The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
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Last night, after much community involvement and feedback, the Tulsa City Council passed a $918.7 million bond package. The package, which will be included on the November 12 ballot, now awaits voter approval.
This weekend, August 2 - 4, 2013, is Oklahoma's Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, August 2, 2013 and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 4, 2013, Oklahoma will hold a sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain clothing and shoes free of sales tax. This includes state and any local sales taxes.
A special curbside debris removal operation will begin Monday, July 29, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Crews will make one pass throughout the city to gather residential tree debris from last night's storm, if it is placed at the curb.
Tulsa Transit is now accessible through Google Maps. This is a great thing for Tulsa, its existing bus riders and any new bus riders.
To find a bus route simply input your starting location, desired end location and time of travel into Google Maps (Googlemaps.com/transit), Google will route your trip letting you know which Tulsa Transit bus(es) will get you on your way.
Come November, the City of Tulsa will ask voters to decide on a capital improvement bond totalling near $919 million. The City Council approved a list of projects and now plans to offer a series of town halls to get feedback from the community. The majority of the proposed projects are street related though slated projects provide for improvements to facilites across Tulsa, including the Central Library (full disclosure).