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Norman Forward FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the primary purposes of the tax?

  • The one half of one percent (1/2%) sales tax increase will provide a funding source for the Quality of Life projects included in the NORMAN FORWARD package.

Will there be citizen oversight of the sales tax?

Why is a 15 year tax necessary?

  • The limited term tax for 15 years is estimated to generate the revenues needed to fund the Quality of Life projects included in the NORMAN FORWARD package.

How were the projects selected?

  • Norman community groups and stakeholders presented a list of Quality of Life projects to the City, which was then refined through City Council conferences and public meetings to form the NORMAN FORWARD package.

When would the rate increase go into effect?

  • January 1, 2016.


For additional information, please contact:

The City of Norman Action Center at (405) 366-5396 or Action.Center@NormanOK.gov 

 

Click here to download the NORMAN FORWARD Informational Brochure.