Month 1996-2 February
Meeting of 1996-2-13 Regular Meeting
LAWTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 1996 - 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: Steven Boyd, Top Cat Productions, said he
was seeking help in dealing with Lawton Cablevision as to public
access. Boyd was asked to talk to the City Attorney and Mayor
Marley said he could contact Cablevision on Mr. Boyd's behalf.
1. Damage claims denied: John A. and Janeth Thomas; Jerry and
2. Briefing given SSES and Wastewater Treatment Plant by CH2M
3. Ord. 96-7 adopted on Human Rights & Relations Commission.
4. Ord. 96-8 adopted on denial of driver's permit for
taxicabs, and declaring an emergency.
5. Approved appropriating $40,000 from Council's contingency
fund to the City Attorney's professional services account and
transfer of funds.
6. Selected trust fund as the City's financial mechanism to
provide required financial assurance for the Landfill.
7. Damage claims approved: Charlotte Tubs - $45; Walter D.
Cathey - Res. 96-8, $949.
8. Revocable permit issued to Benson 66 Service (Hudson Oil
Company) for 3 monitoring wells in vicinity of 1201 and 1207 NW
9. Revocable permit issued to Calvary Baptist Church to
utilize a portion of the H Avenue right-of-way for a handicapped
10. Plans and specifications approved to construct a 12-inch
sewer main adjacent to Block 17, Original Townsite, on behalf of
First Baptist Church.
11. Approved record plat for University Park, Part 2; accepted
completed street improvements; a maintenance bond and an escrow
agreement in lieu of completed improvements.
12. Acknowledged receipt of permits for the construction of
sewer lines from ODEQ to serve Sterling House Corporation.
13. Acknowledged receipt of permits for the construction of
sewer lines from ODEQ to serve Galilee Baptist Church.
14. Acknowledged receipt of permits for the construction of
sewer lines from ODEQ to serve The Village on Lee Retirement
15. Approved amendment to agreement with Southwestern Bell
Telephone Company for PLEXAR service.
16. Baseballs and softballs: BSN Sports
17. Building materials: Currell Lumber
18. Muxes and modems: Data Connect Enterprise, Inc.
19. Striping/decals/number kits: Artworks, Inc.
20. Police vehicle equipment: Law Enforcement Equipment;
Tuxall Uniform & Equipment; Pursuit Unlimited.
21. ASP batons and scabbards: Tuxall Uniform & Equipment
22. Steel storage cases: Delta Designs LTD
23. Removal/replacement of asbestos fire curtain: No award for
replacement; removal to be done by Precision Testing Lab
24. Extend contract for thermoplastic material; Cataphote,
25. Extend contract for glass beads: Flex-O-Lite, Inc.
26. Extend contract for auctioneer service: Jim Midgeley
27. Mayor's Appointments: Commission on Status of Women -
Quarles, Martin, Bard, Childress, McAdoo, Woodruff; Naming Public
Facilities - Ellenbrook, Flute; Airport Authority - Bridges;
Building Development Appeal Board - Nance; Citizens' Advisory
Committee (CIP) - Fencil; Board of Adjustment and Appeals -
28. Payroll Approved.
29. Claim of Lawton Public Schools - No action.
30. Damage claim of Elias DeJesus - Res. 96-9 approved
Stephens v High suite - Zarle appointed as City's representative
at settlement conference.
REPORTS: Schumpert said information was distributed on automatic
alarms. Ihler distributed the Wolf Creek Storm Drainage Analysis
which will be on the February 27, agenda. Branscum said the
railroad crossing on 6th Street has space between the tracks and
is not a good surface. Shanklin will contact ODOT as they have
not yet accepted the project. Shanklin thanked staff for
reconstruction of 6th Street from Ferris to Gore. Alford said rip
rap is needed in the 38th Street area where drainage work was
done and water will now hit a dirt embankment and erode. He
suggested old tires be used if possible to prevent the erosion.
ADJOURNED AT: 7:35 p.m.