Month 1995-10 October
Meeting of 1995-10-10 Regular Meeting
LAWTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
OCTOBER 10, 1995 - 6:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBER - WAYNE GILLEY CITY HALL
John T. Marley, Mayor, Also Present:
Presiding Gil Schumpert, City Manager
Felix Cruz, City Attorney
Sandra Rench, Deputy City Clerk
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Mayor Marley.
Notice of meeting and agenda were posted on the City Hall
bulletin board as required by law.
Present: Jody Maples, Ward One
Babe Whatley, Ward Two
Joe Dutcher, Ward Three
John Purcell, Ward Four
Robert Shanklin, Ward Five
Richard Zarle, Ward Six
Carol Green, Ward Seven
Robert Mitchell, Ward Eight
Jim Branscum, At-Large No. 1
Absent: Glen Alford, At-Large No. 2
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION: Linda Hinton, 5401 NW King Richard
Avenue, Apt. A, request for a guard rail to be put on Rogers Lane
because there was an accident recently and would like some
protection. Brenda Roulette, 2713 Friar Tuck, reiterated the
request by Hinton, the car landed in her house; requested
protection from accidents occurring. Jane Green, American Cancer
Society, representing the SW Oklahoma Tobacco Free Coalition,
asked the Council to consider a Resolution supporting the
reversal of the State Preemption Act of local tobacco related
ordinance. (copy of resolution was provided). Gary Brooks
requested to speak on an executive session agenda item.
1. Ord. No. 95-46 rezoning 6302 SW Lee Blvd. to C-1.
2. Ord. No. 95-47 rezoning 902 NW 82nd St. to R-1.
3. Ord. No. 95-48 amendment to the Land Use Plan to Commercial
and rezoning to R-1 at 309 NW Sheridan.
4. Briefing on the Sewer System Evaluation Survey (SSES) and
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Project from CH2M-Hill, Inc.
5. Damage claim denied: Tara Lynne Bell, through attorney,
Michael J. Corrales.
6. Revocable permit issued to Dr. Howard K. Ross to use a
portion of the right of way of SW 9th Street adjacent to 901 SW
"D" Avenue for parking and maneuvering.
7. Ord. 95-49 authorizing the position of Municipal Court
Officer, providing for right to jury trial and for appeals to the
8. Ord. 95-50 amending Section 16-540.1, LCC 1985, assessing
costs for transporting and care of certain children to a
9. Res. 95-115 rescheduling the December 26, 1995, regular
Council meeting to December 19, 1995.
10. Res. 95-116 Workers' Comp. payment to Gene A. Henson
11. Approved amendments to the Lawton Urban Homesteading
Agency Trust Indenture.
12. Res. 95-117 installation and/or removal of traffic control
13. Denied installation of traffic control devices.
14. Street Light Resolution No. 386 authorizing street lights
and street lighting along SW 11th Street from Lee Blvd. to I-44.
15. Res. 95-118 waiving the adoption fee for dogs and cats in
conjunction with "Pet Day", on October 21, 1995.
16. Change Order No. 1, for the SW "J" Avenue Reconstruction
Project 95-6 with Bruton Construction Co. Inc., approved.
17. Amendment No. 1 ($8,712) to the agreement with MGR, Inc.
for consulting engineering services for the "F" Avenue Street and
Drainage Project 95-7 approved.
18. Construction contract for the Landfill Subtitle "D" Phase
I Construction Project 95-8 awarded to L. H. Lacy Co. in the
amount of $1,811,073.30.
19. Acknowledged receipt of permits for the construction of
sewer line from the Oklahoma State DEQ to serve Faircloud Estates
20. Anhydrous ammonia - Co-op Services, Inc.
21. Compactor wheels - C. L. Boyd.
22. Symbols and roll goods - extended to Rocal, Inc. and 3M
23. Rejected bids for paper products.
24. Mayor's Appointments: Specifications Committee - John P.
25. Payroll approved.
26. Grievance between the City and the IAF Local 1882,
authorized City Attorney to appeal the arbitrator's Award.
27. Res. No. 95-119 adopted in relation to claim of Michael W.
Brown in the amount of $1,927.16.
28. Ratified action of the City Attorney in filing the lawsuit
styled City of Lawton v. State.
REPORTS: Cruz said he received information that the Oklahoma
Supreme Court has ruled that the Davis Bacon Prevailing Rates Act
Branscum asked the City Manager to expedite the cover outside the
door. Schumpert said Building and Grounds is putting together a
package of cost and what needs to be done, it is being pursued.
Mitchell invited the Council and citizens to attend a computer
expo at the Great Plains Vo-Tech, Friday from 12:00 p.m. and all
Shanklin said he doesn't think the City Manager should have the
thought that they aren't going to sell water to anyone outside
the City limits of Lawton, they shouldn't have to move into town
to have water.
Schumpert said he received notification from the Finance Director
today on their first amount of the LTD tax, they get .45% of the
handle and for the first 14 days September the total handle was
$389,000 and the City received $1,753.75. (Off-track betting at
Mike's Sports Grill)
Green thanked Council for approving the lights on 11th Street.
ADJOURNED AT: 8:45 p.m.