The City just completed a new $8.5 million dollar Municipal Complex that houses the City departments and Administrative offices including a new Police Department located on the first floor. This new modern facility provides for one stop customer service for the citizens of our community.
The City of Altus is the local electric utility provider through the Altus Municipal Authority known as Altus Power. Altus Power has recently implemented a $10.4 million dollar improvement plan to upgrade the City’s electric system. A new transmission line encircles the City and connects a new substation to the existing two substations. Our electrical rates are some of the lowest in the state and make Altus very competitive for new industry.
The City of Altus also provides treated water for Altus and much of Southwest Oklahoma through the Altus Municipal Water System. An expansion of the Water treatment plant was completed in the last few years to provide plenty of treated water for the future. The City of Altus also provides wastewater treatment through two plants.
The City of Altus through the Altus Municipal Authority provides garbage collection service to the community. The City of Altus also has a landfill that meets all state and federal requirements with several hundred acres to expand for future needs.