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December 4, 2012

At a glance – Muskogee Public Works and Finance committees

At a glance

During regular meetings Tuesday, the Muskogee Public Works and Finance committees considered the following measures:

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

• Struck from consideration a resolution to amend the land use map regarding property located at the southwest corner of Okmulgee Avenue and 48th Street from single-family residential district to multi-family residential district.

• Struck from consideration an ordinance rezoning property located at the southwest corner of Okmulgee Avenue and 48th Street from single-family residential to multi-family residential district.

• Struck from consideration a resolution in support of an application by Overland Property Group LLC for tax credits under the federal low-income tax credit program authorized by section 42 of the Tax Credit Reform Act of 1986.

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

• Approved 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.

• Approved 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.

• Approved 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.

• Approved 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.

• Approved 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.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Approved:

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

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

• 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.

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

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