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Oklahoma City voters approve MAPS 4

Post Date:12/10/2019 8:30 PM

Oklahoma City voters approved the sales tax to fund MAPS 4 in Tuesday’s special election, moving forward with a unique and ambitious plan to transform our community.

“We've never been more united as one OKC,” said Mayor David Holt. “Over this last year, we worked together collaboratively as a community to find a common purpose. It reflects a diverse 650,000-person-strong city, and that's why the city embraced it in overwhelming numbers. ”

Visit okc.gov/maps4 for details on MAPS 4.

The election results are unofficial until certified by the Oklahoma County Election Board.

About MAPS 4

MAPS 4 is a debt-free public improvement program funded by a temporary penny sales tax that will raise a projected $978 million over eight years.

MAPS 4 will keep Oklahoma City’s sales tax rate unchanged. The sales tax will take effect April 1 when the Better Streets, Safer City temporary sales tax expires.

More than 70 percent of MAPS 4 funding is dedicated to neighborhood and human needs. The rest is for quality of life and job-creating initiatives.

The 16 MAPS 4 projects are:

Each project will be refined in the coming years as the process unfolds, much like the previous MAPS programs. MAPS 4 will be overseen by a volunteer advisory board that makes recommendations to the Oklahoma City Council, which has final oversight.

Media Contact
Kristy Yager
(405) 297-2550
kristy.yager@okc.gov

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