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.
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.
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.
Love Your OKC Coalition formed to support MAPS 4 initiative.
Record-breaking crowds attend grand opening weekend festivities.
“What better place to hold the 2020 Women’s National Team Selection Trials than the home of USA Softball, the Softball Capital of the World,” said USA Softball CEO Craig Cress when OKC was announced as the host of the 2020 Selection Trials.
When Wade Gourley was appointed July 12 as the Oklahoma City Police Department's first new chief in 15 years, he became the organization’s 50th Chief of Police.