Commissioner John Smaligo, chairman of the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority (generally known as the Fair Board) announced the formation of the Driller Stadium Property Marketing Committee. The committee will solicit specific business proposals for use of the land occupied by the stadium at the corner of 15th and Yale.
Voters in Tulsa County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 6, 2010, Municipal General Elections for the City of Collinsville (Ward 3 only) and City of Bixby (Ward 4 only), and Special School Elections for the -4 Bixby School District, and the -13 Glenpool School District, should apply now.
Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program in its twenty-third year, is now accepting applications for the 2010-2011 class
The Downtown Area Master Plan is a small area plan for the downtown area of Tulsa. Work on this master plan began after the approval of Vision 2025 projects which placed emphasis on revitalizing the downtown area. The plan is based on previous master plans, district plans and other studies, as well as emerging private and public development and redevelopment in the Central Business District area and nearby neighborhoods.
L.L. Tisdale Parkway to 41st West Avenue under construction;
Osage Drive to close between Apache Street and 36th Street North
TULSA, Okla. – In a news conference held this afternoon, Mayor Bartlett, representatives from the City of Tulsa and members of the Economic Development Commission announced the Downtown Tulsa Housing Demand Study is now complete and can be found at the city website, www.cityoftulsa.org.
“Update/Leave” is a field enumeration that is an important part of the 2010 Census mainly in rural communities in the six state region of the Kansas City Regional Census Center.
The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges announced the
launch of the “Alliance for an Accessible City” and resource website, WalkableTulsa.com
Tulsa Updating Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan for Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
TULSA, Okla. – The City of Tulsa has initiated an update of its Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan. This one-year process includes a citywide inventory of public facilities, programs and services to evaluate where modifications are needed for compliance. The City also will implement changes to remove accessibility barriers identified through the evaluation.
City of Tulsa employee Thomas Heath Kirkeby, electronics technician in the Underground Collections section of Public Works Environmental Operations, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the National Association of Sewer Service Companies.
The Osteopathic Founders Foundation’s Winterset was held Feb. 27. The event benefited Iron Gate, Good Samaritan Health Services, Mental Health Association and the Osteopathic Founders Foundation Tribute Scholarship Program.
Representatives of the Bixby Metro Chamber were recently greeted by Sales Executive Valerie Cruts at Capital Homes’ ribbon cutting at Providence Hills development in Bixby.
At Tulsa County, the dawning of a new year means that the Tulsa County Commissioners are busy taking on new responsibilities. Prior to 2008, the chairman of the Board of County Commissioners () served as the chairman not only of the Commission board but also for several boards and authorities.
Area officials were present at the ribbon cutting for the opening of the Tulsa Convention Center Ballroom and other improvements to the facility, originally built in 1964.