City View E-newsletter April 2017

MIDWEST CITY WARREN THEATRE IS OPEN


The new Midwest City Warren Theatre opened last month. The new movie cinema features 10 auditoriums - six single level and four with balconies. The theatre seats 1004 and all of the seats are heated recliners. All 10 screen are curved and there are two grand auditoriums with very large, curved screens.

The theatre has custom-painted portraits of movie stars throughout the first floor hallways as well as murals from nationally-acclaimed illustrator Dave LaFleur. There is also a custom art piece in the lobby. The carpet is from one of the nation's oldest carpet mills and the pattern was resurrected from theater archives of the 30's. 

The MWC Warren is the first theater in our city since 2009. It's located at SE 15th and Sooner Road in the Sooner Rose Shopping and Entertainment Center. 

Warren Theatre
A peek inside the new Midwest City Warren Theatre
The curved screen at the MWC Warren Theatre

CITY OFFICES CLOSED LABOR DAY


Our Administrative Offices are closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2. If you would normally receive trash or recycling collection on Monday, your trash or recycling will be serviced on Wednesday, September 4. Happy Labor Day! 

MUNICIPAL COURT TO BE CLOSED ON OCTOBER 22


Please note that the Midwest City Municipal Court will be closed for a system update on October 22 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. You won't be able to pay a fine in person, but you can pay online or by phone. 

To pay by phone, call 1-800-444-1187. To pay online, visit paymidwestcity.com. You can pay for most traffic violations, court costs or to post a bond. We can't accept payments for anything related to a juvenile case or jailable offenses such as assault and battery or petty larceny. If yours is a charge that you cannot pay online or by phone, you will be referred to the Court.
Backyard Swimming Pool

HOW TO DRAIN YOUR POOL


Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency and the Oklahoma State Department of Health classify the discharge of swimming pool water as "wastewater?" That's because chlorine, bromine, salt, and other pool chemicals can kill fish and other aquatic life in our streams. 

There are two ways that are allowed for draining your swimming pool wastewater. You can connect the discharge line to the sanitary sewer, which requires a licensed plumber and a permit. Or you can drain the water onto your property as long as it stays on your property and doesn't come within 50 feet of a water well.  Either way you will want to let the pool water sit for a couple of weeks so it has time to dechlorinate before you drain it. If you need more information, contact Stormwater Quality at 739-1046.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Monday, Sept. 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Doggy Paddle at Reno Swim and Slide, 101 S. Douglas Blvd. Cost is $6 per dog. 
Friday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. - Family Fridays featuring LEGO Movie 2 at the Charles J. Johnson Central Park at Town Center Plaza, SE 29th and Mid-America Blvd. Live entertainment, bounce houses, yard games, giveaways, food trucks, and a movie under the stars!
Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Midwest City Kiwanis Club Fishing Clinic at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. 
Saturday, Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Cruise in for Coffee at the Santa Fe Steakhouse, 7101 SE 29th Street. New and classic cards and motorcycles welcome. Show off your ride! Free Coffee. 

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


If you or someone you know is looking for new employment opportunities, you can visit the job opportunities section of our website.  

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