City of Tulsa and Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Move Forward with
Gilcrease Expressway Extension
The Gilcrease Expressway extension is one of six individual
projects within the Driving Forward program announced by Governor
Fallin in October 2015. The Driving Forward transportation
initiative came about as a result of the need for greater public
safety on Oklahoma's roadways.
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.
Notice: The City Council Office is accepting resumes for a
full-time Municipal Judge position
Applicant's may either mail in resumes and/or complete the
application. If the applicant is considered for intereviews, they
will be asked to complete the application prioir to the interview.
Applicants must be city of Tulsa residents.
Mail resumes/applications to:
175 East 2nd Street, 4th Floor
Tulsa, Ok 74103
Wednesday, April 26 - 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 St.
Saturday, April 29 - Prescription Drug Take-Back Event
A prescription drug take-back event is scheduled for
citizens to properly dispose of unwanted medications and
prescription drugs on Sat., April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
three locations in Tulsa. Read more
Saturday, May 27 - Route 66 PatriotFest
Motorcycle/Car Show, bands and
entertainment, food trucks, vendors, military displays and free
KidZone. Festival grounds are the Route 66 Historical Village (3770
Southwest Blvd., Tulsa - Old Route 66). The car show will be
preceded by a Car/Motorcycle Cruise along Tulsa's stretch of
Historic Route 66. All Proceeds benefit Folds of Honor
and other local military/veteran organizations.
More information: rt66patriotfest.com
Monday, May 29 - City Holiday
City Hall and other City facilities will be closed on Monday,
May 29, for Memorial Day. Public safety and mission critical
operations, however, will operate as normal.