Owasso Voters Say 'Yes' To Sales Tax Hike - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Owasso Voters Say 'Yes' To Sales Tax Hike

Posted: Updated:
File photo. File photo.
OWASSO, Oklahoma - Owasso voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent hike in their city's sales tax. 

According to the Tulsa County Election Board, the increase of three cents to 3.5 cents passed by a margin of 76 percent to 24 percent. 

The city of Owasso says the nearly $4 million raised by the increase will be split between the police, fire and street departments. The increase will take effect on April 1, 2015. 

The city says the sales tax hike will cost the average family about $62 a year.

1/10/2015 Related Story: Owasso Residents Weigh Half-Penny Sales Tax Increase

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.