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Press Room

Articles for 2021

Charles Page Boulevard, 49th West Avenue to 65th West Avenue to Close Tonight Related to Gilcrease Expressway Construction
January 6 COVID-19 Situation Update
Rodrigo Rojas to Join Mayor Bynum’s Office as Deputy Chief of Staff
2020 Office of the Mayor Annual Report Released
City Hall, Municipal Court, Other Facilities Closed Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Trash, Recycling Will Be Collected
Greenwood Art Project Kicks Off 2021 Events with G.A.P. Van in Tulsa’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Monday, Jan. 18
Tulsa Planning Office Seeking Comprehensive Plan Update Public Input
COVID-19 Situation Update - January 21, 2021
2021 Pinnacle Award Winners Announced
Tulsa Thanks You” Video Project to Show Appreciation for Healthcare Workers
1921 Graves Public Oversight Committee to Meet Virtually on Jan. 28
Permit Center Remains Closed for In-Person Business Through the End of March
Jack Neely to Join Mayor Bynum’s Office as Chief of Capital Investment
Mayor Proclaims Jan. 29 as “EITC Awareness Day” in the City of Tulsa
Fire Hydrant Repair, Replacement Scheduled Feb. 3 and 4; Projects to Affect Traffic on East 31st Street, East 41st Street
COVID-19 Situation Update - February 4, 2021
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 8 – 7:10 a.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 8 – 3:30 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 9 – 9:30 a.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 9 – 4:15 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 10 – 9:20 a.m.
Give a Second Chance at Love: Adopt a Shelter Dog this Valentine’s Day
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 10 – 5:25 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 11 – 4 p.m.
Street Rehabilitation Project to Start on East Admiral Place between Harvard Avenue and Yale Avenue
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 12 – 12:15 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 13 – 11:20 a.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 14 – 10:15 a.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 14 – 5:30 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 15 – 9:45 a.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 15 – 2:10 p.m.
Power Safety and Outage Tips
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 16 – 6:15 p.m.
Tulsa Waterline Break and Service Update – 9:10 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 17 – 10:30 a.m.
Tulsa Waterline Update; Tulsa Water Customers Asked to Conserve Water – 1:25 p.m.
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 17 – 5:30 p.m.
Service Update: Water Pump Down; Some Residents Could See Low Water Pressure
Tulsa Waterline, Street Operations Update – 9:45 a.m.
Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – Feb. 18
Tulsa Winter Weather Update Feb. 18 – 6:25 p.m.
Tulsa Waterline, Streets Update – 10 a.m.
Voluntary Boil Order Advisory Remains in Effect for Impacted Residents with Low Water Pressure, Repaired Waterlines
City Issues Voluntary Boil Order Advisory For Impacted Residents with Low Water Pressure, Service Interruptions
Tulsa Adds Additional Water Station Locations for Residents
Tulsa Water and Waterline Update – 12:15 p.m.
Tulsa Water and Waterline Update – 6:10 p.m.
Tulsa Water and Waterline Update Feb. 21 - 1:45 p.m.
City of Tulsa Water & Refuse Update – 5:50 p.m.
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – Feb. 23
City of Tulsa Water & Pothole Repair Update – 1:40 p.m.
Public Invited to Virtual Meeting Thursday, Feb. 25 for Route 66 Aero Bus Rapid Transit Route Alignment in Downtown Tulsa
City of Tulsa Water Station Update – 4 p.m.
City of Tulsa Water Update – 2:30 p.m.
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – Feb. 23 (1)
City of Tulsa Water Update – 1:30 p.m.
Greenwood Art Project Featured on Google Arts & Culture Website as Part of Black History and Culture Month Celebration
Tulsa Area Receives Major Disaster Declaration; Plumbing Repair Grants Now Available
Tulsa Water Situation, Winter Weather Update - Feb. 26
Residents Encouraged to Take Online Survey for Parks & Recreation Master Plan
COVID-19 Situation Update, March 4, 2021
City Taking Director of Housing Applications; Director to Lead Affordable Housing Strategy Implementation
Mayor Launches Tulsa Pay Equity Pledge; Tulsa Employers Encouraged to Follow Suit
Tulsa Parks’ School Support Camps featured in Leadership Tulsa’s “Good News Summit”
Downtown Coordinating Council Launches ‘Back to Downtown’ Campaign to Support Downtown Restaurants and Destinations
Mayor Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
City Launches Gold Star Landlord Program
Applications open for second round of Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Tulsa County
Sign Grant Program Seeks to Improve Neighborhood Pride & Morale
City’s Annual Creek Cleanup Goes Virtual
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – March 22
Greenwood Art Project Featured in Museum Confidential Podcasts
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – March 23
COVID-19 Situation Update, March 24, 2021
Trust Indenture Amendment Renaming Tulsa Industrial Authority to “Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity” Goes Before Tulsa City Council
Tulsa Designated “Tree City USA” for 28th Consecutive Year; Arbor Week Events, March 21 – 27
QuikTrip’s MedWise Urgent Care Opens at Admiral and Sheridan; At Least 15 Clinics Planned for Tulsa Metro
Public Invited to Greenwood Art Project’s First Two Installations by Commissioned Artists March 31 and April 4
Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter & Clinic Closed for Staff Training
City Hall, Municipal Court, Other Facilities Closed April 2 for Good Friday
Street Rehabilitation Project to Start April 5 on East 41st Street
Surplus Auction Receiving Bids Online Through April 13
Mayor Bynum Proclaims April 5-9 Community Development Week in Tulsa
Utility Bills, Account System Changing May 1
Mayor Presents Dustin Davis with the Michael P. Kier Tulsa Blue Award for Public Service Excellence
City of Tulsa Recycling Diverting to Trash to Energy Plant; Recycling Customers Should Continue to Place Recycling in Blue Cart
Waterline Work to Affect Traffic April 7, 8
Residents Returning to Revitalized River West Community, Site of Choice Neighborhoods Tulsa Project
Installation of “Highlight” Artwork to Begin at Cox Business Convention Center Next Week; Dedication Set for May 7
City Selects Award-winning Architecture Firm for Greenwood Cultural Center Renovation
Vibrant Neighborhoods Partnership Announces First Participating Neighborhood
Street Maintenance Project to Begin April 15 on East 71st Street, Mingo Road to Memorial
Waterline Work to Affect Traffic April 14, 15
Mayor Presents Chad Stall and Matt Parsell with the Michael P. Kier Tulsa Blue Award for Public Service Excellence
Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Scheduled for April 24
Tulsa Parks Seeks Community Input on City Park Sports Courts
COVID-19 Sentiment Survey Launches; Downtown Tulsa Consumers, Stakeholders Encouraged to Share Input
Waterline Work Scheduled April 21 to Affect Traffic
Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity to Hold First Regular Board Meeting April 22
Mayor Presents Proposed FY22 City of Tulsa Budget
City’s Equipment Management Division Wins No. 1 Fleet Award in 2021 from The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas
Tulsa Animal Welfare and Best Friends Animal Society Team Up to Increase Pet Lifesaving
City Launches Survey to Understand COVID-19 Impact on Immigrants, Communities of Color
48-Inch Cherokee Waterline Construction: Lane Closures Scheduled to Begin April 27 at 76th Street North, Whirlpool Drive
Tulsa Parks Has Openings for Lifeguards, Day Camp Counselors - April 2021
City Seeking Qualified Developers, Small Business Partners for Evans-Fintube Redevelopment; Project to Be Major Greenwood District Destination
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – April 29
Tulsa to Participate in National Drinking Water Week May 2-8, 2021
COVID-19 Situation Update, April 29, 2021
Temporary Early Trash, Recycling Pickup to Begin May 10
Downtown Coordinating Council Closer to Downtown Tulsa Partnership Transition
Tulsa Park Survey Results Are In: Citizens Invited to Virtual Public Forum May 6
Pothole Repair Work Affecting Traffic on South Harvard Avenue near Interstate 44
Amazon Expands Investment in Tulsa with Planned Sortation Facility Near Tulsa International Airport
Greenwood Art Project News Conference Scheduled for May 26
Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity Launches Community Engagement Series
City of Tulsa Ransomware Update May 20
Mayor Bynum Issues New Executive Order Ending the COVID-19 Civil Emergency in Tulsa
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Public Oversight Meeting May Update
100 Years Later: 1921 Graves Excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery Begins June 1; Exhumation Details and Guidelines Released
City of Tulsa Commemorates 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre; Substantial Investments Made in Economic and Community Development
Greenwood Art Project Opens with Exhibitions, Events Focusing on Greenwood’s Historic Legacy and Resilience
City Offers $150 Lifeguard Hiring Incentive; City Pools to Open on Staggered Schedule
City Hall, Other Facilities to Close Monday for Memorial Day; Residential Trash Service Will Operate on Holiday
City, TEDC Partner to Create Greenwood Entrepreneurship Incubator @ Moton; Tulsa City Council to Vote on Budget Amendment June 2
1921 Graves Excavation Update - June 1, 4:45 p.m.
1921 Graves Excavation Update - June 2, 3:30 p.m.
Tulsa Utility Customers to Receive 2021 Water Quality Report with June Bills
1921 Graves Excavation Update - June 3, 4:40 p.m.
WPX Topping Out Ceremony Marks Major Milestone in Downtown Development
New Route 66 Event Series “Shop 66 Saturdays” Launching June 5
1921 Graves Excavation Update - June 4, 3:20 p.m.
1921 Graves Excavation Update - June 9, 12:25 p.m.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program In-Person Application Assistance
City of Tulsa Services Update - June 11
Street Maintenance to Begin Next Week on South Garnett, East 31st - 41st
1921 Graves Update - June 14, 1:20 p.m.
1921 Graves Update - June 16, 4:15 p.m.
1921 Graves Update - June 17, 3:45 p.m.
Manhole, Sanitary Sewer Repair to Begin June 21 on East 21st Street
City, TAEO Award Tulsa Day Center $100,000 to Launch Landlord Guarantee Fund
CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires June 30; City’s Emergency Rental Assistance, Gold Star Landlord Programs Continue to Provide Support
Ransomware Update June 22 – Tulsa Police Citations Posted on Dark Web; Tulsa Residents Should Take Necessary Precautions
Tulsa City Council Approves $16 Million 36th Street North, Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard Tax Increment Finance District
City of Tulsa Ransomware Update June 23, 2021
Widening Project to Start Next Week on East 81st Street between South Sheridan Road and South Memorial Drive
Permit Center to Close Early July 23, July 30
City Coordinating Current and Upcoming Street Projects to Minimize Traffic Disruptions
BNSF Railroad to Work on Crossing on Pine, between Sheridan and Yale
TAEO Approves $700,000 in Nonprofit Grants to Help Landlords with Unpaid Rent, Repairs
Tulsa Utility Customers May Opt In or Out of EMSAcare during Month of August
Tulsa Animal Welfare, Oklahoma Alliance for Animals to Provide Heartworm Treatment to Heartworm-Positive Dogs
Mayor Presents City Retention, Signing Bonus Proposal to Tulsa City Council