Mayor Pro Tem Margaret Hill Colton abstained from the vote and the remaining six council members voted to approve the request.
In other business, council members voted to:
• Reappoint Robert Watson as municipal court judge and Dr. Tom Tarkenton as the city's health authority.
• Reappoint Jim Irwin, Bill Eubanks, and Ed Weir to new airport advisory board terms expiring in 2015.
• Appoint Mike McConnell to the airport advisory board seat previously held by Pat Moe.
• Reappoint Virgil Youngblood, Larry Kauffman, Clif Wright, and Michael Eubank to new board of adjustment terms expiring in 2015.
• Reappoint Darlene Garrett, Nelda Glover, and Elizabeth O'Quin to new library advisory board terms expiring in 2016.
• Appoint Gayle Manskey and Jeri Calcote to unexpired library advisory board terms expiring in 2014 and 2016, respectively.
• Reappoint Rick Ashley, Mandy Edwards, Sharlet Evans, and Kathy Boswell to new parks and recreation advisory board terms expiring in 2015.
• Accept, with regrets, Jackie Harvey's resignation from the parks and recreation advisory board with no recommendation for his replacement.