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During Mayor Mick Cornett’s four terms, he has led the city through one general obligation bond program and the MAPS 3 sales tax initiative. Tuesday, voters decide whether to back the
2017 General Obligation Bond program and two sales tax initiatives. | Photo Gazette / file

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future

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.

Damaged roads on North Classen Boulevard, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Sept. 12’s election will include propositions for improvements to infrastructure

Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes

OK County Commissioner Brian Maughan poses for a photo, Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Mayoral candidates have begun to emerge after Mick Cornett announced he’s not seeking reelection

The race for Oklahoma City’s next mayor began to take shape after Mayor Mick Cornett’s February announcement that he would not seek a fifth term in office. Within days, State Sen. David Holt, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan and political newcomer Marina Mangiaracina declared their interest. Those three remain as the field’s only public entrants

Ralph Ellison Library, Thursday, April 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC voters could go to the polls in September to vote on a bond referendum and a possible MAPS tax

The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.

John Johnson, ACOG Executive Director, speaks and intoduces mayors before they sign document, during a ceremony held in the historic Santa Fe Station, being designated the regional transit hub, in downtown OKC, 12-1-2015.  (Mark Hancock)

Local leaders make moves to establish a Regional Transit Authority

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.

City and community leaders break ground to signify the beginning of construction of the MAPS 3 modern streetcar in Bricktown. | Photo Laura Eastes

Transit options ride on MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar project as crews begin installing tracks

“Connection is the key,” Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis Jr. said.

Larry Batten and Rev. John Maiget pose for a photo at Chain Reaction Ministries at First Christian Church, Friday, May 27, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local church continues bike ministry in Oklahoma

Chain Reaction Ministries refurbishes bicycles and offers dependable transportation to OKC’s homeless.

John Johnson speaks at the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments office in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC metro forms regional transit authority

Cities in the metro have banded together and formed a regional transit authority, a step toward a future integrated commuter transit system.

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