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  • 'Love Your OKC Coalition' formed to support MAPS 4

    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 Love Your OKC Coalition is chaired by Mayor Holt and co-chaired by Kirk. In just a short time a broad range of more than 30 local organizations and civic groups have voiced their support for MAPS 4 and the coalition.   Read More...

  • Love Your OKC: City leaders announce MAPS 4 campaign

    Mayor David Holt announced the formation of the “Love Your OKC Coalition” on Tuesday afternoon that will campaign in support of the MAPS 4 project- which will hit the ballot on December 10.“I don’t mind at all there being a tax on it. It makes more beauty in our city,” said Brandi Sanders, who lives in Oklahoma City.Love Your OKC is the motto behind the campaign.“Times change and it’s important that we change with it and we continue to evolve and that we...  Read More...

  • O’Connor: MAPS 4 will have positive social, economic impact

    The package of MAPS 4 projects approved by the Oklahoma City Council last week will go to a vote of the people on Dec. 10.This election is an important next step in the city’s continued development. The package of 16 projects is a synergistic solution to a wide range of some of the toughest social issues.   Read More...

  • Longtime challenges, dreams, adddressed with OKC’s MAPS 4

    Sixteen projects, 75% aimed at addressing stubborn social issues for our community, others consisting of arena and stadium investment and yet others representing some interesting opportunities to take on other long-nagging economic development challenges.The MAPS 4 resolution to be voted on Tuesday by the Oklahoma City Council is very, very different from the one drafted a decade ago for MAPS 3. As with the MAPS 3 resolution, the new plan is the city council’s commitment to specified proje...  Read More...

  • Oklahoma City Council approves MAPS 4 package, special election to be Dec. 10

    Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council approved an ambitious and unique MAPS 4 package for voters to consider in a special election on Dec. 10.Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council approved an ambitious and unique MAPS 4 package for voters to consider in a special election on Dec. 10.“MAPS 4 is a broad package that meets many needs in our city – most notably in our neighborhoods and in our daily lives.   Read More...

  • MAPS 4 would raise an estimated $978 million to extend Oklahoma City's renaissance 'to all residents'

    MAPS 4 would raise an estimated $978 million over eight years for 16 projects, with spending concentrated on improving the quality of life in neighborhoods throughout Oklahoma City and for individuals caught on the edges of society.A 10-page "resolution of intent" to be considered by the city council on Tuesday offers hope that public investments can help lift individuals out of the traps of poverty, mental illness, domestic violence and substance abuse, and can point at-risk youth awa...  Read More...

  • GREATER OKC CHAMBER PRESIDENT COMMENTS ON MAPS 4 PROJECTS PACKAGE

    The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is pleased to see the inclusive MAPS 4 projects list that will be considered by the city council for a public vote.Greater Oklahoma City Chamber President and CEO Roy Williams said the package of projects is the right combination of what the city needs to keep moving forward.“When Mayor David Holt asked the residents to dream big, they certainly did. Now we have a package of incredible projects that will improve the lives of everyone in this city and ultim...  Read More...

  • Point of View: 'Big House' means much to OKC, state

    For people like me from rural Oklahoma, “The Big House” at the State Fairgrounds is a special place.It's where we cheered on our hometown teams. Where we forged friendships in the show ring with peers from all four corners of the state. Where we met wives and husbands.For more than 50 years, the arena has been a dream destination for students across Oklahoma.   Read More...

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