City support for redevelopment of “cultural and commercial areas near where you live” got high marks from Oklahoma City residents this summer, with 73 percent saying they agreed or strongly agreed with the idea.
It's a fact
Sixty property owners who appealed their assessment to Oklahoma County's equalization board got adjustments this year; 154 appeals were denied.
They said it
“This is an opportunity for Oklahoma City to take the lead and again show the rest of the country the type of forward-looking, thoughtful city this is.”
— Devon Energy Executive Chairman Larry Nichols, laying out a vision for adapting technology to build a downtown Oklahoma City streetcar without the clutter of overhead electrical wires.
The city council is on its summer schedule and did not meet last Tuesday.
• The city council meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 N Walker Ave.
• The Oklahoma City Riverfront Redevelopment Authority meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. It will consider the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation's plan to sell beer in the Boathouse District.
William Crum, Staff Writer