River Design and Cost Estimates Presented


The Engineering Working Group presented its report on cost estimates and timelines for low-water dams and related infrastructure to the River Task Force on April 30.

This report is the full scope of potential work, and not necessarily the proposal that will be presented to voters. The Task Force will review the report and select elements for a funding proposal this Fall.

View the Engineering Working Group Presentation here

View the full report here

Perkins Family Auditorium 6:00P.M.
OU-Tulsa  Learning Center
4502 E. 41st St., Tulsa,  OK 74135

Watch an animation (.wmv) of the Obermeyer gates here

Citizens will have a chance to learn more about river proposals and other topics at a series of town hall meetings this June. All meetings will begin at 6 p.m.


June 1

Jewish Federation of Tulsa

2021 East 715t St.


June 10

Martin Regional Library

2601S. Garnett Rd.


June 15

Hardesty Regional Library

8316 E. 93rd St. South


June 22

Rudisill Regional Library

1520 N. Hartford Ave.


June 29

Perkins Family Auditorium

OU-Tulsa Learning Center

4502 E. 41st St.


Memorial Day Weekend Events in Tulsa


Councilors Jeannie Cue and Connie Dodson, along with members of the Route 66 Main Street association, announced a series of events this Memorial Day weekend aimed at highlighting Tulsa as America's most patriotic city.

It kicks off with the Crystal City Carnival, May 21 - 24, at the Crystal City Shopping Center - 4200 Southwest Blvd. Ride wristbands are $25. Hours are as follows:

Thursday, May 21, 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, May 22, 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 23, 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 24, 1:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 23, the Route 66 Patriot Cruise rolls through Tulsa's corridor of the historic mother road. The cruise begins with vehicles lining up at the new East Gateway Route 66 sign, located on the north side of E. 11th St. and east of Interstate 44. The cruise will end at the Crystal City Shopping Center. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with the cruise beginning at 9:00 a.m. This is a free event.

The Route 66 Patriot Car and Motorcycle show runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 23, on Tulsa's west side between S. Union Pl. and W. 39th St. on Southwest Blvd. Registration for the car show is $20. Cost for judging is $5.

Also on Saturday, May 23, will be the Tulsa's Most Patriotic Pet Costume Contest at the Route 66 Village - 3700 Southwest Blvd. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. with judging beginning at 11:00 a.m. There is a $5 donation to enter.

For more information on these events, visit:


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.

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:

Watch all the meetings of the Arkansa River Infrastructure Task Force on demand at


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 and culture.

  • Read the full Quality of Life Report      here
  • Read the summary here
  • Watch the video presentation here
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