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The City of Shawnee Parks and Recreation division oversees all the many parks available to the public in the City. The division strives to maintain many hundreds of acres of parkland for your enjoymnet.
Watch for a dynamic list of parks along with maps in the near future.

Mary Maxine Willamson Dog Park
The Grand Opening for the City of Shawnee "Mary Maxine Williamson" Dog Park Saturday was on May 14, 2011 at 10:30 am. The Park, located near the Shawnee Animal Shelter 1900 West Independence and the Shawnee Exposition Center continues to entertain citizens and dog owers from around the City as well as those visiting the Exposition center during activities.
 
Shawnee Beautification Committee Application - If you think that this committee would be a good fit for you, you are welcome to join us as a guest at our next meeting. The committee meets every second Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm at City Hall in the Emergency Operations Center in the basement.

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ShawneeParks.org - For an inventory of City Parks including photos, maps, and more detailed information, visit the excellent ShawneeParks.org website! This site is not maintained by the City of Shawnee but by volunteers.
 
Adopt-A-Street - Check out the City's Adopt-a-Street program and help Keep Your Street Neat. Any individual or group can volunteer for this program.
 
Fairview Cemetery - The Operations Director oversees the Fairview Cemetery operations. Fairview Cemetery offers affordable spaces and a time honored respectful cemetery. We also have online lookup abilities for loved ones.
 
CityWideBeautification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               - Residents and Buisness owners are encouraged to submit Nominations for those that have put extra effort into Beautifying and Maintaining their area. The  nomination period ends on September 30th of each year. Winners will be reconized with a certificate.
 
Shawnee Twin Lakes - The Shawnee Twin Lakes are located 9 miles west of Shawnee and provide a wide range of recreational opportunities.
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Q:Do we have an Adopt-A-Street Program in Shawnee?
Yes, the Parks Division oversees the City's Adopt-A-Street project. For more information see the Adopt-A-Street Page.
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Q:Where can I find a list and map of Shawnee Parks
Thanks to the volunteers at ShawneeParks.org a listing of Shawnee parks along with photos, descriptions and maps are available on their website. Click the link for more information!
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Q:Who oversees the operation and maintenance of our parks?
The Director of Operations is responsible for the Parks Division, Cemetery Division, Equipment Maintenance and the Building Maintenance divisions of the City of Shawnee. You can contact the Operations director by email Using this Link
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Shawnee Releases Community Survey Results
2/22/2017
The City of Shawnee is releasing survey results from its first comprehensive community survey (click here for PDF). A total of 420 households responded to the random sample survey and 480 individuals completed the open online survey. The survey results highlight a number of areas where the City is meeting national benchmarks along with areas where we are not.

A presentation and summary of the survey results was provided to the Shawnee City Commission on February 21st, and a copy of the presentation may be viewed here (click here for PDF). The City would like to extend gratitude to all those community members that participated in the survey. Your feedback is very valuable and will be used to review City services, initiatives, and projects and plan for the future.
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City Manager Report- January 2017
2/8/2017
The January 2017 City Manager report from City Manager, Justin Erickson, has been published. The full PDF report outlines various activities, projects and updates for the City of Shawnee and its local government operations. Follow the link to read the full document.
Expires:3/31/2017
Link: http://www.shawneeok.org/Publications/Files/City_Manager_Report_January_2017.pdf

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Public Notice: City considers changes to Ward Boundaries on March 20, 2017
2/8/2017
The City is comprised of six wards and after each Federal Census, we are required to review the population of each ward to ensure that the population distribution between wards is substantially equal. Please see the documents below for an overview of the analysis that was completed and for a detailed review of proposed changes.

The Shawnee City Commission will consider an ordinance to amend the ward boundaries at their meeting on March 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Shawnee City Hall, Commission Chambers, 16 W. 9th, Shawnee, OK.

For more information please contact:
City of Shawnee
City Clerk
16 W. 9th
Shawnee, OK 74801
(405) 878-1609


Expires:3/31/2017
Link: http://www.shawneeok.org/Publications/Files/Ward_Proposal_Memo_and_exhibits_revised.pdf

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City Manager Report- December 2016
1/23/2017
The December 2016 City Manager report from City Manager, Justin Erickson, has been published. The full PDF report outlines various activities, projects and updates for the City of Shawnee and its local government operations. Follow the link to read the full document.
Expires:3/23/2017
Link: http://www.shawneeok.org/Publications/Files/City_Manager_Report_December_2016.pdf

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