News & Updates

McAlester Recycling Center Reopens Aug. 10th!

Aug 06, 2020
The McAlester Recycling Center is reopening on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Save Time - Pay Utility Bills by Phone!

Jul 29, 2020
The City of McAlester gives you access to your account 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It's a convenient way to pay your bills on your own time - with no waiting!


Promotions in McAlester Police Department

Jul 14, 2020
The McAlester Police Department promoted six officers to leadership positions in the patrol and criminal investigation divisions effective July 13, 2020.

New Hours of Operation for Utility Billing, Courts

Jun 23, 2020
New hours of operations for the city's Utility Billing and Court Clerk offices

Make Online Payments with No Fee

Jun 17, 2020
The City of McAlester No Longer Charges Fee for Online Payments

Landfill Open for Storm Response

May 08, 2020

Hearod named Interim Chief of Police

Apr 29, 2020
The city of McAlester named Kevin Hearod as interim Chief of Police following the retirement of Chief Gary Wansick.

City Extends Closures to May 15, 2020

Apr 29, 2020
To continue to minimize the risk of community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the City of McAlester has extended the temporary precautionary measures at city properties again, this time through Friday, May 15, 2020.

McAlester Recycling Center Closing

Mar 25, 2020
The McAlester Recycling Center will be closing all operations starting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Council Suspends Cut-Offs, Takes Other Actions on COVID-19 Emergency

Mar 18, 2020
The McAlester City Council met in an emergency meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to consider resolutions related to the city’s response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. At the end of the meeting, Mayor John Browne proclaimed a state of emergency for the city.

City Responds to COVID-19 Guidelines

Mar 17, 2020
To reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the City of McAlester is implementing temporary precautionary measures at city properties effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until Sunday, April 5, 2020. There are no known cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County at the time of this release.

McAlester Honored with 31 Years as Tree City USA

Mar 10, 2020

Utility Payment Kiosk now available

Feb 20, 2020
Utility Payment Kiosk now available

McAlester Completes Water Service Improvements

Feb 12, 2020

Two projects to improve water service in the city of McAlester were successfully completed in January 2020 as part of a systematic approach to creating a more reliable water delivery system.

Bicycle Lanes Rollout on City Streets

Feb 05, 2020
McAlester now has bicycle lanes for the use of bicyclists and pedestrians on three city streets. The new lanes are four-feet wide and are located on both sides of the street on East Monroe Avenue and South 9th Street as well as the south side of East Illinois Avenue.