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Council approves ODOT annexation

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The Guthrie City Council needed just 11 minutes to conduct business on Tuesday evening. The group unanimously agreed on all items, including annexing a portion of land near the 35-33 corridor.

Guthrie City HallThe Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) voluntarily requested to annex property (2.619 acres) near Interstate 35 and Highway 33 adjacent to the property owned by the city. This will eventually allow the city to operate and maintain traffic signals in the particular area. An emergency clause was agreed for ODOT to move forward with the proposed project.

Other business:

– Council voted to allow the sale of nonintoxicating beverages for the upcoming Make Guthrie Weird Block Party on July 12.

– agreed on a lease agreement with the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival (OIBF) and changing the contract from an annual contract to a five-year deal. The other primary changes included removing the 15 percent camping fee and OIBF be responsible for electricity.

– approved a contract with Alvin Graves for grass management services for 80 acres located at East College St. and Midwest Blvd for an amount of $1,801.

– approved the recommendation of the Guthrie Public Library to waive fees and costs of library possessions that was lost in the May 4 wildfire. A total loss of $308.10 was reported by library customers.

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