Peggy V. Helmerich Library will be closed May 1st & 2nd for repairs.
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.
Sales tax proposition
Tax: 1.1 percent (extends third-penny and 0.167-cent taxes)
Funding: $563.7 million
Timing: From July 1, 2014, until the amount is raised (estimated 6 to 6 1/2 years), but no later than 7 years
Projects: $299.2 million for arterial street repair, widening, public transit and bike/pedestrian infrastructure; $264.5 million for other capital projects
Funding: $355 million
Timing: 5 years
Projects: $275 million for nonarterial street repairs; $80 million for arterials