MARCH 13, 2017 MINUTES

DAVIS CITY COUNCIL AND DAVIS MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017 7:00 P.M.
DAVIS CITY HALL
227 EAST MAIN

1.    Call to order Davis City Council by Ed Parks.

2.    Roll Call: Mayor Ed Parks, here, Vice-Mayor Josh Oakley, absent, Councilman Stan Jones, absent, Councilman Darryl McCurtain, here, Councilman Brett Knight, here.

3.    Prayer led by Ed Parks.

4.    Pledge of allegiance led by Ed Parks.

5.    Consideration and possible action to approve Consent Agenda including minutes of prior meetings and claims. Knight made motion to approve. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. 
 
6.    No action to approve items removed from Consent Agenda. 

7.    Took no action with respect to a Resolution approving the incurrence of indebtedness by the Davis Municipal Authority (The “Authority”) issuing its promissory note, Series 2017 in the principal amount of not to exceed $1,000,000; waiving competitive bidding with respect to the note and approving the proceedings of the Authority pertaining to the sale of the note to the bank; establishing the City’s reasonable expectation with respect to the issuance of tax-exempt obligations by or on behalf of said City in calendar year 2017, and designating the note as a qualified tax-exempt obligation; and containing other provisions related thereto. Will reschedule next meeting or with a Special Meeting. (Didn’t have enough Councilmen to vote.)

8.    Took no action with presentation and possible action on Storm Water Drainage Plan by Joe Voss. After a lengthy presentation, Council voted to take no action and reschedule for next meeting or Special Meeting. 

9.    Knight made motion to approve Planning Board’s recommendation on new plat design on Hanover and Cherry by L.W. Development. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Tom stated back in December of 2014 Council approve to rezone for a multi-family housing but since then, they have decided to build single-family homes. This plat design was shown and approved by Planning Board. They want to build 18 homes some will be for sale and the others as rental properties. This is part of the issue on Hanover and Cherry but they are building 2 detention ponds. It is going to have a 25 foot utility easement; they will put in all the utility, sewer, and water. It will connect to our existing and they will maintain and maintenance it for a year and then the City will take over at that time. The size of the homes will be between 1300-1500 square feet. We will still have to get our engineer to look at the detention pond dimensions to make sure they are doing what they are supposed to be. This is just a preliminary design for them to start moving forward.    

10.    Knight made motion to rezone SE corner of Hanover and Cherry from R-3 Multi-Family Residential to R-1 Single-Family Residential. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Tom stated that the Council back in December of 2014 rezoned it. Now that it is going back to single-family homes, it needs to go back to R-1.

11.    McCurtain made motion to change Ordinance on lot size, R-1, R-2, R-3 development, from 7,200 to 7,000 square feet. Second by Knight. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Tom stated that we discussed this in last meeting and has given out many variances over the years for lots of only 7,000 but the Ordinance say 7,200. We had Attorney Mark Melton write and change the Ordinance for your approval to drop our existing from 7,200 to 7,000 so we can quit giving out so many variances. 

12.    Tabled till he can be present and present to Council. Presentation and possible action by Mitch Talmage to purchase Lot 6 at Industrial Park for Construction Company. 

13.    Knight made motion to declare the property dilapidated at Soonerette on 6th Street and Main, Davis, OK. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Muhammad stated that the insurance company released funds on February 28, 2017 so he will start on clean-up in the store. He presented plans to the Council. He is not going to tear the building down. He wants to save the structure. Tom stated that he did know that last month’s meeting the Council asked him to secure the door and attic way and we waited over ten days and nothing was done, so our City workers went out and did it. You did reimburse us for that cost but you promised the Council that you would do it the very next day and 10 days later, we went and done it. So when are you going to start on this. He stated that he has Jackson and Jackson from Oklahoma City to look at it. It will be 2-3 weeks before they can come look at building. McCurtain stated that if he had good intentions, he would have had big u-haul trucks down there hauling all the good stuff out and a dump truck to haul all the trash out. Councilman Brett Knight stated that according to last month’s minutes that he made a motion that if there wasn’t a start on construction, that we would declare it dilapidated. Tom stated that he will be sending him a letter giving him two weeks to get it torn down or we will come in and do it ourselves and will bill you for that.     

14.    Knight made motion to approve City Wide Garage Sale for May 6, 2017 and City Wide Clean-up for April 23 through May 14. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Tom asked if she was still wanting Roll-Off’s to be set on certain parts of town for clean-up. She approved.  

15. Public Safety Report by Danny Cooper. The report is in the packet.  
      
16.    Chamber Report by Alie. They have seven new members. We are tracking all traffic like, walk-ins, phone calls, etc. to see what area we are servicing. First Golf Tournament Fundraiser is April 3, 2017 at Windstar. Easter egg hunt will be on Easter Day, April 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 

17.    MCIA Report by Melissa Pratt. They did a Retail Market Study and consultant firm will have given a presentation on Wednesday April 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Extension Office. Do not have a date yet for Beautification  recycling  but will have a fundraiser that will be held April 6, 2017 at Snak-Shak. 

18. City Manager Report by Tom Graham. We are working on drainage that crosses over Hanover and George Johnson’s property. We’re looking at some streets to do street projects coming up. He was waiting on map from Garver to show which way the water flows so we will know which one to start on first. We’re working on new budget for next year. 

19.    No Appearances and petitions from the audience. (Limit of three (3) minutes for each.)

20. No New Business. 

21. Adjourn. Knight made motion to adjourn. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes.

 

DAVIS MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY MEETING

 MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017

  1.   Call to order Davis Municipal Authority by Ed Parks.

  2.   Roll Call: Chairman Ed Parks, here, Vice-Chairman Josh Oakley, absent, Trustee Stan Jones, absent, Trustee Darryl    McCurtain, here, Trustee Brett Knight, here.

  3.  Knight made motion to approve Consent Agenda including minutes of prior meetings and claims. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. 

  4.  No items removed from Consent Agenda. 

  5.   No action was taken on consideration and possible action with respect to a Resolution accepting the offer of Vision Bank (The “Bank”) to make a loan in the principal amount of not to exceed $1,000,000 from the bank and authorizing the Davis Municipal Authority (The “Authority”) to issue its promissory note, Series 2017 (The “Note”) in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $1,000,000, secured by a mortgage, and authorizing its execution; waiving competitive bidding and authorizing the note to be sold on a negiated basis; approving and authorizing the execution of a mortgage with power of sale and security agreement; establishing the Authority’s reasonable expectations with the respect to the issuance of tax-exempt obligations by the Authority in calendar year 2017, and designating the note as a qualified tax-exempt obligation; approving various covenants; approving and authorizing payment of fees and expenses; and containing other provisions relating thereto.  Will reschedule with a Special Meeting at a later time. (Didn’t have enough Councilmen to vote.)

  6.   Consideration and possible action to change Ordinance on water deposits. Knight made motion to adopt. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes. Tom stated that we talked about this last month as well. Property owners that own multi properties that has several deposits up. It was recommended that Mark rewrite it showing that they are only required to have one deposit, as long as they are in good standing with the City. 
        
  7.  Turner Falls Report by Billy Standifer.They are done rewiring the Trading Post except for a sensor that they had to order and a couple of plugs. Gravel parking lot is 99.9 % finished except for stripping. Rip Rap got completed today. Pavers will start on parking lot tomorrow. 
       
  8.  Public Works Director Report by Tom Graham. City workers have had several water leaks here in town. They are reading meters. And we are going to start working on roads for new cemetery. 
      
  9.  No appearances and petitions from the audience. 

 10. New Business: Discussion and possible action concerning any matter not known which could not have been foreseen prior to the posting of this agenda. Tom stated that we received a letter from OMAG in regards to the Gaddy’s tort claim. According to the findings through OMAG, they recommend that we deny it. McCurtain made motion made to follow the City Attorney’s recommendation to deny Gaddy’s tort claim. Second by Knight. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes.

 11. Adjourn. Knight made motion to adjourn. Second by McCurtain. Vote: McCurtain, yes, Knight, yes, Parks, yes.