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History of MAPS

Information compiled by John Estus and Michael Kimball, The Oklahoman

Maps 3 articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • #OKC Boxscore for Monday, June 8, 2015

    By William Crum

    Staff Writer

    wcrum@oklahoman.com

    |
    Updated: Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    William Crum: The week in review, and the week ahead, in Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum

    Staff Writer

    wcrum@oklahoman.com

    |
    Published: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    William Crum: The week in review, and the week ahead, in Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • Oklahoma City MAPS 3 streetcar, senior center advance

    BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Oklahoma City MAPS 3 streetcar, senior center both hit milestones with affirmative votes by the city council on Tuesday.

  • Oklahoma City Council to review advisory committees' recommendations on latest MAPS 3 projects developments

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Council will consider recommendations to move ahead with design of the streetcar “mainline” and to seek bids for construction of the first senior health and wellness center.

  • Oklahoma County could face threat of lawsuit over jail woes

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Federal officials could be headed toward a lawsuit over ongoing problems at the Oklahoma County jail. Meanwhile, a working group is expected to decide by the end of June whether to call for a tax hike vote to pay for improvements at the jail in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • First MAPS 3 senior center reaches milestone

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Council is expected to give approval to seek construction bids after an advisory committee endorsed architects’ final plans for the the first MAPS 3 senior center.

  • Street conditions are among top priorities in Oklahoma City budget plans

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Street repair, vegetation-munching goats and airline service were on the minds of Oklahoma City Council members as they reviewed 2015-16 budget plans.



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MAPS: The Vote


MAPS 3

Election Day: Dec. 8, 2009
Who voted: 75,421 Oklahoma City residents
The result: The sales tax initiative passed with 54 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included eight projects, and voting yes or no meant the voter was voting for or against all of them at once.

MAPS

Election Day: Dec. 14, 1993
Who voted: 60,129 Oklahoma City residents
The result: The sales tax initiative passed with about 54 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included nine projects. Much like the MAPS 3 ballot, a yes vote was for all the projects, while a no vote was against all the projects.

MAPS for KIDS

Election day: Nov. 13, 2001
Who voted: 60,855 Oklahoma City residents voted on the sales tax initiative, and 34,318 residents within the Oklahoma City Public School District voted on the bond issue.
The result: The sales tax initiative and bond issue passed, with each getting about 61 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included closure of 21 schools, seven new schools, at least $1 million in renovations at every other school, academic reforms and money for neighboring school districts.

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