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Tulsa Route 66 Commission Formed

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Tulsa Route 66 Commission Formed

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TULSA - Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett on Friday announced a new commission to promote development along historic Route 66 in Tulsa.

The Tulsa Route 66 Commission will have 15 members. Five members will be appointed by the mayor and five members will represent council districts 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Each of the districts includes a segment of Route 66.

The other seats include the chairman of the board of directors for Indian Nations Council of Governments, the executive director of the Route 66 Interpretive Center and a member at large. Two seats will also be selected by Tulsa Route 66 Main Street.

"Route 66 is a worldwide destination and is an important part of Tulsa's history," Bartlett said. "We have a great opportunity with the Route 66 commission to help concentrate and leverage our resources to enhance the Route 66 experience in Tulsa. …

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