City Offices Will Be Closed Monday for Memorial Day
Tulsa City Offices will be closed, Monday, May 25, 2015, in
observance of Memorial Day. Please "read more" for a full list of
City closings and services affected on Monday.
The City of Tulsa Puts the Brakes On Distracted Driving
Last month City of Tulsa representatives and state and
national safety council officials kicked off a new City of Tulsa
measure designed to stem the rise of distracted driving due to
mobile devices, and in turn increase the safety of City employees
and Tulsa citizens. The new City of Tulsa Distracted Driving
policy is a preventative measure that encompasses the use of any
mobile device while operating a City vehicle or heavy equipment,
unless it involves a life threatening situation or emergency. The
policy went into effect, May 1, 2015.
Mayor Bartlett Presents His 2015-16 Budget to the City Council
Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr., presented his Proposed Fiscal Year
2015-2016 to the Tulsa City Council during the Thursday night
Council meeting. You can read the full budget online. The Mayor's full budget
speech is also available online.
City Recognizes Three Employees for Safety Practices
Three exemplary City employees - Anthony First, Steven
Goodman and Eric Parker - have taken safety to heart at the City
and were honored for their dedication to making our organization a
safer workplace. Anthony developed a Critical Trauma Care Training
program and helped locate funding for trauma kits for each field
officer. Steven addressed safety hazards covering the use of new
and unfamiliar equipment for his entire team. Also, Eric developed
safety trending information/educational materials for Water
Distribution and created a template of safety processes for other
work groups to use to further develop the City's safety culture.
SBA Offering Disaster Assistance to Tulsa Businesses and Residents Affected by March 25 Storm
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Tulsa
businesses and residents affected by the March 25, 2015