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2014 Buy Bixby Valentine’s Day $1,000 Cash Drawing Announcement

The winning ticket has been claimed for our special Valentine’s Day $1,000 cash prize drawing.  The winner, whose ticket # 0841861 came from BTC Broadband.Our many thanks go to all of our merchants and shoppers who participated in this year’s Buy Bixby shop local program, and in our special Valentine’s Day drawing. And always Buy Bixby!

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RULES FOR ENTERING THE SPECIAL 2014 BUY BIXBY VALENTINES DAY $1,000 CASH DRAWING

 

      • Only tickets originally issued by participating 2014 Buy Bixby merchants are eligible; no additional tickets are being issued for this special drawing.

 

 

    • All tickets must be individually separated from one another. Any strings of tickets submitted will be discarded and not accepted.

 

 

    • Each individual ticket must have a legible printed name and phone number recorded on the back, using a blue or black ink pen. Any tickets lacking a legible printed name and phone number will be discarded and not accepted.

 

 

    • Tickets are to be turned in to the Bixby City Hall receptionist area without an Envelope or any banding completely separated; into the Grey Buy Bixby hopper, thru the BLACK slot in the front, 116 West Needles, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. before the drawing deadline;

 

 

    • Alternatively, tickets having first been individually separated and recorded with a legible name and phone number on the back may be placed in a plain sealed envelope and labeled “2014 Buy Bixby”; said envelopes may then be deposited in the white drive through utility payment drop box located on the west side of City Hall, anytime day or night, until the drawing deadline.

 

 

    • Alternatively, properly separated and individually recorded tickets may be mailed to the address below; however, must be received by the deadline for submitting tickets.

 

City of Bixby   P.O. Box 70 Bixby, OK 74008   Attention: 2014 Buy Bixby Drawing

      • Any tickets just loosely tossed into the drive-through utility payment drop box will be discarded and not accepted.

 

 

    • DO NOT put tickets in the POLICE Department prescription drug collection canister located in the lobby of City Hall. Any such will be discarded and not accepted.

 

 

    • DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING TICKETS FOR THE DRAWING is 4:00 p.m. Friday February 13, 2015.

 

 

    • Drawing will be held after city offices close at 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2015. WINNER WILL BE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE.

 

 

    • If the ticket drawn contains an illegible name or phone number, it will be discarded and a replacement ticket selected immediately. A phone call will be made to the winner.

 

 

    • If an answering machine is reached, City officials will leave a recorded message informing winner their prize must be claimed by deadline of Wednesday, February 18th at 4:00 p.m.

 

 

    • Winner must present a valid photo ID and complete required paperwork.

 

 

    • If winner does not come forward by deadline, prize will be rolled into 2015 Buy Bixby program.

 

 

    • 2014 $1,000 Buy Bixby Valentines prize check will be given the week following the drawing to the winner, in person at the location where the ticket was originally issued.

 

THANK YOU FOR PARTICPATING IN OUR 2014 BUY BIXBY CAMPAIGN SPECIAL DRAWING!

Groundhog Day 2015: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter

Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most beloved and furry seasonal prognosticator, has seen his shadow on Monday morning (despite overcast skies), portending six more weeks of winter -=[ReadMore}=-

ANNOUNCING A FINAL CHANCE FOR 2014 BUY BIXBY TICKET HOLDERS TO WIN REMAINING $1,000 CASH PRIZE, JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINES DAY!!!!

With several successive drawings held over the past six weeks in an effort to find a final 2014 Buy Bixby $1,000 cash award winner having gone unheeded — a first for the community’s popular holiday season shop local program, now in its eighth year — the City of Bixby announced today plans to provide all remaining 2014 Buy Bixby ticket holders one final chance to win its remaining $1,000 cash award. “We’ve already given out $17,000 in cash prizes and a multitude of other exciting prizes to lucky Bixby shoppers, in what was our biggest and best year for our annual Buy Bixby shop local program. So it’s already been a tremendous success, and been great fun for all”, said Bixby City Manager Doug Enevoldsen. “But with a single $1,000 cash prize having gone unclaimed through several successive drawings over the past six weeks, we felt it would be even more fun to provide our loyal Buy Bixby ticketholders who are interested with one last chance to win big this year. This will bring needed closure to the 2014 program, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Think how sweet winning $1,000 cash would be!”, he added. Buy Bixby Coordinator Jeffrey Beltran said at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 2nd, the City will post complete instructions at www.buybixby.com explaining how shoppers who are still holding 2014 Buy Bixby tickets may enter the final drawing for the remaining $1,000 cash award. In a preview, he said it will involve participants legibly printing their names and telephone numbers on the backs of any tickets they are holding and submitting them to Bixby City Hall by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13th in order to be eligible, after which a random drawing will be held.

 

 

Claimed — $1,000 — Reasor’s — #1620602

 

Claimed — Cox Bundle — Reasor’s — #1696138

 

Claimed — $10,000 — Bixby Family Dentist — #590502

 

Claimed — $1,000 — Lowes  — #1581603

 

Claimed — $1,000 — Scotts Hamburgers — #1801918

 

Claimed — $1,000 — Reasor’s — #0962516

 

 BTC Now TAKES PAYMENTS for Bixby Water Service 

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South tulsa bridge: public safety issue

 

Bixby officials say south Tulsa County bridge would enhance public safety

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BIXBY — The need for a bridge over the Arkansas River connecting south Tulsa to Jenks is not just a matter of convenience but more importantly a public safety issue, READ MORE HERE


 

 

 

 

 

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Grandmother is winner of Buy Bixby $10,000 grand prize

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Bixby becomes the first city in Oklahoma to have fiber based gigabit Internet service - See more at:

 

 


 

 

 

 

 Bixby Middle School Winter Band Program

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Download the Full recording of the 2014 Holiday Middle School Band Program Broken up into each song 

 



 

 

 

BTC GIGABIT

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PRESS RELEASE – December 03, 2014

 

Primary Contact:         City Planner Erik Enyart, 918.366.4430

 

 

Bixby becomes the first city in Oklahoma to have fiber based gigabit Internet service.

For Immediate Release:

Bixby, Oklahoma 12-03-14 – One of Oklahoma’s fastest growing communities is putting Oklahoma on the national broadband Internet map. Bixby joins a small but elite group of communities that have gigabit, or 1,000 Mbps, Internet connectivity for residential use. The Bixby area already has over 45 residential developments with roughly 4,600 homes served by fiber based Internet services supplied by BTC Broadband, a 100 year old telecommunications company headquartered in Bixby. Beginning with this announcement, all of these households will now have access to gigabit broadband Internet. Bixby also has 14 additional residential developments slated, which will expand that footprint for another roughly 1,400 homes. Virtually all new commercial or residential development since 2005 has included fiber optic cabling to the home or business.

 

“The City of Bixby continues to keep its eye on the future of our society, which is most decidedly digital, and it’s important to us that Bixby stay in the forefront of technology.   Gigabit Internet is a critical part of our economic development strategy and it’s a component we feel will foster growth in all areas of our city and region.   It’s critical that civic and business leaders alike recognize the economic significance,” notes John Easton, Bixby Mayor.  “Bixby has for years already had a reputation for being a high quality, high growth residential community, and home to one the state’s premier school districts. But more recently, it has increasingly been recognized as an ideal location for high-paying professional services jobs, distribution and industry to prosper. This announcement from BTC Broadband will serve to further catalyze that trend, and have a far reaching effect on everything from high-tech start-up companies, to established businesses who are looking to relocate or expand, to all facets of education.  Gigabit Internet access has the potential to foster growth and enable efficiencies for all types of industry, not to mention the positive influence in the general consumer’s user experience” adds Bixby City Manager, Doug Enevoldsen.

 

“From the Chamber standpoint, we could not be more excited, says Krystal Crockett, President/CEO of the Bixby Chamber of Commerce.   We know Bixby is a thriving community and our Chamber boasts some of the highest growth numbers in the state, but gigabit Internet access from BTC Broadband is a huge economic incentive worthy of new businesses as well as ones already established here.”    Scott Floyd, President of BTC Broadband adds, “Because of our fiber based infrastructure and our expertise and quality service, there is virtually no network need that is beyond our capabilities.  We can offer business customers the industry’s fastest speeds and capacity as well as diverse networking, all at extremely competitive rates.  We are very proud to be able to unleash the power of our fiber and bring world class broadband speeds to the community in which we live, work and play.”

 

“Affordable ultra-high-speed Internet has the ability to stimulate economic growth and incentive and position our community and our state to compete as a viable, top-ranked place to raise a family and also to grow a business,” says Congressman Jim Bridenstine, 1st District Oklahoma.  “We are fortunate to have cutting-edge companies such as BTC Broadband to help position the state of Oklahoma to be among the technology leaders of the 21st century.”

For more information on the City of Bixby, contact City Planner Erik Enyart at 918-366-0427 or visit www.bixby.com.

Interested parties may contact BTC Broadband at 918-366-8000 for information on all their products and services.  BTC Broadband is located at 11134 S. Memorial, Bixby, OK 74008.  www.BTCBroadband.com.

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 Buy Bixby Kicks Off

 

Check out the Buy Bixby website for local sponsors — WWW.BUYBIXBY.COM

Watch Vice Mayor Brian Guthrie Kick off BuyBixby2014

Download all the Buy Bixby 2014 Kickoff Photos CLICK HERE

 

Washington Irving Park Marker Completed

 

 

Elk Statue

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Nature Works Brochure

August 25, 2014 Bixby City Council votes to approve donation of Statue from Nature Works.

In addition to being visually appealing, the elk will also contribute to the park from a historical perspective.

The park was named after American writer Washington Irving as a nod to his expedition through the area in October 1832.

According to excerpts from the Oklahoma Historical Society, a young ranger named McClellan, who accompanied Irving on the expedition, shot and killed an elk — the first animal of its kind to be killed on the journey.

By STEPHANIE ANDRE World Correspondent

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Washington Irving Parks 911 Memorial gets a Bench of Contemplation

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Bixby updating its economic development strategy

Changes will allow the city greater flexibility.

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BIXBY — The city is in the process of changing up its economic development direction.

Councilors recently approved a change in Bixby’s contract with an economic development consulting firm that will allow the city greater flexibility in negotiations, as well as expanded opportunities. The city also expects to hire an economic development director by the end of the year.  -=Read More=-

 

Exciting New Video Ad — The Bixby Journey

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Special Thanks to:
Chad Brewer
President – Brewer Construction Company

Bixby City Council Approves FY-15 Budget 

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It getting to be that time of year again

“The Tulsa Health Department is responsible for mosquito spraying in Bixby.  To have them spray your area, please call 918-595-4219”

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The CIty of Bixby uses the Blackboard Connect portal to stay connected with its residents, signing up with Blackboard can get you any number of notifications from road closures to missing persons to things like flu clinic announcements. Both the Bixby Police and The City of Bixby work together in using this notification system to keep you safe and aware of what’s is happening in your community.If you’re interested in signing up with Blackboard Connect use the link attached at the bottom of this page.If you’re already signed up with Blackboard and wish to add phone numbers or email addresses that can be done simply by logging in on the same link at the bottom of the page.You can also use this form to opt out of Blackboard Connect listing or choose any of the groups we are setting up for special notifications.https://bixbyok.bbcportal.com/

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