Drones and Ice Cream Coming to Sapulpa

During the Study Session on Monday, June 19th, items for discussion included the Drone Show on July 1 presented by Paragon and D-Luxe, and the renewal of agreements with Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce and Sapulpa Main Street for economic development and tourism.

Get more details about the upcoming Let Freedom Fly event.

During the 7 p.m. Council Meeting, Sapulpa Mayor Craig Henderson and council members approved the awarding of the contract to Unified Contractors LLC to replace 700 feet of water line improvements at Cedar and Teel Road in the amount of $188,915.00.

The final payment for the pool resurfacing project was approved for $84,900.00, including a one year warranty.


The Sapulpa Parks and Recreation was awarded a $400,000.00 grant from ODOT for the Bivens Creek pedestrian bridge restoration project. The council voted to enter into the contract.

The bridge will be located along the walking path connecting to the Bartlett Youth Sports Complex. Construction is estimated to being next calendar year.

They approved the resolution relating to the $8,080,000.00 General Obligation Bonds (GO Bond) for the purpose of Sapulpa Parks and Recreation bridge at Kelly Lane Park, $380,000.00, and $7.7 million for the Booker T. Washington Recreation Center.

The funds will be used by the city to build an approach connecting Kelly Lane Park to the bridge being installed by D-Luxe over Rock Creek.

During the council comments Mayor Craig Henderson announced the passing of former council member Allen Jones, recognizing his many years of service to the community.

Following executive session, the council voted to approve the disbursement of Economic Development incentive funds in the amount of $18,570.00 to Little Taiyaki soft serve ice cream located at 24 E. Dewey. City manager Joan Riley said the funds will be used for the purchase of specialized kitchen equipment.

Opening soon: Little Taiyaki, 24 E. Dewey Ave.

Sapulpa City Council meetings take place on the first and third Monday of each month and are open to the public. Visit sapulpaok.gov for more information.

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