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AGENDA - REGULAR MEETING

COWETA CITY COUNCIL

COWETA CITY HALL, 310 S. BROADWAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2024 6:00 P.M.
  


MEETING PROCEDURE: Comments on all scheduled agenda items will be heard immediately following the presentation by staff or the petitioner.  Please wait until you are recognized by the Mayor and keep your comments as brief as possible.  Individuals addressing the City Council must identify themselves by name prior to making any comments.  The City Council will consider, discuss, and may take action on, approve, adopt, amend, reject, deny, table, or not take action on any item listed on this agenda after comments from staff and the City Council have been heard.

 


I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III.

ROLL CALL

NAOMI HOGUE______

HAROLD CHANCE______

CAROLINE MARTIN______

RANDY WOODWARD______

IV.

GENERAL CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS

(During the General City Council Comments section of the agenda, the City Council shall make no decision or take any action except as to request the City Manager to schedule the matter for Council discussion at a later date.)
V.

CONSENT

(All matters under the “Consent Calendar” are considered by the City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. Any Councilmember may, however, remove an item from consent by request.)
1.

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE COWETA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 4, 2023.

2.

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE COWETA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 21, 2023. 

3.

REVISED 2024 COWETA MUNICIPAL COURT CALENDAR

APPROVAL OF THE REVISED 2024 COWETA MUNICIPAL COURT CALENDAR. 

4.

CITY OF COWETA'S 911 SYSTEM REVIEW

APPROVAL OF THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE CITY OF COWETA'S 911 SYSTEM FOR THE QUARTER ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2023 IN ACCORDANCE WITH 63 O.S. §2815 (F). 

VI.

CONSIDER ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

VII.

ADMINISTRATION

1.

FY24-FY25 BUDGET CALENDAR

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE BUDGET CALENDAR FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2025.

2.

EXHAUST CAPTURE SYSTEM, FIRE DEPARTMENT APPARATUS BAYS

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE PURCHASE OF A EXHAUST REMOVAL SYSTEMS TO BE INSTALLED IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT APPARATUS BAYS FOR THE AMOUNT OF $47,000.00. FUNDING WOULD BE UTILIZED FROM WAGONER COUNTY RURAL FIRE FUNDS. (BRIAN WOODWARD, FIRE CHIEF)

3.

FIRE SUPPRESSION HOSE

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE PURCHASE OF 84 INDIVIDUAL SECTIONS OF STRUCTURAL FIRE FIGHTING HOSE FROM NORTHERN SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,000.00 UTILIZING STATE OF OKLAHOMA CONTRACT SW-241 PRICING. FUNDING WOULD BE UTILIZED FROM APPROVED FY24 CAPITAL FUNDS IN ACCOUNT 12/5404/009. (BRIAN WOODWARD, FIRE CHIEF)

4.

PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING

DISCUSS AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING DESIGN AND LOCATION OF PUBLIC SAFETY CENTER AND/OR FIRE STATION 2.

5.

ORDINANCE 878 - CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 878, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA ADOPTING AND ENACTING A NEW CODE FOR THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE;  PROVIDING WHEN SUCH CODE AND THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

6.

DECLARATION OF AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE 878

DISCUSSION AND APPROPRIATE ACTION RELATED TO APPROVAL OF AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE FOR ORDINANCE 878, MAKING IT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.

7.

FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF PUBLICATION OF COWETA CITY CODE

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION 2024-01 DIRECTING THE FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF THE PUBLICATION OF THE COWETA CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES.

8.

WARD 4 APPOINTMENT

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF A CANDIDATE TO THE VACANT WARD 4 COUNCIL SEAT, INCLUDING POSSIBLE DISCUSSIONS WITH APPLICANTS.

VIII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

(Pursuant to 25 O.S. Section 307 the City Council may enter into executive session for the purposes specifically provided in this section.)
1.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

DISCUSSION AND APPROPRIATE ACTION RELATED TO A PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING THE EMPLOYMENT, HIRING, AND APPOINTMENT OF A CITY MANAGER, PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. SECTION 307(B)(1), INCLUDING THE REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED, CONDUCTING CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS, AND DISCUSSION RELATED TO SCHEDULING ADDITIONAL INTERVIEWS. 

2.

END EXECUTIVE SESSION

VOTE TO COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION.

3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION

CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION RELATED TO THE DISCUSSIONS HELD IN EXECUTIVE SESSION RELATED TO THE EMPLOYMENT, HIRING, AND APPOINTMENT OF A CITY MANAGER, AND SCHEDULING INTERVIEWS OF CANDIDATES.

IX.

NEW BUSINESS

(Business which was not foreseen prior to the posting of the agenda.)
X.

ADJOURNMENT

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