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Vision Tulsa Ballot Language

Below is the actual ballot language for your review. The ballot is written in complicated technical terms by the City of Tulsa legal staff, but keep in mind that our tax rate stays exactly the same if all propositions pass.

 


 

City Of Tulsa Proposition No. 1

Sales Tax–Public Safety

Do you approve City of Tulsa Ordinance No. 2340, which enacts a permanent sales tax of sixteen one-hundredths of one percent (.16%) commencing on January 1, 2017, increasing to twenty-six one-hundredths of one percent (.26%) on July 1, 2021 for the purpose of funding public safety in the City of Tulsa, and devoting the revenues from said sales tax to police, fire and 911, in accordance with Ordinance No. 23423?

The ballot setting forth the above Proposition shall also contain in connection therewith the following words and symbols:

 

FOR the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote for the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “FOR.”

AGAINST the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote against the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “AGAINST.”

 


 

 


 

City Of Tulsa Proposition No. 2

Sales Tax–Street Maintenance and Public Transportation

Do you approve City of Tulsa Ordinance No. 23421, which enacts a permanent sales tax of eighty-five thousandths of one percent (.085%) commencing on January 1, 2017, for the purpose of supporting the construction, operation and maintenance of public streets, traffic and public transportation systems in the City of Tulsa and paying debt service on indebtedness issued for such purposes, and devoting the revenues from said sales tax to maintaining and supporting public streets and public transportation systems; that is, funding capital projects, operations, salaries and maintenance, and purchasing rolling stock, fuel, materials and supplies, in accordance with Ordinance No. 23424?

The ballot setting forth the above Proposition shall also contain in connection therewith the following words and symbols:

 

  FOR the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote for the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “FOR.”

 

AGAINST the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote against the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “AGAINST.”


 

 

 


 

City of Tulsa Proposition No. 3

Sales Tax–Economic Development

Do you approve City of Tulsa Ordinance No. 23422, which enacts a temporary sales tax of three hundred five thousandths of one percent (.305%) commencing January 1, 2017, increasing to eight hundred five thousandths of one percent (.805%) on July 1, 2021, decreasing to three hundred five thousandths of one percent (.305%) on July 1, 2025, and expiring on December 31, 2031, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, equipping, furnishing, operating and maintaining economic development projects in the City of Tulsa, including Arkansas River development, and paying debt service on indebtedness issued for such purposes, in accordance with Ordinance No. 23425?

The ballot setting forth the above Proposition shall also contain in connection therewith the following words and symbols:

 

  FOR the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote for the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “FOR.”

 

AGAINST the Above Proposition

 

If the voter desires to vote against the above Proposition, the voter shall fill in the box to the left of the word “AGAINST.”


 

 

 

 

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