Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.
The district hopes the business improvement district status attracts adventure seekers and big businesses.
Members of Oklahoma City and Tulsa chambers of commerce are worried Oklahoma legislators focus too much on social issues.
Its $125 million facility opened recently in the district, which includes University Research Park, Automobile Alley and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
A diversified oil and gas economy greatly contributed to Oklahoma County’s success.
Many of OKC’s urban neighborhoods are facing a renaissance due to demand and public investment.
The Citizens United earthquake caused a tsunami which took three months to hit Oklahoma City. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 157 did everything they could legally do to influence the City Council election. Many shocked and angry voters and politicians bemoaned the court’s decision, holding the U.S. Supreme…
Utilizing that decision, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Forward IV program and the Oklahoma City firefighters union each created a string of entities to inundate OKC’s spring 2011 council elections with $631,041 to attack or support council candidates. No campaign reports have been filed identifying the source of this campaign funding, only the name of…
Earlier action is expected for an incentives package involving 550 Boeing jobs already coming to OKC from Long Beach, Calif. In March, the city’s Economic Development Trust will likely receive Boeing’s application for the second part of that incentives package. Boeing announced Jan. 4 that it will close its Wichita facility, which employs about 2,160…