WALTERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 03, 2017

The Walters City Council met in regular session at 5:00 p.m. on October 3rd, 2017 in the City Council Chambers in the City Hall. Those present were Mayor David Mitchell; Vice Mayor Roberta Ellis; Councilmen Bob Nance, Steve McCammon and Richard Anderson; City Manager Shawn Strange; and City Clerks Dollie Glenn and Sheri Davis; City Attorney Hyman Copeland was absent.

Mayor David Mitchell opened the meeting with prayer.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

Visitors present were Accounts Payable Clerk Karla Eschiti, Monty and Wendy Powers of Powers Heat and Air, Chase and Melissa Barbe with Absolute Car Care, Walters Public School Counselor Eugenia Anderson, Police Chief Tommy Stranahan, Cotton County Emergency Management Director Kesto Simpson, Edith Kitchen and Butch McCammon.

Item #3—Steve McCammon made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Bob Nance seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

(a) Approval of September 19, 2017 regular City Council meeting minutes.

(b) Approval of purchase orders and signing of checks for all City funds presented at the 10-03-17 council meeting and ratification of routine checks subsequent to the 09-19-17 regular council meeting.

Item #4—Richard Anderson made a motion to Approve the New Signature forms for Walters Bank & Trust. Roberta Ellis seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #5—Eugenia Anderson, Counselor at Walters Public Schools came to the Council meeting asking to close one (1) Block of Broadway, from Nevada to Washington street for a Trunk or Treat on Halloween from 5:30 to 6:30. This is a community service project for the Honor Society. Richard Anderson made a motion to approve this. Roberta Ellis seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #6—City Clerk informed Council that a donation was made to the Walters Public Library at the end of FY 2016-2017. Therefore a budget amendment was needed for the Library Special account. Roberta Ellis made a motion to approve the Budget Amendment needed for the Library Special account for FY 2016-2017. Richard Anderson seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

WALTERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

OCTOBER 03, 2017

Item #7—City Clerk informed Council that because of the Donation made to the Walters Public Library at the end of FY 2016-2017, it was over looked when doing the Budget for FY 2017-2018. Bob Nance made a motion to approve the Budget Amendment needed for the Library Special account for FY 2017-2018. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #8—City Manager Shawn Strange informed the Council that the County wants to donate a piece of land to the City. This land is located in an area that is part of our drainage problem. Steve McCammon made a motion to approve accepting the property from the County located at or near the 500 Block of South Hough; Legal Description Lot 15, Blk 28 Ross Addition of Cotton County. Bob Nance seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #9—Council reviewed quotes for a new A/C unit for the Police Department. Quotes were: Powers Heat and Air; Trane 14-seer $4,883.00, 16-seer $6,058.00, and Ameristar 14-seer $4,284.00, also an extended warranty of $683.00. Davis Air Conditioning, LLC; Carrier 14-seer $5,900.00 and Carrier 15-seer for $6,150.00. Pippin Brothers; $4,887.00 for a 2.5 ton Lennox Heat Pump system. Robinson Air; 2.5 ton Heat Pump for $7,942.00. Steve McCammon made a motion to approve the quote from Powers Heat and Air for the 16-Seer for $6,058.00 which comes with a $500.00 rebate and the extended warranty for $683.00. Bob Nance seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #10—Bob Nance made a motion to accept the Mayor’s reappointment of Board of Adjustments board member Larry Norman with new term expiring October 31, 2020. Roberta Ellis seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #11—Roberta Ellis made a motion to accept the resignation of Planning and Zoning Commission Board Member, Jennifer Kriz. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #12—Bob Nance made a motion to approve council to attend the 2017 OML District meeting. Richard Anderson seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Mitchell, Ellis, McCammon, Anderson, Nance

Nays: None

Item #13—City Clerk stated that the Accounts Payable Clerk gave each of them the Check Register to review the checks to be signed tonight. Clerk gave the city council the Cash report showing how much money is on the books after the checks tonight.

WALTERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

OCTOBER 03, 2017

Item #14—(a)City Clerk informed Council that they have the latest Court Docket in their packets. (b) City Manager informed Council that Chase Barbe had presented him with a letter requesting a propane filling station in city limits. Attorney Hyman Copeland is looking in to this and this is possibly going to be a long process. City Manager also stated the City may be looking at needing 2 new ordinances to be able to have propane filling station in the City Limits. (c) Roberta Ellis stated that Sue Hayes would be interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning board.

Purchase orders were approved and the following checks signed.

NO NAME AMOUNT

NO NAME AMOUNT

Meter Deposits Fund

Cemetery General Fund

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned to go into the regular session of the Walters Public Works Authority meeting.

About the Author

OK SW News

OK SW NEWS – The Chronicle Newspaper
http://www.okswnews.com – http://www.okswnews.weebly.com

Bob Moore – 580-695-0331 – okswnews@okswnews.com