Today Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett and the Tulsa City Councilors will unveil the new ShopTulsa website and brand. This initial phase of ShopTulsa introduces the public to the campaign via http://www.shoptulsa.org and educates the community about the importance and benefits of shopping locally. The website also includes information about municipal finance and sales tax. No public funds were used in the creation of ShopTulsa, ShopTulsa materials, or the development of the ShopTulsa.org website.
A press conference will be held April 22, 2010 at 4 p.m. on the fourth floor of City Hall. Mayor Bartlett and Councilors Christiansen and Barnes will give short remarks and the press will have an opportunity to ask them about ShopTulsa. ShopTulsa will also be introduced to the public at today's City Council meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall.