At any given time, the City of Bartlesville has numerous capital projects in various stages of completion, with some in … ContinuedRead More
Bartlesville is a charter city with a council/manager form of government. The city manager oversees all City operations and is responsible for all departments and employees, with the exception of the City’s attorney, municipal judge and treasurer, which, along with the city manager, are appointed directly by the City Council.
- City manager
- City attorney
- Municipal Judge
The City of Bartlesville consists of 24 departments. Eighteen are financed through the General Fund while six are funded through Enterprise Funds.
Enterprise Funds include:
The City of Bartlesville is funded primarily by sales tax revenues, which is currently 8.9 percent.
Of the total, the City receives 3 percent of the revenues:
- 2.5 percent for operations
- 1/2 of 1 percent for Capital Improvements Projects
- 1/4 of 1 percent for economic development
- 401 Johnstone Ave.
- Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, City Hall hours are currently 8:30 to noon and 1-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. This allows time for staff to apply disinfectant to commonly used public areas three times each day.
- Closed most holidays
Utility bills & Court fines
Utility bills and court fines can be paid in-person at City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave., and at the following locations:
- Online, at www.cityofbartlesville.org
- By mail: City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave., Bartlesville OK 74003
- Drop boxes, which are located in the parking lot directly south of City Hall, inside the City Hall first floor lobby and the west end of the Bartlesville Community Center parking lot
Offices located at City Hall include:
The Bartlesville Area History Museum is located on the fifth floor.
Some City operations are located elsewhere, including some functions of the Utility Services Department and the Public Works Department, as well as Police Department, located at 615 S. Johnstone Ave., and four fire stations, which are strategically located throughout the city.
The City Council consists of five members — one from each ward of the city — who are elected every two years by the voters in their ward.
While each member must reside in the ward they represent, the mayor and vice mayor are selected by the sitting council during the first meeting of each term.
Council members, including those serving as mayor and vice mayor, do not receive a salary but are paid a modest stipend to cover minor expenses.
Mayor Dale Copeland, Ward 1
Vice Mayor Alan Gentges, Ward 4
Paul Stuart, Ward 2
Jim Curd Jr., Ward 3
Trevor Dorsey, Ward 5
The City Council is required by City Charter to meet on the first Monday of each month. Special meetings are called as needed. Meetings are held at City Hall, 401 Johnstone Ave. The meetings are open to the public and anyone may attend.
For more information, see City Council.
For an interactive map of streets and other features of Bartlesville go to GIS City Maps.
Election dates and deadlines provided by Washington County Election Board