TulsaNow comes to the northside, April 22

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TulsaNow, a civic organization concerned with city design and urban revitalization, is taking its show on the road in an effort to connect with Tulsans beyond the midtown/downtown area, with its Community Forum Tour. First stop is next Wednesday, April 22, from 6 to 8 at TCC's northeast campus. The main speakers should be very interesting. Jack Crowley has been working on a new plan for downtown, and Theron Warlick is one of the Tulsa planners coordinating the PLANiTULSA comprehensive plan effort.

Here are the details:

In the spirit of community involvement, TulsaNow is bringing its Community Forum Tour "on the road" to a neighborhood near you!

The first in a series of public forums will be held at the TCC Northeast Campus on April 22nd. Topics will include: downtown development, new forms of transit, PLANiTULSA (Tulsa's citywide Comprehensive Plan)...and how it all relates to the city as a whole, and north Tulsa in particular!

Informative presentations will be followed by open discussions with local community leaders.

Jack Crowley, Special Advisor to the Mayor on Urban Planning
Theron Warlick, City of Tulsa Planning Department

Reuben Gant, Greenwood Chamber of Commerce
Rose Washington Rentie, TEDC Capital
Reggie Ivey, Tulsa Health Department
Demalda Newsome, Newsome Community Farms

This diverse group of panelists and speakers will field questions and discuss how collaborative efforts can create a brighter future for ALL Tulsans.

Expect an evening that is both exciting and informative!

WHEN: Wed, April 22, 6:00-8:00 PM
WHERE: TCC NE Campus Auditorium
3727 E. Apache
MORE INFO: info@tulsanow.org
COST: Free!

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moogle Author Profile Page said:

Any planning with the intent of improving an area must take on the politically incorrect issue of subsidized renters that increase the crime, make a mess of the public schools, and generally drag an area into the toilet. This is not just north side, but anywhere section 8 trolls take root. Some areas of southeast Tulsa are going through this now. That is probably why some neighborhood associations are adamantly against allowing an apartment complex to be built in the vicinity -- although it is politically incorrect to come right out and say the real reason.

David S. Author Profile Page said:

Talking downtown development to the northside should provide some fireworks.
With this being a Tulsa Now event and the elections nearing , I wonder how they will promote Mayor Taylor with this.

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