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Tulsa among 10 U.S. cities selected for Resilience AmeriCorps

Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. joins Cities of Servicethe Corporation for National and Community Service for National and Community Service and the Rockefeller Foundation in announcing today the 10 cities which together form the first Resilience AmeriCorps cities in the United States. The cities of Anchorage, Ala., Boulder, Colo.,  Chicago, Ill., El Paso, Texas, Minot, N.D., New Orleans, La., Norfolk, Va., Pittsburgh, Pa., Phoenix, Ariz., andTulsa, Okla. were selected for local vulnerability to climate-related risk, demonstrated commitment or efforts to improve environmental resilience, and the capacity to host and implement Resilience AmeriCorps in their cities.

Mayor Bartlett Presents the 2015 State of the City

Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr., presented his 2015 State of the City to a packed house at the Cox Convention Center. You can read his full speech online, along with watching the videos: Be the ReasonThe Heart of Tulsa #BetheReason


New Tulsa Trash Ordinances, Go Into Effect Nov. 1

The rate structure for residential trash service has been simplified into menu choices. The Standard Rate applies to all, and each customer can choose one or more individually priced Premium Services. Based on current service to customers, the new rate structure will slightly decrease the monthly trash charge being paid by 88 percent of Tulsa households. 

Mayor and City Council Discuss Tulsa Vision Priorities

City officials are discussing priorities that could be included on a Tulsa Vision ballot measure currently scheduled for April 2016. Currently, officials are looking to use 0.2 percent of the Vision2025 funding with $4.4 million in Vision2025 use tax and 0.1 percent in the Improve Our Tulsa renewal to be applied to public safety. The remainder of Tulsa Vision funding of 0.35 percent would be used for the city of Tulsa's economic development and quality of life projects.

EMSA Enrollment, Opt-Out Period Ends August 31

The period to enroll or opt-out of EMSAcare ambulance and emergency services ends Aug. 31. The EMSAcare fee covers out-of-pocket expenses not paid by the patient's insurance for ambulance and emergency medical service provided both by first responders from EMSA and the Tulsa Fire Department.

Tulsa's Fleet Ranked 3rd in North America

The City of Tulsa's vehicle fleet was ranked third among Leading Fleets in North America by the Government Fleet Management Alliance at its expo and conference this week. Tulsa was the only Oklahoma government entity to rank in the top 50 Leading Fleets.

City Events Calendar

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  • City Observed Holiday - Labor Day
  • City Observed Holiday - Veteran's Day
11/26 -11/27
  • City Observed Holiday - Thanksgiving Day
12/24 -12/25
  • City Observed Holiday - Christmas

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