Springfield - A special City Council meeting will take place this evening at 5:30p.m. in the city council chambers.
Mayor Mike Houston called the meeting to seek emergency passage of an ordinance authorizing the release of the November 5, 2013 closed meeting of the City Council discussing Oak Ridge Cemetery.
"Only by a majority vote of the council can the full recording of the executive session be released to the public," Mayor Houston said. "The public has a right to view and hear this information, and I urge the council to vote for its passage."
The action of the City Council is needed to release the discussion of the Oak Ridge Cemetery.
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