Oklahoma City voters set a course for infrastructure development over the next decade with the passage of two sales tax initiatives and a bond issue.
Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future. The ballot includes a $967.4 million bond referendum as well as two sales tax propositions to address safety and streets.
OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending.
Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes
Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in…
“I am really interested in seeing streets get a shot in the arm,” Stone told Oklahoma Gazette during a recent interview in his office at City Hall.
The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.
Task force members are searching for a consultant to create a proposal for transit authority operations, and voters will decide how it will be funded.
Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.