The following recordings and/or copies of education sessions which are relevant to the work that is done by the Tulsa Development Authority are provided here on behalf of the Tulsa Development Authority for easy access by the general public. Please note, the presentations when made were current but with time laws, regulations and/or court decisions may render some or all of these irrelevant or out of date. The content provided will present historic educational context as of the date of the presentation.
Downtown Tulsa TIF
Date: February 2018
Presenter: Leslie Batchelor, Esq., Center for Economic Development Law
Audience: Economic Development Commission
Oklahoma Urban Renewal Law, Blighted Properties and the Role of the City of Tulsa Working In Neighborhoods Department
Audience: Greenwood-Unity Heritage Citizens Advisory Team
Date: June 2020
Speaker: Leslie Batchelor
Leslie Batchelor, Esq., from the Center for Economic Development Law, presents Oklahoma Urban Renewal Laws including a discussion of subjects including the power of imminent domain and the role as well as the process for determining properties are blighted. Ms. Batchellor’s presentation was followed by a live Question and Answer session, the notes of which are attached. An additional presentation was made by the City of Tulsa Working in Neighborhood’s department including a Question and Answer session about steps that can be taken by neighbors in the Code Enforcement process. Notes of the Code Enforcement Q & A Session are also provided.