Mayor Robert Lee, who supported the city's mandate — which expired Sunday — told the Tulsa World Tuesday that "it is expected to pass" during the next City Council meeting, when the issue is once again part of the administrative agenda.
Mayor Robert Lee said in a Facebook post that the meeting was canceled on advice about safety concerns from the Jenks Police Department.
"We must all do our part to support the extraordinary efforts of our frontline workers," said Tulsa resident Ken Busby.
Mayor Robert Lee led councilors in approving a mask mandate. Gov. Kevin Stitt could take a lesson in leadership and courage from Lee, editorial writers say.
"Sorry if I offend anyone, but this is an urgent situation with lives on the line," Mayor Robert Lee said during a special council meeting at which a split City Council approved a mask mandate by a 4-3 vote.
If approved, Jenks would join Tulsa as the only municipalities in Tulsa County to have mask mandates.
The outlet mall is scheduled to open in the spring of 2021, according to a company official.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, both at St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Tulsa.
Tulsa Premium Outlets, LLC, has purchased about 51 acres from River District Development Group, LLC for $12 million, a deed dated July 31 indicates.
Sand Springs’ new assistant city manager is no stranger to local politics.
Former Jenks City Manager Mike Tinker is taking over as Assistant City Manager in Sand Springs.
A running battle between the city of Jenks and the owner of land near a proposed outlet mall appears to have reached a stalemate for now.
efore purchasing their homes, did these individuals ask questions about the tanks or other companies within the surrounding area? No.
If Pam Pollard (Oklahoma Republican Party Chairwoman) is serious about Scott Pruitt still being electable, she's throwing all Republicans under the bus.
A new sign erected near the site of the proposed Tulsa Premium Outlets, across the Creek Turnpike from the Oklahoma Aquarium, indicates that the 80-retailer mall is coming in 2020.
Wake up, Jenks! You might miss the beginning of the end of the Aquarium.
Teri Bowers has been on administrative leave since Oct. 13, when she says City Manager Chris Shrout summoned her to City Hall. Bowers has hired an attorney and may fight in court to keep the job.
A split City Council vote last month gave Phillips 66 Pipeline Co. the permit it needed to add a butane-blending operation to its distribution terminal at 10600 S. Elwood Ave.
Two remaining suitors — the Cherokee Outlets in Catoosa and Tulsa Premium Outlets in Jenks — are likely not going to open in 2017 despite previous timelines given by their developers. Neither has announced any tenants.
Station No. 2 is still in service during the day, but because mold spores are more active at night, firefighters scheduled from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. are stationed in their emergency vehicles at the QuikTrip at 712 S. Elm St. so they can be as responsive as possible to any calls.
The $39 million development will start with the construction of light industrial service centers.
City councilors recently approved a resolution calling for an April 5 election on its version of Vision 2025 renewal.