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Regular City Council Meetings are held on the THIRD  Thursday of EVERY month.  The         meetings start at 7:00 p.m.  Meetings are held at the City Hall building located at 8200 N.E 36th street, Spencer, Oklahoma.  The Public is encourged to participate. 

Please click on the  link below to review the Proposed Budget for the City of Spencer 2010-2011

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Mayor Earnest Ware

Earnest D.W. Ware, I

Place of Birth
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Place of Residence
Spencer, Oklahoma, for the past 50 years.

Business Background
Currently a self employed consultant in Spencer, Oklahoma. Former positions included: Manager of Operations/Marketing for Integris Mental Health and Program Director for Integris Group Home, Youth Services of Oklahoma County, Community Health Centers and YWCA Crisis Intervention Services. 

Organizational Affiliations and Accomplishments
Member of the Task Force to Reduce Gang Violence, the NAACP, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, All or None of Us and the Oklahoma Health Care Project. He is a four (4) term Councilmember (Vice Mayor) for City of Spencer. In 2003 he was appointed to Oklahoma Board of Corrections. He has served on numerous subcommittees including State Interface, Female Offender Management, telephone and medical. He also chaired the legislative subcommittee and served as precinct chairman for the Oklahoma Democratic Party.

Educational Background
Graduated for University of Central Oklahoma in 1990 with a degree in Criminal Justice.

Other Facts

Mr. Ware is married, has four sons, 1 granddaughter and 1 grandson. He is also raising his niece and nephew.

What to you wish to accomplish while seated on the Council?
“My desire is to enhance economic development, promote unity within the community and improve the overall quality of life for all citizens in Spencer.”




City Councilmember Robert Bob K. Zaring

Robert Bob K. Zaring

Place of Birth

Place of Residence
Spencer, Oklahoma for approximately 11 years.

Business Background
Currently self employed as a Bookkeeper for local Non-Profit Organizations. In 1997 Mr. Zaring retired from GE Aviation as a Program Manager of military jet engines. He is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel from United States Air Force after 21 years of service, 10 of which he was a Navigator of the Airborne Warning and Control Wing (AWAC) at Tinker Air Force Base. He was also a Procurement Officer.

Organizational Affiliations and Accomplishments
Secretary of Spencer Chamber of Commerce, Member of Spencer Historical Society and Garden Club and Deacon at Victory Fellowship Church.

Educational Background
Graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Masters Degree in Business Administration and holds a Bachelors Degree in Electronics Technology from Arizona.

Other Facts

Mr. Zaring is married and has 6 children, 18 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

What to you wish to accomplish while seated on the Council?
“I hope to provide a better since of business operations and to improve current bookkeeping practices. I also want to help citizens better understand how a municipal government funds are acquired and spent.  I also hope to improve the relationships between the City and Civic Organizations.”