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THE PERKINS JOURNAJL, Thumday, July lZ, 2001-9 Citizens News there is a a time for ever3, Ecc. 3-1. =. failte for today; Search hidden within Payne County Commissioners proceedings 'Dinner every 4th Fri- g - Games BIRTHDAY to great grandson. levery inch boy, such of the party. Charlotte know ate is, but me tell? No ,tree. Dustin Kelley, !Jim Edwards, Andy Grotheer, Joan Myrtle Camren, Sandy Breeden, Walter Helphill, Mr. President. Janelle Sa- Ham, Tom Breeden, Nacole : and Tracy Hicks. all of you a very and many, many how does your Do you have cu- lots so if he has garden, Had fried egg- sliced tomatoes, squash, that's I just keep eating It's so deEcious. I aash after shc- add a little pepper (easy on butter, then add sure there isn't too Make a paste of (medium white until thick- creamed squash, to make a lot, dill. I made 21 day work intensive. has the best gave it to me one IWe went to visit her now) she was so pickle make. fresh cucumbers long) as uniform as into clean jars 1 cup pure cider is important) fin- Add 1 I pickling spices (not (no iodine) flats and rings on jar want your jars to process in hot water a kettle that quart jars. jars. Count time ; the water comes to a minutes with wa- ter no higher than the neck of the jar. Remove jars from hot water immediately. These pickles will need to sit for probably a month to pickle. Then you pour the water & spices off and rinse with clear cold water. Chunk into a mix- ing bowl and add 1 cup sugar and 2 Tbs. water. Stir intermit- tently until sugar is dissolved. Return to jar or any container you prefer. Now they are ready to eat. Elsie Grant told me you could use pickles from the store (dill pickles) and make these pickles. I tried it and it works. You just pour the vinegar off and add the pickling spices, vinegar and water. Might not quite taste the same, but it works. I like them better than the sweet pickles you buy. It doesn't take quite as long to pickle since they are already pickled, just need to get the spice taste into them. Our grandson, Ron Stites, thinks canning is so neat. He wants me to write a book about canning. These recipes are for you, Ron. , We were sure glad Jim and Esther Ham came Monday. To our special, talented mu- sicians- Thanks! We appreciate each of you. Overhead at local caft; A friend said too many people get their exercise by jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsi- bility and pushing their luck. I think they serve almost anything you want at the caf6 on the comer. They have a sign say- ing "Win $100 if you order something we don't have." A fellow walked in and saw the sign. He decided to take them up on the challenge. When the waitress came around he said "I'11 have fried elephant ears on a bun." Minutes later the wait- ress returned and announced, "Okay mister, you win, we just ran out of buns." you have if every- onein the country drove a pink Cadillac.T" I guess you would have a pink-car-nation. Right? I guess so. Our hostess Mattie Lee Th- ompson greeted 98 guests and 20 musicians, totaling 118. That's great. Kitchen hostesses: Geraldine Allen, Tuna Sandwiches, Joan Botts, sandwiches, extras, Thelma Smith, lemon cake, Marine Baker, brownies, Lloyd Stallings, pie, Ludene, oatmeal cookies. Thanks so much to ev- eryone who helps out in the kitchen and brings food. Tdl we meet again dear friends and family--Pour pren dre conge, Deo Volente, I wish you peace and love. 19 OF THE FOR WATER EMERGENCY." SECTION 19-6 OF PERKINS CITY CODE TO RATES AND DECLARING IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE OKLAHOMA: That Section 19-6 of Chapter 1 9 of the Perkins amended to read as follows, to-wit: for water used within the corporate limits of the City mall be as follows: 20 minimum for the first 1,000 gallons or less; 40 per 1,000 gallons for all over 1,000 gallons. 10 per 1,000 gallons for all over 2,000 gallons. shall not be construed as to annul any valid Which the town may have heretofore entered into or assumed, nor shall it invalidate any valid bonus made to secure the location of any business or institution in near the City of Perkins." Emergent3/Clause, immediately necessary for the preservation of the and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to whereof this ordinance shall take effect and be in effect from and after its passage, approval and APPROVED AND ADOPTED 'this 10th day of TWILA LONGAN, MAYOR CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA CITY CLERK CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CONTENT AND CORRECTLY ENROLLED THIS 10th DAY OF July, 2001. MATTHEW S. DEVLIN CITY ATTORNEY CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA The Payne County Board of Commissioners mat in a Regular m~eting, Mon- day, June 25, 2001. Notice of the meeting was made by posting an agenda in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. The following were present: Gloria Hesser, Chairman; Jim Arthur, Vice-Chairman; Bill Deering, Member;, Sherd Schieffer, County Clerk. The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was opened with Prayer and Rag Salute. Deering made the motion to reject the trash proposal from HEW for trash pickup at the Highway Districts. Ar~ur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. Deering noted Resolution 41, approved June 18, and was incorrect. The Bridge location number was incorrect. Deering presented Amended Resolu- tion 41 RESOLUTION # 2001-41 AMENDED RE: BEAR CLAN BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (OVER EUCHEE CREEK TRIBUTARY ON EUCHEE VALLEY ROAD) WHEREAS, Tale 69 O.S. 1991 Sec. 601 vests jurisdiction over county roads, highways, and bridges in the county commission, and WHEREAS, Tale 47 O.S. 1991 Sec. 14-113 specifies certain powers of tt-e county commission with respect to the regulation of traffic on local highways and bridges, and WHEREAS, District #1 needs to replace bridge #60N3540E0710003 over a tnbutary of Euchee Creek on Euchee Valley Road, and WHEREAS, Payne County does not have the resources to rebuild the bridge without assistance from other funding sources, and WHEREAS, this bridge does not qualify for federal funding under the Bridge Replacement Act, and WHEREAS, the Sac & Fox Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs have agreed to fund const~ costs estimated at $490,000, and WHEREAS, Payne County has agreed to bear engineering design, inspection, and Geotechnicai testing costs estimated at $60,000, and WHEREAS, the Local Govemment Division of Oklahoma Department of Transportation has in the County Road and Bridge Improve- ment Fund an amount in excess of $60,000 for exclusive use by Payne County for relocation of utilities, acquiring of right-of-way, and engineering and design fees, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Payne County Board of Commissioners will request that the Local Government Division of ODOT establish a project fund for engineering design fees applicable to the replace- ment of bridge #60N3540E0710003. Presented to and approved this 25th day of June 2001. Deedng made the motion to approve the amended resolution. Arthur sec- onded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk presented Memorandum to remove items from inventory: Inv. Description SN# 6010014 GE Radio 9572081 6010013 GE Radio 9571865 418001 Power Supply Radio 808032 District Attorney 102.06 Arm Chair 102.08 Arm Chair 1 02.1 Arm Chair 102.11 Arm Chair 102.12 Arm Chair 102.21 Arm Chair 105.7 Desk 105.8 Desk 105.9 Desk 110.4 End Table ..... t 110.6 End Table ~ 110.7 Dictionary Table 110.8 Metal Typing Table 111.3 Credenza, Wood 110.4 Credenza, Wood Deering made the motion to approve the Memorandum. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carded. Deering presented Contracts with Brawley Engineedng for Engineering ser- vices for Bear Clan Bridge, in the amount of $21,000. Deering made the motion to approve the contracts. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carded. Deering presented Resolution 2001-42 R4 YNE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS THREE-EIGHTHS CENT COUNTY SALES TAX ROAD MONEY NOTIRCATION RESOLUTION Resolution # 2001-42 Dunldn Road (SH18 to SH108) Spot Patch Road Sudace WHEREAS, Payne County passed a County Sales Tax with 53 percent ignated to be used for capital improvements on county roads, and WHERF, AS, Payne County District 1 has chosen as a priority project an estimated 2 miles of Dunkin Road, from SH18 to SH108 for spot patching of the road surfacing, and. WHEREAS, this road is a major collector, bus route, mail route, and has a high traffic count. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Payne County authorizes use of an estimated $104,000 of said saies tax funds for the project described above. Presented and approved this 25th day of June, 2001. Arthur made the motion to approve the Resolution. Dearing seconded. Arthur, aye; I-lesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carded. The Chairman presented Financial Statement for Resale Property Fund. Arthur motion to approve the Financial Statement. Deertng seconded. Ailhur, aye; Hesser, aye; Dearing, aye. Motion carded. The Chairman tabled the Cooperation Agreement between Otoeqvliasouda Tdbe and Payne County. Arthur made the motion to notify ODOT of verification of insurance on leased equipment. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Mo- tion carried. Arthur reported that Payne County did not receive any STP Project Funds for 2002. The Board tabled Beaver Control and Abatement Program reimbu~L The Clerk presented evaluation from Elm Grove to reject all bids and rebtd. Arthur made the motion to accept ~e recommendation to reject all bids and rebld the project. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; I-lesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carded. The Clerk presented BPO for District #1. Arthur made the motion to approve the blanket purchase order. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carded. Hesser reported the dig and haul at the Construction site for the new County Administration Building is moving forward. There were some concerns about an odor at the dig site; however, the County has received clearance from the Corporation Commission. The site was inspected and them is no contamina- tion. Them will be more digging required than originally planned due to soft spots. The following bids were opened: 2001-O84 PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICES-HEALTH DEPARTMENT 1. Western, $11.45 Per Hour PO Box 1065 Stillwater, OK 74076 2. Stillwater Private Security & Investigations, $11.00 Per Hour 4419 Parkview Ct SUllwater, OK 74075-1679 #2001-085 MEDICAL SUPPLIES-HEALTH DEPARTMENT 1. AIC Medical P.O. Box 271555 Oklahoma City, OK 73157-1555 2. Laboratory Supply CO. 723 N. Ann Arbor Oklahoma City, OK 73127 3. United Medical Supply 1230 Sovereign Row, Bldg. B Otdahorna City, OK 73108-1823 4. McKel~on HBOC 8121 10-" Ave. N. Golden Valley, MN 55427-1314 5. Oklahoma Production Center PO Box 774 Tahlequah, OK 74465 6. John Myers PSS 3814 Orange CRC .. Broken Arrow, OK 74011 7. Allegiance Heat~ Care 1140 S. Joplin Tulsa, OK 74112 Bids were remanded to authorized personnel for evaluation. ] The Clerk presented a draw down request and close out documents for Cottonwood Community Center, REAP Grant. Deedng made the motion to approve the draw down in the amount of $5790.00 and to approve the close out documents. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Heuer, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk represented minutas of May 14 and June 11. Deering made the motion to approve the minutes. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. Arthur reported Bob Harper is retidng from Brawley Engineering. Board expressed appreciation to Mr. Harper for the professional service in the past. Deering made the motion to adjourn. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Hesser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. The Payne County Board of Commissioners met in a Regular Meeting, Fri- day, June 29, 2001. Notice of the meeting was made by posting an agenda in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. The following were present: Gloria Hesser, Chairman; Jim Arthur, Vk:e-Chairman; Bill Deerieg, Member, Shard Schleffer, County Clerk. The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was opened with Prayer and Flag Salute. The Clerk presented Utility perm - SW Be, - 1" line inslailed by trenching; 40" W of SE/c Sec 1-18N-1E. Arthur made the motion to approve the utility permit. Deedng seconded. Arthur, aye; Heaser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk presented evaluaUon of Bid 2001-84. The Health Department recommends Stillwater Private Secudty Systems, which was the low bid. Arthur made the motion to approve the recommendation. Deedng secor~ed. Arthur, aye; I-lesser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. Arthur made the motion to table Daft Equipment Contract for Reclaimer. Deering seconded. Arthur, aye; Heaser, aye; Deering, aye. Motion carried. The Chairman presented road name request: County, 42nd Street. 34-19N-5E, no mainterumce Trail End, 34-19N-SE, no maintenance Arthur made the motion to approve the road name, without maintenance. Deedng seconded. Arthur, aye; ~, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carded. The Chairman presented the Beaver Control and Abatement Program Reimbursement. Arthur made the rno6on to submit for reimbursement of US Wildlife contract expemms in the amount of $2400.00. Deertng seconded. Arthur, aye; I-lese~r, aye; Deering, aye. Motton carded. The Chairman submitted Coopera0ve Agreement between Payna County and Anita L. Wade to Diminish Ero~on and SlitatJon of right-of-way. The project is located in Distdct #1, Underwood Road, See 20-T19N-RBE. Doering made the motion to approve the Agreement as presented. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; He=mr, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. The Chairman presented Resolutions for Sales Tax Projects: Resolution #2001.43 44th ~rwt (U8177 to Bm~ Creek Reed) Sing Chip =rid S=a WHEREAS, Payne County ~ a County Sak~ Tax with 53 percent nated to be used for c=mit,q improvemer on county roade, end Payna County Diatrtct 3 has ~ as a prtority project 2 mtles of 44 Street, east from US177 to Brush Creek Road for single chip and seal surfacing, and WHEREAS, this road is a major colleotor, bus route, mail route, and has a high traffic count. NOW THEREFORE BE IT R~LVED that Payne County au- thorizes use of an estimated $35,000 of said sales tax funds for the project dascdbed above. Presented and approved this 29th day of June 2001. Re~dut~ # 2001-44 m,==re= (u=.n toc,,,=, cs =m =kl WHEREAII, Payne County plumed County Sales Tax with 53 percent des- to pe for cap4ud nOn,yemen= on county roeds, end WlilI=..RF.AS, Payne County Dletdct 3 has chosen as e pdodty project 2 miles of 56 Street, east from US17 to Brush Creek Road for ~ chip and seal surfacing, and WHEREA~, this road is a major collector, bus route, mall route, and has a high traffic count. NOW THEREFORE lie IT REIIOLVED that Payne County authorizes use of an estimated S35,000 of ~ astas tax funds for the project described above. Presented and approved this 29th day of June 2001. Arthur made the moOo~ to approve the Resoluttons. Deedng seconded. Arthur, aye; Hasser, aye; Deedng, aye. MoUon carded. The Clerk presented the minutas of June18. Deering made the motion to : approve the minutes. Arthur seconded. Arthur, aye; Heaser, aye; Deedng, aye. Motion carried. The Clerk presented Notice of Claim from Mr. lloyd Clinton for damages to a gas line in the amount of $282.40. The Notice was forwarded to the Insurance Company. The following purchase orders were approved: ~. Approved 06/'29/01 to 06/29/01 ...FY 2000-2001 GENERAL FUND War# Issued To: Amount Reason Issued: 3642 OKLA. NOTARY SERVICE 72.50 SERVICES 3643 SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE 1488.00 SERVICES 3644 SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE 313.26 SERVICES 3645 WEST GROUP 27.00 SERVICES 3646 WEST GROUP 148.00 SUPPLIES 3647 MEDIA,SOFT, INC. 2234.76 SUPPUES 3648 HYPERNET SOLUTIONS, INC. 65.00 SERVICES 364g HYPERNET SOLUTIONS, INC. 25.00 REPAIRS ~' 3850 ONE HOUR MOTO PHOTO 5.04 SUPPLIES 3651 CITYOF STILl.WATER 120.50 UTILITIES i 3652LAKE TEXOMA RESORT 40.00RESERVATIONS . 3653OSU COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SRV 814.75 PAYROLL i 3654MORRIS, JAMES BRETT 733.13 REIMBURSEMENT 3655ANDERSON, NATHAN G. 567.18 REIMBURSEMENT i 3656AMERICAN PLANT PRODUCTS AND 133.00 SUPPLIES 3657TIGER DRUG 39.60SUPPUES 3658B & C BUSINESS PRODUCTS 41.22 SUPPLIES 3659COWBOY COPY 25.25 SUPPUES 3660B & C BUSINESS PRODUCTS 23.75 SUPPLIES 3661AMERICAN PLANT PRODUCTS AND 195.36 SUPPLIES 3662OSU COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SRV 367.21 PAYROLL 3663MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLY 31.90 SUPPLIES 3664MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLY 19.50 SUPPLIES 3665FENTON OFFICE MART 12.25 SUPPLIES 3666CONNECTING POINT COMPUTER 82.28 REPAIRS 3667TERRA,SCAN, INC. 17025.00 SOFTWARE 3668TERRASCAN, INC. 17025.00 SOFTWARE 3669HYPERNET SOLUTIONS, INC. 9200.00 SUPPLIES 3670PERKINS JOURNAL 25~.60 SERVICES 3671WESTERN MECHANICAL, INC. 143.25 SUPPLIES 3672BUNNEY ELECTRIC CO., INC. 694.40 SERVICES 3673 CITY OF STILLWATER 3674 ENIX, JIM 3675 HARP, SAM 3676JESTER, WILLIAM L. 3677JESTER, WILLIAM L 3678MCKNIGHT, GRACE H. 3679RYAN, MARETA 3680WATSON, ADDLE BELLE 3681SCRIBNER, SILUEA. 3682HOFFMEYER, ~HIRLIEY 3683STILLWATER NEWSPRESS 240.57 UTILITIES 100.00 REIMBURSEMENT 200.00 REIMBURSEMENT 200.00 REIMBURSEMENT 13.80 REIMBURSEMENT 7.59 REIMBURSEMENT 21.39 REIMBURSEMENT 31.05 REIMBURSEMENT 31.05 REIMBURSEMENT 6.21 REIMBURSEMENT 36.20 PUBLICATIONS 3684 B & C BUSINESS PROOUCTS 1395.00 SUPPLIES 3685 SILVER STAR ON, INC 14140.05 SUPPLIES 3686 MAY DRUG STORES, INC. 27.42 SUPPLIES 3887 WALMART COMMUNITY BRC 95.g3 SUPPUES 3688 ATWOOD'S FAI M PLAN 34.50 SUPPLIES ATWOOO'S FARM PLAN 315.00 =q=lJES 36g0 SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE 48.01 SERVICES 3691 INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE 3.08 SERVICES, HIGHWAY 2118 KE A d.T, INC. 3066.72 SUPPLIES 2119 FECHNER PUMP & SUPPLY 303.87 SUPPLIES See Commissioners pg. 10 .i