Tulsa, OK – Is the City Council creating a hostile work environment?
Mayor Bartlett says two instances of city employees being berating at this week's council meeting is unacceptable.
Councilor Jack Henderson accused the grants administrator Cathy Criswell of "lying to the council." Councilor Jim Mautino went on a rant over a draft pet ordinance. During that incident three other councilors walked out of the meeting in protest
Tulsa, OK – As the board overseeing trash pickup in Tulsa moves toward a new contract, a proposal to strip the panel of its' authority is scheduled for action tomorrow. City Councilor Bill Christiansen is author of an ordinance to move oversight from the TARE board to the city. He says arguments against the change don't hold water
The TARE board is poised to seek bids on a new ten-year trash hauling contract. The current agreement with private collectors expires next summer.
Tulsa, OK – A spat over pet poodles erupts into a heated rant from a Tulsa city councilor. The outburst from Councilman Jim Mautino prompted three other councilors to walk out of a city hall meeting, and led to a call for security
Tulsa, OK – The Army Corp of Engineers turns up more Blue-Green Algae. The Corp's Ross Adkins says the Gentry Cove area is now infected on Lake Eufaula. The Corp is urging people to stay out of the water in that area.
Adkins says they continue to monitor all of the Corp lakes. The Taylor Ferry Swim Beach on Fort Gibson Lake remains closed because of high concentrations of the algae.