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November 21, 2012

At a glance – Muskogee Public Works and Finance committees


— During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Muskogee Public Works and Finance Committees:

• Recognized Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department for awards received from the Oklahoma Recreation and Parks Society.

• Approved an ordinance and conducted public hearing on a request to rezone property located at 841 N. Main St. from mobile home site district to open air highway commercial district and revise the official zoning map to reflect the change.

• Tabled public hearing on request to rezone 12.79 acres from single-family residential to multi-family residential district until 9 a.m. Dec. 3.

• Approved an agreement with the Rural Water District No. 1 for the sale of treated water.

• Approved ODEQ Permit No. WL000051120883 for the construction of 2,092 linear feet of 8-inch PVC and 85 linear feet of 6-inch PVC water line and appurtenances to serve the future developments within the boundaries of Muskogee Rural Water District No. 5.

• Approved ODEQ Permit No. SL000051120825 for the construction of 220 linear feet of 8-inch DIP sanitary sewer line and appurtenances to serve the Kum and Go Store No. 987.

• Approved modifying the Muskogee Code of Ordinances to reflect the speed limit change on North York Street from 45 mph to 35 mph beginning at Shawnee Bypass and extending north 0.22 miles, and approved purchasing LED pedestrian signs to be installed by Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

• Rejected all bids submitted for Greenhill Cemetery Improvement Phase II Project and directed staff to work with architect to redesign the project for rebidding.

• Amended an ordinance governing council participation guidelines and rules of decorum, which expands public participation opportunities at city meetings.



FINANCE COMMITTEE

• Approved claims for all city departments Nov. 5-16.  

• Approved a bid in the amount of $26,987 from Danny Beck Chevrolet offering to sell a three-quarter ton truck for emergency management.

• Struck considering the lowest and best bid from Clean Uniform for furnishing rental and laundry of uniforms for city employees from the agenda.

• Approved the final plans for Ruby Park Improvements Phase III as prepared for by Alaback Design Associates and authorized the solicitation of bids.