City Hall, Offices Closed April 18 for Good Friday
City Hall and other City offices will be closed on Friday, April
18, for Good Friday. Public safety and mission critical operations,
however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with
a water or sewer problem may call the City's 24-hour emergency
number, (918) 596-9488.
Trash and recycling service in Tulsa will operate as normal on
Friday. The City of Tulsa mulch site at 10401 E. 56th St. North
will be closed on Friday, April 18, and Sunday, April 20. All other
days, including Saturday, April 19, the normal schedule of seven
days a week operations will be followed: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except
for City holidays.
Tulsa Parks offices and recreation centers will be closed on
Friday, April 18. The City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter at 3031
N. Erie Ave. also will be closed on Friday, but will be open on
Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
Mohawk Park Golf Course, Page Belcher Golf Course, the Tulsa
Zoo, as well as Gilcrease Museum will all be open on Friday and the
entire weekend. The Tulsa Performing Arts Center will be closed on
Friday, April 18, including the ticket office. Ticket sales will
still be available through MyTicketOffice.com.
Tulsa Transit will provide service according to its usual
schedule on Friday, April 18.
Green Waste Sticker Requirement Suspended Indefinitely
The Tulsa Authority for the Recovery of Energy (TARE) board
voted on Jan. 28 to suspend the green waste sticker requirement
until further notice. Members stated they would revisit the matter
after an enhanced green waste program is in place.
Residents can continue to leave their green waste at the curb in
2ft. across and 4 ft. long bundles or in clear plastic bags without
a green waste sticker.
Highlights from this week's City Council meeting - April 3
The City Council features adoptable pets at the first regular
Council meeting of each month to raise awareness about animals
available for adoption at the city's animal shelter.
This month's pets are: Mi'shaq, a 3-month-old black and white
Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd mix. He would make a great
Or if a relaxed friend is more your speed, Caesar is a
4-year-old black and tan Chihuahua mix.
If you are interested in adopting these dogs, or any of the
wonderful animals at
City of Tulsa Animal Welfare, call 918-596-8000.
*UPDATE: Mi'Shaq and Caesar are no longer available, but you can
stop by the shelter at 3031 N. Erie Ave. to view all the animals
still available for adoption or visit PetHarbor.com.
PetHarbor.com is a real
time listing of animals in the shelter and is updated hourly. Just
type in "Tulsa" or your zip code and click "Adopt a Pet" to search.
Then check the City of Tulsa Animal Welfare shleter list box and
select "Use this shelter list."
You can then search for all dogs, cats and others, or search by
breed, gender, age, size, and color. You can also select "Register
your Breed Interest" and receive an email when matching animals
arrive at the shelter.
City Councilors Learn CPR, Urge Others to Learn
Tulsa City Councilors and City Council staff gathered at City
Hall to learn how to save a life on Feb. 13.
EMSA paramedics lead the training session in hands-only CPR, a
procedure that can save the life of a sudden cardiac arrest victim.
They also instructed the group on how to use an AED, or automated
According to the American Heart Association, nearly 360,000
out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests occur annually in the
UnitedStates. Fewer than 10 percent of these cardiac arrest victims
City Councilors want to help change these statistics in Tulsa by
getting trained in CPR and urging others to do the same.
"We want to encourage all Tulsans to take this important step in
readying themselves for a crisis situation," Councilor Phil Lakin,
Jr., who organized the event, said.
EMSA paramedics demonstrated the three steps to CPR - check,
- Check for a pulse
- Call 911
- Compress hard and fast in the center of the chest at about 120
beats per minute
EMSA paramedics said CPR can be learned in less than an hour and
there is no age requirement to learn the procedure. Children eight-
to ten-years-old can be strong enough to give chest
Tulsans interested in learning CPR can visit the Citizen CPR
website at tulsacpr.com to see a
list of available classes. Groups of six or more can get a training
class for free.
Citizens can also contact the Red Cross or the American Heart
Association to sign up for a class or to organize a training event
in the community.
The Save-a-Life Summer in the Park series offers free CPR
classes every Saturday during the summer starting May 31 at
Learn More About "Improve Our Tulsa"
On Nov. 12, voters approved "Improve Our Tulsa", the largest
capital improvement package in Tulsa history.
View project lists, maps, summaries and more by clicking
Friday, April 18: City observed holiday, Good
Monday, April 28: District 2 Town Hall meeting
and CPR Training at 6:00 p.m. at Zarrow Library, 2224 W. 51st