Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett tackles job creation in State of City Address
7:22 PM, Sep 5, 2013
TULSA - Mayor Dewey Bartlett took a message of renewed job creation to voters in his State of the City address Thursday.
The mayor touched on a lot of topics, including the economy, construction and education.
In his speech, Mayor Bartlett expanded his vision for Tulsa. Bartlett says he wants a renewed strength in the business community and a new focus on economic growth.
"I want the city of Tulsa to be pretty positive about their future," Bartlett said.
He announced new ideas to grow sectors of the city, including a task force to study the creation of a training facility at the Tulsa International Airport. He says the new concept will bring together the private sector with training opportunities in the school system.
"It will accomplish a need. There's a big need now for a variety of people as employees in the aviation and aerospace industry," Bartlett said.