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City Council Recap | March 29, 2023



The City Council met on March 29, 2023 for committee meetings and a City Council meeting. Below are the highlights of Council discussion and information on agenda items that action was taken on.



 

Urban and Economic Development Committee Meeting | 10:30am

  • Councilors met with the Director of the Water and Sewer Department, Eric Lee, to discuss current activities and projects, specifically focusing on the automated meter reader project, also known as True Reads.

  • Councilors discussed the possible review of City of Tulsa elected and appointed officials' annual salaries.

    • Councilor Patrick asked the City's Human Resources Department to begin a comprehensive review of salaries for similar municipalities. View a summary of compensation levels and history below.

Elected and Appointed Officials Compensation
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  • Watch the entire UED meeting here.

 

Public Works Committee Meeting | 2:30pm

  • Councilors met with the Director of Streets and Stormwater, Terry Ball, to discuss the sidewalk programs proposed in the Improve Our Tulsa package.

    • You can view the supporting documentation for this discussion here.

    • The City plans to host several Town Hall meetings next month to give residents an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about all aspects of the proposed package.

  • Councilors heard an update from the River Parks staff on current activities and efforts.

    • RiverParks is one of several groups that present to the Council on a quarterly basis.

  • Watch the entire PW meeting here.

 

City Council Regular Meeting | 5:00pm

  • City Council approved the Mayor's items and the Ordinances that were on their second reading. Highlights include:

    • Approval of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grant funding recommendations from the HUD Community Development Committee for Program Year 2023‐2024.

      • View the breakdown of funding and learn more about the program here.

    • Approval of a donation from Stanley's Detailing to the Tulsa Police Department for the application of a 24K ceramic coating on the new Special Olympics of Oklahoma police unit.

    • Approval of $10,000 in grant revenues from The Hartford for the Tulsa Fire Department Public Education Fire Safety Program.

  • To learn more about agendas and the agenda process, please view our Government Guide.

  • Watch the entire Regular meeting here.

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