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DOWNTOWN OKC BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

BID BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Heather Scott – Chair
Billy Lewis – Vice Chair
Carrie Blumert
Craig Brown
Geoff Butler
Jenna Byrnes
Rick Dowell
Marva Ellard
Chris Fleming
Taylor Fudge
Shane Hampton
Jane Jenkins
Tim Johnson
Doug Kupper
Anthony McDermid
Melinda McMillan
Joanna McSpadden
Clay Moss
Jim Parrack
Lee Peoples
Jonathan Russell
Gina Sofola
Avis Scaramucci
Tim Strange
Traci Walton
David Wanzer
Chuck Wiggin
Ryan Williams

MISSION

The mission of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) is to manage, maintain, and market the downtown area. The BID Advisory Board (BID Board) shall promote the fulfillment of the requirements of the agreement between Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership (DOKC) and the City of Oklahoma City by recommending a strategy for managing and providing enhanced services within the BID to the DOKC Board of Directors, DOKC staff, and City Council.

MAINTENANCE
  • Street vacuuming and trash pickup
  • Managing street-level amenities like trash cans, benches, and bike racks
  • Bird/pest control
  • Advocate for resources to improve pedestrian safety and walkability
  • Maintenance of underpasses (including railroad lease) and community basketball court
PROMOTION
  • BID sponsorships for 25+ downtown events
  • Social media management for downtown OKC and its districts (23 total accounts)
  • Weekly e-newsletter
  • Advertising for downtown OKC and its 6 districts
  • Printing & distribution of maps & rack cards
  • Design services for advertising, programming, and events
  • Website maintenance and hosting
  • Wayfinding signage, district ID markers, and pole banners
PROGRAMMING
  • Production of more than 25 special events and community programs per year
  • Contribution to community partners such as Myriad Gardens, Homeless Alliance, and City Care
  • Enhances downtown public spaces through support for public art
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