|Posted by Lturner_NTEDi on October 7, 2017 at 7:50 PM|
Old Vision / New Vision has been adopted which includes components of Vision 2017
LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION
The renaissance in North Tulsa is amazing! The strong collaborative effort between the public and private sectors, along with the commitment to the area by all Tulsa citizens, has been the force behind this change. Tulsa’s leadership and citizens have worked together to build a bright future for North Tulsa while preserving its heritage and unique assets. The initiative reflects the importance of tolerance and inclusion and serves as a model for our region.
ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
The growth of new business in the area has provided a wide variety of quality jobs for local residents. These businesses are the outcome of a progressive strategy designed to support the attraction of new businesses and the growth of local entrepreneurial ventures. They have had access to creative funding opportunities, special training programs and other incentives that have ensured their success while supporting the employment of North Tulsa residents.
The growing economy is apparent in the numerous retail and entertainment centers strategically located throughout the region. There are new neighborhood grocery stores and shopping areas, as well as, a hotel and shopping complex that offers national franchises with a wide variety of restaurants. These new ventures not only serve the needs of residents in the area, but attract “shoppers” from throughout the region.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Home ownership has skyrocketed as new initiatives have made it possible for more residents to make the move from renter to homeowner. With this has come an increased pride in maintaining the beauty and safety of the neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods reflect the sense of community that has grown from the peace of mind the residents enjoy knowing that their children are safe and thriving. They have great parks to play in, new recreation centers to enjoy, and safe sidewalks to ride their bikes. The schools are some of the best in the nation with a wide variety of learning opportunities for students of all ages.
Along with the growing economy has come access to quality healthcare for all of the residents. The overall physical and mental health of the residents reflects the success of the many programs in the schools and the community health centers that have focused on prevention and wellness.
Another sign of the success of North Tulsa is the new and improved public transportation system. It provides a variety of options allowing for easy access to and from jobs, shopping, schools and healthcare for residents and visitors of all ages.
The bottom line is that North Tulsa is a great investment! People want to raise their families here and businesses want to build their futures here. With the efforts to leverage the natural resources for the enjoyment of residents and visitors, North Tulsa has truly become a destination spot!