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Government

November 25, 2013

Norman City Council members consider renewing half-cent Public Safety Sales Tax

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NORMAN —

· Purchase of two fire tanker trucks and a fire command vehicle in FY 2014

· Renovation of the Smalley Armory into a fire and police investigations facility to be completed in FY 2014

· Purchase of police in-car video recording equipment in FY 2014.

Further discussion of renewal: The city council is looking at the possibility of putting the sales tax renewal on the 2014 ballot for voters to decide. To do that, members must make a decision by December or January on what kind of renewal that would be.

The issue will be further discussed at the city council’s next study session Dec. 3. Rosenthal also said council members should attend the Public Safety Oversight Committee’s monthly meeting in December to further discuss the issue.

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