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6B:THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thur lay, March 15, 2001 REBID-HIGHWAY Payne County Commissioners proceedings -the Payne County Board of Commissioners met in a Special Monday, Febru- ary 26, 2001. Notice of the meeting was made by posting an agenda in accor- dance with the Open Meeting Law. The following were present: Gloria Hesser, Chairwoman; Jim Arthur, Vce-Chairman; Bill Deering, Member;, Shem Schleffer, County Clerk. ]he Chairman called the rn~to order at 1:30 p.m. The Clerk presented P0',3044 to Davis Excavating for payment Mr 'Jack Pritchard, Fifty-One East Rural Water, recommended payment of PO3044 in the amount of $223,042 as final payment for the project. The Water District is reasonably satisfied with the current project. Davis is aware of some of the clean up and additional repairs that will fall under the maintenance provi- sioq..~f the contract. The Inspector of the project reported this morning that they are pressuring up the line end there have been no problems. Arthur stated he had to make repairs to road that the Contractor on the Water Project did not fix. Arthur noted he did ins~act the area along with employees from Davis Excavating,. Arthur requested the County be reimbursed in the am~nt of $1040.00 for expenses. Davis agreed to pay the damages. Arthur made the motion to make the final payment to Davis Excavating in the amount of $223,042, contingent on Davis reimbursing the County $1040.00 for repairs. Deedng seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. 1 .Burch's Auto Parts 117 N. Main Street Yale, OK 74085 2.Vince Smola 6620 Poplar Street Stillwater, OK 74074 Arthur recommended accepting Mince Smela of Stillwater as best bid. Deering accepted both vendors, low bid per job, subject to availability. Motion was made by Deedng to accept recommendations as stated. Seconded by Arthur. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. Arthur presented the Mediation Agreement the Jardot Road Project for signa- ture. Arthur noted Kems has submitted a check in accordance with the agree- ment. Arthur made the motion to approve the Agreement. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Deering recommended improvement to the bndge on Airport Road, between Brush Creek and Jardot. Deenng noted the bridge is located on property owned by Commissioner Arthur. The bridge is need of repair due to water flow causing erosion Deedng note~l that he will over see the project, which will 1)straighten out the creek channel and clean creek bed 2) placement of nprap on the west wing wall. Oeering made the motion to approve the project as outlined. Arthur, abstain; Hesser' aye; Deenng, aye. Motion carried. Deering made the motion to adjourn. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deenng, aye. Motion carded. St~erd Schieffer County Clerk The Payne County Board of Commissioners met in a Regular meeting Wednes- day, February 28, 2001. Notice of the meeting was made by posting an agenda i~ accordance with the Open Meeting Law. The following were present: Gloda Hesser, Chairman; Jim Arthur, Vice-Chairman; Bill Deedng, Member, Sherri Schieffer, County Clerk. The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was opened with Prayer and Flag Salute. The Chairman reoognlzeO Mr. Wi~,.am Cote, Gose ~ Associates. Cole pre- sented Prairie Acre Esta'~ Plat, NW/4 28-19N-3E, for preliminary review. Each lot is approximately 3/4 ~ in~., individual wells and septic system. Roads wi~l be built to county ~ with request for maintenance at the end of 2- ye,'ar waiting period. Individual ~ tanks will be inspected and approved by Department of Environmental Qt~lity. Deenng presented application for STP funds for $1.5 million for 2.5 miles of road that will connect Ingalls Community to Hwyl08 S and 51 Hwy. Deedng made the motion to approve the application. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. Mr: Bob Harper presented Revised 5-Year Road Plan and Resolution R~SOLUTION #2001-2S 5 YEAR ROAD PLAN (REVISED) Reference: Original Resolution #2000-79 WHEREAS, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has notified Payne County of the need for a new 5 year Road and Bridge Plan, and WHEREAS, Payne Co~ ~ ,est~md a ~ (5) ~ road plan as foI- NOW THEREFORE BE I1" RESOLVED that the plan is in effect and the Board is i'naking official notification to the Oldahoma Department of Trensportatkm foi'. their acceptarme. Presented to and approved by the Payna County Board of Cbmmissloners this 28th clay of February, 2001. ,a,~ur made the motion to approve the revised 5-year road plan. Deering s~nded. Arthur, aye; l-lesser' aye; Oeering, aye. Motion carried. Arthur presented Engineering plans for BRO-160D(047) CO, Bridge, North Stilhvater Creek on Aiqaort. Arthur made the motion to approve the Engineer- ing,Plans prepared by Brawfay. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; Haseer, aye; Deleting, aye. Motion carried. Deet'ing made the motion to approve the program and engineering contracts #n~2e58.9 (Council Creek) Programming Estimates, $300,000, Engineering Contract, Brawley, $22,000 / #n3~,Te63.4 (tributary over Ceutmll Cxeek on Mr. Vernon Rd. Primming Estimates $370,000; Engineering Contract Brawley Engineer, $2 000.00 Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hetar, er, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. Artllur presented utility perndt: GMR & Associates - tabled for additional information 1 East Water - trenching; 32-20N-3E of C~r Ditching - 4" line; trenching; cross Glencoe Rd; Soc 9-T20N-2E Ker~-McGee - water line; boring; 2800' E of SW/c Sac 22-18N-5E Deenng made the motion to table GMR permit and to approve permits for Fifty-One: Stillwater Power; Carrier Ditching; Kerr4/IcGeo. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser' aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. IB ~ With Te~ for CAMA Soft- Arthur ~monded. Arlt~, aye; Hese~, ~ Deer~, aye. Motion carded. TI~ ,Chairmen ~ COEI)D 2001 REAP Grsflt Pro~ = al~p~oved by COEDD: Cottonwood, # 0032 - $6500.00; r el~ window; ceiling; roof Elm Grove. #0033 - $10,000.; repairs and kitchen remodel IXL,~#036- $20,000 - septic system; heat/ak; roof; foundation repairs; fencing; sidtng; : ,~ndow replam; doora, floors, November 30, 2001. Arthur made the motion to approve the COEDD Reap Grat2s as preeer~l~. Deering se~nded. Arthur, aye; Heaser, aye; Oeedng, aye. Motion oarded. Fete, mary 28, 2001 T~ ~ Agent presented Bid #2001-038 MECHANIC SERVICES- The Chairman presented a road name request from Lod & Ted Barns. Barns are requested a name change from Depot Street to LBJ Drive. Hesser noted the Board approved the onginal name on 12-18-00. The Assessor's office re- ported the road lines up with an existing roadway =Depot Road". Deedng made the motion to deny the change of road name to LBJ Drive as it does not con- form to the County Policy. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carded. The Chairman presented appointment of Requiaition and ReeeMng Officers Department Requisitioning Receiving Progress School Unda Rogers Carol Davis IXL Community Monta Brown Rea Dawn Poling Deedng made the motion to approve appointments. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk presented blanket purchase orders foe March: District Attomey; Dis- trict Attorney Drug Task Force; Sheriff; Extension; Revaluation, Election Board, General Govemment, Building Engineer, District #1, District #3, Health Depart- ment, Fair Board. Deering made the motion to approve the blanket purchase ordain. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hasser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion car- ded. The Clerk requested PO 4076 and Warrant 2249, CODA, $226.00 be disal- lowed. Deedng made the motion to disallow and PO as requested. Deedng seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser' aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk presented monthly reports: Alcoholic Beverage Tax, 5301.91. Deering. made the motion to approve the report. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Heeser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carded. The Clerk presented the minutes 2-12 and 2-26. Deedng made the motion to approve the minutes as presented. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser' aye; Deenng, aye. Motion carded. Arthur commented on the utilities being placed in r/w. He noted ONG was p~acing a ~ without a ~. The Board ~ i~x~Umee of ~- ing the County when a utility line is placed in the right-of-way. Board recessed for the Annual Jail inspection. The Board commented that given the resources the Sheriff's department has to wod~ with, the Jail is in good condition. They did recommend air filters be changed to help control dust. The February Payroll was approved and is on file. Deering made the motion to adjourn. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deenng, aye. Motion carried. Shard Schleffer County Clerk Roustabouts issue first call for auditions It's time to prepare for the annual Northern Oklahoma College Roustabouts Jambol'~, Director Dineo Heilmann reminds high school seniors interested in auditioning for the musical show troupe. The Tonkawa-based troupe has positions open for both male and female singers. Auditions will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31 in the Northern Performing Arts Center Choir Room, accord- ing to Rick Edgington, vocal director. Vocalists should bring one prepared solo of any style of music, including pop, country or gos- pel, with either tape or keyboard accompaniment. Those trying out will also learn an on-spot choreography number taught by a sophomore Roustabout member. According tO Dr. Mike Moore, assistant director, instrumental- ists needed include in particular saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass guitar, string bass, percussion and keyboard players. Those auditioning should bring a prepared instrumental solo of any style of music. Tryouts will begin at I p.m. in the NPAC Band Room March 31. Light and sound technicians are also needed. Students selected for the Roustabouts will receive a $300 tuition waiver scholarship for their freshman year. They must be full-time students at Northern and must enroll in College Choir and Private Voice or in College Band daring the fall semester. All participants in the auditions are invited to the Roustabout Benefit Show in the NPAC that same evening. New Roustabouts for 2001-2002 will be introduced during the performance. Founded in 1964, the Roustabouts represent Northern as they perform at high schools and for civic organizations throughout the state. They have performed in Washington, D.C.; have made sev- eral performing tours in other countries, including Russia, Roma- nia and England; and are slated to perform in May on a ship cruis- ing the Gulf of Mexico with ports of call in Mexico. ORDINANCE NO. 253 "AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SECTION 21-116 OF PERKIN', CAPPED PARKING SPACES AND DECLARING AN BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES PERKINS, OKLAHOMA: SECTION 1: That Section 21-116 of Chapter 21 be adopted to read as follows, to-wit: "Sec. 21 - 116 Handicapped Parking; Penalty. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person vehicle in any parking space, wheelchair ramp, any portion thereof that is designated and posted as a parking of a motor vehicle operated by, or transporting a person unless such person has applied for and been issued nia indicating physical disability under the provision of 112, and such insignia is displayed as provided in Title 47 O.S. or unless such person has applied for and been issued a special license plate pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 8 o~ Section t 136, and such license plate is displayed pursuant to the the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. (b) Violation of the provisions of section (a), fine of up to Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), and in addition son shall pay any and all reasonable and necessary landowner or other person in having any erty and stored. (c) Any person cited for a first offense (a), who has displayed a placard which has expired shall be missal of such charge and shall not he required to pay the person presents to the court withing thirty citation a notice from the Department of tained a valid handicapped parking placard." SECTION 2: Emergency Clause. It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist by nance shall take effect and be in full force and in effect sage, approval and publication. PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 5th day of March, RANDY HALL, MAYOR CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA (S EAL) CITY CLERK CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA APPROVED AS TO FORM THIS 5th DAY OF MARCH, 2001. MATTHEW S. DEVLIN CITY ATTORNEY Nursing student visits Perkins hospice patients "I really love working with hospice patients," said, University nursing student Meron Zerihun (center), completed a six week clinical rotation at to learn more about care for the terminally ill. Stillwater-based hospice one day a week from Jan. 31 7, Zerihun regularly accompanied hospice Darlon Duroy (left) on home visits in Perkins, Slillwater to care for terminal0 ill patients. of one of her paaenu, Zerihun vised the laUient's home with hospice bereavement and spiritual care Gladeen Allred (dght). She is pictured with looking at a keepsake memory book, which fill out with their grandrhildren. Zerihun, who East Africa, graduate in May of next year with both nursing and gerontology. Dm,oy, who has been nurse for two and one half years, is a at First Baptist Church in Perkins. Law Day chairs County Bar Association Presi- dent Melissa DeLacerda of Stillwater has named Stillwater attorneys Lynn McBride and Mary Bernice Shedrick as chair- persons of Law Day activities for Payne County. Statewide Law Day activities will include volunteer lawyers giving free legal advice to Okla- homa residents over the tele- phone May 1. The "AskALaw- yer" television program will air May 1, at 7 p.m. on OETA and wig feature Oklahoma attorneys discussing adoption, Internet fraud and protecting the best in- terests of children. Answers from 3.8