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Articles for 2020

Tulsa Formulating Mobility Innovation Strategy; Public Invited to Attend Jan. 16 Meeting, Take Online Survey
Street Rehabilitation Project to Begin Jan. 9 on Denver Avenue between Riverside Drive and West 13th Street
Mayor Bynum Recognizes Women of the Year-Pinnacle Award Winners
Gallup-Tulsa CitiVoice Index Surveys Mailed to Tulsa Residents
East 15th Street, Peoria Avenue to Lewis Avenue Accessible During Street Rehabilitation; Access to All Businesses Open Throughout Project
Sidewalk Improvement Project on East 31st Street between South Lewis Avenue, South Birmingham Avenue to Begin Jan. 14
Water Distribution Develops Valve Program, Uses Data to Make More Informed Decisions
Public Meeting Scheduled Jan. 16 about Tulsa Mobility Innovation Strategy; Citizens Invited to Take Online Survey
City Hall, Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Trash, Recycling Will Be Collected
2019 Office of the Mayor Annual Report
Waterline Work Scheduled for Jan. 16 at 1501 S. Yale Ave.
City to Open Competitive Sealed Proposal Process for Animal Welfare Services
Tulsa to Receive Award from National Community Development Association for Altamont Apartments Rehabilitation Project
City, Goodwill Industries of Tulsa Unveil City of Tulsa’s Blueprint for Economic Prosperity
Waterline Replacement Scheduled to Begin Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5502 S. Harvard Ave.; Project to Affect Traffic
Chamberlain Recreation Center to be Renamed in Honor of Community Advocate Jane A. Malone; Community Event Scheduled for Feb. 8
Mayor Selects Wendell Franklin as Tulsa’s 40th Police Chief
Lane Closures to Begin Next Week for Infrastructure Work at Main Street, Reconciliation Way for Fairfield Inn Project
1921 Graves Meeting Held to Develop Next Steps in Graves Investigation
Waterline Repair Scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 6 at 3607 S. Birmingham Ave.; Work to Affect Traffic
Waterline Repairs Scheduled for Tuesday - Wednesday, Feb. 4-5, at 1501 S. Yale Ave., 100 N. Florence Ave., 1050 N. Harvard Ave; Work to Affect Traffic
Winter Weather Expected Tomorrow; City Facilities to Open at 10 a.m.
Downtown Coordinating Council Launching Public Survey to Inform New Structure and Priorities
Tulsans to Receive Fully Reconstructed Gilcrease Museum for Upcoming Vision Tulsa Project
Tulsa Municipal Court to Offer Amnesty for Moving Violations
Stormwater Repairs at 101st and Riverside Parkway
Brownfields Update: Public Review, Comment Period Begins for Analysis of Asbestos Cleanup Alternatives for Diamond Building
Presentation of Draft Master Plan for McCullough Park Scheduled for March 7 Public Meeting at Disney Elementary School
Moving Violation Amnesty Ends Friday; Pay Outstanding Fines At Tulsa Municipal Court, City Hall
1921 Graves Test Excavation Expected to Begin April 1
Traffic Signal at South Memorial Drive, East 41st Street to be Off on Thursday, March 5, during Upgrade to Flashing Yellow Arrow
Household Pollutant Collection Facility Sees 96 Percent Collections Increase in 2019
Helmerich Park Construction Complete; Park to Reopen Later Friday Afternoon, March 6
City Launches Third Party Plans Review and Inspection Program
City of Tulsa Calls for Facilitators for Upcoming Equity Dinners
Mayor Bynum Names Michelle Brooks as City’s Director of Communications
Street Rehabilitation to Begin March 16 on East 11th Street between South Peoria Avenue and South Utica Avenue
2020 Census Invitations Being Sent to All Area Residences
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update in Tulsa – March 13
Mayor Cancelling City Led and Permitted Gatherings of 50 People or More
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update in Tulsa – March 16
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update in Tulsa – March 17
City of Tulsa Services Update – March 17
Permit Center Closed; Customers Asked to Use Online Portal, Email Certain Applications
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update – March 19
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update – March 22
1921 Graves Test Excavation Postponed Amid COVID-19 Threat
Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update – March 24
March 26: COVID-19 Situation Update
Tulsa Animal Welfare Services Update March 27
Waterline Work Scheduled on 31st St. and 21st and Cincinnati Ave.
April 1, COVID-19 Situation Update
City, TEDC Launch Resilience and Recovery Fund; Zero Interest Loans Offered to Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Census Day in the United States; Residents Encouraged to Make Tulsa Count
City Activates School Zone Lights for Tulsa Public Schools Locations Participating in Grab-And-Go Meal Program
April 3, COVID-19 Situation Update
Street Widening Project to Begin Next Week at Intersection of East 101st Street, South Yale Avenue
City Hall Public Areas to Remain Closed on Good Friday, April 10; Refuse and Recycling, Animal Welfare Services Available
April 7, COVID-19 Situation Update
One Eastbound Lane on East 56th Street North under U.S. 75
April 10, Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update
April 14 - COVID-19 Update
April 17, COVID-19 Situation Update
April 20, COVID-19 Situation Update
Mayor’s Economic Recovery Advisory Committee Formed to Help Restore Tulsa Economy Amid COVID-19 Response
Street Reconstruction to Begin April 21 on West Sixth, Seventh Streets, South Denver to Jackson Avenues
Waterline Work Scheduled April 23 at 1525 S. Yale Ave.
Fire Chief Ray Driskell Announces Retirement
April 24, COVID-19 Situation Update
April 29, COVID-19 Situation Update
City Hall, Municipal Court, Other Facilities to Close Friday Afternoons for Furlough from May 8 to Dec. 18
May 6 Waterline Work on Pine
City Issues Response to False Campaign and Statements Made by IC Bus of Oklahoma and Navistar
May 6, COVID-19 Situation Update
City Provides Historical Background and Releases Additional Facts on Lease Negotiations with IC Bus of Oklahoma and Navistar
Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission to Present Tomás Rivera Recognition Awards on May 14
City Hall, Other Facilities to Close Monday for Memorial Day; Residential Trash Service Will Operate on Holiday
Bridge at 1300 S. 177th East Ave. Narrows to One Lane Starting May 21
May 21, COVID-19 Situation Update
City of Tulsa, IC Bus Announce New 20-Year Agreement For Bus Manufacturing Plant
May 29, COVID-19 Update
City Recognized For Sign Language Interpretation Use; Continues to Provide Communication in Multiple Languages
Tulsa Utility Customers to Receive 2020 Water Quality Report with June bills; Report Also Available Online at City Website
City Seeking Partners for Financial Empowerment Center Launch
Mayor, Police Chief Hold Round Table Discussion on Race, Equity and Policing in Tulsa
Greenwood Art Project Artists Announced
Historic Greenwood District, East Tulsa Main Street Selected As 2020 Oklahoma Main Street Urban Communities
Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – June 9
Waterline Work Scheduled June 10, 11; Projects to Affect Traffic
City to Undergo Reorganization at Tulsa Animal Shelter; Animal Welfare Management Function to Remain with the City, Including New Partnerships with Non-Profits
Mayor Bynum Selects Michael Baker As Tulsa’s 12th Fire Chief
Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – June 17
BNSF Railroad Crossing Repair Scheduled Thursday-Friday, June 18-19, on S. Union Ave. between W. 17th, 21st Streets
Tulsa Police Release Weekend Traffic, Logistic Plans Ahead of Juneteenth Events, Saturday’s Presidential Visit
City Rescinds Weekend Curfew For Downtown Federal Exclusion Zone
City Surplus Property Auction Now Online
Monica Hamilton Selected As New Customer Care Director
John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park Designated as African American Civil Rights Network Site
City of Tulsa Mourns the Loss of Sgt. Craig Johnson
City Hall, Facilities to Close Friday, July 3, to Observe Independence Day Holiday; Trash Service Not Affected
Street Maintenance Project to Begin July 6 on East 31st Street between Garnett and 129th East Avenue