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Articles for 2019

City Hall, Facilities to Close Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day; Trash Collection Schedule Changing for Most Customers
Street Maintenance on East 31st Street between Lewis and Yale
Tulsa Term Kicks Off at City Hall
2018 Office of the Mayor Annual Report
City Unveils Arena District Master Plan
Jan. 16 Brownfield Public Meeting: EPA Grant Provides Funding for Assessments of Route 66 Properties in Tulsa
Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces City of Tulsa Will Receive $1 Million for Public Art Project Honoring America’s First “Black Wall Street”
Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, YWCA Tulsa Presenting Women of the Year – Pinnacle Awards, Anna C. Roth Legacy Award
Waterline Work Scheduled Jan. 16,17 at 10005 E. 41st St., 17700 E. Admiral Pl.
City Hall, Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Trash, Recycling Will Be Collected
City of Tulsa to Update Parking Meters Downtown
Mayor Announces Plans for Office of the Independent Monitor
City of Tulsa Celebrates 121st Birthday
Street Rehabilitation on South Boulder Avenue to Begin Feb. 4; Project Includes Conversion to Two-Way Traffic
City Seeks Consultant to Update Downtown Housing Study
Vision Project to Bring More Development Opportunities to North Tulsa
Emergency Sanitary Sewer Repair East Admiral Place, 165th East Avenue
Construction of Mingo Creek Trail between East 41st Street and East 51st Street to Begin Monday, Feb. 18
City of Tulsa Launches New Guide to Doing Business in Tulsa
Mayor Bynum Convenes Community Partner Agencies In A Way Home for Tulsa Strategic Planning Kickoff
Tulsa Police Department to Expand Downtown Impact Team
Waterline Work Scheduled for March 10-15 to Affect Traffic at 61st Street & Yale
Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Improve Our Tulsa Renewal
Household Pollutant Disposal Special Event Scheduled for March 30
Preparing Businesses, Homeowners, Renters for “What If?”
One Year Out: Tulsa Officials Launch 2020 Census Count
Work Zone Awareness Week April 8-12 Serves as Reminder to Drive Carefully Through Work Zones; Avoid Distractions
Next Improve Our Tulsa Renewal Town Hall Meeting to be Held Tuesday, April 16
City Hall, Some Facilities to Close April 19 for Good Friday
City Surplus Property Auction Set for Saturday, April 27
Prescription Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for April 27
Street Rehabilitation Project Begins on East 11th Street between South 89th East Avenue and South Mingo Road
Community Response Team Reaches 1-Year Milestone
Mayor Presents Proposed FY20 City of Tulsa Budget
Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission to Present Tomás Rivera Awards on May 9
Selling to the Caribbean Seminar Set for Tulsa Exporters
Mayor Bynum Selects Krystal Reyes to Lead Tulsa’s Resilience Efforts
Next Improve Our Tulsa Renewal Town Hall Meeting Set for Tomorrow Night – May 7
Waterline Work Set for South Sheridan
City of Tulsa Severe Weather Update – May 21 at 11:30 a.m.
Public Safety Notice – City of Tulsa, 11:25 A.M.
Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Update, 6 p.m.
Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Update – 10:30 a.m.
Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Update – 6:30 p.m.
Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Update – 5/24 - 10 a.m.
Sand Bag Update – 2 p.m.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – 10:30 a.m.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – May 25, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – May 26 at 10:30 a.m.
City Offices to Close for Memorial Day
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – May 26 at 5:30 p.m.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – May 27 at 10 a.m.
Special Greenwaste Collection Scheduled for Residents Affected by May 21 and May 26 Wind Event.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update – 2 p.m.
TAEMA Emergency Operations Update –May 29, 11 a.m.
Work on Sixth Street Also in Progress with Boulder Avenue Rehabilitation Project Downtown
TAEMA Operations Update – May 30, 11 a.m.
Sand Bag Disposal in the City of Tulsa
Volunteers Needed: Weekend Flooding Cleanup
Greenwaste Facility Now Open to Jenks, Unincorporated Tulsa County Residents
Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Update – May 31, 11 a.m.
Flooding Event: Oklahoma Insurance Department Guidelines
Tulsa Utility Customers to Receive 2019 Water Quality Report
River Flood 2019 Pet Sheltering Update
Tulsa Wins Cities of Service National Competition To Engage Adults 50+ in Service
EPA Announces Tulsa Will Receive $500K Brownfields Grant
Public Oversight Meeting for 1921 Mass Graves Investigation Rescheduled for June 27
Gilcrease Museum Capital Project Moves Forward with Selection of Architects
Construction of New Playgrounds at Helmerich Park to Begin
Lane Closure for Aero Bus Rapid Transit Construction
Work on a 30-inch Waterline at 1304 N. Utica Ave. to Affect Traffic
Nominations Now Open for the 2020 Women of the Year – Pinnacle Awards
Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group Announce Tulsa to Join New Initiative to Increase Economic Mobility
Waterline Work Scheduled Thursday, June 20 at Two Locations
Tulsa City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget
West 17th Street to Close between South Union Avenue and I-244
Mayor Presents Draft Improve Our Tulsa Proposal
1921 Race Massacre Graves Public Oversight Committee Schedules Next Meeting for July 18
Household Pollutant Collection Facility to Begin Accepting Latex Paint
Waterline Work Scheduled for Sunday, June 30, at 4122 S. Memorial Dr.
City Hall, Facilities to Close Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day
City Enters into Historic Partnership with PAC Trust
Mayor Bynum Recognizes Veteran Employer Champions
Lacy Park Pool to Open Friday, Offer Free Admission This Weekend
Sobering Center Celebrates First Year in Operation
Tulsa Animal Welfare to Extend Shelter Hours, Open Seven Days A Week
Volunteers to Help Clean Up Mohawk Park Saturday
Needs Assessment Public Hearing Scheduled Thursday, July 18
Flintco Selected as Construction Management Company for Gilcrease Museum Project
Next 1921 Graves Public Oversight Meeting Set for Aug. 22; Webpage Launched
Improve Our Tulsa Public Meetings Scheduled for July 25, 29 & 30
City Employee Saves Young Girl from Dog Attack, another Recognized for Longtime Safety Efforts
Street Rehabilitation Project Begins on South Memorial Drive between East 31st Street and East 11th Street
Groundbreaking Held for Vision Tulsa Project – Widening of South Mingo Road
Utility Customers May Opt In or Out of EMSAcare during Month of August
Tulsa Police Graduating New Police Officers
City Receives Capital Planning, Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards
Waterline Work Scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6504 E. Pine Pl.
Improve Our Tulsa Proposal Heads to Ballot for Nov. 12 Vote
Tulsa Animal Welfare Looks to ‘Clear the Shelter’ August 17
City of Tulsa Gears Up for 918 Day
City and Local Organizations Partner with Leadership Tulsa for New Voices Program
Greenwood Art Project Calls for Public Art Proposals To Honor Black Wall Street
Storm Sewer, Repaving Project to Begin Monday, Aug. 26, on Boston Avenue between Archer Street and Reconciliation Way
Grand Opening Celebration Held for Vision Tulsa Project at TCC Southeast Campus
City Hall, Facilities to Close Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day; Trash, Recycling, Green Waste Will Not Be Collected on Holiday
Street Rehabilitation on East 15th Street to Start Sept. 3 between South Lewis Avenue and South Utica Avenue
East 41st Street Open to Two-Way Traffic between Garnett and 129th East Avenue
Tulsa Fire Partners with Community Organizations to Create Pop-Up Resource Clinic
Construction of New Whiteside Park Pool to Begin Next Week
Following close to Two Years of Research, Preliminary Findings of Use of Force Study to be Released this Week
Arkansas River Bridge Inspections in Progress Through Thursday, Sept. 26
Tulsa Parking Authority, Hunden Strategic Partners Announce Request for Qualifications for a Mixed-Use Development
City of Tulsa Wins Awards for 2019 Flood Management, Education
Public Oversight Meeting for 1921 Graves Investigation Scheduled Thursday
Tulsa Municipal Court to Offer Amnesty Opportunities for Parking and Traffic Violations
1921 Graves Ground Penetration Radar to Begin Next Month
Intersection Pavement Markings Project to Begin Sept. 30 on East 71st Street between U.S. 169 and South Memorial Drive
Tulsa Begins Phasing in New ‘Flashing Yellow Arrow’ Traffic Signals at Selected Intersections
1921 Graves Ground Penetration Radar Schedule for Oct. 7- 10 at Oaklawn Cemetery
1921 Graves Scanning to Continue at Oaklawn Cemetery; No Phones or Cameras within 300 feet
City to Partner with Reed Community Foundation to Revitalize Ben Hill Community Center
1921 Graves Scanning to Continue Next Week
Vision 2025 Project: Route 66 Historical Markers Installation in Progress
Lane Closures for Sanitary Sewer Project to Begin Oct. 16 on North Yale
Waterline Work at 4210 E. Fourth Place
1921 Graves Scanning Schedule Update
City to Receive Planning Grant to Implement Free Financial Counseling Service for Tulsans
1921 Graves Scanning Complete at Newblock and Oaklawn Sites
Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Scheduled for Oct. 26
Tulsa to Participate in ‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ Oct. 23
Ribbon Cutting Held at the New Air National Guard Mission Training Center
Waterline Work Scheduled for Oct. 30, 31 on 21st Street
City Surplus Property Auction Set for Saturday, Nov. 9
Tulsa Medical Marijuana Businesses Now Required to Complete ‘Certificate of Compliance’ with City of Tulsa
City Hall, Facilities to Close Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day
Mayor Bynum, Councilor Cue Hold Ribbon Cutting with Lieutenant Governor Pinnell at Route 66 Village Station
Tulsa Police Department to be Recognized for First Responder Dementia Friendly Training
Lane Closure on South Yale Avenue, E. Second Street to E. Third Street
Citywide Stock the Station Food Drive to Start Tues., Nov. 12
America Recycles Day Event Scheduled Nov. 16 at Hicks Park
Waterline Work Scheduled for Nov. 13 at 8515, 8803 E. Admiral Place
Community Meeting Set to Discuss McCullough Park
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission Invites Public to 22nd Annual Dream Keepers Awards Ceremony on Nov. 19
Brownfields Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 21
Tulsa Glassblowing School Opens at former McClure Park Recreation Center
2020 Class of Women of the Year – Pinnacle Award Winners Announced
Downtown Tulsa Walkability Study Recognized as Best Practice by International Downtown Association
City Facilities to Close Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, for Thanksgiving; Trash Service Shifts Thursday/Friday
1921 Graves Public Oversight Committee to Meet on Dec. 16
Vision Tulsa Programs to Spur Commercial, Retail Development
Maggie Hoey to Join Downtown Coordinating Council as Assistant Director
The City is Prepared for Winter Weather
Mayor Bynum, Housing Policy Director Announce City of Tulsa Affordable Housing Strategy
1921 Graves Results from Oaklawn Cemetery and Newblock Park
City of Tulsa Holiday Recycling Tips & Christmas Tree Disposal
Street, Lane Closures Needed During Repair of Leaking 24-Inch Waterline at East 15th Street, South Yale Avenue
Mayor Bynum, Crime Prevention Network to Hold Three Town Halls to Hear from Public on Police Chief Hiring
City Hall, Facilities to Close Dec. 24, 25 for Christmas, Jan. 1 for New Year’s; Trash Schedule Changing for Some Customers
Tulsa Regional Complete Count Committee Invites Individuals to Apply for 2020 Census Mini-Grants
Public Access to Lake Yahola to Close Jan. 6 through April 2020 for Repairs to Concrete Slope Walls