2018 State of the City Address

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Presentation - 2018 State of the City - Claremore Dreams 2025

City Administration Asks Citizens to Rank Future Priorities

November 7, 2017

The City of Claremore has published an online survey asking citizens to rank future priorities. The survey is part of an on-going effort of the Claremore Dreams 2025 campaign launched in May of this year.

Citizens are encouraged to complete the survey by visiting ClaremoreDreams.com. The survey is designed to prioritize key areas of feedback that city administration has received through town hall meetings.


Citizens have the opportunity to participate in the final town hall meeting taking place on November 16th from 6pm-8pm at Catalayah Elementary School (registration link).

Recap: September Town Hall

Monday, September 18, 2017

The second of four Town Hall meetings is in the books. Be sure to join us for one of the upcoming Town Hall meetings!

Upcoming Town Hall Dates:

Recap: August Town Hall

Monday, August 28, 2017

The first of four Town Hall meetings is in the books. Be sure to join us for one of the upcoming Town Hall meetings!

Upcoming Town Hall Dates:

August Town Hall Registration is Live

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The first of four Town Hall meetings takes place Tuesday, August 22 from 6pm - 8pm at the First United Methodist Church.

Town Hall Dates:

  • August 22 - First United Methodist Church
  • September 14 - Senior Citizen Center
  • October 19 - Claremore Conference Center
  • November 16 - Catalayah Elementary School


Where We've Been - Claremore 2020 Review

Progress Update: The First 60 Days

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Claremore Dreams 2025 is off to a great start! During the first 60 days, we’ve been hard at work gathering input from elected officials, civic leaders, and business leaders. The engagement has been fantastic!

Over the next four months we will be traveling to each corner of our community hosting Town Hall meetings in all four wards of Claremore. We invite you to get plugged in as we come together united by a shared vision a vision that will become our living legacy.

Claremore Dreams 2025 is history in the making ...and we're just getting started.

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What are Claremore's Biggest Strengths?

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Article by Cydney Baron Staff Writer, Claremore Daily Progress

When Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas rolled-out his Claremore Dreams 2025 initiative he said, "Over the next nine months, the city administration will engage every corner of our community, from the city's elected leadership to our department directors, from the citizens in our neighborhood to our retail and industrial partners, our university to our local schools.”

As promised, the Claremore Dream 2025 initiative is bringing all voices to the table. Last week held the first of many meetings aimed at identifying Claremore's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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City Manager Invites Community to Dream Bigger

Monday, May 1, 2017

Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas issued an invitation to the community to dream bigger following his budget presentation to city council at Monday’s council meeting. The announcement of Claremore Dreams 2025 outlined a nine-month visioning process that results in a ten-year strategic plan.

“During the January 2017 State of the City address I announced the proposal to develop a new plan that will be a true lasting legacy,” said Thomas. ”We are working on a shared vision. Our goal is to establish a legacy that will stand the test of time. That future generations and our children will inherit.”

In 2012 a consensus among city council and department heads was reached to focus resources in a few keys areas including: regional partnerships, city planning, economic development, tourism, and transportation. The fall of 2017 marks the culmination of five focused years of progress presenting the ideal time to refresh the vision of Claremore’s future.

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