Month 2000-9 September
Meeting of 2000-9-18 Special Meeting
LAWTON CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
WAYNE GILLEY CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBER
SEPTEMBER 18, 2000 - 6:00 P.M.
Mayor Cecil E. Powell, Also Present:
Presiding Bill Baker, City Manager John
Vincent, City Attorney
Brenda Smith, City Clerk
LTC Anthony Puckett, Fort Sill
The meeting was called to order at 6:04 p.m. by Mayor Powell. Notice of meeting and agenda
were posted on the City Hall notice board as required by State Law.
PRESENT: G. Wayne Smith, Ward One
James Hanna, Ward Two
Glenn Devine, Ward Three
John Purcell, Ward Four
Robert Shanklin, Ward Five
Barbara Moeller, Ward Six
Stanley Haywood, Ward Seven
Michael Baxter, Ward Eight
1. Consider adopting an ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article 1, Division 2,
water fees and charges, by adding Section 119, providing for the sale of raw water from Lakes
Lawtonka and Ellsworth under procedures to be established by the City Manager at a fee to be
set forth in the fee schedule; and declaring an emergency. Exhibits: Ordinance No. 2000-31.
MOVED by Smith, SECOND by Hanna, to approve Ordinance 00-31, waive reading of the
ordinance, read the title only, and declare an emergency.
Vincent said the ordinance title was correct and a section would be added in the body of the
ordinance to properly declare an emergency.
(Title read by Clerk) Ordinance 00-31
An ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article 1, Division 2, relating to water fees and charges, by
adding Section 119, providing for the sale of raw water from Lake Lawtonka and Ellsworth
under procedure to be established by the City Manager at a fee to be set forth in the fee schedule,
and declaring an emergency.
VOTE ON MOTION: AYE: Moeller, Haywood, Baxter, Smith, Hanna, Devine, Purcell,
Shanklin. NAY: None. MOTION CARRIED.
2. Consider adopting a resolution amending Appendix A, Schedule of Fees and Charges,
Lawton City Code, 1995, by adding a fee for the sale of raw water and providing for an
emergency. Exhibits: Resolution No. 2000-94.
MOVED by Purcell, SECOND by Moeller, for approval of Resolution 00-94. AYE: Haywood,
Baxter, Smith, Hanna, Devine, Purcell, Shanklin, Moeller. NAY: None. MOTION CARRIED.
(Title only) Resolution 00-94
A resolution amending Appendix A, Schedule of Fees and Charges, Lawton City Code, 1995,
adding a fee for the sale of raw water for agriculture purposes only and providing an effective
Smith complimented the City employee picnic held yesterday. Mayor Powell agreed and said it
Baker said it was his fault that the items were not prepared properly to allow final action to be
taken at the previous meeting and Water Authority and said they would do better in the future.
Mayor Powell said he would take full responsibility.
Purcell said he, Haywood, Baker and some Parks & Recreation employees attended the
Oklahoma Municipal League Conference in Tulsa and brought back some good information. He
said a session on grant writing was particularly helpful.
There being no further business to consider the meeting adjourned at 6:08 p.m. upon motion,
second and roll call vote.