Bond issues, propositions up for vote in Green Country


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Updated: 5/15/2013 8:47 am Published: 5/14/2013 3:14 pm


Green Country area voters decided several bond issues and propositions on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Tulsa Public School Bond passed
Rogers County Proposition passed
Muskogee County Proposition 1 & 2 passed

Here’s a breakdown:

Muskogee County
  • Muskogee Public Schools - with 19 of 19 precincts reporting, 84.2% voted yes for prop 1, 15.8% voted no for prop 1, 85.2% voted yes for prop 2, 14.8% voted no for prop 2
  • Prop 1: $47,440,000 in bonds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites through an annual property tax
  • Prop 2: $2,065,000 in bonds for the purchase transportation equipment through property tax
Nowata County
  • Countywide election
  • County Proposition: Penny sales tax extension
  • City of Nowata:
  • Prop 1: The first proposition would amend the section of the charter that outlines residency requirements and qualifications of city commissioners.
  • Prop 2: Proposition 2 restricts nepotism by municipal officials, and curtails them from being compensated for multiple city positions.
  • Prop 3: Proposition No. 3 regards amendments to sections of the city charter which deal with commissioner-recall procedures. It would alter the charter to make it conform with state law.
  • Prop 4: The fourth city item regards methodology for the calling of special commission meetings.


Pittsburg County
  • City of McAlester
  • Modify existing 1% sales tax to pay debt service on obligations “heretofore or hereafter” approved by the voters of the City
Rogers County
  • Countywide - with 36 of 36 precincts reporting, 58.2% voted yes, while 41.8% voted no.
  • Proposition – 1% sales tax for 5 years from October 1, 2013 to be designated solely for the construction, improvement, maintenance and repair of county roads and bridges.
Tulsa County
  • Glenpool Public Schools
  • Proposition: $1,000,000 to provide funds for constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites through property tax
  • Tulsa Public Schools - with 140 of 149 precincts reporting, 67.3% voted yes, while 32.7% voted no.
  • Proposition: $38,000,000 for acquiring and installing learning technology equipment district-wide, enhancing and acquiring and installing safety and security equipment at school sites through property tax.


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USEagle - 5/15/2013 9:29 AM
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The top administrators of TPS would like to thank you for increasing their pay checks and helping them redecorate their offices.

USEagle - 5/14/2013 3:36 PM
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Just go on and be idiots like always and raise our property tax! As though they don't rob us enough.
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