City Commission Meeting
December 15, 2014
CoxCom 5 Year Franchise
Park Sculpture

Amending Employee Benefits



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pdf version of 12/15/2014 City Agenda

Absent: Commissioner Garrett
Present: Shafer, York, Bateman & Francis
* consent agenda approved
* Ordinance 880 approved (as emergency) ... state required definition updates for city employee benefits policy wording
* Ordinance 881 approved (as emergency) ,,, Renewal of Cox Cable franchise that lapsed back in October 2014. Just expect service in downtown ... not residential yet
* No vote required for park sculpture as the artist donating the 28 foot tall structure (Wade Nachtigall) has decided too stay with the previously approved location near 19th Street instead of an alternative spot in the SE side of the park that was also being considered. City staff is requesting estimates for lifting the structure and pouring concrete base.
* City Manager's Report -- Pam Polk reported on these topics:
-- Blackjack Creek Water/Sewer Project progressing ... have final required easements ... about ready for bids
-- Bridge repairs ... asking for estimates ... counting on continued Tulsa County assistance
-- Working on music downtown (speaker system recently approved)
-- Working on grant funding for post office area drainage and repaving project
-- City Hall closed Dec. 25th & 26th ... will have reduced staffing to end of year with vacations
* Brad Francis reported 156th Street is being resurfaced between 19th and 5th

December 15, 2014 immediately following City Meeting
City Hall Commission Chambers
106 N. 12th Street

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call. -- same as above

3. Consideration and possible action relating to a request for Commission approval of the Consent Agenda. All matters listed under “Consent” are considered by the City Commission to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. Any Commissioner may, however, remove an item from the Consent Agenda by request. A motion to adopt the Consent Agenda is non-debatable.

--A. Approval of December # 1 Payroll in the amount of $28,932.67.
--B. Approval of Claims in the amount of $232,478.62.
--C. Approval of Minutes from December 1, 2014 Regular Meeting.
-- approved

4. Discussion, consideration and possible action concerning items removed from the Consent Agenda. -- n/a

5. Public Work Director’s Report. -- Phil Stowell reported on these topics
-- working with internet providers for improvements / town antennae
-- Skeleton crew for city staff through holiday period
-- Donated plant material being planted in several areas: downtown, Charlie's Park, east Gateway. A few plants left... may go to animal shelter area

6. Adjournment. -- 5:46pm

Ted Wright comments in purple.