Tulsa City Council Unanimously Approves FY 2021-2022 Budget

Wednesday, June 16th 2021, 6:04 pm
By: Kristin Wells

TULSA, Oklahoma -

The City of Tulsa’s budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022 has been unanimously approved by the city council on Wednesday.

The budget, totaling $799.4 million, is a 4.9% decrease from the last year’s adopted budget.

The budget expands the Community Response Team in Tulsa, a team that responds to mental health crisis situations. The team will now be able to respond five days a week, instead of the previous three days, and allows the city to hire a civilian coordinator for the CRT team.

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The budget will continue to add more streetlights for neighborhood safety and allocates $214 million for the fire and police departments.

The Equality Indicators Initiative also received more funding to expand and add new services. Learn more about the initiative here.

The approved budget starts July 1.

You can read more about the budget on the city’s website here.