MAPS 4 brings new projects under old format
Via The Oklahoman
Sixteen projects. $978 million. One vote.
The choice is yours, Oklahoma City.
MAPS 4 is headed for a vote of the people Dec. 10 to approve a group of 16 city projects, funded by a temporary 1 cent sales tax, aimed at continuing the same kind of reinvestment into Oklahoma City as preceding MAPS projects.
The initiative is expected to raise nearly $978 million over eight years. MAPS 4 is intended to inject money into city facilities and services, and is meant to provide a higher ratio of funds to neighborhood and human needs than prior MAPS initiatives.
The three preceding MAPS projects — the original MAPS, MAPS for Kids and MAPS 3 — were funded using the same 1 cent sales tax format.
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Wed, October 16, 2019