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Why should I have a working smoke alarm?
A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether youre awake or asleep, a working smoke alarm is constantly on alert, scanning the air for fire and smoke.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. A working smoke alarm significantly increases your chances of surviving a deadly home fire.
If you are a homeowner and live within the city limits, the Shawnee Fire Department will install a new smoke alarm at no charge?
Call273-4282to schedule an appointment.
If you rent, your landlord is responsible to provide a working smoke alarm on every floor. If you need a 9 volt battery replaced in an existing smoke alarm, this service is provided free of charge to home owners by calling 273-4282.
Exposing an Invisible Killer: The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Shawnee Fire Department
PO BOX 1448/16 W. Ninth Street
Shawnee, Oklahoma, 74802-1448
Dru Tischer Dept: Fire Dept - City Hall Position: Fire Chief Dru Tischer is currently serving as the Fire Chief for the City of Shawnee. He has served with the City of Shawnee Fire Department since November of 1995 in the positions of Firefighter, Lieutenant, Deputy Fire Marshal and Deputy Fire Chief before promoting to the position of Fire Chief in September of 2015. Chief Tischer has earned Associate Degrees in Municipal Fire Protection and Fire Protection Technology from Oklahoma State University. He is a lifelong resident of Pottawatomie County growing up and attending school in Tecumseh, OK. Upon graduation from Tecumseh High School in 1991, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as an Infantryman from 1991 to 1995. He is married to Kristi Tischer formerly of Marion, KY.
Staff Activity Report for August 10 August 23, 2014 THIS NEWS ITEM EXPIRED 11/29/2014 AND IS NO LONGER ACTIVE AND MAY NOT REFLECT CURRENT INFORMATION! THIS INFORMATION IS FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES ONLY!
8/29/2014 CITY MANAGERS OFFICE/Brian McDougal, Manager
Attended the new VSI Tourism meeting.
Attended the County Commissioners Meeting
Attended the PCDA Meeting
Attended the Downtown Merchants Meeting
Attended AT&T Digital Home meeting
Attended the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Oklahoma Deal Making Conference.
Several Conference calls on the UP rail line between OKC and McAlester
Met with VSI Director and WPA survey research to kick off our Citywide Branding Campaign
Met with the Mayor regarding ongoing pool operations and concessions.
ENGINEERING/STREETS/TRAFFIC CONTROL/John Krywicki, Director
Shawnee Market Place Development: Water line and sanitary sewer improvements are under construction and will be completed by early October. City Commission approved FINAL PLAT and Developer/Contractor will need to submit a bond or letter of credit in the dollar amount of approx. $1.6 million dollars to cover the cost of the public improvements that the City will eventually accept once installation is completed. We are still awaiting submittal of the traffic signal plans for their main entrance south of Delta Cafι, and the upgrade plans for the traffic signals at the intersection between Whataburger and Delta Cafι.
Panda Express Site plans approved by Engineering, and site prep construction work is underway in the Walmart parking lot. Panda Express is installing the sanitary sewer extension that will become a public line upon satisfactory completion. 100% of the construction cost is being paid by Panda Express.
Stone Creek Development on Acme Road will have their Final Plat heard before the City Planning Commission on September 3, 2014. Water, sanitary sewer, and paving & drainage plans currently under review by staff.
Kickapoo Paving Project from the Spur to Farrall: (No Change): Engineered construction plans were completed and submitted to ODOT in May 2014 for review and comments. ODOT has indicated they are in the process of scheduling a field and plan-in-hand meeting around mid-September to go over their review.
Main Street Streetscape Project design is substantially completed. Plans were sent to ODOT for their review and comments. We will be receiving a $400,000 grant from ODOT for the project. Depending on the length and time of ODOTs review once they allow us to submit the plans, we may not be able to advertise the project for bids or have construction begin until after the first of the year (2015). We have attended several meetings with downtown merchants to get their input on the street design and we have attended the Downtown Task Force Committee meeting to discuss the streetscape design and other issues associated with the project.
Deer Field Estates (on Bradley just west of Elm Street): City Planning Commission will consider their Preliminary Plat at the September 3, 2014 Planning Commission meeting: We had a meeting with the Developer and his Engineer to discuss the Citys drainage concerns and to go over other issues with their preliminary plat, and we are awaiting submittals from Developers engineer of the construction plans in order to review for code compliance.
Rehab Asphalt Streets Project (Haskel-Lemon Contractor): Work on Broadway from Federal to MacArthur has been completed. Work on Independence from Kickapoo to Broadway will begin after the intersection improvements at Kickapoo & Independence are completed on the Kickapoo Paving Project, AND, with the City prevailing at the mediation hearing dealing with 45th Street resurfacing and Nash Construction. Staff currently reviewing other asphalt streets for corrective/repair work. Cost to mill and overlay Shawnee Mall Drive was going to be about $270,000, and staff decided to solicit a crack sealing proposal instead of the mill/overlay option.
COS-PW-13-01 Sidewalk/ADA Handicap Ramps Project (Various Locations); Parathon Construction is the contractor on the project. Work continues along Highland Street from Broadway to Union at the intersections installing ADA Handicap ramps. City will direct Contractor to next begin ramps/sidewalk at Union & 11th Street.
Vision Bank Property Channel Improvements: Vision Bank is installing concrete drainage channel improvements east of Harrison and south of 45th Street which will be able to carry the 100 year flood flows enabling other property in the immediate vicinity to be developed by Vision Bank. Contractor had cleared trees and brush from site, and last week has begun some rough grading and dirt work. This is a Private Project paid entirely (100% of the costs) by the Developer (Vision Bank), and once satisfactorily completed in accordance with the specs and plans, then the City will accept the project for ownership and future maintenance responsibilities.
Wyndemere Addition: Developers Engineer submitted sidewalk plans last week and after review, Staff gave approval. The sidewalk will be along MacArthur Street and will run the full frontage of the Wyndemere Addition. Developer will need to address the severe erosion taking place at their detention pond, and will need to install appropriate end sections for the inlet and outlet pipes at the detention area.
Communication Credit Union Kickapoo and 45th: The drive approach on 45th and sidewalks along Kickapoo and 45th have been installed. The sidewalks and ramps meet ADA requirements.
Rehab Concrete Streets Project: The Rebid of this project was awarded to S&J Construction in the amount of $466,725. By rejecting the sole bid from the first project letting ($568,000) and advertising the project, the City saved approximately $102,000. Contractor was in the Northridge area the week of August 25th to begin saw cutting the paving panel that will be removed and replaced.
Water Main Looping Projects: Hwy 177 GE to Leo 12 Loop: SMA originally planned to construct this project in-house but due to being short on manpower will be contracting the project out. Center St. From REACT building to Mark St. 8 loop: Construction plans 80% complete. 45th St. west of CVS 12 Loop: Working with SMA staff to confirm locations/sizes of existing lines to determine where the crossing of 45th needs to occur.
FY 2014 -2015 SMA Water/Sewer Design Projects: Pipe bursting: Quantities have been calculated for the Smoking Oaks/Bison/College View Additions. Water Rehab: SMA has requested that rather than replacing all waterlines in the Thompson Heights that the 8 lines between the new REACT building and Mark Dr. on Center Street be connected.
Proposed Airport Restaurant Site: Met with City Manager, Airport Manager and Local Realtor to discuss Proposed Restaurant Site at the Shawnee Regional Airport which may be located south of the Terminal Building. We prepared some exhibits for realtor to aide in marketing the property.
Turn Lane on MacArthur at Grove School: City Street Department has completed the right turn only lane into the Grove School facility. Completion of the turn lane, and the restriping of Bryan Street to allow for left turn only into the school facility off of Bryan, And, with Grove School changing their main drop off / pickup location to Bryan Street should alleviate some of the major traffic congestion we have been experiencing in the MacArthur-Bryan streets area in the immediate vicinity of Grove School.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT/Don Lynch, Director
Assisted Police Department with preparation of range tower for demolition
Troubleshot and coordinated with vendor for repair of an outage on the T1 circuit connecting the radio site to the zone controller in Tulsa
Worked with contractor on installation of new conduits and antenna cable for radio system monopole
Participated in the State Emergency Management Conference in Norman on August 18-21, 2014
Attended the OEMA State Conference in Norman
Assigned 6 private storm shelters in database
Attended County Commissioners Meetings and gave recommendation on county burn ban
Turned in and recorded numerous 911 remittance checks
Coordinated with multiple entities regarding 911 addresses include Co 911, Shawnee Post Office, UPS, OG&E and ONG
Directed multiple County 911 addressing requests to the Pottawatomie County 911 Addressing Coordinator
Attended Board of County Commissioners Meetings on Monday afternoon 8/11
Coordinated with Motorola Project Staff on activities and project status on communications system upgrade
Continued work on draft Emergency Operations Plan update.
Worked on issues and tasks and answered several telephone calls concerning operations of the Safe Room/Storm Shelter Rebate grant program
Participated in OKWIN Partners meeting in Norman on afternoon of August 21
Attended A.T. & T. meeting at OBU Alumni Center on Friday morning August 22
Met with TAP Architects on dispatch remodel on Friday morning August 22
UTILITY DEPARTMENT/Steve Nelms, Director
Water Treatment Plant (Staff of 10)
Average production: *MGD: 4.260 Last week: *MGD: 3.961
*MGD: Million Gallons Daily
Pumped 892,665,000MG to date compared to 980,133,000MG for same period last year
All lab hourly testing was completed.
All cleaning and maintenance was completed.
Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant (Staff of 7)
Flows averaged: *MGD: 1.236 **BOD: 10 mg/l ***TSS: 7.5 mg/l
*MGD: Million Gallons Daily **BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand ***TSS: Total Suspended Solids
Performed routine maintenance and testing on the plant
Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant (Staff of 7)
Flows averaged: *MGD: 1.586 **BOD: 2.1 mg/l ***TSS: 3.0 mg/l
*MGD: Million Gallons Daily **BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand ***TSS: Total Suspended Solids
253,500 gallons of bio-solids have been hauled for the month.
Performed routine maintenance and testing on the plant
Water Distribution (Staff of 11)
Service Calls: 96, Main Breaks: 1, Leak Checks: 32, Cut-offs: 8, Reset Water Meters: 6, Service Lines: 2; Water/Sewer Line Locates: 380
Worked on shop tickets, and service orders from customer service.
Wastewater Collection (Staff of 7)
Sewer lines flushed: 49,525 ft. Flushed (year to date): 695,470 ft.
Total Service Calls: 79, Sewer Lines Checked: 73, Lift Stations Checked: 40 Emergency Sewer Calls: 2, Camera Lines: 865 ft., and Camera Inspections: 8
Valve Maintenance (staff of 3)
Located/performed serviceability check on valves at 19 different locations
Located/performed serviceability check on fire hydrants at 2 locations
Performed annual fire hydrant flow testing at 1 locations
Performed dead end flush at 64 different locations
* Capital Projects
Utility System Master Plan- On June 18, 2012 the Commission authorized the Shawnee Municipal Authority to enter into a contract with Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC for an amount to not exceed $549,460. There was $300,000 budgeted for the 2011/12 fiscal year and $300,000 for the 2012/13 year. A Notice to Proceed was issued on June 25, 2012. Data loggers have been installed and flow meters have been received, and will be utilized for gathering data once installed. SRB conducted a site visit on October 10th, 2012 to collect data for computer model. The Water Hydraulic Model will be completed by the end of April. Staff met with SRB on March 22nd, 2013 for a basis of planning meeting. SRB has started work on the Wastewater Hydraulic Model. The Water Hydraulic Model has been completed; staff had training on it Tuesday, July 9th, 2013. Staff met with SRB on Friday, August 9th, 2013 to go over Waste Water Collection, Waste Water Treatment, Water Supply and Treatment, and Water Distribution. On August 19th, 2013 the Wastewater Hydraulic Model Software was approved by Commission. Currently waiting on installation of the software. SRB conducted a Filter Media Evaluation on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 which lasted fourteen hours; results are still pending. Staff also had a meeting with SRB the same day, discussion of getting Commissioners updated were among the topics. Staff and Carollo Engineers met with DEQ on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 to go over possible options for the wastewater treatment system. SMA staff sent SRB information requested for the Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant, and an updated list of manholes needed for the sewer model software. Staff will meet with SRB on Friday, September 13th, 2013 to receive training on the hydraulic water model software. Staff had a conference call with Carollo Engineers on Wednesday, September 18th discussing the Wastewater Plants immediate needs. Staff had a conference call with SRB on Wednesday, September 25th, items discussed were data needed for the master plan, phased projects, and updates on progress. Staff has gathered, sent part of the data, and is currently compiling the remainder of the data requested. SRB and Carollo Engineers met with City Commission and presented an update with visuals at the Special Call Meeting on Monday, September 30th. Staff had a conference call with SRB and Carollo Engineers on October 9th, 2013. SRB requested more sewer and water flow information for the water and sewer models) staff is currently working on). SRB delivered draft reports on the filter media, and returned plans and documents that were scanned recently on Friday, October 10th, 2013. Staff had a conference call with SRB on October 24th, 2013. SRB requested more sewer information for the sewer model (staff is currently working on). Staff gathered more camera footage for engineers to put in model. Staff sent SRB more data from the hydrant flow loggers, and largest water users. Staff gathered and submitted data for the water tower study. Staff met with newly added Carollo Engineering staff to give them a tour of both wastewater plants on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. Staff is expected to receive the Water and Sewer Treatment Draft after Christmas, from SRB. Carollo Engineers emailed a draft report for the Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants. Staff is currently reviewing this report and will work with the Engineers to evaluate the plan. SRB met with City Commission on February 3rd, 2014 to give a progress report on the Master Plan. Staff completed review and mark-ups of water plant and wastewater plants draft plans and returned to SRB for updates. Staff sent draft master plan documentation including appendices that SMA staff is currently reviewing. Staff gave SRB more data including camera footage for the wastewater model. Staff met with SRB on Friday, March 14th and went over the preliminary draft of certain chapters of the Master Plan. Questionable sections were addressed and explanations were given for some items that were unclear. We await the remaining chapters for preliminary review. Staff met with SRB and Carollo Engineers to review some sections of the Southside Wastewater Plant that needs to be addressed in the master plan. Staff had training with SRB on Friday, April 11th over the Water Model. Staff with meet with SRB on Wednesday, April 23rd to have additional training over the Water Model. SRB gave a presentation to the City Commission on May 5th. SRB will be delivering the Wastewater Treatment Volume III (Final Draft) to the city commission on May 19th. SMA is currently reviewing the Volume II Water Distribution. SMA is reviewing the water distribution draft, and delivering the final draft to the city commission July 7th, 2014. SMA had a work session with the City Commission on Monday, July 14th, 2014 on the Water Treatment CIP, and the Water Distribution CIP. SMA will have a special call meeting work session again on Monday, July 28th, 2014 to discuss the Wastewater Treatment CIP and the Wastewater Collections CIP.
Repair and Restoration of the River Bank Failure at the WTP, including sludge removal- Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC is currently in the engineering phase. SRB had their survey team on site August 28th, 2013. Staff met with SRB and FEMA on Friday, September 20th to review the erosion damage. The estimated cost for the repairs to the river bank is around $200,000.00. Staff collected soil samples for SRB for the sludge lagoon project at the Water Treatment Plant. On January 14th, 2014 the Notice to Bidders will run in the newspaper, with the pre-bid meeting to follow on February 11th, 2014. SMA will open bids on February 18th, 2014. SMA received bid packets on January 17th, 2014. SMA opened bids on February 18th, 2014, and will award the project on March 3rd, 2014. Project was awarded to CP3 Enterprises on March 3rd, 2014. Estimated start date is April 10th, 2014. Contractors began work on Wednesday, April 9th with taking the sludge out of the Northwest side of the lagoon. Contractors have hauled a total of 300 semi-truck loads of sludge out of the South Lagoon. All sludge has been removed. CP3 has hauled in more heavy equipment and have started working on the river bank. Contractors have started putting down rip rap along the river bank in stages. Once the contractors get the rip rap along the river they will start building up the dam with more dirt, and put down more rip rap. A change order to the contract was approved by commission on July 7th, 2014 for additional quantities for the amount of $63,963.56. Contractors have started hauling in more rip rap and putting it down along the river bank. Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC is currently in the engineering phase. SRB had their survey team on site August 28th, 2013. Staff met with SRB and FEMA on Friday, September 20th to review the erosion damage. The estimated cost for the repairs to the river bank is around $200,000.00. Staff collected soil samples for SRB for the sludge lagoon project at the Water Treatment Plant. On January 14th, 2014 the Notice to Bidders will run in the newspaper, with the pre-bid meeting to follow on February 11th, 2014. SMA will open bids on February 18th, 2014. SMA received bid packets on January 17th, 2014. SMA opened bids on February 18th, 2014, and will award the project on March 3rd, 2014. Project was awarded to CP3 Enterprises on March 3rd, 2014. Estimated start date is April 10th, 2014. Contractors began work on Wednesday, April 9th with taking the sludge out of the Northwest side of the lagoon. Contractors have hauled a total of 300 semi-truck loads of sludge out of the South Lagoon. All sludge has been removed. CP3 has hauled in more heavy equipment and have started working on the river bank. Contractors have started putting down rip rap along the river bank in stages. Once the contractors get the rip rap along the river they will start building up the dam with more dirt, and put down more rip rap. A change order to the contract was approved by commission on July 7th, 2014 for additional quantities for the amount of $63,963.56. Contractors have started hauling in more rip rap and putting it down along the river bank. This project was completed on August 18th, 2014. On August 22nd SRB and SMA staff will do a final inspection on the project.
AIRPORT/Keenan English, Assistant Airport Manager
Oklahoma Airport Operators Association will be represented at OML in September 2014
Next 2014 Air Show planning meeting will be held August 28, 2014
o The airport and their consultants are submitting and Early Development Packet for project funding. Project will include a new rotating beacon and new apron lighting.
Hangars remain at full capacity
The Airport has chosen a vendor to foam spray insulation for Hangar 13.
The airport has signed a lease with Ag Aviation Services, a mechanic shop specializing in crop dusting aircraft repair and service. Operations will be in the shop hangar beginning September 1st.
The Airport is currently collecting specifications, estimates, and financing options for a 10 unit T-hangar structure.
Fuel filters for fuel farm facility and fuel trucks have been installed.
The Airport has created an application and specification sheet for future private hangar development inquires.
Commercial keypads for T-hangar gate have been installed.
Air Show scheduled for October 4th, 2014.
Fuel sales continue to steadily increase:
July 2013 = Avgas 5,018.15gal; Jet A 2041.15 gal
July2014 = Avgas 3,248.19 gal; Jet A 2131.67 gal
Airport Advisory Board
Regular meeting scheduled for Aug 20, 2014.
PARKS/CEMETERY/EQUIPMENT SERVICES/James Bryce, Director of Operations
Parks Maintenance Division (Staff of 8)
Daily Downtown cleanup route
Daily Park cleanup and restroom cleaning in all Parks
Mowing/Weed eating and spraying in all parks and ROWs
Working on Monthly Park Inspections
Center for Employment Opportunities has been weed eating intersections, ditches and the Lake damns
Cemetery Division (staff of 4)
Mowing /weed eating/spraying
Daily trash pickup
Preparing for internments
Central Garage (Staff of 6)
General servicing and repairs to vehicles and equipment including Expo
Processing new vehicles
Department services and repairs 238 vehicles, 206 pieces of equipment, and 4 boats
55 units in last two weeks with 57 total repairs
EVT schools and testing
Shawnee Twin Lakes
Boat traffic has been slower than normal on Lake #1 this year. The swim beaches are busy every weekend. New Lake building is being engineered and we hope to get under way with construction soon. Mowing continues around the lake.
Wes Watkins Reservoir
Mowing has begun. Camping and swimming has picked up. Workers have also been doing some minor repairs to the sewer lines leaving the restroom facilities due to clogs.
Municipal Swimming Pool
Demolition of the pool is almost complete. Ground prep work has begun along with some forms for concrete being built. Trusses and other supplies have been ordered and the plumbing for the bath house is started. The masonry company will be on site next week to begin their work. Everything seems to be going well and the weather has cooperated. The next contractor meeting will be September 25th.
Certified Healthy Communities
Staff is waiting to hear about what TSET will do about the two ordinance/policies that the AGs office ruled that we could not enact in order to be considered for a grant. I have talked with TSET and they say are name is still on the list to be considered but will need to wait to hear from them.
Staff has joined up with the Central Oklahoma Clean Cities as a stakeholder in hopes to be able to apply for grant monies to convert city vehicles to natural gas or propane. Stakeholders consist of individuals that work in the field of CNG/LPG, install equipment, operate converted equipment, or are looking into and tracking conversion data. Fleet maintenance has a meeting set up with LPG individuals to look at some of our equipment for quotes on conversion. Through information learned at the COCC meetings, staff has made the decision to hold off on conversions for a couple of more years. This is based on our ROI from our conversions; we need to convert vehicles running 35000 miles per year to which we do not have. We have chosen to wait and watch for the price of conversions to come down. We have also learned that UPS in Shawnee along with several other UPS locations in Ok and CO are converting all of their vehicles to propane.
KABOOM grant/YMCA partnership
The YMCA is back in the running for funding on the KABOOM grant. As soon as a funding partner is found, the YMCA and the City will coordinate installation.
City Hall and Fire Stations Fire Alarm System
Staff has received all estimates and given them to the Fire Department to apply for grants to install.
Red Cedar Local Emphasis Area
Staff and one Commissioner has been working on a way to help private land owners remove red cedars from their property in order to make our effort of removing worthwhile. A LEA has been submitted through the NRCS office for grant funding for private land owners. More to come as we hear back.
Other Projects of Importance
The YMCA received two grants through the Avedis Foundation. Staff will be helping implement these due to the involvement of City Property. Architects are working on drawings for one of the projects.
Architects are working on the drawings for the new Lake Maintenance building that will be bid out soon.
EXPOSITION CENTER/Mike Jackson, Operations Manager
August 11, Edward Jones Meeting, Conference Center, 25 people
August 11, IFYR Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, Conference Center, 130 people
IFYR Volunteers was presented a Proclamation by Mayor Wes Mainord proclaiming
August 11, 2014 as IFYR Volunteer Day
August 13, St. Anthonys PAL, Conference Center, 80 people
August 16-17, C&L Antique Arms Gun Show, Conference Center, approximately 500 people
August 18-23, Monkey Business Childrens Consignment Sale, Conference Center, approximately 5000 people
August 19, OG&E Meeting, Conference Center, 25 people
August 21, SC&CDA Board Meeting
Board approved 2013 Audit, approved the purchase of 100 poly carts & poly cart tipper for trash truck
Also approved to seek bids for repair of horse stall panels & gates
PLANNING/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/Justin Erickson, Director
Staff met with developers to discuss potential future and current development projects.
Staff attended a meeting with downtown merchants to discuss opportunities and concerns.
Building inspections staff remain busy with a very high volume of permit requests and inquiries.
Staff is reviewing development applications (building plans) for the Shawnee Marketplace project.
Staff prepared materials for Planning Commission (September 3) and City Commission (August 2) meetings.
Staff continues work on revising the Citys Subdivision and Development Standards.
The City condemned three structures on August 14. Twenty-six structures have been condemned and ordered removed to date in 2014.
Staff is preparing application forms for the next round of Downtown Faηade grants. The grant process will open in September.
The Action Center is currently investigating the following complaints:
o Dilapidated Buildings: 32 active cases
o Derelict Vehicles: 4 active cases
o Junk/Trash: 9 active cases
o Tall Grass/Weeds: 127 active cases
FINANCE DEPARTMENT/Cynthia Sementelli, Finance
Worked on SMA fixed asset
Worked on General fixed assets
Worked on compensated absences for audit
Work on AR for audit
Worked with CDBG staff to streamline work
Preparing for year end
Did video clip with Daniel S. concerning the budget
CITY CLERKS OFFICE/UTILITY BILLING/Phyllis Loftis, City Clerk
Preparation of agendas for City Commission & Authorities August 18, 2014 meetings.
Preparation of minutes for August 18, 2014 City Commission and Authorities meetings.
Filed 33 public nuisance liens and 14 public nuisance lien releases with Pottawatomie County Clerk; filed 15 lien certifications with Pottawatomie County Treasurer.
Normal routine duties including tort claims, management of archived records, research of records for staff and Commissioners, distribution of payroll, preparation of inbound/outbound mail, and overseeing insurance on vehicles and property owned by the City of Shawnee.
Utility Billing/Customer Service
Zone 1 Cut-off August 13, 2014
Zone 1 billing August 21, 2014
Zone 2 cut-off August 20, 2014
Routine customer service/billing, water and sewer transactions and issues involving payment arrangements, cut-offs, past-due collections and sanitation.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS/Steve Nolen, Chief Information Officer
Continued project review / management for master projects
o Remote VPN Router Replacements PD Training / GC Tech location configured / scheduled for install
o TCM Imaging Solution Project City Clerk Templates developed, vendor updating / installing / testing Tyler Output Processor (TOP) for deployment
o NSA 2600 High Availability VPN Router Test configuration installed, currently being tested
o Unitrends Offsite Data Vault Project Equipment on hand, installation pending 2600 Deploy for rack space
o Fiber Data Backup Network Deployment Fiber cabling received, scheduling network buildout
o DataCove Email Archive Upgrade to V5 Equipment installed, migration scheduled 08/26/2014
o Mobile Device Management Deployment MDM deployed on Fire mobile devices, testing remote app management and deployment
o Web Server Migration Moving to virtual server after host final configurations completed
o License Plate Reader Server component Web code for easy lookup / integration lookups left to do / Auto-Download file push to do
o Brazos Citation Import for Global System Solution installed, working through bugs with vendors
o GeoSafe Fire Mobile Fire Hydrant data provided to vendor, waiting for deployment
o GeoSafe Police Mobile Worked with vendor for Windows 8.1 GPS support, continued deployment
o GeoInfo Web App Final code developed, need volunteer to use iPad to map/photograph murals, horses, etc.
o Police AVL Solution Geosafe deployed on majority of systems, PD Chief to dictate usage
o Police Mobile Vendor Change Continued migration to new vendor machine by machine
o Global/Firehouse Interface Changes to design criteria by Fire, new code being tested
o Ch3/30 Video Server Replacement Scheduled review later this year
o Cradlepoint / Verizon Remote Connectivity Device on hand, tested and final configuration for deploy
o XP System Migration Migration / replacement continues
o LiveScan Replacement System operational, vendor needs to work out power save settings, etc.
o Afix System VPN Upgrade Resolved and updated using 64bit VPN configurations
o Dispatch Center Move Plans reviewed, IT only responsible for CAD network and systems
o Animal Shelter Photo Display cloud app Meeting setting desired outcome, IT staff to dev code
o Thin Client Deployment Reviewed/tested with RDP, video, etc. need live field test next
o Customer Service Display System Equipment purchased, waiting for power / video wire runs
o Configured, tested and prepped Cradlpoint/Verizon for Animal Shelter deployment
o Deployed another new fax device for dispatch area
o IT Staff attended monthly OGITA meeting in OKC 8/20/2014
o Assisted with continued office moves and changes by employees
o Continued Adobe issues with Windows 8 and Office 2013
o Continued involvement in Dispatch center move by IT staff
o Continued GeoSafe deployment and Toughbook upgrades
FIRE DEPARTMENT/Dru Tischer, Interim Chief
Responded to 214 emergency calls broken down by type below:
Rescue & EMS: 168
Hazardous conditions: 4
Service Calls: 9
Good Intent Calls: 21
False Alarms: 8
Overpressure Rupture, Explosion: 0
3 various locations
New Construction Inspections
2 various locations
Requested / Administrative Inspections:
16 various locations
Permits and On-Site Inspections
4 various locations
- Assigned Shift, Company & Individual Training:
o May Day and Search & Rescue SOG Training (All Shifts) (Jul - Aug)
o IAFC Conference @ Dallas TX (Underwood, Cooley) (8/13-16/14)
o Lieutenant Academy (Bertram, McLain, Laxson) (8/19-28/14)
o Fire Marshal Association of Oklahoma Conference (Anderson) (8/26-29/14)
o Annual Fitness Test (All Shifts) (9/2,3,8/14)
o Rope Rescue II Course (9/17-20/14)
o Child Passenger Seat Technician Training (Hotella) (9/18-20/14)
- Tentative Shift, Company & Individual Training:
o Air Management Drills (All Shifts)
o Emergency Vehicle Operations Refresher (All Shifts) (TBD)
- Training Chief Schedule:
o Meetings w/ Command Staff Re: Consultant Assessment
o Meet w/ EM and PD Re: Disaster Drill (7/31/14)
o IAFC Conference @ Dallas TX (8/13-16/14)
o Lieutenant Academy (Bertram, McLain, Laxson) (8/19-28/14)
o Firehouse Education and Training Seminar (9/23-26/14)
- Training Chief Activities:
o Conduct Air Management Course / Develop Air Management Policy
o Coordinate Agreement w/ WWT for the use of Federal Bank Building
o Update Medial Directors Contract
o Coordinate Fall Training Schedule
o Coordinate w/ EM Director Re: State-Wide Disaster Exercise
o 11 Probationary Fire Fighter Skills Training and Evaluation
o GEOSAFE / CAD / Firehouse iPad Deployment
o 2014 EMT Certification Renewals (6/30/14)
o FireHouse Administration / Quality Control
o Kaplan Fire and EMS C.E.U. Administration
o 24/7 Fire Course Administration
o N.R.E.M.T. - C.E.U. Program Administration
o Electronic Entry of Dept. Personnel Training Records to FireHouse
o Development Minimum Company Standards (3rd Quarter 2014)
- Medical Director Activities:
o EMS Skills Evaluation (TBD)
POLICE DEPARTMENT/Russ Frantz, Chief
Police reports: 231 / arrests: 76
Total Citations: 168 Handwritten Citations: 90 E-Citations: 78 Traffic Accidents: 21
Dispatch managed 3,641 calls (Police/Fire/EMS calls dispatched only)
Accreditation/Lt. King, Accreditation Manager
Maintaining Accreditation Files.
Field Training Program.
Taught 40 hour FTO course
33 Cases Forwarded to CID for Review
5 Felony Cases Assigned / 0 Misdemeanor Cases Assigned / 3 Other Cases Assigned
3 Felony Cases Cleared / 0 Misdemeanor Cases Cleared / 3 Other Cases Cleared
1 Felonies Filed through DAs Office
8 No Further Needed (NFN) Cases
$0 Total Property Recovered
2 Pending Assignment (PA) Cases
3 Call Out
29 Assists with Patrol and Other Agencies
COPs Grant Program
County Domestic Violence Meeting
Man tracking operation for grand larceny suspects
Street interdiction night -multiple traffic stops -three arrests -marijuana seizure -meth seizure -three city warrants served
Arrested one for felony drug warrant
Prescription Drug Abuse Committee
Credit Card Fraud/ Seminole College
Scheduled K-9 Sentinel meeting
Drive Sober mobilization
Swat call out: barricaded suicidal suspect
Methamphetamine and marijuana seizure
Meeting with Ada on multiple cases
Assist with convicted felon with a gun investigation
Prepare arrest affidavit on possession of CDSs with intent to distribute
Drive Sober get pulled over media event
Interviewed suspect in CDS case
Traffic stop on suspected drug dealer
Schedule Santa Fe Homecoming event
Reviewed homicide interview
Number of evidence items brought in: 49
Number of evidence items released: 32
Number of found property items taken in: 9
Number of items submitted to the OSBI: 38
Police Officers - 59 / 1 Officers in FTO program/ 56 available
Dispatch positions - 13 / 13 available for service / 4 in training status
Animal Control Positions - 4 / 4 available for service
Calls Responded: 148
Animals Impounded: 62 / Animals reclaimed: 13 / Animals adopted: 2