Month 1995-7 July
Meeting of 1995-7-25 Regular Meeting
LAWTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
JULY 25, 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
Brenda Smith, City Clerk
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 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
Glen Alford, At-Large No. 2
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION: Ralph Mallow said police officers should
not be used to check on garage sale permits, bicycle
registrations, etc. but this should be done by other personnel.
1. Rejected contract for security at Highland Cemetery, leave
gates open and have police and detectives patrol at their
convenience. Discussed need for fence repair and other ways to
2. Damage claims denied: Michael Gassaway; Jessica Leann
Wright and Jimmy Kevin Wright, by and through their attorney, A.
Bard Cox; Abigail Avery, by and through her attorney A.C.
Yardley; Keith Gilbreth, by and through his attorney, Daniel M.
Delluomo; and Sandra Goin.
3. Ord. 95-28 providing notice and procedures for review an
documents pertaining to various state and federal programs, and
4. Proposal for development of low income housing tax credit
project in east Lawton - public hearing set for August 8.
5. Ord. 95-29 assessing charges against persons for care and
transporting of abandoned or unattended children under 12 years
to a children's shelter.
6. Ord. re: swimming, boating and skiing tabled to August 22,
for public hearing.
7. Ord. 95-30 amending requirement for food handler's permit
and certification and providing effective date.
8. Res. 95-87 amending fee schedule re: food handler's
certification fee and providing effective date.
1. Res. 95-88 approved on workers' comp claim of Rocky Taylor
2. Amendment to agreement with Hatcher approved re: second
mortgage on property.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
9. Damage claims approved: Mabel J. Reynolds - $84.13; Scott
and Rhonda Messner - $90; Anthony R. Sykes, Sr., and Felicia R.
Sykes - Res. 95-89 - $3,264; Rev. Edward A. and Mary L. Copeland
- Res. 95-90 - $718.02; Kevin and Laurie Lewis - Res. 95-91 -
$1,316.17; Larry G. and Edith J. Dugans - Res. 95-92 - $552; Ray
and Bertha Jude - $52.50; Lester and Anna Woodson - $150; and
Mike Vasquez - $40.
10. Amendment No. 2 to outside water agreement with east 75th
Street Water Association, increasing number of meters from 14 to
17 - item to be on August 8 agenda regarding having no limit on
the number of meters for anyone.
11. Res. 95-93 authorizing closing 4th Street from west exit
of Library parking lot to "C" Avenue and "B" Avenue from 4th to
5th Street on August 14, 1995 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
12. Application to Oklahoma Highway Safety Office for speed
enforcement project, and execute grant when received.
13. Tenant Release, Lot 11, Block 13, Terrace Hills Addition,
for Rogers Lane Phase IV.
14. Deeds and Easements for Rogers Lane Phase IV.
15. Deeds and relinquishments of access rights for Rogers Lane
16. Rejected bid for NE Flower Mound Road Project,
17. Approved contract with SW Bell for telephone service.
18. Sewer flush truck hose - Barco Municipal Products
19. Sodding and Grassing - McMahan Sod Farm, Inc.
20. Typewriter Repair - Perkins Office Machines.
21. Extended contract to repair & replace auto glass to Gene
22. Extended contract for leased copier maintenance to
23. Extended contract for propane gas for Street Division to
24. Mayor's Appointments: Environmental Concerns Committee -
Jim Coe, Mikell Hager; Arts & Humanities Council - Susanna
Fennema, Joe Hays; Planning Commission (LMAPC) and Flood Hazard
Appeal Board - Betty Schrantz; Human Rights and Relation
Commission - Wayne Pamplin; Library Board - Carol Sinnreich.
25. Payroll Approved.
REPORTS: Mayor Marley is working with six other cities involved
in the Waurika Master Conservancy District to see if there is a
way to reduce the amount of money required to repay the total
debt. Branscum said the cover over the west City Hall door leaks
in two places.
ADJOURNED AT: 8:05 p.m.