Jan 202011

TulsaNow, a grass roots citizen-based group working to make Tulsa a better place to live, invites Tulsa citizens to attend the upcoming Battle of the Plans, a citizen planning forum scheduled for 6:45 pm, Monday, October 28, in the Great Hall, Allen Chapman Activity Center, University of Tulsa, 5th and Gary. Admission is free and no reservations are needed.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from citizen planners about their Vision for Tulsa. Plans being presented include.

– A 20/20 Vision of Tulsa – by local lawyer C. Rabon Martin

– Arkansas River Development – by engineer and former Mayoral candidate Ray McCollum

– Blue Dome District – by Michael Sager and Kathleen Page

– Creative Use of the Arts – by Ken Busby of the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa

– Enrichment Plan for Tulsa: Oil Capitol of the World – by Michael Steed

– Mohawk Park – by Mary Collins, Tulsa Zoo Friends Executive Director

– Plan for Route 66 – by the Route 66 Business League of Tulsa

– Rooftops – by Rachel Zebrowski of Zebrowski Architecture & Planning

– StreetLife – by Jamie Jamison, developer of the Village at Central Park

– The Tulsa Connection – by the Dr. Thomas Costner Family including 13 year old Kayla and 10 year old Chase

Mayor Bill LaFortune is scheduled to give a ‘call to action’ and to welcome presenters. Moderator is Glenda Silvey, news anchor for KOTV Channel 6. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose questions to the citizen planners. An informal reception and discussion with presenters follows the program.

TulsaNow hopes to influence the public process by making great ideas public and offering a forum for grand plans that otherwise would go unnoticed. For more information go to the TulsaNow website at www.tulsanow.org.

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