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Budget approved for 2012-2013

June 7, 2012

The monthly meeting of the Antlers City Council was called to order at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012 in Antlers City Hall. The meeting was called to order and a quorum was established. Then the board approved the minutes for the May 7th and May 17th meetings and purchase orders for May 2012.

The board then approved the 2012-2013 City Budget,Ordinance No. 2012-04 Compensation for City Clerk/Treasurer, the Workers Compensation Plan Renewal and the 2012-2013 Center Sponsor Agreement and Budget for Senior Citizen Nutrition Center.

The next order of business was to discuss and consider the Hospital GE C/T Scanner installation and financing. Pushmataha County Hospital CEO Mark Rogers was present to address the board. Rogers informed the board that it was just a formality from General Electric's financing department for the finalization of the C/T project. The City of Antlers had to approve the the Hospital entering into that certain indebtedness consisting of a finance lease with GE Government Finance, Inc., for the acquisition of the C/T Scanner and equipment that was installed in the hospital. The indebtedness will not exceed $110,000.00. The board approved this matter.

The board then had to discuss and consider the replacement of Jennie Simpson for the OMRF Authorized Agent to become Robin Byrum since Jennie resigned. This was approved by the board.

Also approved was the renewal membership dues to KEDDO in the amount of $298.80. This is an annual invoice that is done every year.

With no new business the City Hall meeting was adjourned and the Public Works meeting was called to order. The minutes and purchase orders were approved and the board moved on to the first matter of business. They approved the 2012-2013 budget, Awarded the bid for the waterline replacement project on West 2nd Street to the Waterline Construction Service out of Paris, TX., and approved payment to Wall Engineering for belt filter press improvements and the smoke testing that has been taking place in Antlers.

With no new business the Public Works meeting was adjourned and the Industrial Trust meeting was called to order. The minutes and purchase orders for May were approved and it was on to the first order of business.

The board discussed and considered renting the Ethanol Building to an individual who wanted to open a fabrication shop at the location. The interested party has over 20 years of experience and is anticipating having 5 to 6 employees. The board approved the renting of the building with a wave of the first months rent and a reduced rate for the second and third month.

With no new business the meeting was adjourned. The next meeting will be held on July 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Antlers City Hall. These meetings are open to the public.

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