Upcoming Council District Meetings
Join Councilor Steele at the District 6 town hall on Tuesday,
September 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Regional Library, 2601 S.
Garnett. State Representative Terry O'Donnell will be the guest
Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force Findings
The Tulsa City Council and Mayor Bartlett established the
Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force to consider the best
course of action to build long-planned river corridor
The task force, which included representatives from surrounding
communities and other stakeholders, conducted eleven fact-finding
meetings from December 2013 through May 2014 to learn more about
different aspects of river infrastructure development
opportunities, challenges and costs.
Contact your City Councilor with your input by calling
918-596-1990 or by email.
Council Approves FY 14-15 Budget
The Tulsa City Council approved the City of Tulsa fiscal year
2014-2015 budget Thursday. The budget totals about $688 million,
down about 2 percent from the previous year.
After weeks of public meetings and listening to the concerns of
citizens, the Council amended the budget to restore funding to
transit and the arts. These programs were slated to be cut in the
Programs will be funded through increased revenues, mainly raised
from fee increases: $100,000 from court fee increases and $667,000
from alarm fees. Additional revenue includes $20,000 from a Transit
Matters donation and $8,000 in added revenue from the Henthorne
Performing Arts Center.
Of this $795,000 increase in revenue, $250,000 will reestablish 57
crossing guard positions, $210,019 restores Tulsa Transit service
hours and routes, $108,000 goes to keep Henthorne PAC doors open,
$80,000 funds Tulsa's Main Streets programs and $146,981 is added
to the unassigned fund balance.
- Monday, September 1: City observed holiday,
- Tuesday, September 2: District 6 town hall
meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett.
State Representative Terry O'Donnell will be the guest
- Monday, September 15: Southwest Tulsa Area
Revitalization (STAR) coalition meeting at 6 p.m. at Trinity
Baptist Church, 1703 W. 41st St.
STAR is a
volunteer organization that aims to help enhance
neighborhoods, rehabilitate dilapidated structures, report
and follow up on code violations and establish neighborhood