Better Streets, Safer City

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Bond_Logo_colorOklahoma City voters are eligible to participate in a special election Sept. 12 to consider bond and sales tax initiatives.

General obligation bond package

The 10-year, $967 million bond package would invest in streets, police and fire facilities, parks and other basic needs. It would succeed the 2007 bond program, which is almost complete. Read more.

Permanent 1/4 cent sales tax

This measure would help hire 129 more police officers and 57 more firefighters with an annual $26 million boost for public safety and other day-to-day operations. It would be the first increase in the permanent general operations sales tax rate since 1976. Read more.

Temporary penny sales tax extension

A temporary, 27-month continuation of the expiring MAPS 3 penny sales tax would generate $240 million for street resurfacing, streetscapes, trails, sidewalks and bicycle infrastructure. Read more.