Kevin Canfield has covered local government in Tulsa for nearly two decades. He also has reported on downtown development, zoning and community planning.
The Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority voted 5-0 Tuesday not to go forward with the event, which was scheduled for Oct. 1-11.
Tulsa could have a new leader in a few weeks.
Lee Ann Crosby and Jayme Fowler are vying to succeed District 9 Councilor Ben Kimbro, who is not seeking reelection after serving four years. …
"Personally, on my note, this is an act of a coward," said C.J. Weber-Neal, a member of the Greeenwood Arts and Cultural Society.
Bob Jack said he hopes the community can come together to find a legally acceptable resolution to the controversy.
More than 50 murals have been put on streets in cities nationwide, but only one has been removed so far over legal concerns like those raised in Tulsa.
The mayor's campaign had $400,000 in the bank as of June 30; Greg Robinson's campaign says it has raised $166,000 to date.
Councilors Kara Joy McKee and Vannessa Hall-Harper proposed Wednesday that Historic Greenwood District Main Street apply for a permit to keep the sign in place.
Councilors Kara Joy McKee and Vanessa Hall-Harper plan to present their ideas to their fellow councilors during a public meeting Wednesday.
A steering committee has recommended that the DCC transition into a nonprofit.