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Durant City Council will be discussing a grant application for a local business to expand its facility and hire additional workers.


The council will convene at 4 p.m. Tuesday for its regular monthly meeting.


There will be a public hearing on a Community Development Block Grant for Economic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBG-EDIF) for The Tile Shop Inc. to expand its facility to create new jobs.


The council will vote to appoint members to several city boards: Larry Nolan and Mark Rawlings for three-year terms to the Airport Advisory Board, Shane Knight for a three-year term on the Board of Adjustment, Carolyn Mabry and Marion Hill, three-year terms to the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library Board/Durant Library Authority, and Herb Manning and Whitney Kerr, three-year terms to the Durant Planning Commission.


Council members also will vote on an unfilled at-large position to the Durant Industrial Authority.


The following items are also on the agenda:


- Renewal of InterAct addressing/mapping contract for the 911 center


- Purchasing desktop and laptop computers


- Purchasing patching/crack-sealing materials


- Durant Main Street Program request to use a portion of Market Square Aug. 30 for “Elvis on the Square” fundraiser


- Amending temporary street closures for Southeastern homecoming and Tailgate Alley events


- Renewal of revised sub-lease agreement between City of Durant and Durant Public School District allowing use of a part of the Durant Multi-Sports Complex


- Agreement with the Durant School District to provide the high school with a school resource officer


- Hiring two temporary flagmen for Waldron Drive


The part of the meeting for presentations, public hearings and citizen requests will begin at 5 p.m., which is when the CDBG-EDIF public hearing will be conducted.


Three Valley Museum will present a cultural program.


Council members will meet in executive session to discuss a disability pension for Rayford Phelps.


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