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Typically, agendas are posted to the web 48 hours before the meeting is scheduled to occur. Addenda to meetings will appear no later than 24 hours before a meeting. These agendas are provided for informational purposes only and are not official postings. Supportive material can also be found using the button above.
Note: Some agendas, minutes and backup material may not be available at this time due to the City of Tulsa ransomware attack. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the Council Office via phone at 918-596-1990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Individuals who wish to speak to the Council on an item that appears on the Regular 5 p.m. Council Agenda, must sign a Request to Speak form in-person at the meeting, providing their names and addresses, and indicating whether they support or oppose the item prior to the Council addressing that item. Citizens can also speak before the Council on any item affecting the City of Tulsa on the Regular 5 p.m. Council Agenda under Section 11, titled “Public Comments,” provided the following steps are taken: • A topic for the comment must be submitted to the Secretary of the Council either in writing, by fax, email or via the Council’s website, along with all supporting materials, no later than 12:00 noon the preceding Thursday. The form can be submitted to the Secretary of the Council when completed. • The topic should be brief, but specific enough to satisfy posting requirements under state law. The topic should be worded so an ordinary individual may understand what the topic is about (i.e. abbreviations, scientific words, etc. should be avoided). • The language submitted by the citizen will be reviewed and, if necessary, revised to ensure compliance with the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. • “Public Comments” are intended to provide citizens with an opportunity to address the Council on new issues affecting the City of Tulsa and are not intended to provide a forum for commercial, political or similar topics. • A citizen shall be limited to two “Public Comments” items per meeting. A citizen may not re-submit a request on the same subject matter within 180 days from the preceding request. • The business portion of the Council’s regular meeting shall be concluded immediately after the completion of “Hearing of Appeals.” No action shall be taken on matters raised or discussed during “Public Comments” other than possibly placing such matters on a future regular meeting or standing committee meeting of the Council. • The Council may have representatives of the City appear and speak on topics raised during “Public Comments.”
Notice of Appeal
Per the Tulsa City Council Rules and Order of Business, for an appeal to be considered by the City Council (if an appeal is permitted under City Charter or ordinance), the appellant -must submit two (2) copies of the request in writing and all supporting documentation to the City Clerk's office (Street Level, City Hall) and have Clerk's office record both copies -must deliver a copy of the appeal, as recorded by the Clerk's office, to the Secretary of the Council (4th floor, City Hall) -deliver request for appeal to be considered by the Council in a timely manner as specified by the City Charter or applicable ordinance If you have any questions, contact the Secretary of the Council at 918-596-1990. must submit two (2) copies of the request in writing and all supporting documentation to the City Clerk's office (Street Level, City Hall) and have Clerk's office record both copies must deliver a copy of the appeal, as recorded by the Clerk's office, to the Secretary of the Council (4th floor, City Hall) deliver request for appeal to be considered by the Council in a timely manner as specified by the City Charter or applicable ordinance If you have any questions, contact the Secretary of the Council at 918-596-1990.
Request for Public Records
On August 10, 1995, Mayor M. Susan Savage signed Executive Order 95-04. That Order was issued to ensure that the City of Tulsa would fully comply with requirements established by the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Title 51 Oklahoma Statutes, §§ 24A.1 et seq. For more information regarding open records requests, please click here.
Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
If you would like to give the invocation or lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a City Council meeting, please fill out the form below or email the Council Secretary at email@example.com