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The Collinsville City
Commission (& Municipal Authoriy) met Monday,
Feb. 2nd at 7pm with the Mayor and all commissioners present.
The Collinsville Municipal
Authority approved the consent agenda. Collinsville Downtown, Inc., supplied
their December activities in a report letter for the CMA. City Engineer Robert
Carr recommended and the CMA approved the $11,066.67 payment to Ram Engineering
for CDBG Sewer Line Rehabilitation.
City Manager Mike Tinker,
in his report, covered the following topics:
* Regional Water District Feasibility group (Collinsville, Owasso, and some
of the rural water districts) has selected Benham Engineering to conduct the
* City Attorney to draw up a lease for the model airplane club (Sky Blazers
Club) for continued use of the city property north of town.
* City crews did a good job sanding streets during the recent snow and ice.
* ODOT says the intersection improvement project at 5th and Main will be in
the April bid list.
* Governor Henry will speak at Skiatook's Chamber Banquet March 4th
On the city commission
agenda, Middle School Principal Kelly Hamlin presented information on the
Feb. 24th school bond election.
The City Commission then approved a resolution in support of the school bond
proposal. The $4.1 million bond will not raise local property taxes, but will
allow improvements at multiple campuses.
Mrs. Hamlin described the new building (above) proposed to expand and upgrade
the middle school campus. The single story building will allow natural light
into the new classrooms and seat 500 in the commons area (cafeteria). The
old cafeteria, media center, and the annex building will be replaced. New
classrooms at the high school and improvements at each gymnasium are also
The proper name for the
city street east of the cemetery was again discussed. Following city numbering
the street would be 27th St. West. The street connects the Stonegate Estates
addition to Broadway west of the High School entrance (which is also not marked
with a street number). The street numbering within Stonegate uses the 911
(emergency) numbering system including 106, 107 and 108th E. Ave. The commission
agreed to let the planning commission take a look at this issue before the
In executive session,
the City Clerk's performance review as well as grievance and arbitration issues
were topics to discuss but no action was taken following return to open session.
-- Ted Wright -- Feb.
Hamlin presents the school bond proposal to the city commission.