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May 17, 2012

Repairs and new roof: More money spent on PCRC

A broken impeller and motor at the Pryor Creek Recreation Center  commanded an emergency status fix, according to Mayor Jimmy Tramel at the Pryor City Council Meeting Tuesday.

The broken pump created a situation where the water could not be circulated in the pool and the chemicals could not be regulated.

Tramel said he was contacted by the rec center and Evans Enterprises, Inc. was contacted to make the repairs.

Repairs totalled $4,218 and the council approved a motion to waive bidding requirements and approve the expenditure.

In other business, the council:

• Approved the use of Whitaker Park by the Pryor Optimist Club for its annual Fishing Day June 9.

• Approved payroll purchase orders through May 24 and June 1.

• Approved claims for purchase orders through May 15.

• Acknowledged the receipt of any deficient purchase orders.

• Approved April appropriations requests.

• Approved expenditure in the amount of $4,565.69 to the Pryor Chamber of Commerce for reimbursement from the Hotel/Motel grant funds from cancelled checks and invoices for ads and promotions.

• Approved the appointment of Louis M. Packard Jr., of Integrated Insurance Services as the local agent representative related to the following OMAG insurance policies for policy year effected Aug. 22: Property Agreement #P-12-0041-1357-E and Liability/Auto #12-417-62-0041.

• Approved the expenditure not to exceed $125,000 to Mayes County for oil and chip from street bond project funds.

• Approved authorizing the city attorney to draft an operational agreement with Mayes County 911.

• Approved entering into an agreement with Mayes County 911 for the purchase of Emergi Tech Next Gen System.

• Approved the expenditure of $50,000 from grant funds received and an additional $50,000 from the E-911 Capital outlay Account (#91-915-5411) as per requirements of grant to Emergi Tech Next Gen System.

• Approved the expenditure of $7,500 to Mehlburger Brawley Engineering Services for Waste Deposition Site for select materials project as required by FEMA for the street bond project. The site of the former dog pound will be used for debris from the streets and the city hall project.

• Approved hiring two temporary summer workers for the street department.

• Approved hiring two temporary summer workers for the cemetery department.

• Approved hiring one temporary summer worker for the park department.

• Approved accepting the retirement letter from Assistant Fire Chief Sherman Weaver effective June 1.

• Approved hiring Billy Douglas Austin to fill the volunteer fire fighter position.

• Approved accepting the resignation letter of volunteer firefighter James Richards.

• Approved seeking applications for a volunteer firefighter.

• Approved seeking applications for a (paid) firefighter.

• Approved internal posting seeking applications to fill the vacant assistant fire chief’s position.

• Approved seeking bids for roof replacement at the PCRC from bond funds.

• Approved promotion of Sylvia Morgan to Recreation Center office manager Range D Step 3 (annual salary of $30,150) effective beginning May 26 to fill vacancy created by resignation of Shavon Whitlock.

• Tabled the expenditure for the purchase of server upgrade at the Pryor Police Department from donations account #96-965-5524 (police forfeitures) so the city attorney can review the propsals.

The next scheduled meeting of the Pryor City Council will be 6 p.m., June 5, at City Hall.

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