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AGENDA
BOARD OF CITY COMMISSIONERS 
August 21, 2017 AT 6:30 P.M.
COMMISSION CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL
SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA 

 
CALL TO ORDER

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM

INVOCATION

FLAG SALUTE

All motions will be made in the affirmative. The fact that a commissioner makes or offers a second to a motion does not mean that the commissioner must vote in favor of passage.
 
             
1.   Consider approval of Consent Agenda:
 
a.   Minutes from the August 7, 2017 regular meeting.
 
b.   Acknowledge resignation of Susie Clinard from the Planning Commission.
 
c.   Acknowledge waiving Sections 8-431 and 8-434 of the Code of the City of Shawnee involving Garage Sale licenses and fees for the days of September 29 – October 1, 2017.
 
d.   Mayor’s Appointments
 
Shawnee Beautification Committee
Joe Harbeson                  1st Full Term                   Expires 1/1/2021
Appointment to New Committee
 
2.  
Citizens Participation
(A three minute limit per person)
(A twelve minute limit per topic)
 
3.   Presentation by City Manager to Employee of the Month, Ashley Bione, Utility Billing/Customer Service Department.
 
4.   Mayor’s Proclamation:
 
“Blueprints Graduate Day”
August 21, 2017
 
5.   Consideration of a resolution designating of the City of Shawnee Commission Chambers as the “Bertha Ann Young Commission Chambers”.
 
6.   Consideration of a resolution of support for safe routes to school.
 
7.   Consideration of a resolution supporting the Pottawatomie County Food Policy Council.
 
8.   Presentation regarding the 25th Anniversary of the International Finals Youth Rodeo by the Chairman of the Shawnee Civic and Cultural Development Authority.
 
9.   Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance closing the right-of-way of a tract of land in the W/2 W/2 SW/4 of Section 5, Township 10 North, Range 4 East beginning at the northwest corner of Lot 10 of the Harrison Park Addition, thence west 35 feet, thence south 147.5 feet, thence east 35 feet, thence north 147.5 feet to the point of beginning.   (Applicant:  Greg Brown Homes, LLC)
 
10.   Discussion and consider approval of a resolution to approve the potential amendment of the City’s Tax Increment Financing District and the possible creation of a second such District, directing the preparation of an amended and restated Project Plan and the appointment of a Review Committee.
 
11.   Consider an ordinance related to terms of mayor and city commissioners and election of vice mayor, amending Section Four and Section Six of Article III of the charter of the City of Shawnee, Oklahoma, changing the time for the beginning of terms to conform with election dates and setting the time for election of vice mayor; and setting the effective date and providing for severability.
 
12.   Consider a resolution calling and providing for the holding of a special election in the City of Shawnee, Oklahoma, for the purpose of adopting an ordinance changing the time for the beginning of terms for the mayor and commissioners and for the time of election of the vice mayor; and providing for said election to be conducted by the Pottawatomie County Election Board, and providing for voting by absentee ballot.
 
13.   Consider an ordinance related to the calling of an election, amending Section Seven of Article XIV of the charter of the City of Shawnee, Oklahoma, changing the method of ordering the holding of elections by resolution, which conforms with state law; and setting the effective date and providing for severability.
 
14.   Consider a resolution calling and providing for the holding of a special election in the City of Shawnee, Oklahoma, for the purpose of amending Section Seven of Article XIV of the charter of the City of Shawnee, changing the method of ordering the holding of elections by resolution, which conforms to state law; and providing for said election to be conducted by the Pottawatomie County Election Board, and providing for voting by absentee ballot.
 
15.   Consider an ordinance calling for a special election for the filling of the unexpired term of Ward 6.
 
16.   Consider a resolution calling and providing for the holding of a special election in the City of Shawnee, Oklahoma, for the purpose of filling the unexpired term of Ward 6; providing for said election to be conducted by the Pottawatomie County Election Board, and providing for voting by absentee ballot.
 
17.   Status update on Interstate 40/Bryan Street interchange.
 
18.   Acknowledge Sales Tax Report received August 2017.
 
19.   Administrative Reports
 
a.   Edward Byrnes Memorial Grant – Police Chief Mason Wilson
 
20.  
New Business
(Any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the posting of the agenda)
 
21.   Commissioners Comments
 
22.   Adjournment


 
 
Respectfully submitted 



Phyllis Loftis, CMC, City Clerk
The City of Shawnee encourages participation from its citizens in public meetings.  If participation is not possible due to a disability, notify the City Clerk, in writing, at least forty-eight hours prior to the scheduled meeting and necessary accommodations will be made. (ADA 28 CFR/36)

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