Election Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mar 29, 2016

 

 

If approved by Jenks voters, Vision for Jenks would replace the existing Tulsa County Vision 2025 sales tax, which expires Dec. 31, 2016. Passage will not result in an increase in taxes.

Election Date:  Tuesday, April 5, 2016; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where do I vote? At your normal polling location. If you don’t know that location, click here.

Early In-Person Voting: Thursday, March 31, Friday, April 1 at the Tulsa County Election Board

Request Absentee Ballots: Call the Tulsa County Election Board at 918.596.5780 (by March 30)

 

What is on the ballot?

Low Water Dams (Jenks Portion) and Related Infrastructure – $16.67 million

            -Dam construction ($11,570,000)

            -Trail, connects to RiverWalk Crossing ($1,510,000)

            -Essential pedestrian access abutment to shore ($1,500,000)

            -Flood wall and riverbank stabilization ($2,090,000)

Neighborhood road maintenance program – $1.55 million

            -Preventative crack sealing, street repair in neighborhoods

Sidewalk construction – $1.33 million

            -Elm Street from K Pl. to B St. ($415,000)

            -B St. from Elm to RiverWalk Crossing ($765,000)

            -C St. from Fir to Elm St. ($150,000)

Engineering and right of way acquisition for Elm Street widening (111th St. to 121st St.) – $1.5 million

Construction of splash pad at Veterans Park – $400,000

Paving Parkwest parking lot – $233,000

            -Partnership with Tulsa County

Reconstruction of First St., connecting downtown Jenks to the future Simon Premium Outlets – $244,000

Reconstruction of Seventh St., connecting downtown Jenks to the future Simon Premium Outlets – $244,000

 

SUMMARY:

  • Estimated collection: $22.131 million
  • Total length of sales tax: 15 years
  • No increase in sales tax