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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Help Available for Rent and Mortgage Payments for Those Impacted by COVID-19

Help is still available for those impacted by COVID-19 for assistance for rent and mortgage payments.

On Saturday, a federal moratorium that has protected millions from being evicted due to COVID-19, expires. Those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 can still seek financial assistance for rent and mortgage payments through the City’s...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

CO Issuance Petition Results

The Ector County Elections Administrator has completed the verification process for the CO issuance petition.

The Ector County Elections Administrator has completed the verification process for the petition turned in on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, relating to the C.O issuance.

The results are as follows:

Total number of certified signatures: 2,155

Ector County Numbers: ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Chipotle is Holding A Fundraiser for Keep Odessa Beautiful on August 9th!

Chipotle restaurant in Odessa is holding a fundraiser August 9 to benefit Keep Odessa Beautiful!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Keep Odessa Beautiful. Come in to the Chipotle at 3810 E 42nd St in Odessa on Monday, Augu...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Statment Regarding City/UTPB Park Agreement

Statement regarding the lease agreement between the City and UTPB.

For 25 years, the City of Odessa and the University of Texas Permian Basin have been in a lease agreement. This agreement has served our city well and provided many recreation activities for both adults and children. 

However, with the current UTP...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2021

City Receives July Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its July sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,194,343.80.

The City of Odessa received its July sales tax check, in the amount of, $4,194,343.80. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,355,475.04 and the Odessa Development Corporation will ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

CDBG-CV Cares Act Funds Available

Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus CARES funds. This money is specifically for mortgage, rent and utility assistance. There are eligibility requirements, which you can find on the flyer.

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Statement Regarding Lawsuit

The City of Odessa remains committed to protecting citizens’ rights.

The City of Odessa remains committed to protecting citizens’ rights. In furtherance of that commitment, the City has retained outside counsel to defend its actions and represent its interests in this lawsuit. These Permian Basin attorneys have v...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

TDEM Survey for damage assessment from winter storm

Texas Department of Emergency Management survey for damage assessment from winter storm.

Many residents of the City of Odessa and Ector County have inquired if Federal or State assistance will be made available to local residents and businesses as a result of the recent winter storm. Many have damage to their homes and businesses.

In order to ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Lawn Mowing and Roof Repair Programs

The City of Odessa Community Development department, offers lawn wowing assistance and roof repair for those who qualify for the programs.

Lawn Mowing Program:

The City of Odessa Community Development department, offers Lawn Mowing assistance for those who qualify for the program. To be considered, citizens must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside within the city of limits of Odessa. ...
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