Special meeting set to discuss resignation of suspended Owasso City Manager Rodney Ray

OWASSO, Okla. - After months of tension at Owasso City Hall, a special council meeting has been scheduled to discuss the resignation of Rodney Ray, the embattled city manager accused of writing a bogus check and lying to police.

It's not yet known whether Ray, who turned himself over to police earlier this month and bonded out shortly after, will be present for the meeting, set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Owasso's Council Chambers.

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A warrant was issued for Ray's arrest the day prior for allegedly writing a bogus check of more than $3,000 and filing a false report with police in 2010.

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According to the city council's agenda, a "resignation agreement" has been reached with Ray. Ray, 66, has worked as Owasso's City Manager since 2002.

The appointment of Warren Lehr as interim city manager is also on the agenda. Lehr, formerly Owasso's assistant city manager, has been Owasso's acting city manager since Ray's suspension.

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