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City Council to hold special meeting Monday, discuss COVID-19

Released:Mar 27, 2020

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / March 27, 2020) – Stillwater City Council will meet over videoconference for a special meeting this Monday, March 30. 

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.

The Council Hearing Room at 723 S. Lewis St. will remain open to the public. Mayor Will Joyce will preside over the meeting from the Council Hearing Room.

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.

General Orders

  • b. Discuss City of Stillwater response to the COVID-19 virus

Ordinances

  • Consider amending Chapter 3, Land Development Code Article III, Land Development Process, to amend section 23-65, variances and declaring an emergency

This meeting 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 more information about the Open Meeting Act amendments, go to oag.ok.gov

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