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New mayor, council members to take Oath of Office [Odessa American, Texas]

By Odessa American, Texas
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

Nov. 26--The Odessa City Council will say hello to its newly elected officials during their meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.

Judge Mark Owens will administer the Oath of Office to incoming officials Mayor David Turner, District 1 Councilman Roger McNeil and District 2 Councilman Dewey Bryant.

Turner, McNeil and Bryant will take over for Mayor Larry Melton, District 1 Councilman Bill Cleaver and District 2 Councilman James Goates, respectively.

Melton is Odessa's longest-serving mayor, serving 11 years. Cleaver and Goates are the longest serving councilmen, each serving the council for 14 years.

The council will also consider:

--The request of Wyly and Fredna Brown Family Partnership and RSP Permian for original zoning of "future development-drill reservation: on approximately 3.8 acres and original zoning of "future development-drill reservation" on approximately 15.31 acres northeast and northwest of the intersection of Castlegate Lane and Castle Oaks Lane in a second and final consideration.

--The request of Sharon Miller and Ascension Juniper Project Faudree for original zoning of "multi-family-two" on approximately 1.3 acres and the request of TMN Investments and Ascension Juniper Project Faudree to rezone from "light commercial" to "multi-family-two" on the southwest corner of the intersection of Faudree Road and Old Bankhead Highway in a second and final consideration.

--Renewal of Stop Loss Insurance with Standard Security Life Insurance Company of New York based on the supporting document renewal.

--Renewal of Excess Workers' Compensation insurance with Safety National Casualty Corporation.

--Renewal of Public Entity Liability insurance with States Risk Retention Group.

--Renewal of contract for property insurance with TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool.

--Providing only one City Council meeting for the month of December.

--The monthly financial summary report for September.

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--An agreement with Standard Sales Company.

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