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December 18, 2007


Meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm.  Meeting was tape-recorded

Roll Call:  Present- Matt Elerick, Roger Choate, Ray Poland, Randy McMillin

Rusty Fields (7:10 PM)     Quorum was declared


Minutes-12-04-08,  Purchase Order #s 4012-4027,  Payroll -12-27-07

Treasurer Philip Johnston advised that transfer will have to be done to cover needed funds.

R. Poland made motion to approve consent agenda and to transfer $30,000 from Town Reserve Acct to Acct #                       

M. Elerick seconded.  Yes-M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Fields, R. Poland, R. McMillin.


No-One came forth


Ice Storm Cleanup

Several citizens were present. Agenda item  regards the damage and need for tree debris removal caused by recent ice storm.  Matt Elerick advised that  Oklahoma County had recommended three companies plus representatives from Allied Waste and Bart Bates were present, having presented bids.  It was noted  this affects the welfare of the citizens and storm having been declared an emergency, action could be taken this meeting as to contracting for cleanup. After lengthy discussion:  M. Elerick made motion to contract with Allied based on lowest reasonable bid (collection, transportation and hazardous tree trimming - $9.50 per cubic yard.  This contract will be for the entire town.  R. Poland seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Fields, R. Poland.  No- R. McMillin.

Motion carried.   ****SEE EMERGENCY MEETING-12-21-07

Executive Session-Hire-Fire-Promote-Demote Mike Abernathy (250 S. Sec 307B)

R. Fields made motion to go into executive session.  M. Elerick seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.  Time:  8:25 PM

Board members returned to open meeting at 9:05 PM  No action taken

Set Date – First Meeting in January

Due to First Meeting date falling on Jan. 1,  need to reschedule addressed.  After disc: M. Elerick made motion to set first meeting, Tuesday, January 8, 2008.  R. Fields seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

Date of second meeting for January will be decided at 01-08-08 meeting.


ACOG Reap Grant Report



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Barbara Birden-Grant Projects

Nothing this meeting

Electronic Data Systems Agreement (State Health-Employee Reimb)


Park Play Equipment

Ray Poland gave report.  No action needed this meeting.

Town Brochure


Fire Dept Report

  A.  Firefighters Pension-Required Membership Re:  Mark Taylor

        Mark  Taylor gave report of his meeting with Firefighters Pension Persons.

        As long as he does not have the title of “ Fire Chief”, Mr. Taylor can serve on

        The Jones Volunteer Fire Dept.  After disc:  To be placed on next agenda. Ordinance designating a position of “Fire Dept. Administrator”.  This person would be in charge of entire dept. including the Fire Chief.  Item tabled.

Emergency Management

A.  Appointment of Patti Fields as E.M. Director

      Noted was previous resignation of Les Warren who stated, and has, continued to

      Serve as director until new one could be appointed.

R. Poland made motion to appoint Patti Fields as Jones Emergency Management Director.  R. Fields seconded.   Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

Homeland Security & NIMS Report

None this meeting

Town Zoning

It was noted that special zoning meeting will be called after the holidays.  Item tabled.

Cable Company-Franchise/Service

Clerk advised to drop this item from further agenda.

Vacate Georgia Street-East of Hiwassee

Attorney Julia Wilson addressed procedure which will have to be done in order to vacate a roadway.  After disc:  Required resolution to be placed on next agenda. Item tabled.

Court Fine Schedule

Resolution to be on next agenda.


Jones Board of Trustees

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Reports, Inquiries & Remarks by Governing Board Members


Adjournment motion by Ray Poland, seconded by M. Elerick.  Yes- M.  Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R . McMillin.

Time:  9:45 PM



          Payroll – 12-27-07….      14982.62

3244   Spencers BBQ…..             1655.30

3245   IRS>….                             1058.13

3246   Police Pension… 992.17

3247   PEBSCO………   74.50

3248   US Postal Serv…         176.00

3249   Firefighters Assn..          60.00

3250   Julia Wilson…..                5182.50

3251   Phillips 66…..                   2403.80

3252   OneLink Wireless..         40.00

3253   Petty Cash……….         30.00

3254   Jeannie Walton….            6.90

3255   OK Business Forms..   166.00

3256   Lynn Peavey……..       159.10

3257   City of MWC……        140.00

3258   AT&T Wireless….         89.16

3259   B&B Auto………..        20.00

3260   Dollar General……        70.00

3261   Alltel……………..       504.42       _________________________

3262   Battery Co………..      184.95       Mayor

3263   AT&T…………….      357.63

3264   Doris Mitchell……         86.00       _________________________

3265   Void………………           .00        Town Clerk

3266   Void………………           .00

3267   Kenny Ray……….           1556.81

3268   Page Plus………..        395.85     Presented to Board of  Trustees for

3269   IRS>……..                        1641.92     approval on____________2008

3270   PEBSCO>……….          74.50

3271   Police Pension…..        992.17



____________________                              _______________________
Mayor                                                                Town Clerk


Presented to Board of  Trustees for approval on_____________2007

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