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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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