Oklahoma City approves incentives for Amazon center proposal
May 24, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City officials have agreed to spend $1.7 million to help Amazon open a customer order fulfillment center in hopes of creating more jobs.
The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to authorize job-creation incentives for the deal with the online retail giant.
The proposal includes $1 million in public payments to Amazon for more than 50 managerial jobs associated with a new warehouse and shipping terminal at Will Rogers World Airport. The city would provide another $700,000 in road improvements.
The city will pay based on whether Amazon creates the new market jo...