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AGENDA - REGULAR MEETING
COWETA CITY COUNCIL
COWETA CITY HALL, 310 S. BROADWAY
MONDAY, MAY 3, 2021 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 act on an agenda item after comments from staff and the City Council have been heard.

I.

CALL TO ORDER

1.

OATH OF OFFICE

OATH OF OFFICE ADMINISTERED TO COUNCILMEMBERS, TRUSTEES FOR THE COWETA PUBLIC WORKS AUTHORITY, AND TRUSTEES FOR THE COWETA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR WARD 3, WARD 4 AND AT-LARGE.
(JULIE CASTEEN, CITY CLERK)
II.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III.

ROLL CALL

EVETTE YOUNG ______
HAROLD CHANCE ______
NAOMI HOGUE ______
LOGAN BROWN ______
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.

2021 HOLIDAY CALENDAR - REVISED

APPROVAL OF THE REVISED 2021 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR THE CITY OF COWETA.
(JULIE CASTEEN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER)
2.

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 CALENDAR YEAR QUARTER ENDING
MARCH 31, 2021 IN ACCORDANCE WITH 63 O.S. §2815 (F).
(JULIE CASTEEN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER)
3.

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE COWETA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD ON APRIL 5, 2021.
(JULIE CASTEEN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER/CITY CLERK)
4.

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE COWETA CITY COUNCIL/COWETA PUBLIC WORKS AUTHORITY/COWETA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY JOINT SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON APRIL 23, 2021.
(JULIE CASTEEN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER/CITY CLERK)

VI.

PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

1.

PRESENTATION ON COTTONWOOD PARK

PRESENTATION BY SHERRY SMITH, OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY URBAN DESIGN STUDIO MASTER STUDENT, REGARDING THE CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF A PUBLIC PARK  AT THE COTTONWOOD ACRES SUBDIVISION.

VII.

OLD BUSINESS

1.

SELECTION OF A MAYOR

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE SELECTION OF A MAYOR FOR THE CITY OF COWETA IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 2-205 OF THE CITY OF COWETA CODE OF ORDINANCES.

2.

SELECTION OF A VICE-MAYOR

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE SELECTION OF A VICE-MAYOR FOR THE CITY OF COWETA IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 2-205 OF THE CITY OF COWETA CODE OF ORDINANCES.
3.

APPROVAL OF ANNUAL ROAD MAINTENANCE

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF THE ROADWAY PROJECTS SELECTED FOR THE ANNUAL ROAD MAINTENANCE PROGRAM AND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO PUBLICLY BID SUCH PROJECTS.
(WES RICHTER, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR)
4.

CZ 21-03 SUP MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE APPROVAL OF A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT (SUP) CZ 21-03 FOR A MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY IN AN EXISTING BUILDING ON PROPERTY ZONED GENERAL COMMERCIAL (CG) LOCATED IN SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 16 EAST OF THE INDIAN BASE AND MERIDIAN, WAGONER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA AT 13872 SOUTH STATE HIGHWAY 51, COWETA, OKLAHOMA.
5.

ORDINANCE 844 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TAX

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 844, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA THAT: (A) LEVIES AND ASSESSES A ONE PERCENT (1%) SALES TAX ON THE GROSS RECEIPTS OF PROCEEDS ON TAXABLE SALES OF GOODS AND SERVICES, AS DEFINED IN THE ORDINANCE, IN THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA IN ADDITION TO ALL PRESENT SALES TAXES UPON SUCH GROSS RECEIPTS OR PROCEEDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PERTAINING TO ROAD AND STREET IMPROVEMENTS, WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, STORM SEWER IMPROVEMENTS, ACQUISITION OF PARKS MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT, IMPROVEMENTS TO PUBLIC PARKS LANDS AND FACILITIES, IMPROVEMENTS TO PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITIES, AND ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT, ALL WITHIN SAID CITY, AND/OR TO BE APPLIED OR PLEDGED TOWARD THE PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ON ANY INDEBTEDNESS, INCLUDING REFUNDING INDEBTEDNESS, INCURRED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SAID CITY FOR SUCH PURPOSE; (B) PROVIDES FOR SUCH SALES TAX TO BEGIN JANUARY 1, 2022; (C) PROVIDES FOR THE DURATION OF SUCH SALES TAX TO BE PERMANENT; (D) PRESCRIBES PROCEDURES FOR THE COLLECTION AND REMITTANCE OF SUCH SALES TAX AND PENALTIES FOR THE FAILURE TO DO SO; AND (E) INCLUDES SUCH OTHER PROVISIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS NECESSARY AND LAWFUL FOR THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ORDINANCE.
(ROGER KOLMAN, CITY MANAGER)

6.

RESOLUTION 2021-12 SPECIAL ELECTION

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION 2021-12, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE CALLING AND HOLDING OF A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA THE QUESTION OF WHETHER ORDINANCE NO. 844 LEVYING A SALES TAX OF ONE PERCENT (1%) FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF COWETA, OKLAHOMA SHALL BE APPROVED.
(ROGER KOLMAN, CITY MANAGER)
VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

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

ADJOURNMENT

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