BIA MEETING, JUNE 19 2013
The Trustees of the Blackwell Industrial Authority met in regular session on June 19, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. in the chamber Conference Room, 120 South Main, Blackwell, Oklahoma.
The Trustees of the BLACKWELLL INDUSTRIAL AUTHORITY met in regular session on Wednesday,
June 19, 2013, at 8:00 a.m., in the Chamber of Conference Room, 120 South Main, Blackwell, OK.
Trustees Present: Chairman Darrel Grossardt
Vice Chairman Ross Cline
Secretary Mike Loftis
1st Asst. Secretary Mike Jeffers
2nd Asst. Secretary Steve Marquardt
Others present: Linda McConnell John Robertson Jim Menzer Jon Anderson
Bill Williams Claude Williams
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Darrel Grossardt at 8:00 a.m.
Consideration, discussion and action taken on the Consent Agenda. Mike Jeffers made a motion to accept the Consent Agenda. Steve Marquardt seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Ross Cline, Mike Loftis, Mike Jeffers, Steve Marquardt. Voting against: None.
Chairman’s Report: Darrel Grossardt had nothing to report.
Director’s Report: The repairs to the HMT Office roof are completed. The Blackwell Industrial Authority has yet to receive a signed revised lease from HMT. Tommy Wilhelm will be getting in contact with the HMT Office to see what is holding it up.
The Trustees were informed about a meeting with Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Kay Electric and the Blackwell Industrial Authority concerning abandoned railroad property owned by the BIA. Oklahoma Department of Transportation would like to do away with the bridge and fill in the property. At this time it is unsure as to what is going to happen to the property.
Code Enforcement has asked the Blackwell Industrial Authority to hold off on the rezoning of the 602 North 13th property until there is a prospective buyer.
The agreement between the Blackwell Industrial Authority and Cyprus Amax Minerals Company should close by mail later this week. Cypress Amax is okay with having Jon Anderson’s name on the document for easement access. The Blackwell Industrial Authority will have easement access as well.
John Robertson mentioned that he will be attending the Governor’s Economic Development Marketing Team Conference July 9 & 10 in Tulsa. On August 4th & 5th John Robertson will be attending the SEDC in Tulsa. This fall, a date yet to be determined, John will be traveling with the GEDMT and state government officials making contact with site locators, planning on visiting HMT’s home office located in suburb of Houston.
Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad has purchased railroad ties for maintenance on the Blackwell Industrial Authority owned portion of the line in Kansas. To purchase the ties at a lower cost it was beneficial to order several ties at one time. Mike Jeffers made a motion to pay Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad for the Blackwell Industrial Authorities share of the railroad ties at a cost of $9,260.00. Ross Cline seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Steve Marquardt. Voting against: None.
Ross Cline made a motion to convene to executive session at 8:18 a.m. Steve Marquardt seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Steve Marquardt. Voting against: None.
Mike Jeffers made a motion at 8:42 a.m. to reconvene to open meeting. Ross Cline seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Steve Marquardt. Voting against: None.
There being no further business, Steve Marquardt made a motion to adjourn at 8:43 a.m. Mike Jeffers seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Darrel Grossardt, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline, Mike Jeffers, Steve Marquardt. Voting against: None.
The Trustees of the BLACKWELL INDUSTRIAL AUTHORITY will meet in regular session on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 8:00 A.M., in the Chamber Conference Room, 120 S. Main, Blackwell, Oklahoma.
On the Agenda is the following:
2. Discuss and take action on Consent Agenda:
A. Vote to approve May 16, and May 29, 2013 Minutes.
B. Vote to approve May 2013 Financial Report.
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Director’s Report
a. Update on HMT revised lease
b. Update on ODOT
c. Update on Zoning Application
d. Governor’s Economic Development Team trip to Houston
e. Update on Cyprus Amax Minerals Company and Blackwell Industrial Authority
5. Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding the use of Blackwell Industrial Authority railroad maintenance funds by Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad.
6. Consideration and possible action to enter into an executive session authorized by Oklahoma Statutes, Title 25, Section 307 (c) (10), 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.
7. Other new business in accordance with Oklahoma’s Open Meeting Act, Title 25, of the Oklahoma Statutes, Section 301-314.
8. Motion to adjourn.