Month 1996-2 February
Meeting of 1996-2-27 Regular Meeting
LAWTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
FEBRUARY 27, 1996 - 6:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBER - WAYNE GILLEY CITY HALL
Glen Alford, Mayor Pro Tem, 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 Pro Tem
Alford. 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
Absent: John T. Marley, Mayor
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION: Mr. Clopton suggested a recycling program
with the City selling trash bags at Fire Stations; having a farm
equipment open area museum; and buying property to gain access to
1. Ord. 96-9 relating to wrecker and towing service.
2. Res. 96-10 amending fee schedule re: wrecker service.
3. Agreement with KCA Intertribal Land Use Committee for City
utility services approved.
2. $40,000 from Council Contingency for 1-1/4 ton chassis with
skid load tank for brush pumper for Fire Department on emergency
basis waiving purchasing requirements.
4. Lawton/Comanche County Emergency Operations Plan accepted.
5. Ord. 96-10 rezoning 1001-1021 NW 40th St. to C-4.
6. Report from Ad Hoc Committee on Hotel/Motel Tax
1. Res. 95-11 approved entering into a contract with Chamber
of Commerce for hotel tax if passed.
7. Appeal submitted by Art G. Mata regarding the
Administrative Order to secure the vacant structure at 1306 SW
"B" Avenue, Block 9, Lots 4-7, Butler Addition, withdrawn.
8. Damage claims denied: Judy and Thomas Blackmore; Russ
Fisher and Leona Evans; Jerry Forrester; Penn V. and Jean Rabb;
U.S.A.A. Insurance Company and State Farm Insurance Company. Russ
Fisher and Jerry Forrester spoke on behalf of their claims. City
Manager to see why crews did not dig up the street first, instead
of the easement, on Thanksgiving Day to look for the water leak
9. Lease between City and KCA Intertribal Land Use Committee
for 10-acre tract under Lake Lawtonka approved.
10. Report on Wolf Creek Stream Analysis accepted.
11. Council Contingency funds to purchase boat for Police
12. Exceptions to Council Policy 1-1 for certain
employees/classifications (portal to portal out of the City
13. Damage claims approved: Thomas W. and Mary E. Dando - Res.
96-12 - $7,380; William and Amy Hines - $135; Nannie K. Presley -
Res. 96-13 - $500; White Glove Realty - $35.
14. Res. 96-14 ratifying workers' comp. claim of Robert
McGlothin - $10,557.50.
15. Accepted Highland Cemetery Road Overlay Project Phase II
96-20 and placed maintenance bond into effect.
16. Approved Change Order No. 1 for SE "F" Avenue Drainage
Improvements Project 95-7a with GBM Construction.
17. Acknowledged completion of ODOT project for traffic
signals at Lee Blvd. and SW 38th Street.
18. Acknowledged receipt of ODEQ permit for Pecan Valley
South, Part 2.
19. Agreement with Bill Landers for water outside City limits
20. Record plat for Brentwood Addition, Part 1B, accepted with
maintenance bond, easement and escrow agreement.
21. Memo of Understanding with Department of Interior for fire
suppression service near Wildlife Refuge approved.
22. Machine shop and welding service: L & L Machine Shop.
23. First aid supplies: Industrial Medical & Safety Supplies.
24. Biomonitoring testing: Stover & Associates.
25. Back support system: Industrial Medical & Safety Supplies.
26. Flashover hoods, bunker suspenders and bunker boots: Chief
Fire & Safety; Casco Industries.
27. Extended contract for contract labor: Direct staffing
28. Extended contract for bedding plants: Alexandria
29. Confirmed appointment of Rick Rodgers and Hedy Jackson as
30. Mayor's appointments: Commission on Status of Women -
Alberty, La Grone.
31. Payroll approved.
32. Priester v. City - no action.
33. Employment of City Manager - no action.
REPORTS: 6th & Arlington reconstruction was work well done by
Street Division. Trip to Westville, OK on Friday to view compost
operation; use of chemicals to cause decomposition at landfills;
Thursday at noon the Task Force will meet on ordinances; Will
Rogers Association meeting at 7 p.m. March 7 at Will Rogers
School - candidates will be present.
ADJOURNED AT: 10:35 p.m.