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Mayor David Holt


Mayor David Holt

Oklahoma City, OK

Husband | Father | Mayor of Oklahoma City, America’s 20th-largest | Dean of OCU Law | 2025-2026 President of US Conference of Mayors | TIME 100 Next |

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  1. Incredibly honored to be named to TIME’s 2023 TIME100 Next list. Proud to have this opportunity to represent the amazing things we’re doing in Oklahoma City. And thanks to Mayor Bloomberg for the kind piece in this week’s issue of @time .
  2. Today is one of those exciting days in the life of our city. After 14 months of very public discussions, we have a finalized plan to build a new state-of-the art arena without raising taxes, and a commitment from the Thunder to play in that new arena beyond 2050. The Thunder’s arr
  3. Ed Ruscha is one of the most influential and successful American artists of all time. His works appear on the walls of the greatest museums and on the covers of Paul McCartney albums. And he’s an Oklahoma City kid, a graduate of Northwest Classen, who hopped on Route 66 after hig
  4. It was the honor of a lifetime to speak today on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. My remarks are below. #1OKC #MOW60 ********************* Good afternoon. I am David Holt, and I stand here today as a Mayor. America’s mayors
  5. I am excited to share that I have been asked to speak Saturday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. Sixty years ago, Americans came from every corner of the country to March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Standing on thos
  6. Have appreciated the engagement here, but in the interest of time will likely post less here moving forward. If looking for my similar posts on a non-Twitter medium, please check out my Threads account (@mayordavidholt) Thanks!
  7. Every academic year we welcome a new class to the Youth Council! My two at-large members are Andrea Coleman and John Hughes! For the next year, they and their 16 colleagues will learn about our city government and our community.
  8. From time to time, if you’re lucky, a flock of flamingos will descend on your office to remind you of the vital role played by the United Way of Central Oklahoma. Thanks to United Way for supporting our city’s nonprofits for 100 years!
  9. From Pre-K to JD, the students of Oklahoma City are going back to school! Thank you to the teachers, faculty, staff and administrators who educate our students! And best of luck to the tens of thousands of residents beginning another academic journey this month!
  10. Yawn, another day, another ranking for OKC. #2 top US city for young professionals, says Forbes!
  11. Time to drop a new episode of City Hall Sessions! Enjoy this live performance in my office by Mallory Eagle! #CityHallSessions
  12. When I was growing up in Oklahoma City, we didn’t have chefs. Restaurant food was prepared by 18-year-old kids standing over a grill. Our city’s renaissance has brought with it an explosion in our food scene, and though we have great burgers and BBQ, that’s not what has drawn the
  13. In my professional life, today is an exciting day at Oklahoma City University School of Law, as we welcome over 150 new first-year students (“1Ls” in the law school vernacular). They’ll be in orientation today and tomorrow, with their classes commencing Monday. I’ve learned summ
  14. Congratulations to the Oklahoma City Police Department Recruit Class 146! This class of 32 new officers has spent the last seven months preparing to serve the people of OKC’s. And we are grateful. Included in today’s graduating class is Deisy Nunez, who spent the last few years
  15. The City Hall team had a nice visit today over lunch with U.S. Senator Markwayne Mullin. We covered a broad spectrum of OKC issues that have federal overlap, from infrastructure to transit to the pilot shortage.
  16. Five years ago, I worked with D.G. Smalling to bring the first Native American art into the OKC Mayor’s office, the now-iconic “Grand Buffalo.” I love how this beautiful and powerful piece appears in the background of so many mayoral moments. D.G. has worked with APMEX (locate
  17. The Mayor of Oklahoma City appoints volunteers to nearly 500 positions across nearly 60 active and ongoing boards, commissions, committees, authorities and trusts. For the first time, I can share a new web page that lists all of those entities and their appointees. That link is
  18. Today, for the fifth time, it was my honor to deliver the State of the City Address. It was a weighty discussion, and as always we assessed our challenges, our opportunities and cast new visions. A significant part of today's remarks centered around the urgent need to recommit to
  19. It’s time. Around noon I’ll take the stage for my annual State of the City address. I’m still the guy that does all the posting so you won’t hear from me till afterwards. You can watch the speech live @cityofokc’s Facebook page. #1OKC

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