposed of properly.

To dispose, place empty paint can with the lids off in the garage, if you have less than an inch of paint it can solidify.

Once solid, it can be placed in the garbage with the lid off. 

Text Only
Top Stories
  • New Programs hosted in Foyil

    The Foyil Community Organization was launched in January with the purpose of providing residents with community events.

    July 30, 2014

  • Gutierrez awarded Health Foundation scholarship

    Evelyn Gutierrez of Claremore was recently awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in primary health care.

    July 30, 2014

  • Medical marijuana petition signing up thousands of new voters

    Medical marijuana may be the state’s newest gateway drug — to voting.
    Oklahomans for Health is spearheading a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The group has collected about 100,000 of the 156,000 signatures of registered voters it needs to get the issue on the ballot, according to its chairman, Chip Paul.

    July 30, 2014

  • City open records dispute continues

    The city of Claremore will pay $41,324.25 in attorney fees to the Vinita law firm who challenged their compliance with the Oklahoma Open Records Act.

     

    July 29, 2014

  • Claremore sisters featured on talk show

    During their recent trip to Los Angeles, Claremore sisters Lindsey and Whitney Martin made the most of their time in the city of angels, spending time with family, visiting several beaches, restaurants and Hollywood attractions.

    July 29, 2014 1 Link

  • Elementary students learn to bid at Zebra Stripes auction

    Claremore elementary students in the Zebra Stripes summer care program participated in a student-friendly auction Friday at Roosa Elementary. The auction was presented by Daneen Shepherd, realtor/broker and auctioneer of Tulsa, who taught the children how to bid on items efficiently and effectively.

    July 29, 2014 1 Link

  • Treasurer issues tax warrants

    For the first time, tax warrants are being issued in Rogers County to collect unpaid personal property taxes.
    This week, some local business owners should expect to be served by the Rogers County Sheriff’s office.
    Personal tax warrants have been issued to three local companies, who owe a total of approximately $38,000 in past due taxes.

    July 29, 2014

  • No evidence or human remains found

    Rogers County Sheriff’s deputies and assisting agencies vacated a Tiawah property Friday, after no evidence or human remains were found in connection to the disappearance of a local resident that went missing in 1996.

    July 27, 2014

  • RCLC launches letter campaign

    The Rogers County Literacy Council, RCLC, is launching their annual letter writing campaign.
     A United Way Organization, the council is asking for community support to help promote literacy in the English language.

    July 27, 2014

  • taylor.armerding.jpg Inequality crisis shot with factual problems, hypocrisy

    President Obama, various media and political liberals say inequality, of all things, is the defining issue of our times. Yet this message is delivered by multimillionaires and a president who jets from tee time to stump speech on the taxpayer's dime.
     

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo