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/ , THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, November 15, 2001-3B "" Continued from page 2B of Galatians 6: 14-18 tells us this. In Isaiah, God marked of Jesus" birth and crucifixion about 700 years before pass. In the new testament in John, it tells how God In Ephesians, how God identifies his church us Jesus Christ is the foundation of the church. Matthew tells us to take the word of GOd to all nations. When we God says we carry his mark. t we did honor our veterans by reading of names, the years they served in. tonight after services, we had where all goodies were either decorated in red or r blue. United Methodist Church of Perkins is hosting its an- Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 17, 5:30- is invited to enjoy a free meal and share in of friends Donations will be accepted o benefit the mission program. services begin with Sunday School at 10 a.m. Worship 10:55 am., and the church will be celebrating Laity Sun- Morning Bells will play "Bound For Glory" and the I Choir will sing the anthem "All Good Gifts." Liturgist will read the scripture lesson from 2 Thessalonians Patsy Owsley, Lay Leader, will deliver the sermon, "Give Pass It On." Pastor Jim Shepherd will lead the con- in the celebration of Holy Communion will participate in the Perkins Community Thanks- p.m. at the Lost Creek United Methodist Church has been invited to preach the Thanksgiving ser- Church of Christ Tharp apostle Paul writes in Romans 13:!1-12 about us being who h)ve others. He says, "Do this. (love others) under- the present time. The hour has come for you to wake up slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when t believed. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of about the need to be loving people If love !fellow man directs our actions then we don't even need is the fulfillment of the law." the motivation for us loving others is that the end is in (Legal Notice published once in The Perkins Journal on November 15, 2001) (Legal Notice published once in The Perkins Joumal on November 15, 2001) ORDINANCE NO. 257 "AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE EXPENDITURE OF A SUM NOT TO EXCEED $230,00000 FOR THE RENOVATION AND REMODELING OF THE THOMAS WlLHITE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND REQUIRING ENACTMENT OF SAID ORDINANCE BY A MAJORITY OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF PERKINS, ALLAS PROVIDED BY LAW." BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITY OF PERKINS OKLAHOMA: RESOLUTION NO. 8-2001 That the Perkins City Council approves and au- thorizes the expenditure of a sum not to exceed $230,00000 for the renovation and remodeling of the Thomas Willlite Public Library. It being necessary pursuant t(~Section 4-5 of the Perkins City Char- ter that the above expenditure be approved by a majority vote of the registered voters of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, such vote to be held at a special elec- tion on December 11, 2001, as provided by law, whereof this ordinance shall not take effect and be in full force unless and until such approval occurs. PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 5th day of November, 2001 TWlLA LONGAN, MAYOR CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA (S EAL) CITY CLERK CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CONTENT AND CORRECTLY EN- ROLLED THIS 5th DAY OF November, 2001. DEVLIN & CLARK, P.C. MATI'HEW S. DEVLIN CITY AI-FORNEYS CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA / OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE PERKINS CITY CODE BY ADDING REMODELING, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE, AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY'S LI- ~' BRARY FACILITIES AS PURPOSES OF THE EXISTING ONE PERCENT (1%) : CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SALES TAX REVENUE; REQUIRING APPROVALr OF SAID ORDINANCE BY A MAJORITY OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS,"' 1 ALL AS PROVIDED BY LAW; AND OF ORDINANCE NO. 257 APPROVING THE EXPENDITURE OF A SUM NOT TO EXCEED $230,000.00 FOR THE , RENOVATION AND REMODELING OF THE THOMAS WlLHITE PUBLIC LI- BRARY, REQUIRING ENACTMENT OF SAID ORDINANCE BY A MAJORITY ',! VOTE OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF PERKINS, ALL AS PROVIDED BY LAW." WHEREAS, the laws of the City of Perkins and the State of Okla- ! homa, provide for the submission of certain questions to the qualified voters of c the City of Perkins; and 'i WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Perkins has approved Ordinance No 256 and Ordinance No. 257 necessitating the calling for the submission of two questions to the registered voters of shall the City of Perkins; '" and ' - WHEREAS, the Oklahoma Statutes at Title 11 Section 16-112 and ~ the Perkins City Charter Article 4; Section 4-5 authorize the governing body of '~ the City of Perkins to pass and enact a Resolution to submit such questions to :i the qualified voters; and ~,: WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Perkins desire~ to ,~ submit to the qualified voters of the City of Perkins the questions of approval of ~li Ordinance No. 256 and No 257. (Legal Notice published once in The Perkins Journal on November 15, 2001 ) ORDINANCE NO, 259 ~That the City.Commission of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, ~ a municipal corporation, pursuant to its powers under the Perkins City Charter, the Perkins City Code, and Oklahoma Statutes Title 11 t6-112, in open see- ', sion at a special Commission Meeting on the 10th day of October, 2001, hereby ~ i.. authorized the Mayor of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma to issue and sign a ' day is almost here. Sounds pretty close doesn't it? It is. great events of the past, the creation, the great Exodus, of God's law, the exile of God's people, the announce- fthe coming Christ, the birth, life, crucifixion, death, burial the day of Pentecost All of those great events We now wait for one final event, the coming again of power. There is another thing that makes all of this hour has come for us to wake up The night is nearly Proclamation calling for a Special Election on the 11~ day of December, 2001, ' "AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY in accordance with the laws and ordinances of the City of Perkins and appti- OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA, TO INCLUDE CERTAIN PROPERTIES, MORE cable State laws, for the consideration of the questions (1) shall the City of i PARTICULARLY HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, IN SECTION SIX ($6), TOWN- Perkins approve and enact Ordinance No. 256 and (2) shall the City of Perkins SHIP SEVENTEEN NORTH (T17N), RANGE THREE EAST (R3E) OF THEapprove and enact Ordinance No. 256 Ordinance No. 257 as set forth more ~.' INDIAN MERIDIAN, PAYNE COUNTY, STATE OF OKLAHOMA, AS PROVIDED particularly below. ~ BY LAW, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY." ~That in compliance with Title 11, Oklahoma Statutes, Sec- Paul writes. If the coming of Christ takes place BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITY tion 16-101, the foregoing proposed questions and announcement of the date ,~, ,s or two thousand years, we only have a limited number OF PERKINS, STATE OF OKLAHOMA: for the election regarding same shall be published in a newspaper of general "~ to serve God. So we must get after it! ~ That the corporate limits of the City of circulation in the City of Perkins, as well as by posting a copy in at least five (5) i~ is told of the father praying with his son before bed Perkins, Oklahoma, be and the same are hereby extended to include the fol- public places in the municipality. The date of the publication and posting shall ,,, the same prayer they had said a thousand times. "Now lowing described properties, situated in Payne County, State of Oklahoma, to- be at least ten (10) days prior to the election. " X,r i down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should wit: -- ',." )re I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take' Only on this The ballot title for the questions to be submitted to the the little boy mixed his words and prayed, "Now I lay me TRACT ONE , registered qualified voters of the City of Perkins at said election shall be sub- " ", ste615:l pi y, Lord my keep. lfl should wake .~ ~, ~,~ t:~-J,,~-'~:ii,~, ~ /'~: ;~.-! i,, ,~ ...... ~ .... ~., stantiallyasfollow~.,~ ~i~'~- '. i .... i ; " i die." Catch the difference. Oh that we would all wake 2.24 acre~J, more or lena, in the Northwest Quarter of el ion 6, Township 17 ,~ ~, , ~e die. That is the longing ofGod for us. That we wake and North, Range 3 East of the I.M., Payne County, Oklahoma, beginning 660 feet P_BD~tDJ:J~E~ " i iing lives. . North and 33 feet East of the SW/C of the NW/4; Thence East a'distance of 325 Shall the City of Perkins approve and enact Ordinance No. 256 amending the existing City Sales Tax Ordinance codified as Section 6-24 of Chapter 6 of the e classes begin at 9 a.m.; worship service at 10 a.m. Our feet; Thence North a distance of 300 feet; Thence West a distance of 325 feet; Perkins City Code by adding remodeling, renovation, maintenance, and con- i is ! 200 N. Lover s lane. We would love for you to be our Thence South a distance of 300 feet to the Point of the Beginning. struction of the City's library facilities as purposes of the existing one percent ~, AND . (1%) capital improvement sales tax revenues? i~ TRACT TWO YES " i lOtice published once in The Perkins Journal on November 15, 2001 ) 2.24 acres, more or less, in the Northwest Quarter of Section 6, Township 17 North, Range 3 East of the I.M., Payne County, Oklahoma, beginning 960 feet NO ORDINANCE NO. 256 North and 33 feet East of the SW/C of the NW/4; Thence East a distance of 325 ;" feet; Thence North a distance of 300 feet; Thence West a distance of 325 feet; Shall the City of Perkins approve and enact Ordinance i FIDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-24 OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE Thence South a distance of 300 feet to the Point of the Beginning. No. 257 authorizing the expenditure of a sum not to exceed $230,000.00 for i, I~ CiTY CODE TO PROVIDE REMODELING, RENOVATION, MAIN- the renovation and remodeling of the Thomas Wilhite Public Library? i ~E, AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY'S LIBRARY FACILITIES ~ That City of Commission finds that the , IPOSES OF THE EXISTING ONE PERCENT SALES TAX REVENUES; above described property is adjacent to, or abutting on the corporate limits of ~ i ~ING APPROVAL OF SAID ORDINANCE BY A MAJORITY OF THEthe CRy of Perkins, Oklahoma, and that the owners of at least three-fourths (3/ YES ~. rERED VOTERS, ALL AS PROVIDED BY LAW." 4ths) of said property have given consent in writing, and that, therefore, the i '~i annexation of said territory is authorized by the Statutes of the State of Okla- BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITYhoma, in particular by 11 Okla. Star. 21-105. NO !i ~KINS OKLAHOMA: ~ That the City Clerk be and he is hereby ~; ~JT, c.T_I.Q~[.~ That Section 6-24 of Chapter 6 of the Perkins authodzed and directed to cause a certified copy hereof to be filed and re- ~SE, tJgJ3_~ If a majority of the votes cast in the election are in favor ~i be amended to read as follows, to-wit: corded in the office of the County Clerk of Payne County, Oklahoma, as pro- of Proposition No 1, as properly certified, then Ordinance No. 256 shall be n t PJE~2ECL~ vided by law e acted. If a majority of the votes cast in the election are against Proposition No. 1, as propedy certified, then Ordinance No. 256 shall not be enacted. It is hereby declared to be the purpose of this Ordinance that the first ~ ~ ~ent tax levied shall be for providing revenues for the support of the It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the peace, of the Municipal government of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, and health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist by reason whereof ~:lf a majodty of the votes cast in the election are in favor of 'remaining one percent (1%) shall be providing revenues for the pur- this ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and in effect from and after Proposition No. 2, as propedy certified, then Ordinance No. 257 shall be en- i ~lirectly funding the costs of remodeling, renovating, maintaining, and its passage, approval and publication, acted.2, as properlylf a majoritycertified,of thethenVOteSordlnanceCaSt in thaNe.election257 shallarenotagainStbe enacted.Prpositin No. i! ~ting the City's library facilities, repairing and extending the water sup- PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS 5th day of November, 2001 ~listribution system, constructing additional water storage facilities, im- ~d extending the sanitary sower system, acquiring matadals and equip- ". TWlLA LONGAN, MAYOR ~Z.EJj.QD._~AII contracts for the construction and renovation project shall be subject to and comply with the Oklahoma Public Competitive Bidding I ~" the construction of the new fire station building and resurfacing, re- TOWN OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA Act. t I~aving and improving limited access facilities of said city end/or to ~eh revenues in the sinking fund of the City of Perkins to be used to (S E A L) ~rincipal and interest requirements on the general obligation bonds ~,~ The Payne County Election Board shall conduct the ! ~said city for any or all of the purposes above stated. After settsfac- CITY CLERK election, canvass the retums and certify the results to the City Commission. I ~above purposes, revenues from the sales tax shall be deposited in CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA ;!~ral Fund of the City of Perkins to be used for capital improverrtents." .~That only registered, qualified voters of the City of Perkins, ! ~ ~ APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CONTENT AND CORRECTLY EN- Oklahoma, may voteupon the propositions as set forth above. I It being necessary pursuant to Perkins City Code and "Idle 68 2701 ROLLED THIS 5th DAY OF November, 2001. II n i~ the Oklahoma Statutes, that the above amendment to the purposes =.~Tha polls sha be ope ed at 7:00 o'clock a.m. and shall Sales Tax be approved by a majority vote of the registered voters of MATTHEW S DEVLIN remain open continuously until and be closed at 7:00 o'clock pm. The special I f of Pe ~ h vote to be held at a speQal elecbon on rk'ns, Oklahoma, suc ' ' CITY ATTORNEY election shall be held at the same places and in the same manner prescribed 11, 2001, as provided by law, whereof this ordinance shall not take CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA by law for conducting county and state elections and the numbers and toca- ! i~l be in full force unless end until such approval occurs tions of the polling places and the persons who shall conduct said election shall STATE OF OKLAHOMA ) ) ss be the same as for county and state elections, all as respectively designated ~b, ~,ND ADOPTED this 5th day of November, 2001. and prescribed by the county election board of Payne County, Oklahoma. The , COUNTY OF PAYNE ) location of the polling place shall be the Lion s Den, 110 S. Main, Perkins, Okla- 1 TWlLA LONGAN, MAYOR homa. CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA BEFORE ME, a Notary Public in and for said County and State, on the 5= day of November, 2001, personally appeared Twila Longan, Bobby Myers ~ It being immediately necessary for the preservation ! f * /~L) and Matthew S. Devlin, to me know to be the identical persons who executed o the peace, health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist by the within and foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that they ex- reason whereof this resolution shall take affect and be in full force from and I' ~LERK ecuted the same as their free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and after its passage and approval. OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA purpose therein set forth. PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 10t~ day of October, 2001. ~ APPROVED AS TO FORM AND CONTENT AND CORRECTLY EN- Given under my hand and seal the day and year last above written. ~ 5th DAY OF November, 2001. TWILA LONGAN, MAYOR CITY PERKINS, OKLAHOMA t ! DEVLIN & CLARK, P.O. NOTARY PUBLIC (S E A L) ,~ ! MATTHEW S, DEVLIN (S E A L) ATTEST: ~t CITY ATTORNEYS My Commission expires: CITY CLERK t CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA CITY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA ! .4 "A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CALLING AND HOLDING OF A SPE- CIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF PERKINS, STATE OF OKLAHOMA, ON / THE 11rH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2001, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING ;~ TO THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF PERKINS THE QUES- : TIONS FOR APPROVAL OR REJECTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 256 AMEND- , ING EXISTING CITY SALES TAX ORDINANCE CODIFIED AS SECTION 6-24