Press releases

The following press releases have been issued by the City of Bartlesville Communications Department since Jan. 1, 2019. For information specifically concerning police matters, see Bartlesville Police Department. For information about fires or fire department-related activity, see Bartlesville Fire Department. For releases issued prior to Jan. 1, 2019, contact the Communications office at 918.338.4132.



Budget & Finance

City Administration

City Council


Community Development


Engineering (Projects)

Fire Department

(Note: Press releases regarding fires and most other fire department information is produced, managed and retained by the Bartlesville Fire Department. Please contact Public Information Officer Bill Hollander at 918.338.4089 for more information.)

Grants Administration

History Museum


Parks & Recreation

Police Department

(Note: Press releases regarding crimes and most other police information is produced, managed and retained by the Bartlesville Police Department. Please contact Capt. Jay Hastings at 918.338.4019 for more information.)

Public Works

Road Closures

Water Department

Utility Billing

White Rose Cemetery

Other archives

Studies & Reports

2009 Park and Recreation Master Development Plan

This citizen-driven development plan looks at long-range goals for the City of Bartlesville’s parks and recreation system.

General Obligation Bond Report 2017

This report contains information about the City’s bonding capacity, its G.O. bond history and general information.

Capital Needs Report

This report summarizes the City’s capital needs, current and into the foreseeable future.

2017 Water Quality Report

This annual report gives the most recent status of the City’s potable water system.

2017 Bartlesville Fire Department Report

This annual report contains the most recent information on incidents responded to by the Bartlesville Fire Department.