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Agenda available for July 20 City Council, SUA & SEDA meetings

Released:Jul 16, 2020

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / July 16, 2020) – Stillwater City Council, Stillwater Utilities Authority and Stillwater Economic Development Authority will meet over videoconference for special meetings this Monday, July 20.

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

  • a. Approve budget amendment reflecting receipt of a $1,000 CARES grant from Oklahoma Department of Libraries for Stillwater Public Library 

  • c. COVID-19 update

Ordinances

  • b. Second reading of ordinance 3453 regarding the amendment of the employee retirement system

Stillwater Utilities Authority

General Orders

  • a. Rural water system overview
  • b. Rural water rates overview

Stillwater Economic Development Authority

General Orders

  • a. Receive Chamber of Commerce quarterly economic development report 

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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