BIA Meeting, January 21 2015

The Trustees of the Blackwell Industrial Authority met in regular session on January 21, 2015 at 8:00 am in gh=the Chamber Conference Room, 120 S. Main, Blackwell, OK 74631

 

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Darrel Grossardt at 8:00 a.m.
Condolences to Steve Marquardt and Mike Loftis for their loss.

At 8:01 Mike Loftis entered the room

Consideration, discussion and action taken on the Consent Agenda.  Mike Jeffers made a motion to accept the Consent Agenda.  Ross Cline seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Mike Jeffers, Ross Cline, Mike Loftis.  Voting against:  None.

Chairman’s Report:  None

Director’s Report:  John Robertson reported the contract with NODA ran out in June.  There is an addendum to extend that contract.
There was a call from Houston looking for rail to transport windmill blades. Several options were presented and John will keep in touch with the company.
The RFP that John had been working on was a company out of Germany.  They came back wanting more information.  John has recommended the Electron Building and the area on 13th Street where the Ethanol Plant was going to be.

Vicki Eggers reported the Trans-load Facility is moving along.

Gary Jansonius, inspector for the Trans-load Facility gave an update on the progress.  There have been some weather delays but otherwise progress is coming along.  They are working on the sewer and water right now.  Waiting on DEQ to do a leach field test.  Building is going well.  Outside lighting is installed, electricians are on track.  On the rail spur side, 400 feet of track has been installed.  East switch is in but not the west.  Hembree and Hodgson’s concrete contractors have done an excellent job.  He stated Engineer Rick Schlegal is a great guy to work with.

Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding Addendum to Professional Service Contract.  Mike Loftis made a motion to accept extending the Service Contract with NODA.  Mike Jeffers seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers.  Voting against:  None.

Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding disposal of 55 gallon barrels at HMT.  Tommy Wilhelm has brought to the BIA’s attention that there are ten to eleven 55 gallon barrels out in the yard.
After an OSHA inspection the barrels need to be removed.  The barrels will be tested by a hazardous waste company to see what exactly is in them.  Mike Loftis made a motion to have the barrels removed at a cost of no greater than $5000.00.  Ross Cline seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers.  Voting against:  None.

At 8:18 am Ross Cline made a motion to enter into executive session.  Mike Loftis seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis.  Voting against:  None.

At 8:30 am Mike Jeffers made a motion to reconvene to open session.  Ross Cline seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis.  Voting against:  None.

Discussion, consideration and possible action regarding transfer of property with ODOT.  ODOT would like to purchase the right of way of railroad property, located under I-35, from the Blackwell Industrial Authority.  The segment of land is roughly 100’ x 500’ for a purchasing price of $2,120.00. A culvert will be installed to allow access from both sides plus utility conduits for future use. Mike Loftis made the motion to accept the offer made by the ODOT for the purchase of the property.  Mike Jeffers seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers.  Voting against:  None.

Mike Jeffers made a motion to allow Chairman Darrel Grossardt to sign all documents relating to ODOT documents.  Ross Cline seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Mike Jeffers, Ross Cline.  Voting against:  None.

There being no further business, Mike Jeffers made a motion to adjourn at 8:36.  Ross Cline seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Voting for:  Darrel Grossardt, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis.  Voting against:  None.

 

 

Agenda

On the Agenda is the following:
1. Opening
2. Discuss and take action on Consent Agenda:
A. Vote to approve December 17 and December 19, 2014 Minutes
B. Vote to approve December 2014 Financial Report.
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Director’s Report
5. Vicki Eggers Report
6. Gary Jansonius Report
7. Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding Addendum to Professional Service Contract.
8. Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding disposal of 55 gallon barrels at HMT.
9. Consideration and possible action to enter into an executive session authorized by
Oklahoma Statutes, Title 25, Section 307 ( C ) (1), regarding the following:
A. Matters pertaining to economic development, including the transfer of property,
financing, or the creation of a proposal to entice a business to locate within the
BIA’s jurisdiction.
i. Motion to convene executive session.
ii. Motion to reconvene open meeting.
iii. Action, if any, from executive session.
10. Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding transfer of property with ODOT.
11. Other new business in accordance with Oklahoma’s Open Meeting Act, Title 25, of the
Oklahoma Statutes, Section 301-314.
12. Motion to adjourn.