Lawton Urban Renewal Authority (LURA)Authority
The Lawton Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) exists to accelerate redevelopment to provide a better living environment and neighborhood; to enable and encourage the rehabilitation of dilapidated buildings to prevent urban decay; to preserve by maintaining and restoring buildings of historical and architectural value, and to sustain local characteristics; to revitalize through enhancing and strengthening the socio-economic and environmental fabric for the benefit of our urban communities.
The authority is made up of five members who serve 3-year terms. LURA meets the third Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. on the Second Floor Conference Room at City Hall.
City of Lawton
212 SW Ninth Street
Dr. Ernest E. Sheppard (Chairman)
Mr. Jacob Brox (Secretary)
John P. Purcell, Jr.
Jesse R. Cross
Mr. Joe Abshere