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City Commission Meet
7pm April 21, 2003

at High School Gymnasium
An audience of approximately 80 citizens attended the City Commission meeting Monday, April 21, 2003. The meeting had been moved to the High School Gymnasium due to the 50 person occupancy limit at the normal City Hall annex meeting location. The results have been added to the agenda below:
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Condensed Agenda: ... most were for ... "consideration and possible action to approve" ...

* $5980.43 final invoice to Laura Lee Russell (Architects) (approved by all 4 commissioners)

* participation in Regional Enhanced 911 Interlocal Agreement for another year (approved by all 4 commissioners)

* $1159.29 payment to Collinsville Downtown, Inc.(approved by all 4 commissioners) ... this was the final payment in the 2002-2003 budget year

* transfer $40,000 from Sales Tax Reserve to 1999 Sales Tax Fund for payment of bonds and interest
(approved by all 4 commissioners)

* ward boundary changes as presented by INGOG (approved by all 4 commissioners) ... had passed preliminary vote about 6 weeks ago and cleared the review process with no citizen complaints.
The new ward boundaries map will be available at city office ...
(And possibly a map on later ... depending on size / scope of changes)--TWW 4/22 am

* $13,503 lawn mower purchase for city (approved by all 4 commissioners) ... 2 heavy duty mowers (60 in and 44in wide) ... for use in city, park and cemetery

* Oklahoma Western Heritage Inc. to hold their 7th annual Cowboy Poet and Balladere Gathering and Western Trade Days in Collinsville City Park and waive park curfew of midnight on May 10th, 2003
(approved by all 4 commissioners) ... curfew waiver is for security ... not the general public

* deny sales and/or consumption of beer or alcohol (event or other) outside confines of private establishment of "Grey Beards" during 2nd annual Hogs "N" Rods Car & Bike Show in regards to event area.
(Commissioner Porter's motion died for lack of second) ... following a time-limited citizen discussion both for and against

* ... establish parameters related to the event area for sale and/or consumption of beer during the 2nd annual Hogs "N" Hot Rods Car and Bike Show on June14, 2003 (Commissioner Gross' motion was seconded and approved by Commissioners Gross, Sallee, and Rogers, with Commissioner Porter voting no) ... following another time-limited citizen discussion both for and against. The parameters discussed were railroad tracks west to 10th (not side streets ... and only the north side of street ... unless congestion forced using south side also).