New Route 66 Artwork
New artwork in Howard Park, 2510 Southwest Boulevard, was
dedicated on Feb. 15 and is Tulsa's newest Vision 2025 project.
Entitled Route 66 #1, Route 66 #2, and Route 66 #3, the
sculpture consists of three Indiana limestone monoliths with themes
to celebrate Tulsa's history during the era of Route 66. Each
monolith has its own theme: Transportation, Industry/Native
American, and Art Deco/Cultural.
African-American Affairs Commission
District 1 City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper and Mayor G.T.
Bynum announced today that an ordinance will be
sent to the Tulsa City Council to create the Greater Tulsa Area
African-American Affairs Commission.
The Commission will serve in an advisory and advocacy capacity
to City and County officials to encourage and promote unity,
purpose and understanding among the African-American population of
the greater Tulsa area.
Vison Tulsa Timeline Announced
The Tulsa City Council and Mayor G.T. Bynum and
the announced the funding timeline for the historic Vision
Tulsa economic development projects, with more than 80 percent of
the 37 projects funded completely within the first five years. Four
additional projects would receive annual appropriations from the
As a result of the work City staff has done to time bond issues for
advance funding, the City will be able to fund 80 percent of the
projects within the first five years, allowing the City to benefit
from the economic impact and growth they'll generate.
2017 Council Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, February 28 - Brownfileds Public Meeting
Information about the City of Tulsa's Brownfields Revolving Loan
Fund for environmental cleanup of privately owned properties will
be presented at a public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 5:30
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall of 36 Degrees North, 36 E.
Cameron St. in the Brady Arts District.
Wednesday, March 1 - Special City Council Meeting
This continued meeting regarding proposed development on
8.8 acres owned by the Tulsa Public Facilities Authority (TPFA)
located at the southwest corner of 71st and Riverside will
begin at 5 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the
second floor of City Hall, 175 E. 2nd St
Tuesday, March 7 - District 6 Town Hall
Councilor Connie Dodson hopes you will join her for a Distict 6
Town hall on Tuesday, March 7, at Martin Regional Library beginning
at 6:30 p.m. The special guest will be DeVon Douglass, Chief
Resiliency Officer for the City of Tulsa, Also, representatives
from the Working in Neighborhoods department will be discussing
code enforcement and the emergency housing repair grant.
Wednesday, March 8 - Coffee with a Councilor
Chat with Councilor Connie Dodson on Wednesday, March 8, at 8
a.m. at Mom's Diner, located at 41st and Mingo. This is
an opportunity for one on one time with Councilor Dodson to ask
questions and discuss issues.
Wednesday, March 8 - Next Regular Council Meeting
This regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m.
in the Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall, 175 E. 2nd