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City Council to consider a face covering ordinance among other items at its July 6 meeting

Released:Jul 02, 2020

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / July 2, 2020) – Stillwater City Council and Stillwater Utilities Authority will meet over videoconference for a special meeting this Monday, July 6. Consideration of an ordinance requiring the use of face coverings in public is among the items on the agenda.

The meeting will be held over Zoom, a videoconference platform. Residents are encouraged to watch virtually, though the Council Hearing Room at the Stillwater Municipal Building (723 S. Lewis St.) will be open to the public. Face coverings are required in the Council Hearing Room, and will be provided to residents upon entry.

Here are some selected topics the Council will discuss and take possible action on during the meeting. To read the full agenda items and the accompanying reports for this meeting, go to http://stillwater.org/agenda.

Stillwater City Council

General Orders

  • e. Approve budget amendment reflecting award of the FAA AIP grant in the amount of $555,555 to be used to acquire a primary Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Apparatus at Stillwater Regional Airport
  • j. Approve budget amendments allocating $75,000 in grant funds from Phillips 66 Company for the upgrade of the fuel farm at Stillwater Regional Airport
  • k. COVID-19 update

Ordinances

  • Consider Ordinance No. 3452 regarding the requirement of face coverings in public within CIty limits. Residents looking to provide input on this ordinance may go to speakup.stillwater.org

Stillwater Utilities Authority

General Orders

  • a. Receive presentation of New Gen Solid Waste Study

These meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be broadcast as usual. Residents can watch the meeting live on the City's Facebook Page (@CityOfStillwater), AT&T U-verse channel 99, Suddenlink channel 14 and the City of Stillwater’s YouTube Live link at youtube.com/c/CityofStillwaterTV/live.

If you'd like to speak at this meeting, fill out the request to speak form at stillwater.org/requesttospeak. Residents who have requested to speak will be contacted with the appropriate login information needed to participate through videoconference. For those wishing to speak via teleconferencing, please provide a phone number and someone will call you before the public comments portion of the agenda to place you in a queue. Requests to speak must be submitted by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

In response to the COVID-19 virus and the ongoing social distancing guidance issued by President Trump, Governor Stitt, and national and state public health entities, amendments were made to the Open Meetings Act that allow for public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to hold “virtual meetings” via videoconference and teleconference.

For more information about the Open Meeting Act amendments, go to oag.ok.gov

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