News & information

The City of Bartlesville strives to make information about local government and the community available and easily accessible to all citizens. The Communications Department regularly posts news about City projects, plans, funding and future goals in an effort to inform citizens and empower them to participate in their government.

Open meetings

City Council meetings are always open to anyone wishing to attend. The same is true for committee and board meetings, such as the City Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment.

Most meetings are held at City Hall, 401 Johnstone Ave. City Council meetings, as well as Board of Adjustment meetings, are televised by Cable ONE and are streamed live on the City’s webcast.

Open records

Open records requests are available on the City’s website or by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at kmtanner@cityofbartlesville.org or 918-338-4212.

For Police Department records/information, contact Capt. Jay Hastings at jthastin@cityofbartlesville.org or 918-338-4019.

For Fire Department records/information, contact Assistant Chief Bill Hollander at whollander@cityofbartlesville.org or call 918-338-4089.

Social media

The City of Bartlesville maintains and updates several avenues of social media, including Facebook and Twitter. Citizens may find news and information of interest on the following Facebook pages:

City of Bartlesville GOV

Bartlesville Police Department Criminal Investigations

Bartlesville Professional Firefighters, Local 200

Bartlesville Public Library

Bartlesville History Museum

Bartlesville GOV

Media relations

City news and press releases are available to all citizens and interested media.  Media requests may be made by calling the Communications Department at 918-338-4132, or emailing kwilliams@cityofbartlesville.org.

For interviews, photos or information regarding police matters, contact Capt. Jay Hastings at jthastin@cityofbartlesville.org or 918-338-4019.

For interviews or information regarding the Fire Department, contact Bill Hollander at whollander@cityofbartlesville.org or 918-338-4089.