Street resurfacing, trails construction and resurfacing, sidewalk and bike lane construction are being funded by the 10-year bond and a $240 million temporary sales tax. Within the sales tax portion, Wenger said the city has completed about $35 million in street resurfacing, with another $50 million already in work expected to start in the next several months.
If you saw Kings of Leon for free at Scissortail Parkís grand opening or youíve taken a ride down the Bricktown Canal, then youíve experienced at least two MAPS projects.
Do you want to be cool? Then, you should make sure youíre registered to vote by Nov. 15. That is the last day you can register to vote if you want to cast your ballot in the MAPS election, being held Dec. 10.
With the holidays approaching, you might be in the search for small-talk topics. We have one that will wet your whistle.
At the Elevate conference, Walter Nusbaum addressed the lunch crowd. He told the audience how watching a man wipe down a sink motivated him to look at life in a different way.
The OKC Schools Compact is raising $5 million to help fund mental health services and programs in the schools. The goal has not been met yet, but the school district has already started working on some programs while it waits on the money to be raised.
The City of OKCís Household Hazardous Waste facility provides an environmentally safe place for residents to dispose of household hazardous waste and is free to Oklahoma City residents.
OKC's efforts in the areas of mental health and substance use, major contributing factors to prison overcrowding, have taken on more and more significance.