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.
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