Tulsa Vision Tax Meetings Include Dive Bar Town Hall

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 11:03 am
By: News On 6

Tulsa city councilors are taking the Vision tax vote to the people this month - including a "Dive Bar Town Hall" set for March 21st.

Six public meetings are planned for citizens to discuss the tax package with councilors. The Vision package includes money for economic development, public safety, streets and public transportation.

Voters will decide the issue April 5, 2016.

See a full list of Vision projects

Most of the meetings are held at libraries and churches, but Councilor Blake Ewing is holding one at a downtown bar. The "Dive Bar Town Hall" will start at 6 p.m. March 21 at 520 East 3rd Street at the Fur Shop.

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Ewing has held previous dive bar town halls with the goal of getting younger people involved in the process.

Vision Town Hall Meetings in March:

March 9 – District 2, Councilor Jeannie Cue
6 p.m.
1902 E. 71st St.
Marriott Southern Hills

March 14 – District 9, Councilor G.T. Bynum
6 p.m.
5202 S. Hudson Ave., Ste. B
Kaiser Library

March 17 – District 3, Councilor David Patrick
7 p.m.
555 S. Memorial Dr.
International Gospel Center

March 21 – Dive Bar Town Hall, Councilor Blake Ewing
6 p.m.
520 E. 3rd St.
The Fur Shop

March 22 – District 5, Councilor Karen Gilbert
6 p.m.
6038 E. 23rd St.
Nathan Hale City-County Library

March 28 – District 4, Councilor Blake Ewing
6 p.m.
709 S. Boston Ave.
First Presbyterian Church, Stephenson Hall