Roadway for new housing addition on Council agenda

by Michael Bush -

Regular meetings of the Altus Municipal Authority and Altus City Council will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

Among the items on the AMA agenda are awarding bids for pole inspection and treatment to Osmose Utilities Service, Inc. of Tyrone, Ga., not to exceed $35,000. Other action may be taken.

The regular meeting of the Altus City Council will immediately follow the AMA meeting.

Agenda items include acknowledgement of monthly reports, and the waiving of cost of electricity for the Hispanic Heritage Committee’s Celebration Festival, dependent on approval from the Jackson County Commissioners, for a cost not to exceed $100.

Council will also consider removing the Order of Demolition and Notice of Dilapidation and Lien against J. Wes Properties, owner of 801 N. Willard, and/or to take other appropriate action, as well as consider removing the Order of Demolition and notice of Dilapidation and Lien against the property owner of 208 S. Lee Street.

An agreement between the City of Altus and George Nassaney, Nassaney Land Company LLC, developer, to allow access into a proposed addition on a right-of-way on City property located on the southeast corner of a proposed addition for the development of a Planned District Housing Addition with single-family housing units. The new roadway will connect with the existing Cleveland Street in the University Heights Addition. Other action may be taken.

Ordinances relating to OMRF involving the Assistant City Manager and City Manager, and other eligible employees will be considered. A resolution to fill the Trustee position on the Oklahoma Municipal Retirement Fund Board of Trustees will also be considered.

In executive session, Council will discuss the holding of executive sessions for confidential communications; the purchase or appraisal of real property; a tort claim filed by Daniel Scott, and in open session consider any motions and votes relating to the executive session.

Mayor Jack Smiley will then make appointments to the Merit System Board. They include Rodger Kerr for July 1, 2015 through July 1, 2016; Richard Pope, for July 1, 2015 through July 1, 2018; and Lisa Greenlee for July 1, 2015 through July 1, 202o.

The meeting will adjourn after comments and reports from the Mayor, City Manager, and Council.

by Michael Bush

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