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June 6, 2014

No Tourism changes made

TAHLEQUAH — No personnel changes were made this week to the Tahlequah Tourism Council, despite a cryptic agenda for a Tuesday morning meeting that was brought to the attention of the Daily Press.

TDP received several inquiries about a special meeting, and a photo of the agenda was left at the Daily Press office. The agenda included an executive session about “the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of the tourism director.”

According to Tahlequah Tourism Council Chairwoman Amanda Pritchett, Kate Kelly remains the director. Such wording is typical for agendas when personnel are being discussed in any fashion.

“I really can’t discuss it, as it’s a personnel matter,” said Pritchett. “The attorney has advised us to decline comment. It was a public meeting, but I can’t comment on anything that occurred in executive session.”

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