· Support for start-ups
· Revolving loans
· Technical support
· Sales tax rebate
· Tax increment finance districts
· Public financing vehicle for favorable loan structuring
· Lease of publicly owned facilities
In other city business, the council approved a resolution adopting drought tolerant and/or native plants for all city plantings.
The ordinance also “encourages the use of sustainable drought resistant or Oklahoma Proven plant species that require minimal water,” for new development, according to city staff reports. However, the ordinance does not require property owners other than the city to use drought tolerant plants.
A potentially controversial zoning request by Rose Rock School at 1515 W. Main St. was withdrawn.