What began as a regularly scheduled workshop for City Commissioners turned into a special meeting this week.

What began as a regularly scheduled workshop for City Commissioners turned into a special meeting this week.

Met with a blanket of snowfall overnight, commissioners bundled up and gathered Friday morning at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center to share dialogue at length about various topics — something the board doesn't have the luxury of doing during regular meetings.

While the board routinely uses such workshops to discuss, in general, many matters within city government — no action is taken during these more casual gatherings.

But on Tuesday, a special meeting agenda was sent out, alerting the community about the addition of an item that had the potential to require board action.

Commissioners went into executive session to discuss potential claims, litigation or other options relating to the potential detachment of property located in Section 2, Township 10N, Range 3E — which is the mile section between 45th Street and MacArthur Street, and between Acme Road and Leo Street — where several properties sit, including St. Gregory's University and Ashford Place Apartments.

The board made no motion to take action after discussing the item for an hour and a half behind closed doors.

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You can reach Vicky O. Misa at (405) 214-3962.