Arkansas River http://publicradiotulsa.org en Tulsa Mayor Appoints River Development Director http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-mayor-appoints-river-development-director <p>Former Tulsa City Councilor Robert Gardner will be the Mayor’s Director of River Development. The focus will be on getting and keeping water in the river to encourage development along its’ banks. Gardner says he went to Mayor Bartlett several weeks ago and offered to help. He says one person with a total focus on the river should be able to help move things along.</p><p>Gardner, a city councilor from 1994-1998, will begin immediately and will not be paid for his work.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:53:23 +0000 Marshall Stewart 56716 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa Mayor Appoints River Development Director A New Gathering Place For Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/new-gathering-place-tulsa <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Jeff Stava, a senior program officer for the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the project manager for the new, privately-funded, still-in-development public park known as A Gathering Place for Tulsa. The final design plans for the Riverside-based park (to be created on the site of the Blair Mansion) were announced Tuesday the 18th. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:54:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 41272 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A New Gathering Place For Tulsa Enid Senator files Lawsuit over Tulsa Bond Project http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/enid-senator-files-lawsuit-over-tulsa-bond-project <div><p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state senator from Enid is suing to stop a $25 million state bond issue to fund improvements to Tulsa's Zink Lake Dam.</p><p>Republican Senator Patrick Anderson filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Oklahoma County against the Oklahoma Capital Improvement Authority, Tulsa County, the City of Tulsa, Tulsa's River Parks Authority and others. He claims the use of a state bond issue on the project is unconstitutional and is asking a judge to prevent it.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:52:25 +0000 Associated Press 24801 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Enid Senator files Lawsuit over Tulsa Bond Project