Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Campaign Co-Chair Percy Kirk today announced the formation of the “Love Your OKC Coalition.” The Coalition will campaign in support of the upcoming MAPS 4 initiative to be voted on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.
The municipal leader organization, Accelerator for America, visited Oklahoma City to learn about MAPS 4 and Opportunity Zones. Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt said the group was excited to hear about the new Homeland grocery store planned for a northeast Opportunity Zone.
While traffic can still maneuver through the Interstate 235/I-44 interchange both ways, drivers will soon start seeing the $105 million project coming to life closer to the road. It was the single largest dollar-amount contract in state history at the time it was awarded.
The process for identifying which projects will make the cut for the next MAPS initiative, expected to be decided by Oklahoma City voters this December, is well underway.
Oklahoma businesses are now able to compete with neighboring states.
It was another successful Legislative Session for the Chamber and its partners.
Councilman Greenwell recently took the time to sit down with VeloCity to talk a bit about his background, his experience on the Council, commuting via bike and bus, and his thoughts on OKC in general.
When Gov. Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 2423 into law earlier this month, a new-to-Oklahoma class of incorporation was created, called a “benefit corporation.” The legislation takes effect in December.