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Agenda available for Oct. 19 City Council, SUA & SEDA meetings

Released:Oct 15, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / October 15, 2020) – Stillwater City Council, Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA) and Stillwater Economic Development Authority will meet over videoconference for special meetings Monday, Oct. 19.

The meeting will be held over Zoom, a videoconference platform. Residents are encouraged to watch virtually, though the Council Hearing Room at the Stillwater Municipal Building (723 S. Lewis St.) will be open to the public. Face coverings are required in the Council Hearing Room and will be provided to residents upon entry.

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.

Stillwater City Council

General Orders

d. Quarterly Financial Report

f. Approve budget amendment allocating funds for a Chamber of Commerce and City of Stillwater small business grants program, contingent upon the 
adoption of Resolution CC-2020-22, which authorizes the retention of excess transfer in the General Fund for specific projects 

g. COVID-19 update

Resolutions

  • Resolution 2020-20: resolution authorizing the mayor of the City of Stillwater, Oklahoma, a municipal corporation, to sign and issue an Election proclamation calling for a general election and a runoff Election, if needed, in the City of Stillwater.
  • Resolution 2020-21: a resolution authorizing the creation of a grant program to assist small businesses with covid-19 impacts

Stillwater Utilities Authority

General Orders

a. Authorize staff to work with GRDA in the community solar development process to include: 
Guidelines and Flexibility 
Community Solar Tranches 
Preliminary Request for Inclusion in Community Solar Tranche 
Preliminary Community Solar Solicitation Initial Evaluation 
Initial Negotiation 

Stillwater Economic Development Authority

General Orders

a. Approve development agreement between Stillwater Economic Development Authority and Everyman, LLC, and approve the associated budget amendments

The 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 those wishing to speak via teleconferencing, please provide a phone number and someone will call you before the public comments portion of the agenda to place you in a queue. Requests to speak must be submitted by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

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.

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

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