Since 2013, Tulsans more satisfied with city government in nearly every major category
By Madison Grady

Saying that the city of Tulsa is performing well might be an understatement.

According to the most recent survey of citizens of Tulsa, the city government improved its level of satisfaction among Tulsans since it was last surveyed in 2013 in nearly every major category, including quality of life, police and fire services, refuse and recycling services, parks and street maintenance, and economic development.

“A lot of credit belongs to the city’s mayor, city manager, city council, and the hundreds of city workers for those remarkable improvements in just three years,” said Bill Shapard, founder of SoonerPoll and the lead researcher on the study.

More than 70 percent of Tulsans said that they are satisfied with the overall quality of city services provided with 28.1 percent were “very satisfied,” making it a 15 points increase from when the same research was conducted in 2013.

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