Oklahoma City Shooting for Texas Hotel Tax to Save Park

Williamson, Richard
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/4/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31876, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposal of Oklahoma City to implement a hotel room tax to support revenue bonds needed for the renovation of the State Fair Park in Oklahoma. Concern of the city on the potential loss of horse shows to competing cities; Insistence of Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett on holding an election on the hotel tax issue; Options on the creation of a business improvement district and financial help from Oklahoma County.


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