Prop One of Vision2 Focused On Airport Improvements
Tulsa, OK -
Tulsa County is counting on voters to see the vision this November. Vision2 would extend the 6/10 of a penny sales tax currently in Vision 2025.
Much of proposition one of Vision2 calls for an estimated $254- million to improve the infrastructure at the Tulsa airport, replacing or repairing just about everything from the rooftop to the pavement. It would also make sure the hangers can fit new larger aircraft so maintenance work keeps coming to Tulsa. Another $53-million would go toward closing the deal to get companies here. While some are worried that this is all about convincing American to stay, Commissioner John Smaligo says that's not the case. "No, absolutely not, this is about making sure our infrastructure remains a world class facility. It's the largest non-military aerospace maintenance facility in the world," he told Tulsa's Channel 8.
Smaligo says no one's touched much of complex since World War II. He says an overhaul could attract other companies to Tulsa with world class facilities along with our willing and able workforce. Voters will have the final say in November. "I think in the end they're going to be willing to do that," said Smaligo.
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