Arkansas River

Local & Regional
12:53 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Tulsa Mayor Appoints River Development Director

New Director of River Development Robert Gardner
Credit City of Tulsa

Former Tulsa City Councilor Robert Gardner will be the Mayor’s Director of River Development. The focus will be on getting and keeping water in the river to encourage development along its’ banks. Gardner says he went to Mayor Bartlett several weeks ago and offered to help. He says one person with a total focus on the river should be able to help move things along.

Gardner, a city councilor from 1994-1998, will begin immediately and will not be paid for his work.

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StudioTulsa
2:54 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

A New Gathering Place For Tulsa

Aired on Wednesday, June 19th. / A scale model for the proposed Gathering Place for Tulsa public park.
Credit KWGS News File Photo

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Jeff Stava, a senior program officer for the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the project manager for the new, privately-funded, still-in-development public park known as A Gathering Place for Tulsa. The final design plans for the Riverside-based park (to be created on the site of the Blair Mansion) were announced Tuesday the 18th.

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Local & Regional
7:52 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Enid Senator files Lawsuit over Tulsa Bond Project

Tulsa's Zink Lake at the Low Water Dam
KWGS News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state senator from Enid is suing to stop a $25 million state bond issue to fund improvements to Tulsa's Zink Lake Dam.

Republican Senator Patrick Anderson filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Oklahoma County against the Oklahoma Capital Improvement Authority, Tulsa County, the City of Tulsa, Tulsa's River Parks Authority and others. He claims the use of a state bond issue on the project is unconstitutional and is asking a judge to prevent it.

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