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Articles for 2018

Warming Stations Open as Tulsa Prepares for Extreme Weather
City Hall, Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 15, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Trash, Recycling Will Be Collected
City Signs Alliance with Oklahoma Department of Labor
Community Response Team Receives Funding to Continue Program to Help Tulsans in Need
Replacement of 16-inch Waterline to Begin Thursday, Jan. 18, at East 21st Street, South Peoria Avenue; Intersection Remains Closed
Following Amazon’s Announcement, Tulsa Will Continue to Aim High
Sanitary Sewer Work to Close Two Inside Lanes on South Peoria Avenue
Brownfield Public Meeting Scheduled for Jan. 29
Mayor Bynum Signs Executive Order to Safeguard Funding for Future Parking Meter Improvements
Serve Tulsans Website Launched as Central Point for Matching Volunteers with Projects
Six Neighborhoods Receive $1,000 for Their Love Your Block Grant
Mayor Bynum Selects Kian Kamas to Lead Mayor’s Office of Economic Development
South Union Avenue Street Rehab Project Starts Feb. 5
36th St North between Lewis and Mohawk Blvd. to Close for Project
TPD Body Camera System Fully Implemented, Policy Online
Construction Kicks-Off for Tulsa Sobering Center
Street Maintenance Project to Begin at 41st and Riverside
Groundbreaking Held for Vision Tulsa Project at Tulsa Community College Southeast Campus
Urban Mobility Innovation Team
City of Tulsa Jail to Open March 1
Open House on March 1 for Crutchfield Neighborhood Sector Plan
Stormwater Project for Residence Inn Downtown; Lanes to Close at Denver Avenue, Sixth Street
A Better Way Program Launches Today, Paving the Way to Real Change for Panhandling
Household Pollutant Special Event Saturday and Sunday
Land Use Plan Kick-Off for Berryhill Neighborhood
City Hall, Facilities to Close March 30 for Good Friday
Grand Opening Coming Soon for Tulsa Little Free Libraries
Tulsa Police to Begin Implicit Bias Training Within the Department
Sign Abatement Program Re-Launches
Tulsa Named 2018 Tree City USA: Arbor Day Event March 29
City of Tulsa Celebrates Community Development Week April 2-6
Tulsa Parks Has Openings for Lifeguards, Day Camp Counselors
Street Maintenance on South Utica Avenue
24th Annual Creek Cleanup Scheduled Saturday, April 21
Mayor Bynum Takes the National Wildlife Federation’s “Mayors’ Monarch Pledge” to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly
Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Scheduled for April 28
Tulsa Named as Finalist for Cities of Service Engaged Cities Award
Date Change: 24th Annual Creek Cleanup Now May 19
Water Leak Repair Scheduled Tuesday – Wednesday, April 24-25 at South Harvard
Mayor Presents Proposed FY19 City of Tulsa Budget
Tulsa Selected to Receive $300,000 Grant from EPA for Route 66 Brownfields Assessment
City of Tulsa Named a High Performer in the 2018 Equipt to Innovate National Survey of American Cities
New Business Processes that Enhance How Citizens Do Business with the City
Mayor Honors Two Tulsa Blue Employees for Their Exceptional Service
Tulsa to Participate in National Drinking Water Week May 6-12
East 101st Street Open to Two-Way Traffic between South Harvard and South Yale; Phase 2 to Begin June 5
Mayor Announces WalkBikeTulsa Safety Education for GO Plan Implementation; Proclaims Bike Month in Tulsa
Community Design Workshop for Pearl District Scheduled for May 15
Crosbie Heights Community Design Workshop Scheduled for May 17
City Surplus Property Auction Set for This Saturday, May 19
Crutchfield Small Area Plan Update Public Meeting Scheduled for May 16
Construction Resumes Today on Fifth Street Project
Rehabilitation Project Begins on North Harvard; East Admiral Place to East Pine Street
Tulsa Named as Winner for Cities of Service Engaged Cities Award
North Memorial Closed from E. Jasper St. to E. King Pl. for Waterline Repair, Ongoing Street Maintenance
Tulsa Celebrates National Public Works Week May 20-26
City Hall, Other Facilities to Close Monday for Memorial Day; Residential Trash Service Will Not Operate on Holiday
Tulsa Honored for Veterans Services
Sobering Center Opens in Tulsa
New McClure Pool Highlight of Season Launch
Tulsa Utility Customers to Receive 2018 Water Quality Report with June Bills
City of Tulsa Takes the No. 1 Overall Leading Fleet Award in North America
Citywide Non-Arterial Pavement Inspection In Progress
Riverside Drive to Open Sept. 10 between 21st and 41st Streets
West 15th Street, South Denver Intersection to Close Monday, June 18, for Five Days during Waterline Work
Vision 2025 Project: Preparations Begin for New Route 66 Artwork at Admiral Place, Mingo Road Intersection
Sanitary Sewer Project to Begin June 18, on North Lewis near East Pine
USA BMX to Open Headquarters and Facilities in Historic Greenwood District in 2019; Signs Agreement to Stay in Tulsa for Next 30 Years
City Hall, Facilities to Close Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day
Construction Begins on Vision Tulsa Project – Public Schools Safety First Initiative
Mobile App Now Available for Downtown On-Street Parking Users
Investigation for Water Leak at East 61st Street, South Yale Avenue Scheduled for July 8-13
Riverside Parkway Maintenance Project to Begin Monday, July 9
Nominations Now Open for the 2019 Women of the Year - Pinnacle Awards
Second Arena District Public Workshop Scheduled for July 24
21st Street Ramp to Eastbound Broken Arrow Expressway to Close July 18
City of Tulsa to Seek Public Input July 24 on Updating FEMA Hazard Mitigation Plan
Tulsa Selected as a Finalist for a $1 Million Grant for Public Art Project
Office of Resilience & Equity Focusing on Creating a More Equitable Tulsa
Second Annual ‘Tools for Schools’ to Begin Monday, July 23
Crossing Guards Needed for 2018-2019 School Year
Speed Hump Installation on South Cincinnati Avenue to Begin Tuesday, July 24
Mayor Bynum Joins City Leaders from Around the World for Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Street Maintenance Affecting Traffic on East 91st Street between South Yale Avenue and South Sheridan Road
Tulsa Utility Customers May Opt In or Out of EMSAcare during Month of August
Street Maintenance to Begin Aug. 2 at South Yale Avenue and East 41st Street; also East 21st Street, Sheridan to Memorial
Bridge Rehabilitation Project at 4200 S. Memorial Dr. to Begin Thursday, Aug. 2
Tulsa Receives Competitive Grant to Kickstart Local Municipal Financial Empowerment Efforts
K-9 Splash Scheduled After End of Pool Season
Mayor, Council Chairman Announce Completion of First 17 Projects for Public Schools Safety First Initiative
Brian Kurtz to Lead Tulsa’s Downtown Coordinating Council
Tulsa Parks Program Registration Now Available Online
South Lewis Construction Moves South to Intersection of East 15th, Lewis Avenue
East 101st Street Opens Today for Two-Way Traffic between Riverside Parkway and South Yale Avenue
Street Maintenance Project to Begin Wednesday Night, Aug. 22, on East 91st, Sheridan to Memorial
Open House Public Meeting About Berryhill Land Use Plan Will Be Held Monday, Aug. 27
Street Maintenance Continues This Week Through Tuesday Night on East 91st Street
New Crosswalk Available with Crossing Guard on Duty at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and East Jasper Street; Pedestrian Bridge Remains Closed
City Hall, Facilities to Close Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day; Trash, Recycling, Green Waste Will Not Be Collected on Holiday
Refuse and Recycling Schedule Week of September 3-7
Eagle OPS Foundation to Host Honor Bridge for DAV 5K
Riverside Drive Open to Traffic Between 21st Street, 41st Street
Third and Final Arena District Master Plan Open House Scheduled for Sept. 26
Mayor, Council Mourn Loss of Tulsa City Councilor David Patrick
Concrete Street Maintenance to Begin Tuesday, Sept. 18, on South Mingo
New Tulsans Welcoming Plan Sets 26 Goals to Help Build a More Cohesive Tulsa; Index in Place to Measure Effectiveness
Tulsa Maintains Class 2 Rating in National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System
Third and Final Arena District Master Plan Open House Scheduled for Sept. 26
Mandatory Request-for-Proposal Workshops Scheduled for 2019 HUD Grant Applicants
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission Plans Activities for Native American Day on Oct. 8
City of Tulsa Celebrates National Community Planning Month
City of Tulsa to Participate in ‘Imagine a Day Without Water’
Tulsa Receives Outstanding Plan Award from Oklahoma Chapter of American Planning Association for Peoria BRT Land Use Plan
Fire Prevention Week October 8-12;
City of Tulsa to Host Resilient Tulsa Equity Dinners
Tulsa Water Wins Tasting Contest at Oklahoma Water & Pollution Control Conference
Prescription Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for Oct. 27
Larger Than Life Iron Man to be on Display at Tulsa City Hall
City Introduces Comprehensive Animal Welfare Reform Plan
City Planning Services to Transfer to INCOG
Street Maintenance to Begin Tuesday, Oct. 30 on Third Street; Traffic to Change to One-Way Westbound During Project
Household Pollutant Special Event Scheduled for Nov. 3
City of Tulsa, Service Agencies Partner for Homeless Outreach
City Hall, Facilities to Close Monday, Nov. 12, for Veterans Day
Special Vendor Registration Day!
Help Trap the Grease! City & the M.e.t. to Collect Fryer Oil on Saturday, Nov. 24
Citywide Stock the Station Food Drive, Nov. 19 - Dec. 19
Tulsa Receives Grant to Promote Naturalization Among Eligible Legal Permanent Residents
Mayor G.T. Bynum Celebrates Community Service Council’s Work to Transform Service to Veterans
City Facilities to Close Thursday, Friday, Nov. 22-23, for Thanksgiving; Trash Service Will Not Operate on Thursday
City of Tulsa Prepared for Winter Weather 2018
Coalition to Increase Live Release Rate of Local Pet Population
Amy Brown Selected as Deputy Mayor for the City of Tulsa
City of Tulsa Receives Oklahoma Quality Foundation Award
City Councilors, City Auditor Sworn-In
Mayor Bynum Names Christina da Silva as Deputy Chief of Staff
Longtime City of Tulsa Finance Director Passes Away
Berryhill Land Use Plan Online, Available for Public Review; Planning Commission Public Hearing Set for Dec. 19
Ashley Philippsen to Join Mayor Bynum’s Staff as Deputy Chief of Community Development & Policy
City Hall, Facilities to Close Dec. 24, 25 for Christmas, Jan. 1 for New Year’s; Trash Schedule Changing for Most Customers
Street Project Includes Storm Sewer, Manhole Work at North Peoria Avenue, East Haskell Street; Lanes on Peoria to Close