Oklahoma City may seek to extend sales tax to fund
- St. Louis proposes regional tax for downtown development. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;11/18/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30771, p27
Reports that Saint Louis, Missouri leaders are pushing for a sales tax increase. Amount to be raised by the sales tax; Use of the funds for downtown development.
- 'MAPS' Wraps Up. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;6/8/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31900, p27
Reports on the end of operations of the Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) Citizens Oversight Board in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma after the completion of downtown revival projects. Supervision of Oklahoma City's MAPS bond program for ten years; Approval of a one-cent sales tax to raise revenues;...
- OK City Opens Downtown PL. // Library Journal;9/15/2004, Vol. 129 Issue 15, p18
The article reports on the opening of a public library in Oklahoma City. The $24 million Ronald Norick Downtown Library, centerpiece of the Metropolitan Library System, opened in Oklahoma City on August 17, 2004. The 112,356 square foot facility is the last of the area's nine Metropolitan Area...
- Telephone remarks with Mayor Ronald Norick of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/31/95, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p1311
Presents United States President Bill Clinton's telephone conversation with Mayor Ronald Norick of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 27, 1995 in the Oval Office of the White House. Signing of the rescission bill; Funding provisions of the bill to restore and revitalize the area of the city...
- Rebuild L.A. group gets logo, but ad strategy is still lacking. Johnson, Bradley // Advertising Age;7/27/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 30, p41
Reports that three months after the riots broke out in the city of Los Angeles, California, Rebuild L.A. is unveiling a logo, `RLA.' The first visible effort of image-building from the group charged with rejuvenating the inner city; Peter Ueberroth, head of Rebuild L.A.; Hopes to have the first...
- Guerilla welfare. Stein, K.D. // Architectural Record;Nov1988, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p98
The `Mad Housers' of Atlanta, Georgia are one of the recipients of the `In the Public Interest' awards. A group of young professionals spend their weekends building huts on vacant parcels of government-owned or private property. Building details; The Aftercare Committee; Drawbacks.
- Sustainable development: How to make it work. Barnett, Jonathan // Architectural Record;Jun1993, Vol. 181 Issue 6, p32
Suggests policies to effect sustainable development in urban areas. Growth limits around existing cities; Relating new development to the availability of infrastructure and public facilities; Tying development to the carrying capacity of the natural landscape and environment by zoning; Creation...
- Cashing in on the Beantown boom. Martin, F. // Black Enterprise;Feb1988, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p143
Describes a parcel-to-parcel linkage program and how it got started in Boston, Mass. Under this program, the city and state designate minority developers for certain downtown projects, but those selected must simultaneously develop publicly held land in a poor neighborhood. Also, minority...
- Boston banks launch loan drive for inner city. O'Connor, B.W. // Black Enterprise;Apr90, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p20
Reports on the Massachusetts' banking community's $400 million investment plan to help revitalize Boston's inner-city neighborhoods. How the Community Investment Program works; Mixed reactions to the plan.