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December 8, 2012

MEETING – Muskogee City Council

WHAT: Muskogee City Council.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Monday.

WHERE: City Council Chambers, Muskogee Municipal Building, 229 W. Okmulgee Ave.

ON TV: Broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 14.

CONSENT AGENDA

Consider:

• Claims for all city departments from  Nov. 19 through Nov. 30.

• Motion to reject all the bids concerning the remodel of four elevators and direct staff to work with engineer to narrow the scope of the project and submit for new bids.

• Resolution concerning the city’s responsibilities for bridge inspections and compliance with National Bridge Inspection Standards and designating EST Inc., as the city’s bridge inspectors for the period of April 2013 through April 2016.

• Low bid of $16,796 for each of two half-ton Ford F-150 pickups submitted by James Hodge Ford.

• Motion instructing administrators to explore options to repair, rebuild or relocate the Martin Luther King Center and funding options.

• Resolution declaring the property located at 505 Dorchester St., surplus to the city’s needs and authorizing the sale of the property to Jeffrey Larson.

• Resolution declaring property located on North B Street, adjoining 1022 N. B Street, as surplus to the city’s needs and authorizing the sale of the property to Don Groom.

• Resolution declaring property located at 503 S. 14th St. surplus to the city’s needs and authorizing the sale of the property to Robert D. Perry Sr.

REGULAR AGENDA

Consider:

• Amendment to ordinance requiring the consideration of certain criteria when reviewing an application for demolition of historical buildings.

• Resolution declaring property located on Altamont Street across from Sadler Arts Academy surplus to the city’s needs and authorizing the sale of the property to Muskogee Public Schools.

• Resolution urging he Oklahoma Legislature to support legislation restoring local control on restriction relating to smoke-free air laws.

• Motion to move forward with the development of a central garage for vehicle and equipment maintenance at the Muskogee Fairgrounds.

• Amendment to council policy regarding employee drug testing.

• Mutual assistance agreements with Muskogee and Hilldale public schools and the Muskogee County Transit Authority to provide transportation assistance during emergency events.

Convene an executive session to consider:

• Contract negotiations with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 95 and, if necessary, take appropriate action in open session.

• Contract negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 57 and, if necessary, take appropriate action in open session.

• Worker’s compensation claim filed by Fred Fielder and, if necessary, take appropriate action in open session.

 

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