City of Broken Bow at a Glance

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Federal, State and Local Incentives

Listed below is a summary of Federal, State, and Local incentives available to businesses and industry that locate new facilities in our area.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Partners with Industry, (PWI) Program

Pays fifty, (50) percent of employee salary for up to six months for all Choctaw Nation Members. Other training, medical, and employee assistance are also offered.

Federal Tax Incentives

American Indian Land Usage for Business and American Indian Employment in Oklahoma. Program offers Federal Tax Incentives for businesses that locate in Oklahoma and employ Native American Employees.

Workforce Oklahoma

State of Oklahoma Employment Service-the local office will assist any new business in solicitation, job application processing, and initial pre-employment screening and testing at no cost.

State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma TIP Program

100% free on-site training offered to employees through the state vocational education system. This includes on-going OSHA required safety training. Training program is custom tailored to fit needs of company and focuses on necessary job skills.

IRS Commercial Property Energy Efficiency Deduction

Federal Tax Deductions for businesses who construct energy efficient compliant buildings.

State of Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program

5% cash rebate of new payroll for qualifying businesses.

Oklahoma Natural Gas Energy Consultation

In depth analysis of energy needs and costs related to business energy consumption. Works closely with local, state, and federal economic development entities to assist creation of new business or industry.

Other Incentives

Five Year Ad Valorem Property Tax Exemption Sales and Use Tax Exemption, (Machinery and Equipment)
Freeport, (Inventory) Tax Exemption
Sales and Use Tax Exemption on Goods Consumed in Manufacturing.
Sales and Use Tax Exemption on Energy used in Manufacturing

AUTHORITIES

All Authorities

Municipal Court

From landscaping conception and design, installations and maintenance, or site newal and rehabilitation, our dedication to total client satisfaction.

Public Works Authority

From landscaping conception and design, installations and maintenance, or site newal and rehabilitation, our dedication to total client satisfaction.

Kulli Chito Environmental Trust Authority 

From landscaping conception and design, installations and maintenance, or site newal and rehabilitation, our dedication to total client satisfaction.

Economic Development Authority

From landscaping conception and design, installations and maintenance, or site newal and rehabilitation, our dedication to total client satisfaction.

CITY DEPARTMENTS

All Departments

Code Enforcement

The Department of Code Enforcement is the City of Broken Bow entity responsible for enforcing city codes. Infractions include, but are not limited to , zoning violations, overgrown lots and yards...

Senior Citizens Center

The George Puckett Nutrition and Senior Center opened March 2003 and employs six personnel. It is a lovely 6000sq ft facility, located on the edge of the pond, in the beautiful city park.

Park and Recreation Department

The Broken Bow City Parks Department has 4 employees that maintain the Broken Bow City Park, the Broken Bow Youth Complex and the Lilly Mae Young Park along with other city buildings, airport and the Broken Bow Cemetery.

Street and Sanitation Department

The Street and Sanitation Departments have a total of thirteen employees with which we maintain, build, and asphalt the roads and remove residential and commercial refuse within the city limits.

Police Department

The men and women of the Broken Bow Police Department are committed to enhance the quality of life and lessen the criminal fears of all citizens by aggressively pursuing all criminals, patrolling all city

Fire & Rescue Department

The City of Broken Bow's Fire Department, with an I.S.O rating of class 3, is deeply committed to customer service, and is responsible for protecting life and property from the hazards of fire,

Broken Bow Municipal Airport

The airport is located just west of Broken Bow, on Rodeo Road. It has an elevation of 403.2 ft, is asphalt covered, has a 3200 ft lighted runway and a fixed base operator along with being listed by the FAA Mapping Service.

Public Library

In 1972, our library became part of the Choctaw Nation County Library System. This later became known as the Southeastern Public Library System

Dierks Train #227

The little logging mike that sets at Broken Bow, OK next to the crossing of the TO&E R.R. and highway 259 was the last steam locomotive to operate in McMcurtain county.

Water Department

Our raw water source is from Broken Bow Lake. Broken Bow Lake is known as the cleanest and clearest lake in Oklahoma.

Municipal Court

The Broken Bow Municipal Court room and Office of the Court Clerk are both located in the City Hall building

Land Fill

Our facility is permitted to accept household and Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste, as well as brush and metal.

Land (sq mi)

Founded

Population

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Our City Officials

Roy Jones

Roy Jones

Ward 1

Larry Bachman

Larry Bachman

WARD 2

Jimmy O'Donnell

Jimmy O'Donnell

WARD 3

Jeff Pratt

Jeff Pratt

Ward 4

Jerry Don Smith

Jerry Don Smith

At Large

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