Oklahoma City Councilman Questions Dedicated Zoo Funding

BY MICHAEL KIMBALL mkimball@opubco.comAt least one Oklahoma City councilman thinks it's time to study whether sales tax money currently routed to the zoo should instead go to public safety or street improvements. Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid brought up the zoo's funding at a council meeting in June during a discussion of what to do with a projected surplus of $1.5 million in the new fiscal year, which began Sunday.Read more on NewsOK.com

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