Oklahoma City Eyes Asking Voters For $100M to Revamp Fairgrounds

Williamson, Richard
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/29/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31709, p4
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Reports that administrative officials in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma could ask voters to approve a bonds issue of as much as 100 million dollars within a six month period for a major upgrade of the State Fair Park, financial backing for which would come from a hotel room tax rate increase. Significance of the upgrade proposed by the State Fair board; Improvements included in the planned upgrades; Impact of the financial stress experienced by states fairs across the U.S.; Agency responsible for valuation of required upgrade costs; Possible opposition to the proposed hotel room tax increase.


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