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AGENDA - REGULAR MEETING

COWETA CITY COUNCIL

COWETA CITY HALL, 310 S. BROADWAY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 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.

OATH OF OFFICE ADMINISTERED TO COUNCILMEMBER FOR WARD 4

III.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV.

ROLL CALL

NAOMI HOGUE______

HAROLD CHANCE______

CAROLINE MARTIN______

JOE CASH______

RANDY WOODWARD______

V.

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.)
VI.

PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

1.

LIFE SAVING AND COMMENDATION AWARDS

PRESENTATION BY THE CHIEF OF POLICE OF LIFE SAVING  AND COMMENDATION AWARDS FOR ACTIONS TAKEN IN THE LINE OF DUTY TO THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS AND E911 COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST.

OFFICER SAMUEL CHAPMAN LIFE SAVING AWARD

OFFICER NATHAN JONES LIFE SAVING AWARD

CORPORAL MATTHEW BRABSON LIFE SAVING AWARD

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST MYCKENZIE KUCHAR ACCOMMODATION AWARD

VII.

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 CITY OF COWETA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD ON JANUARY 8, 2024. 

2.

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE COWETA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON JANUARY 23, 2024.

VIII.

CONSIDER ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

IX.

ADMINISTRATION

1.

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 REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE; PROVIDING WHEN SUCH CODE AND THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE,  AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

a.

FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF PUBLICATION OF COWETA CITY CODE

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

b.

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. 

2.

FEASIBILITY STUDY

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION RELATED TO A PROPOSAL FROM BKL TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY REGARDING PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDINGS.

3.

RESOLUTION 2024-04 ADOPTING BUDGET AMENDMENTS

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION 2024-04, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA, FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2024.

4.

FISCAL YEAR 2022-2023 AUDITED FINANCIAL REPORT AND OPERATING REPORT

PRESENTATION OF THE ANNUAL AUDITED FINANCIAL REPORT AND OPERATING REPORT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2023 AND DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT THEREOF. 

5.

FINAL PLAT WYNSTONE PHASE III

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON A REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE FINAL PLAT OF WYNSTONE PHASE III SUBDIVISION, LOCATED EAST 111ST STREET SOUTH AND SOUTH 273RD EAST AVENUE, IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 15 EAST, OF THE INDIAN BASE AND MERIDIAN, WAGONER COUNTY, STATE OF OKLAHOMA

6.

RESOLUTION 2024-03 - ACCEPTING INFRASTRUCTURE WYNSTONE PHASE III

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION 2024-03, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA ACCEPTING AS DEDICATED PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS CERTAIN PAVING, GRADING, SANITARY SEWER, AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AS SHOWN ON THE FINAL PLAT FOR WYNSTONE PHASE III SUBDIVISION LOCATED WITHIN IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 15 EAST, OF THE INDIAN BASE AND MERIDIAN, WAGONER COUNTY, STATE OF OKLAHOMA. 

7.

CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 - EUFAULA BRIDGE PROJECT

DISCUSS AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 IN FAVOR OF ENVISION CIVIL CONTRACTORS, LLC RELATED TO THE EUFAULA BRIDGE PROJECT, INCREASING THE COST OF THAT PROJECT FROM $379,512.50 TO $431,909.86, AN INCREASE OF $52,397.36.

X.

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 FOLLOWING:

THE PURCHASE OR APPRAISAL OF REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. SECTION 307(B)(3) CONCERNING THE POSSIBLE ACQUISITION OF A UTILITY EASEMENT ON RESTRICTED PROPERTY, AND A POSSIBLE MONETARY OFFER TO OBTAIN SUCH UTILITY EASEMENT.

AND

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 - PROPERTY

CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION RELATED TO THE DISCUSSIONS HELD IN EXECUTIVE SESSION RELATED TO THE ACQUISITION OF A UTILITY EASEMENT ON RESTRICTED PROPERTY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A POSSIBLE MONETARY OFFER TO OBTAIN SUCH UTILITY EASEMENT.

4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION - PUBLIC OFFICIAL

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.

XI.

NEW BUSINESS

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

ADJOURNMENT

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