Sallisaw News

Posted on: November 18, 2022

City Begins Using Side Load Sanitation Truck

Sallisaw will soon begin servicing most of its residential sanitation routes with a new side load sanitation truck

The use of the side load truck will ensure our operations are more efficient and safer for our employees.  To ensure a smooth transition and allow us to empty your container with no issues, there are certain guidelines that must be followed. &...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Cost to Generate Electric Power Continues to Increase

The City of Sallisaw continues to deal with escalating cost for electricity purchased from the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). For many utilities, including GRDA, natural gas remains a primary fuel source for power generations.

Sallisaw, Oklahoma (September 21, 2022) – The City of Sallisaw continues to deal with escalating cost for electricity purchased from the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). For many utilities, including GRDA, natural gas remains a primary...

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Sallisaw News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

New Fire Truck Placed Into Service

The City of Sallisaw has a new fire truck to serve the community. The 2022 E1 Typhoon Fire Pumper was recently purchased by the City in July. The new pumper replaces a 1991 E1 unit, which will be moved to a reserve pumper.

Keith Skelton, Sallisaw City Manager commented, “We were fortunate to find this unit on the lot and ready for purchase. We had been researching purchasing a new unit for about three years now.  Back in May, Chief Fire and Safety of Chic...

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Sallisaw News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

New Pool to be Named the Stanley H. Collins Aquatic Center

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At their June 9, 2022 board meeting, the Board of City Commissioners officially named the new pool complex after Stanley Collins.

Mr. Collins, along with his family, managed the Sallisaw Municipal Swimming pool for over 25 years.  During this time he taught hundreds of local children how to swim.  Mr. Collins was also a long time educator in the Sallisaw Public Sch...

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Sallisaw News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

South Opdyke Renamed to Buddy Spencer Avenue

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At their April 11, 2022 meeting, the Board of City Commissioners approved a resolution renaming South Opdyke to Buddy Spencer Avenue

To honor the work and dedication of Buddy Spencer to the Sallisaw Industrial Park and the Sallisaw campus of Carl Albert State College, the city renamed South Opdyke, south of Interstate 40, to Buddy Spencer Avenue.   Mr. Spencer and his family m...

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