Better Streets, Safer City

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Bond_Logo_Color-NOVOTEOn Sept. 12, 2017, Oklahoma City voters approved 13 bond propositions and two sales tax initiatives known as the Better Streets, Safer City projects.

General obligation bond package

The 10-year, $967 million bond package invests in streets, police and fire facilities, parks and other basic needs. It succeeds the 2007 bond program, which is almost complete. Read more.

Permanent 1/4 cent sales tax

This measure will help hire 129 more police officers and 57 more firefighters with an annual $26 million boost for public safety and other day-to-day operations. It's the first increase in the permanent general operations sales tax rate since 1976. Read more.

Temporary penny sales tax extension

A temporary, 27-month continuation of the expired MAPS 3 penny sales tax will generate $240 million for street resurfacing, streetscapes, trails, sidewalks and bicycle infrastructure. Read more.