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2021-9-2 Spec Meeting Minutes

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September 02, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners of Creek County (BOCC) met in Special Session on Thursday, September 02, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., date and time duly posted.

Item #1: Meeting was called to order at 1:30 p.m. by Chairman, Newt Stephens Jr. Roll Call Stephens present, Warner present, Roger Smith present.

Item #2: Statement of compliance with open meetings act-Chairman.

 Item #3: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to go into Executive Session at 1:32 p.m. for confidential communications between the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Creek and its attorney concerning the federal lawsuit Jesse Wise v Bret Bowling, in his individual and official capacity as Creek County Sheriff, Case No. 20-cv-67-JED-CDL. Public disclosure of these confidential communications would seriously impair the ability of the Board and its attorney to properly process and defend this litigation. As such, the communications in this Executive Session are confidential per Title 25 O.S. § 307(B)(4). Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #4: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to come out of Executive Session at 2:05 p.m. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye. A motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Smith to agree to mediation instead of settlement conference for the above-mentioned suit Jesse Wise v Bret Bowling, in his individual and official capacity as Creek County Sheriff, Case No. 20-cv-67-JED-CDL. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Public Comment: NONE

Adjournment: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Smith at 2:06 p.m. to adjourn. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.