The proposals for the City of Tulsa's Vision sales-tax extension are all now in, and those proposals are many and varied. Some are, indeed, visionary; others seem fanciful. Some are familiar; others seem quite novel. All of the proposals -- there were more than 130 in total -- address perceived needs of one kind or another in our community, and taken together, they tally more than $2 billion in spending. Now comes the difficult task of narrowing down the numerous needs, goals, and desires in these proposals to a coherent set of projects that will be put before voters in April of next year.

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On today's StudioTulsa, we hear about Vision2, the proposal by Tulsa County to extend the Vision 2025 six-tenths-of-a-penny sales tax that is set to expire in 2017.

City Seeks Input on Use of Vision Funds

Aug 15, 2012
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Mayor Bartlett and Tulsa City Councilors will host five public forums across Tulsa to receive citizen input for Vision2 projects.

Earlier this week, the Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution which would give the citizens of Tulsa an opportunity to vote for an extension of the Vision2025 program on November 6. With a potential extension, the City of Tulsa must identify projects for inclusion in the new Vision2 program.