Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council will vote on Thursday if to move forward the sale of old city Hall. The council yesterday, reviewed an resolution, turning the property over to the Tulsa Development Authority for the purpose of negotiating the sale.
In March, Brickhuggers LLC announced it would pay one million dollars for the facility in "as-is" condition. The firm's intention is to turn the building into a 200 room hotel.
Brickhuggers is the same firm that renovated the old Mayo Hotel.
Tulsa, OK – The Mayor nominates former councilor Eric Gomez to the Planning Commission. That has some neighborhood groups upset.
They claim that when on the council, Gomez was not supportive of neighborhood causes. He told the council he realizes the perception is there, but feels, because of the district's make up, industrial, downtown and residential, that is a misconception.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's Future, a job-creation initiative of the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce, announced today that eight companies have hired or intend to hire a total of 361 employees during 2010. Chamber and City of Tulsa officials made the announcement to emphasize that jobs are available and that efforts to attract and retain businesses are working.
Nowata, OK – NOWATA, Okla. (AP) Authorities in Nowata County say seven marijuana fields with more than 32,000 plants were found on public hunting grounds east of Nowata. Undersheriff Doug Sonenberg says the fields were first found and reported by turkey hunters last week.
Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com