I've been out of pocket for a few days on account of my move. So I'm a bit behind the times with regard to local news. I got an email from the South Tulsa Citizens Coalition (STCC) a few days ago with some great news.
...the Oklahoma Supreme Court reversed the trial court's opinion and found in favor of STCC. While we have not yet seen the opinion, it is our understanding that the opinion was unanimous (all nine justices concurring) that neither the City of Jenks nor IVI can build the proposed South Tulsa Bridge. This decision is final and cannot be appealed.
I have little doubt that the bridge will get built(hopfully not for another 10 years), but now it seems as if the terms when and how will be placed more squarely on the shoulders of Tulsa. This is a huge blow to Jenks and Infrastructure Ventures, Inc. (IVI). IVI will hopefully go away with their tails between their legs, while Jenks will be forced to work with Tulsa as partners and equals.
Congratulations to the STCC, I look froward to hear more about the case once you have digested the Court's opinion.
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