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OKG Newsletter


Topic: million

Contingency plan

The MAPS 3 convention center budget was reduced when City Council voted to move $30 million from the convention center budget to a contingency fund.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council waded into a fight over $30 million that some say rightfully belongs in the convention center budget, while others say it should be set aside to move an OGE substation (pictured) situated near the future MAPS 3 park.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Cool Breeze

‘Shaft,’ it is not.


Action

Rod Lott
MGM's marketing campaign for 1972's Cool Breeze played up — if not centered around — a connection to Shaft. That connection? Both were blaxploitation films released by MGM. I guess audiences thought that wasn't enough of a lure, because Breeze is an obscure entry in the genre, just now seeing the light of DVD, courtesy of the Warner Archive archivists.
 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Mileage may vary

While MAPS 3 promised 70 miles of new sidewalks, project officials say only about 25 miles can be built for the $6.8 million budget.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite a promise of 70 miles of new sidewalks as part of the MAPS 3 program, Oklahoma City is now looking at constructing possibly less than 40 percent of that amount for the entire project.
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
 
Monday, October 15, 2012
 
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