The 2020 GO Bond Oversight Committee has been announced



The 2020 GO Bond Advisory and Oversight board has been nominated and was approved at Monday night’s City Council meeting.

In last month’s Study Session meeting, City Manager and Councilwoman Carla Gunn expressed the importance of applicants to show “their passion and why they want to be on the committee.” 

Related: GO Bonds and Oversight Committee discussed in study session.

  • Lou Martin – City Council Interim Mayor, member
  • Carla Gunn – City Councilor, member (nominee of Vice-Mayor)
  • Susan Vrana – Ward 1 resident member (nominee of Ward 1 Councilors)
  • Andrew McGoy – Ward 2 resident member (nominee of Ward 2 Councilor Carla Gunn)
  • Norma Gates – Ward 3 resident member (nominee of Ward 3 Councilors)
  • Charles Bundrick – Ward 4 resident member (nominee of Ward 4 Councilor Craig Henderson)
  • Bill Berry – Ward 5 resident member (nominee of Ward 5 Councilors)
  • Suzanne Shirey – Sapulpa Area Chamber of Commerce representative member
  • Cindy Lawrence – Sapulpa Main Street representative member
  • Johnny Bilby – Independent School District No. 33 representative member
  • David Beyer – resident member at large
  • Dr. Mary Webb – resident member at large

Sapulpa Times will publish a more thorough story detailing the reasoning behind the nominations of each board member soon.

Resolution 4604, approved by the City Council on January 6, 2020, created the Sapulpa 2020 GO Bond Advisory and Oversight Board.

The Board was created for the purpose of overseeing the 2020 General Obligation Bond expenditures of the City and projects funded as authorized by the 2020 GO Bond election. In connection with the Boards’ responsibility to provide general oversight, it is also responsible to provide advice and written recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Economic Development Committee of the City, regarding (i) priority of projects funded by the 2020 GO Bond issues, (ii) review of construction deadlines and project status tracking for such projects, and (iii) oversight and advisory recommendations regarding implementation of economic development incentives and strategies related to said projects, including items designated by the Sapulpa Downtown Master Plan.

Micah Choquette

Micah Choquette

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