Some highlights from Monday's Shawnee City Commission meeting include presentations honoring city employees and the Animal Shelter's Pet of the Week.

 • Blue Zones Project Community Program Manager Rachael Melot praised Community Development Director Justin DeBruin's work and support in the city's planning department, stating his help was beneficial to Blue Zones Project goals. During the meeting it was shared that DeBruin and his family will be moving out of the area.

• Penny Kesler and Darrin Fowler were presented with certificates by the Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) for their service of 25 years or more with the city.

• Justin Beaver was recognized for receiving the Technician of the Quarter award from the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Authority. Emergency Management Director Don Lynch shared Beaver's accomplishment with commissioners.

• The Animal Shelter's Pet of the Week was an eight and a half week old puppy.