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
River Task Force Seeks Civic Group Feedback
The Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force has created an
email address to receive ideas on river development from civic
Groups such as Rotary and Kiwanis clubs, church groups, Boy
Scouts and Girl Scouts, young professionals, active seniors and
others are encouraged to provide their feedback on river
development by emailing: email@example.com.
Proposals received will periodically be posted online for the
public to review.
Watch all the meetings of the Arkansa River Infrastructure Task
Force on demand at tgovonline.org
Residential Yard Waste Update - January 2015
Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, NeWSolutions, the City's refuse and
recycling contractor, will be handling the following three solid
waste streams: Refuse, recycling and yard waste.
City crews will continue to haul residential yard waste for
residents until the first of the year. Tulsans will see little
change in how their yard waste is handled beginning Jan. 1.
Residents will be able to set a total of 15 bags and/or bundles
of yard waste at the curb per week. Solid waste from the gray carts
and yard waste will then be taken by NeWSolutions to Covanta's
waste-to-energy plant, where it is cleanly burned and converted
Residents can continue to place yard waste in their primary gray
trash cart if the lid will completely close. For limbs or branches
that will not fit loosely in the gray trash cart, residents may tie
them into bundles no more than 2-feet across and 4-feet long. Yard
waste bags should be clear or transparent to denote the content is
Residents who have more than 15 bags or bundles may hold them
for the next week's collection, or tag them with "additional
refuse" stickers that are available for purchase at any QuikTrip
location. The trash rate on residential utility bills will not
Tulsa residents may also take their yard waste to the City of
Tulsa's Mulch Site, located at 2100 N. 145th E. Avenue. Mulch and
firewood are available for pick up by Tulsa residents free of