MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 17, 2013

MEETING — Muskogee Public Works and Finance Committee regular meetings and a special meeting of the City Council


— WHAT: Muskogee Public Works and Finance committee regular meetings and a special meeting of the City Council.

WHEN: 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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

ON TV: Broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 14.

PUBLIC WORKS

Consider:

• A new ordinance that would impose new duties upon the owners of certain commercial buildings that become vacant and meet at least one of other specified criteria.

• Preliminary and final plat of CVS Muskogee Addition, consisting of one lot on 1.174 acres, located on the northeast corner of York Street and Chandler Road

• License agreement between the city of Muskogee and Chevron Environmental Management Company to perform the necessary work, as required by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality.

• Contract for fire protection services outside Muskogee city limits with EASTAR Health System, also known as the East Campus.

• Receive report and discuss recommendations regarding the development of Love-Hatbox Sports Complex.

• Appointment of Johnny Teehee to the Chamber of Commerce Committee for Convention and Tourism to serve a three-year term, beginning July 1.

FINANCE

Consider:

• Claims for all city departments Aug. 3-16.

• Lowest and best bids for Muskogee Rehabilitation and Revitalization Program repairs from King Carpentry in the amount of $44,925 for three structures, Simpson Carpentry in the amount of $29,600 for two structures, and Tom Crabtree in the amount of $15,950 for one structure to repair a total of six structures in the amount of $90,475.

• Low bid in the amount of $42,882 submitted by Aceco Rental & Sales for a four-wheel drive cab tractor.

• Best bid in the amount of $24,583.80 submitted by Quantis Sales for the purchase of two front-mount 729 Grasshopper mowers with 60-inch decks.

• Rejecting all bids and purchasing a seven-passenger van from Bob Howard Dodge for $20,949 off the state contract.

• Directing staff to bring forth an amendment to Sales Tax Ordinance 3812-A, as authorized by Sections 4 and 8 of the ordinance relating to the multi-agency training facility.

• Submission of a grant application for the city of Muskogee Animal Shelter to Petsmart Charities to provide funding and mentoring for a high-impact, low-cost spay and neuter project that focuses on owned pets in an area where there is a critical need.

• Receipt of donated funds for the month of July in the amount of $593.25 for the city’s Animal Shelter Sponsorship Program and approve the receipt of  donated supplies from “A Feathered Affair” in the amount of $2,560 as per the attached list.