The Shawnee City Commission has an item set an agenda item to determine whether to retain attorneys to address the opioid epidemic, as others in the state are taking action — most notably, on Friday, U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange sent a lawsuit back to state court after drug makers had it moved to federal court in June. State Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a lawsuit against the makers of opioids, making Oklahoma one of at least 13 states that have filed, alleging fraudulent marketing of drugs that fueled the opioid epidemic in a lawsuit filed in June 2017

The Shawnee City Commission has an item set an agenda item to determine whether to retain attorneys to address the opioid epidemic, as others in the state are taking action — most notably, on Friday, U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange sent a lawsuit back to state court after drug makers had it moved to federal court in June. State Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a lawsuit against the makers of opioids, making Oklahoma one of at least 13 states that have filed, alleging fraudulent marketing of drugs that fueled the opioid epidemic in a lawsuit filed in June 2017.

The decision whether to enter into the matter would be discussed in executive session by city commissioners Monday.

In other business, Shawnee Police Chief Mason Wilson is scheduled to present a report regarding the Edward Byrnes Memorial Grant.

The Blue Zones Project is set to offer a report on the progress of its marquee project — a plan for making significant community-friendly changes to Broadway Avenue between MacArthur and the downtown district.

Commissioners will consider a couple preliminary plat requests: one for Maple Development, along Shawnee Mall Drive just east of the BNSF Railroad tracks; and for The Grove Retirement Homes, at 3900 N. Union Avenue, just south of Shawnee Middle School.

Also, a rezone request has been made by Julie Thompson, in order to place a manufactured home at 24 Post Office Lane.

The presentation of a resolution of appreciation is scheduled to honor Ron Gwynn for more than 18 years of service to the city.

On the Airport Authority agenda, the board have some lease agreements to consider.

The only item set for the Municipal Authority is to approve the minutes from its last meeting.

The 6 p.m. meeting will take place Monday in the Bertha Ann Young City Commission Chambers at City Hall, at 16 W. 9th St.