City Offices to Close Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26-27
City of Tulsa offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and
Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Public safety and
mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal.
Residents who need assistance with a water or sewer problem may
call the following 24-hour emergency numbers: water - (918)
596-9488, and sewer - (918) 586-6999.
There will be no residential refuse, recycling, bulky waste or
yard waste collection on Thursday, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving
holiday. As a result, Thursday and Friday customers will experience
a change in their collection schedule. Thursday customers will
receive collection service on Friday. Friday customers will receive
collection service on Saturday.
Those customers with twice-a-week service will also be affected
as their secondary collection day will also move forward one day.
Monday/Thursday customers will be collected on Monday and Friday
and Tuesday/Friday customers will be collected Tuesday and
The City's mulch site, 2100 N. 145th East Ave., will be closed
Thursday, Nov. 26; Friday, Nov. 27; Sunday, Nov. 29, and Monday,
Nov. 30. It will be open, however, on Saturday, Nov. 28. The mulch
site's usual schedule will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 1: open every
day from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for City holidays. Tulsa
utility customers may drop off yard waste free of charge.
Learn More About Proposed River Developments
Watch a video summarizing how the river development process is
taking shape here
For ongoing updates about the river proposal process,
Public Safety Task Force
The City Council's Public Safety Task Force formed a
year-and-a-half ago to explore Tulsa's public safety needs and
discuss options for improvement. The task force recently concluded
five town hall meetings with citizens to examine a plan to utilize
a portion of the expiring 0.6 percent sales tax for public safety.
City leaders were present to discuss needs of the police, fire and
Questions and comments received from citizens at the town halls
will be taken back to the task force for review and incorporation
into a proposal that is tentatively scheduled to go before voters
in the spring.
Watch all the meetings of the Public Safety Task Force
Read the report from the University of Cincinnati Institute
of Crime Science, regarding the Crime and Staffing Analysis for the
Tulsa Police Department presented at the Public Safety Task Force
on Oct. 6 here
District 6 Town Hall - Dec. 1
Councilor Connie Dodson will host a District 6 Town Hall on
Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Martin Regional Library
- 2501 S. Garnett Road.
Bart Dean, program coordinator with Crime Prevention
Network, will share holiday crime prevention tips and a
representative from the Tulsa Fire Department will share
seasonal home fire prevention tips.
Vision Tulsa Process
City Councilors and Mayor Bartlett announced an innovative
public input process in June where citizens can present economic
development projects for possible inclusion in a proposed Vision
2025 extension package.
This 0.6 percent county-wide sales tax is slated to expire in
about 18 months. The deadline to submit ideas has
expired, however all proposals are available for
City Councilors and the mayor are in the process of
incorporating ideas presented into an economic development proposal
to take to the voters within the next year.
For more information, visit:
Watch full meetings of the
Vision/Economic Deveploment Task Force here:
Quality of Life Report
The City Council was presented with the annual Quality of Life
Report for Tulsa on Jan. 15.
The Quality of Life Report is an objective analysis of our
community, compared to 20 peer cities.
The report includes data on demographic trends, economic
vitality, public safety, neighborhood vitality, human investment,
citizen engagement, transportation, the environment, and recreation
- Read the full Quality of Life Report
- Watch the video presentation here