Tulsa City Council approves city's 2019-2020 budget

Tulsa City Council approves city's 2019-2020 budget

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa City Council approved Mayor G.T. Bynum's budget plan for the 2019-2020 fiscal year Wednesday.

Mayor Bynum proposed the $846 million budget in late April. The budget includes all city funds, operations and capital funding from Improve Our Tulsa and Vision Tulsa.

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"The Mayor and the Council continue to work together extremely well, which benefits both our City and citizens," Council Chair Phil Lakin said. "Unanimous approval of this budget is no surprise, because we collectively wrote it and prioritized initiatives that will make Tulsa a globally competitive, world-class city."

Budget highlights include focuses on public safety, community development, employee compensation, and economic development.

The budget represents the fiscal year starting July 1.

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