Tulsa County Commissioners approve $3 million for rental assistance program

(KOTV – NEWS ON 6) — The Tulsa County Commission approved an initial $3 million for a rental assistance program to help those feeling the financial strain caused by COVID-19. Representatives said the program aims to help keep a roof over a renter’s head and prevent landlords from experiencing financial troubles of their own.  “It’s just […]

Tulsa County Commissioners OK help for renters facing eviction

(KTUL – News Ch 8) – Help for Tulsa renters facing eviction is on its way. The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners has approved an initial $3 million for a rental assistance program administered through the Tulsa Housing Authority. A federal moratorium on evictions ended late last week, and this money is expected to come […]

Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency partners with Veoci to implement virtual EOC and provide COVID-19 solutions

(TULSA, Okla.– BUSINESS WIRE)— Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) and Veoci are partnering to implement a virtual emergency operations center (EOC) through CARES Act funding, which provided the resources the agency needed to acquire the solution. TAEMA oversees and conducts emergency management operations for an area of nearly 1 million people, including the City of Tulsa […]

Ensuring the safety of Tulsa County poll workers

The Tulsa County Election Board received funding from Tulsa County CARES to protect poll workers and voters during the June 30 election. More than 200 poll locations and early voting at the Tulsa County Election Board had safety protocols in place. Poll workers received personal protection equipment including masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and disinfectant. Many poll […]

More financial help on the way for Tulsa small businesses

(KOTV – News on 6) — Tulsa County Commissioner Ron Peters said he and his team are trying to process applications as fast as they can to assist those in need. He said 469 small businesses have applied for help in less than a month. “We’re focused on the need not only for the small […]

Tulsa County begins CARES funding for small businesses

(KTUL – News Ch 8) — Over one million dollars, that’s how much money in federal aid Tulsa County has distributed to local businesses impacted by COVID, and it’s just the beginning. Funding can be for up to $125,000 for companies with fewer than 100 employees. It came as welcome as a word from the control […]