This week, members of the Grove City Council will honor three Grove High School graduates for their academic, arts and music achievements.

The meeting will take place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 17 at the Grove Community Center, Room 5.

The three graduates are Ben Cloud, Top Scholar, Three-time All State Jazz Guitarist and National Merit Scholar; Andrew Wallace, Valedictorian, Top Scholar, National Merit Scholar and Travis Linn, Salutatorian, Top Scholar, State Superintendents Award for Art Excellence award.

The city will also honor Nathan Blaine, the E911/Code Enforcement Field Technician as Employee of the Quarter.

In other business, several Grove Regional Airport items will be discussed and vote on, including approval of bid with Emery Sapp and Sons, Inc. in the amount of $649,495.21. This bid is subject to a Federal Aviation Administration grant.

Other possible actions including approval of a grant application requesting funds and an engineering services agreement with Garver Engineering

The council members will also consider a three party agreement between the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Grove and the Grove Economic Development Authority for economic development services and Home of Hope for the city’s recycling center. 

The city’s collects a $1 recycle fee and the city proposes to use those funds to pay the Home of Home $10 an hour not to exceed 40 hours.

The council will also vote whether to reappoint Dana Chouteau as Grove’s representative to the Eastern Oklahoma District Library Board and approve going into executive session regarding Fraternal Order of Police negotiations.

In financial business, the board will approve Kristi Ford as an authorized signor for the City of Grove's direct deposit files. The council will vote on accepting a bid from Longan Construction for hot mix asphalt and from Kemp Stone for limestone base rock and Lakeland Petroleum for gasoline and diesel fuel.

Other agreements to be approved are:

Grove Public Schools for the use of the Jim Beauchamp Field. Grand Gateway Development Association for the Pelivan Transit Program. DOC for the Senior Center Kitchen for Senior Meals Program. Community Crisis Center, Inc. For domestic violence and sexual assault services.