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B6 - THE JOURNAL, Thursday, February 7, 2019 arm' Before we talk about the advice this column this month's tips, weprovides. Enrollment is would like to announce limited to the first 25 an opportunity for so please act quickly if some advanced garden you~are interested. See training. The Payne our contact info below County Extension office or look for more infor- is offering a 4-session mation at www.payne- series "Home Grown: countymastergardeners. Gardening Success fororg. The class begins Payne County". This on Wednesday evening, class will build .on the February 13th. foundations of our February is the ideal See OSU Fact Sheet suckle, and winter jas- H L A- 6 6 0 1 B r o a d- mine all bloom on last leaf Weed Control for year's growth. Wait Weeds in Oklahoma until these plants have and Fact Sheet HLA- completed their spring 6421 Controlling Weeds flowering before prun- in Home Lawns. As ing or cutting back. If always, remember that you are really itching all pesticides are only for spring to be here, effective if used prop- clip a few of these twigs erly. Always follow off now, drop them in a label directions and do vase, and enjoy spring not hesitate to call the color indoors a few Payne County Exten- weeks early. sion office if you have Ornamental grasses questions concerning and grass-like Liriope proper use. should be cut back in Winter tree pruningFebruary. These plants should be completed share a common trait as soon as possible, that deserves mention. February is NOT the The leaves that develop time to prune most will remain on the plant shrubs. Spring flow- throughout the growing ering shrubs such as season. If you wait flowering quince, for- until spring growth has sythia, winter honey- started and remove the Master Gardener train- time to control those '; ing and will be fine-pesky winter weeds. tuned to the specific Herbicide control is interests of the class much more effective if ' attendees. For exam- an ipplication:ean be ": ple, we'll talk about made before explosive the why behind some of spring growth occurs. LEGAL NOTI(;E LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTI(:E LEGAL NOTICE tip of the leaf, the plant as strawberries, rasp- will look bad all season, berries, blackberries, Look closely before asparagus and grapes pruning and clip just should also be planted above the growing point towards the end of the of the new leaves, month. While blue- Delay pruning for berries and raspberries summer flowering can be grown success- shrubs such as crape fully in our area, Payne myrtles and roses until County is far from their they begin to break ideal climate so you can bud. This allows you expect some challenges. to assess the winter For more informa- damage (there is likely tion of this or any other to be some this year) horticultural topic, you so you can prune as can contact Keith Reed, needed, the Horticulturist in the Cool season vegeta- Payne County Exten- bles like carrots, let- sion office. Keith can tuce, peas, potatoes, and be reached via email cabbage can be planted at keith.reed@okstate. about mid-month. See edu, phone at 405-747- Fact Sheet HLA-6004 8320, or in person at the Oklahoma Garden Plan- Payne County Extension ning Guide. Perch- office, located at 315 nial garden crops such W. 6th in Stillwater. LEGAL NOTICE Legal notice published in BOARD TO CONDUCT SAID of the project are based on qualified and acting Clerk of acts: Attached hereto is a true and The Perkins Journal Feb. 7 ELECTION; AND CONTAINING engineering estimates, with the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, 1. At least forty-eight (48) hours complete copy of the public andFeb. 14,2019 OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED engineering to be completed hereby certify that the foregoing prior to said meeting, givepublic notice setting forth the date, THERETO. as the bonds are issued and is a true and complete copy of a notice in writing of the date, time time, place and agenda which MINUTES ADOPTING with the improvemen{s to be resolution authorizing the ceiling and place of said meeting of the was posted at City Hall Annex RESOLUTION WHEREAS, it is deemed advis- made as needed. Said projects and holding of a special election City Commission of the City of in prominent view and open to AUTHORIZING able by the City of Perkins, may be accomplished through for the purpose themin sd out, as Perkins, Oklahoma;and the public twenty-four (24) hours ELECTION Oklahoma (the "City") for the participation with other govern- adopted by the governing body 2. At least twenty-four (24) each day, secen (7) days each public health, welfare, safety . mental agencies and may be of said City, and a Transcnpt of hours prior to said meeting week at 4:41 P.M on the 17th PURSUANT TO THE LEGAL and continued economic devel- accomplished in phases. The Proceedings of said governing (excluding Saturdays, Sundays day of January, 2019, being NOTICE AS IS REQUIRED opment of the City, to construct, specific projects for which at least body at a special meeting thereof and legal holidays declared by twenty-four (24) hours or more BY THE OKLAHOMA OPEN widen, and improve streets, seventy percent (70%) of the held on the date therein set out, the State of Oklahoma), display prior to this meeting, excluding MEETING ACT INCLUDING bridges and roadways in the proceeds of the aforesaid Bonds insofar as the same relates to public notice of said meeting in Saturdays, Sundays and legal THEPOSTINGOFNOTICEAND City (including but not limited to shall be expended and the dollar the introduction, reading and prominentpubUcviewattheprin- holidays, all in compliance with AGENDA AS IS REQUIRED BY signage/signalization, lighting, amounts for each project shall be adoption thereof as the same cipal office of the City Commis- the Oklahoma Open MeetingAct THE TERMS THEREOF, THE sidewalks, landscaping, related as follows: appears of record in my office, sion and at the location of .said (as attached hereto). CITY COMMISSION OF THE drainage improvements, drive- Further, I certify that in con- meeting, such notice setting forth WITNESS my hand and seal CITY OF PERKINS, OKLA- way reconstruction, and other formity with Title 25, Oklahoma thereon the date, time, placeand this 24th day of January, 2019. HOMA, MET IN SPECIAL SES- related improvements); and Statutes 20"~1, Sections 301- agenda for said meeting; and SION IN THE CITY HALLANNEX 314, inclusive, as amended (the 3. The minutes of the meeting (S) RASHEL CARNEFIX IN THE PERKINS LIBRARY Oklahoma Open Meeting Act) I reflect the time and manner CityClerk LOCATED AT 101 E. THOMAS received notice of the meeting of such notice of the meeting STREET IN SAID CITY ON THE as required by law, and I did, or required by the Oklahoma Open (SEAL) 24TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2019, caused to be done, the following Meeting Act. AT 6:00 P.M. PRESENT: Mayor Jason ShU- ling, Vice Mayor Shannon Terry, David Lara, Gary Varnell ABSENT: Amber Johnston Notice of this special meeting of the City Commission of the City for January 24, 2019, was given in writing and filed with the City Clerk of the City of Perkins on January 15, 2019 at 5:00 P.M forty-eight (48) hours or more prior to this meeting, and public notice of this meeting, setting forth the date, time, place and agenda was posted at the entrance to City Hall Annex, 101 E. Thomas Street, Perkins, Oklahoma in prominent view and open to the public twenty-four (24) hours each day, seven (7) days each week at 4:41 P.M on the 17th day of January, 2019, being twenty-four (24) hours or more prior to this meeting, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, all in compli- ance with the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act (as attached hereto). (Other Proceedings) THEREUPON, the Mayor intro- duced the Resolution set forth below, which was read in full by the City Clerk. Upon motion by Commission Member Varnell, seconded by Vice Mayor Terry, said Resolution was adopted by the following vote: AYE: Varnell NAY: Shilling, Terry, Lara, Said Resolution was thereupon signed by the Mayor, attested by the City Clerk, sealed with the seal of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, and is as follows: RESOLUTION NO. 2-2019 WHEREAS, the estimated amount necessary for such pur- poses, which is to be funded with general obligation bonds payable from ad valorem taxes, is One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000.00) and; Improvements to streets/road- ways along Kirk Street from 4th Street to Sadler Road, including the replacement of current pave- ment, street widening, curb and gutter drainage improvements, replacement of drain crossings, sidewalks and sidewalk improve- ments, intersection improvement, turn lanes for school entrances, and drainage improvements, all WHEREAS, funds are not avail- as prioritized by the City's gov- able in the treasury for such erning body from time to time purpose and the power is granted after public hearing thereon. said City by Section 27 of Article $1,800,000 10, of the Constitution and laws of the State of Oklahoma, toissue TOTAL: $1,800,000 bonds to provide funds for such purpose, provided the same be Section 3. That such cell for said authorized by the registered, election be by proclamation, qualified voters thereof, votiog at signed by the Mayor or Mayor an election held for such purpose; Pro Tempore and attested by the City Clerk or Deputy City Clerk, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT setting forth the proposition to be RESOLVED BYTHE CITY COM- voted upon, a statement regard- MISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF ing the specific projects for which PERKINS, OKLAHOMA: the proceeds of the aforesaid Bonds shall be expended and Section 1. That the Mayor of said the dollar amount to be expended City, or due to absence or inca- on such projects; that the ballots pacity the duly qualified Mayor shall set forth the proposition to Pro Tempore, be, and hereby is be voted upon substantially as authorized and directed to call set out in Section 1 hereof, and a special election to be held in the returns of said election shall said City on the 2nd day of April, be made to and canvassed by the 2019, whereupon the following Payne County Election Board. proposition shall be submitted to the registered qualified voters Section 4.That the number and of the City for their approval or location of the polling places, the rejection: hours of opening and closing of the polls, and the names of the PROPOSITION officers who shall conduct the election shall be the same as (STREET IMPROVEMENT the regular polling places and BONDS) persons prescribed by the Payne County Election Board for elec- Shall the City of Perkins, Okla- tions in Perkins, Oklahoma. homa incur an indebtedness by issuing its general obligation Section 5.That the Special Eleo- bonds in the sum of One Million, tion Proclamation and Notice of Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars even date, a copy of which is ($1,800,000) to provide funds on file with the City Clerk and for the purpose of constructing, which is incorporated herein by widening and improving streets, reference, calling said election is roadways and bridges in said hereby approved in all respects, City, including but not limited to and the Mayor or Mayor Pro signing/signalization, lighting, Tempore is hereby authorized sidewalks, landscaping, related to execute said Special Election drainage improvements, drive- Proclamation and Notice on way reconstruction, and City behalf of the City, and the City utilities under and adjacent to Clerk or Deputy City Clerk is such streets and roadways found hereby authorized to attest and to be in need of repair or replace- affix the seal of the City to said ment to be owned exclusively by Special Election Proclamation said City, and levy and collect and Notice, and to cause a an annual tax, in addition to all copy of said Special Election other taxes, upon all the taxable Proclamation and Notice to be property in the City sufficient to published as required by law, and pay the principal and interest on a copy thereof delivered to the such bonds as it falls due, and Payne County Election Board. also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal Section 6.That the City Clel'k thereof when due, said bonds to shall serve, or cause to be bear interest not to exceed the served, a copy of this Resolution rate of ten percent (10%) per and the Special Election Procla- annum, payable semi-annually marion and Notice upon the office and to become due serially within of the Payne County Election fifteen (15) years from their date? Board at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the election. Section 2.The Street Improve- ment Projects for which the Remainder of this Page proceeds of the aforesaid not to Intentionally Left Blank exceed $1,800,000 general obli- gation bonds shall be expended PASSED AND APPROVED this consist of constructing, wid- 24th day of January, 2019. ening, and improving streets, bridges and roadways in the (S) JASON SHILLING, MAYOR City (including but not limited to signage/signalization, lighting, (SEAL) sidewalks, landscaping, related drainage improvements, drive- ATTEST." way reconstruction, and other related improvements), including (S)~ RASHEL CARNEFIX, CITY but not limited to those listed CLERK below. Related improvements could include, but not by way of limitation, easement acquisition, STATE OF OKLAHOMA ) utility relocation, new curb and ) gutter and driveway approaches, COUNTY OF PAYNE ) signage/signalization, striping and landscaping. The costs I, the undersigned, the duly A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CALLING AND HOLD- ING OF A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF PERKINS, STATE OF OKLAHOMA (THE "CITY") FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED, QUALIFIED ELECTORS THEREOF THE QUESTION OF THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF SAID CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION, EIGHT HUN- DRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,800,000) TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING, WIDENING AND IMPROVING STREETS, BRIDGES AND ROADWAYS IN THE CITY, INCLUDING CITY UTILITIES UNDER AND ADJA- CENT TO SUCH STREETS AND ROADWAYS FOUND TO BE IN NEED OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT, TO BE OWNED EXCLUSIVELY BY SAID CITY, LEVYING AND COL- LECTING AN ANNUAL TAX, IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER TAXES, UPON ALL THE TAX- ABLE PROPERTY IN SAID CITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE INTEREsTAND PRICINPAL ON SAID BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO CALL THE ELECTION BY PROCLAMA- TION AND REQUESTING THE PAYNE COUNTY ELECTION Legal notice published inThe Perkins Journal Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Mar. 7, Mar. 14, Mar. 21, and Mar. 28, 2019 I'ROC~]3ON AND NOTICE OF ELBC'TI0~N Umler and by virtue of Section 27, Article 10 of the Oklahoma Coastitution and the statutes of the Stttte of Oklahoma and acts supplementary aad ameadatory ~ereto. aad a Resolufio, of the City Commi~on of the City of Pcr~=, Oklahoma (the "City") adopted on the 24~ day of Janum'y. 2019. ~ the calling of an ooection on the proposit~rt hereinofter ~ fotlh. I the tmdersigned Mayor of the City of P~rkins, Oklahoma, heteb~ call a special election mad give notice thereof to be ho0d in the City of Peddns, OklM',oma, on the 2~ day of At~, 2019, for the purpo~ of aubmitting to the re~i~ered qualiiied 1~ o s thereof the following proposition: PROPOSITION (Street lmprovom~t Bonds) Shall the City of P=kins, Oldahoma incur an indebte~ess by isanin.~ its general obligation bonds in the stun of One Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,S00,000) to provide ftmds for the purpose of cur=tractS8, widening and improving Str ~ ~lways a~l bridges in said City, indudia8 bet not liraited to sigrdug/signalization, lishtins, sidewalks, Im',dseaping, related drainage improv~aents, driveway rveonsmactio~ mad City utilities und~ and ndja~nt to such ~ and roadways found to be in need of repair or rvplaeemant to be owned exclusively by said Oty, and levy mad collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable properly in the City anfficleat to pay the pducitml and iuterest on such bonds as it fidls due, and ooso to constitute a sinking fund for the ~3qne~t of the pdndpoo thoreof whan dee, said honds to bear interest not to exceed the rate often perce~t (10%) per anmca, psyable serai-anmtMly aad to become due seriany wR]fin fifleea (15) yea0rs from their date? The ballot used at said election shall set out the proposition as above ~ ~ and shah also comsin the words: r-I For the above Inopodtiou [] A~nat the above prolx~ion TO VOTE, FILL IN THE BOX NEXT TO YOUR C~OIC~S) LIKE THIS: Only the regls~ qualified vote~ of the City of Perk~ Oklahoma may vote epon &e proposition as set forth above. The polls shall be o~ at 7:00 A,M nnd remain open continuously ua~fil and be dosed at 7:00 P.M, The numt~ m~d lo~ttion oftho pollin~ places mad the names of the per~-a who shall co~uct aaid eleelic~a shall be deoogn~ed by the Pa~e County Hect~on Board. Soda o~ e~ ~ =Iso as cotmte~ and certify ~ resulut in tho ~e of regular ooectlons mxl ccRify the rean~ thereof m reqaired by law. DF~CRIPTION OF PROTF.C'q~/~ND USE OF PROCEEDS The Street Improvemeats l~ojoas for wldch the lxoc~b of the ~orcnld not to exc~,~