, Muskogee, OK

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April 9, 2013

Muskogee City Council – at a glance 04.09.13

— During its regular meeting Monday, the Muskogee City Council took the following actions:


• Approved claims for all city departments March 19-29.

• Awarded low bid from Legg Lawn & Landscape in the amount of $0.00539 per square foot to mow lots through the weed abatement program.

• Awarded best bid from Baker Equipment in the amount of $51,790.10 along with two options for the retrofitting of the camera van.

• Awarded best bid from WasteQuip/May Fab in the amount of $434 per tank for the purchase of 60, two-yard, rear-loading containers.

• Approved the purchase of a 2013 Ford Escape through state purchase contract in the amount of $18,799 from Bill Knight Ford.

• Approved resolution declaring the parcel of property located at the corner of Ash and Manitou streets as surplus property and authorizing the sale of said property to Lynn C. Grigsby-Kelley in the amount of $163.

• Approved resolution declaring the parcel of property adjacent to the south property line at 423 N. M St. as surplus property and authorizing the sale of said property to William Nichols in the amount of $163.

• Approved resolution declaring two parcels of properties located on South B Street and Frankfort Avenue as surplus property and authorizing the sale of said properties to Steve and Opal Wiedel in the amount of $326.

• Approved the use of Hatbox Airfield for the annual Touch-A-Truck fundraising event.


• Approved updates to affirmative action plan for the city of Muskogee.

• Appointed Ward II Councilor Dan Hall to serve a three-year term with the Muskogee Planning Commission beginning May 1.

• Disqualified a bid submitted by CentricsIT of Norcross, Ga., previously approved for the replacement of Cisco non-power over ethernet switches and awarded a $50,585.98 contract to Sigma Technology Solutions of Tulsa to perform the task.

• Accepted the final draft of a feasibility study for economic development of Love-Hatbox Sports Complex and authorized the creation of a task force to consider implementation options.

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