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|Staff Activity Report for July 13 - 26, 2014|
CITY MANAGERS OFFICE/Brian McDougal, Manager
Participated in the Greater Shawnee Area Chamber membership drive.
Conference Call(s) regarding Shawnee marketplace.
Attended the CMAO Summer Training Conference in Guthrie.
Met with the Mayor to participate in the transportation committee to determine if a fixed transportation route will be feasible.
Guest Speaker to Dr. Sharp public Administration Class at UCO.
Met with volunteer Mr. Cash regarding landscaping around town.
Met with John Ayers to begin the branding campaign.
Several meetings regarding the status of COTS.
Several meetings/telephone conferences regarding the A-OK Short line railroad punching through to McAllister.
Met with YMCA Board chair and Interim Executive Director regarding their airport lease.
ENGINEERING/STREETS/TRAFFIC CONTROL/John Krywicki, Director
Received FINAL PLAT for the Shawnee MarketPlace Development project and will review for adequacy. Shawnee Planning Commission will consider plat at their August 6th meeting. We are awaiting submittal of 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.
Plans for the Kwick Stop development on Kickapoo & 32nd Street have been approved.
Panda Express Site plans approved by Engineering, and site prep construction work has started in the Walmart parking lot.
Stone Creek Development on Acme Road has submitted a revised Drainage/Detention plan which is currently under review. Rough grading and dirtwork as begun onsite of the development on Acme Road north of MacArthur.
Completed review of the Kickapoo Plans (Spur to Farrall) with Consultant (Poe & Associates), and we are awaiting for ODOT to schedule plan-in-hand field review meeting to go over any changes/revisions that ODOT may require.
Held interdepartmental staff meeting with Engineering, Streets and Traffic Divisions
Assisted numerous call in inquiries from citizens regarding floodplain issues, location of utilities, etc., etc.
Main Street Streetscape Project design is substantially completed (no change), But, ODOT (Special Projects Div.) was not wanting them submitted nor will they review the plans until they officially are notified that the City has received their main street grant. Before we are allowed to advertise the project for bids, ODOT will have to review and approve the plans. 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).
Deer Field Estates (on Bradley just west of Elm Street): 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. As result of meeting, Developer will resubmit a revised Preliminary Plat and his Engineer will submit a detailed drainage/detention analysis taking into account the Citys requirements.
Rehab Asphalt Streets Project (Haskel-Lemon Contractor): Work on Broadway from Federal to MacAthur 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.
MacArthur Raley Dr. Relocation: Intersection is open both directions. Sidewalks and ADA ramps constructed on all four corners. Signalization equipment for new intersection scheduled to be installed July 17 18. Signalization equipment from the removed intersection has been salvaged and delivered to the Traffic Department yard at the City Public Works Facility on south Kickapoo.
COS-PW-13-01 Sidewalk/ADA Handicap Ramps Project (Various Locations): Project has been bid and awarded to Parathon Construction. Concrete has been placed at the Bell and Highland intersection and the north side of the Union and Highland intersection. The ramps and sidewalks along Highland between Broadway and Union have been completed. 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: Public infrastructure (sewer, water, streets and drainage) had been completed and accepted by the City. Last weeks heavy rainfall caused some severe washing of dirt/soil into the streets that the Developer will be responsible for cleaning. The end treatments of the pipes serving the detention pond will need to be constructed as soon as weather permits.
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 Re-Bid 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 re-advertising the project, the City saved approximately $102,000.
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: Pipebursting: 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 MacAthur 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
Registered 2 individual storm shelters
Met with TAP Architecture representatives concerning dispatch remodel on 7/2
Participated in FEMA Emergency Communications Coordination Working Group Conference Call on afternoon of 7/3
Attended Board of County Commissioners Meetings on Monday afternoons 6/30, and 7/7
Participated in OKWIN Governance conference call on Friday morning 7/11
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
Developed and distributed department newsletter
Attended Oklahoma Water Resources Board Dam Safety Planning Workshop in OKC July 9
UTILITY DEPARTMENT/Steve Nelms, Director
Water Treatment Plant (Staff of 10)
Average production: *MGD: 3.988 Last week: *MGD: 4.217
*MGD: Million Gallons Daily
Pumped 772,223,000MG to date compared to 860,626,000MG 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: 1.303 **BOD: 10 mg/l ***TSS: 31 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: 1.674 **BOD: 2.1 mg/l ***TSS: 2.5 mg/l
*MGD: Million Gallons Daily **BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand ***TSS: Total Suspended Solids
175,500 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: 121, Main Breaks: 3, Leak Checks: 33, Cut-offs: 6, Reset Water Meters: 14, Service Lines: 3; Water/Sewer Line Locates: 667
Worked on shop tickets, and service orders from customer service.
Valve Maintenance (staff of 3)
Located/performed serviceability check on valves at 6 different locations
Located/performed serviceability check on fire hydrants at 1 locations
Performed annual fire hydrant flow testing at 21 locations
Performed dead end flush at 78 different locations
Wastewater Collection (Staff of 7)
Sewer lines flushed: 46,975 ft. Flushed (year to date): 595,645 ft.
Total Service Calls: 62, Sewer Lines Checked: 59, Lift Stations Checked: 46 Emergency Sewer Calls: 2, Camera Lines: 0 ft., and Camera Inspections: 0
* 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. Nothing new to report other than the contractors have hauled more dirt to the dam.
AIRPORT/Keenan English, Assistant Airport Manager
Oklahoma Airport Operators Association meeting was held July 17, 2014
A lease between the City of Shawnee and Davis Martin Structures, LLC has been approved by the Shawnee Airport Authority
The Airport is seeking estimates for railing replacements and floor treatment for the southern row of T-Hangars.
The Airport is seeking estimates on spray foam insulation for Hangar 13.
The airport is negotiating terms of a lease between the airport and Ag Aviation Services, a mechanic shop specializing in crop dusting aircraft repair and service.
The Airport is currently collecting specifications, estimates, and financing options for a 10 unit T-hangar structure.
The Airport has created an application and specification sheet for future private hangar development inquires.
Oklahoma Aviation flight school has closed their operation at Shawnee Regional Airport. They still have main offices at Wiley Post Airport.
Fuel sales continue to steadily increase:
June 2013 = 3,872.28 gal; Jet A 1,647.37 gal
June 2014 = Avgas 3,842.29 gal; Jet A 4,290.51 gal
Airport Advisory Board
July 16 2014 regular meeting cancelled.
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 and the Lake area
Cemetery Division (staff of 4)
Mowing /weed eating/spraying
Picking up flowers from Memorial day
Daily trash pickup
Preparing for internments
Central Garage (Staff of 6)
General servicing and repairs to vehicles and equipment including Expo
Processing new vehicles
Working with insurance claims on wrecked vehicles
Department services and repairs 238 vehicles, 206 pieces of equipment, and 4 boats
47 units in last two weeks with 60 total repairs
EVT schools and testing
Shawnee Twin Lakes
Boat traffic is picking up on Lake #1 on the weekends. The swim beaches are busy every weekend. New Lake building is being engineered and we hope to get under way with construction soon. Mowing has begun around the lake also.
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. Soon you will see the rebuilding begin.
Auditorium Exterior Restoration and Window Replacement
A punch list has been made and the contractor is working to complete it. The one window that was not replaced is on order and may take a while.
Certified Healthy Communities
Staff will be working on getting together ordinances for the Commission to consider on storefront signage and no alcohol and tobacco advertisements at city sponsored functions. This is needed in order to qualify for the grant through TSET. This may be a while getting there. Mary Ann says TSET is looking into these two items and a possible problem with 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 (No New Info Submitted)
June 4-7, Bluegrass Festival, 800 people attended 4 day event
June 6-8, Fullblood Limousin Alliance Cattle Sale/Show, 400 people attended 3 day event
June 10-11, OG&E Meeting, 90 people for 2 day event
June 14, Family Reunion, 32 people
IFYR 2014 as of 6/19/2014
PLANNING/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/Justin Erickson, Director (No New Info Submitted)
Staff met with developers to discuss potential future and current development projects.
Project Update: Zoning Code Update. The Shawnee City Commission adopted a revised Shawnee Zoning Code on June 2, 2014. The new code is effective on July 2.
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 and City Commission meetings.
Staff attended the City Beautification Committee Meeting on June 12.
Staff attended a meeting concerning the creation of a Park Master Plan.
The City condemned five structures on June 12.
Staff is assisting in the coordination of major events for Downtown Shawnee.
The Action Center is currently investigating the following complaints:
o Dilapidated Buildings: 38 active cases
o Derelict Vehicles: 6 active cases
o Junk/Trash: 8 active cases
o Tall Grass/Weeds: 121 active cases
FINANCE DEPARTMENT/Cynthia Sementelli, Finance
Worked on SMA fixed asset
Worked on General fixed assets
Processed 366 PAA for new fiscal year
Meet with Leza Shaw over budget
Prepared documents for Leza Shaw
Worked on CDBG
Filed 425s for CDBG
Began Audit papers for auditors
Prepared sales tax report
Prepared budget amendments
CITY CLERKS OFFICE/UTILITY BILLING/Phyllis Loftis, City Clerk
Preparation of agenda for July 7, 2014 City Commission and Authorities meetings.
Preparation of minutes for July 7, 2014 City Commission and Authorities meetings.
Filed 35 public nuisance liens and 5 lien releases with Pottawatomie County Clerk; filed 9 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 3 Cut-off July 2, 2014
Zone 3 billing July 3, 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 Installed Audio Recorder System For Airport to track airport usage.
o Install of 2nd Monitor for Airport Manager
o Installed Router at Airport to allow both the guest Wi-Fi and Pilot Lounge system to function.
o Restored Conductivity twice to Animal Shelter, once to replace a failed UPS and another time to reset Sonic Wall device
o Installed Guest Wi-Fi Device at the Unzner Center
o Trouble shooting printing issues at Unzner Center
o Build and replacement of SMA Engineering System
o Servicing of HR MFC Device
o Research in to CM MFC device for banner page, does seem to support desire results.
o Work with Vendors on Orders and quotes
o Printer Supply Processing
o ISA Server Hard Drive failure discovery and drive replacement
o Global Software Permission changes
o Setup of 4th Dispatch system for the City of Mcloud and the work related to it.
o ISA settings changes to allow Remote Access of HVAC system for contractors
o Download and setup of software for GIS work, i.e. Sketchup, Trimble software packages
o Work on Toughbook builds and roll outs
o Install of software for SMA new Trenching solution
o WSUS Server updates and approvals
o AFIX Updates performed and reviewed.
o ID Card Printing
o Police Video Server Updates to Watchguard software.
o Repair damage to LPR system for Police, caused by negligence/abuse
o Work on Rebuilding WSMobile55 after Hard drive failure
o HR support for their Database issues they created
o Setup of 2nd OLETS station for Dispatch
o Utility Kiosk support
o Review of Records reported requirement to have FireFox browser installed
o Geosafe AVL software updates
FIRE DEPARTMENT/Dru Tischer, Interim Chief
Responded to 178 emergency calls broken down by type below:
Rescue & EMS: 133
Hazardous conditions: 3
Service Calls: 7
Good Intent Calls: 19
False Alarms: 8
Overpressure Rupture, Explosion: 0
OBU- Geiger Center
OBU- New Athletic Building
New Construction Inspections
Requested / Administrative Inspections:
11 various locations
Permits and On-Site Inspections
2 open burn permit
- Assigned Shift, Company & Individual Training:
May Day and Search & Rescue SOG Training (All Shifts) (Jul - Aug)
LEPC Exercise @ Tecumseh (Larman) (7/24/14)
IAFC Conference @ Dallas TX (Underwood, Cooley) (8/13-16/14)
Lieutenant Academy (Bertram, McLain, Laxson) (8/19-28/14)
Annual Fitness Test (All Shifts) (9/2,3,8/14)
Rope Rescue II Course (9/17-20/14)
- Tentative Shift, Company & Individual Training:
o Air Management Drills (All Shifts)
o Emergency Vehicle Operations Refresher (All Shifts) (TBD)
- Training Chief Schedule:
o Meeting w/ Battalion Chiefs (7/14/14)
o 30 Day Skill Evaluation (Cannon) (7/15/14)
o Nine Month Skill Evaluations (Scarberry, Seidl, Bickel) (7/16-22/14)
o Three Month Skill Evaluation (Williams) (7/24/14)
o Dispatch New Employee Orientation (7/24/14)
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)
- Training Chief Activities:
o Conduct Air Management Course / Develop Air Management Policy
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: 260 / arrests: 82
Total Citations: 118 Handwritten Citations: 71 E-Citations: 77 Traffic Accidents: 26
Dispatch managed 3,274 calls (Police/Fire/EMS calls dispatched only)
Accreditation/Lt. King, Accreditation Manager
Working on Accreditation files
Assisting with CID
Field Training Program.
23 Cases Forwarded to CID for Review
6 Felony Cases Assigned / 0 Misdemeanor Cases Assigned / 12 Other Cases Assigned
3 Felony Cases Cleared / 2 Misdemeanor Cases Cleared / 4 Other Cases Cleared
1 Felonies Filed through DAs Office
1 Arrests Made
5 No Further Needed (NFN) Cases
$0 Total Property Recovered
4 Pending Assignment (PA) Cases
1 Call Out
2 Assists with Patrol and Other Agencies
COPs Grant Program
Conducted face book surveillance
Drowning Shawnee Lake
Drug house surveillance
Chief conference event
Worked on affidavit for investigation
Street level drug interdiction
Five defendants charged, one felony warrant served
Seized methamphetamine, marijuana and hash
Honor guard detail for Deputy funeral
Number of evidence items brought in: 44
Number of evidence items released: 26
Number of found property items taken in: 26
Number of items submitted to the OSBI: 28
Police Officers - 59 / 4 Officers in FTO program/ 54 available
Dispatch positions - 13 / 13 available for service / 4 in training status
Animal Control Positions - 4 / 4 available for service
Calls Responded: 200
Animals Impounded: 42 / Animals reclaimed: 5 / Animals adopted: 2
Interesting Water Facts
You probably use more water each day than
Remember... EVERY DROP COUNTS!
||1-5 gallons /
bathtub half full
||At least 15
washing machine (clothes)
||Up to 50
Real Time Lake Level Data
Multi‐Reservoir Yield and Operations Analysis- The Multi‐Reservoir Yield and Operations Analysis study is now available. Click here to view the document.
Real Time Lake Level Data
Lake Level Gauge
Lake Level Gauge
The gauges at the right displays the most recent Shawnee Lake No.1 and Wes Watkins level based on real time USGS data. You can view more data and information on the Shawnee Lake No 1 levels as well as view recent historical level information by visiting the USGS Shawnee lake site. Note this is an external site not managed by the City of Shawnee.
Another useful online site is the US Drought Monitor
that tracks current drought conditions across the United States and can be used to visualize the current issues.
Most people are not aware that there is a USGS Shawnee Lake Weather Station
set up at the Twin Lakes to record weather data for the area. Visit it to get temperature, precipitation, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and barametric pressure of the lake area.
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It is our goal to provide sufficient and safe water at the lowest possible cost to the citizens of Shawnee.
The City of Shawnee utilizes the Shawnee Twin Lakes and Wes Watkins Reservoir as its raw water source. They have an estimated combined storage of 34,000 acre feet with a surface area of 2,436 acres and dependable yield of 4.3 MGD. The Wes Watkins reservoir has increased the raw water available to the community. Wes Watkins estimated storage is 11,581 acre feet of water at Normal (municipal) Pool elevations; at its flood pool elevation, the reservoir volume will be 21,869 acre feet and the surface area will be 1,640 acres. The Pottawatomie County Development Authority is the owner and developer of this project in partnership with the City of Shawnee. The dependable yield of the Wes Watkins reservoir is 4.5 MGD. Water from the three lakes will be used on a rotating basis to protect the water rights and provide for the needs of the City, PCDA and other users.
The City of Shawnee has four water storage towers with a total capacity of 2.5 million gallons.
The Water Distribution Division, with a staff of 9, maintains more than 150 miles of water main, more than 10,000 water meters from ¾" to 6", and 15 miles of raw water lines. Also includes repair and replacement of water mains, and service lines, operation and repair of valves, repair and replacement of fire hydrants.
The Wastewater Collection Division, with a staff of 7 maintains 135 miles of sewer mains, and ten lift stations. This includes repair and replacement of sewer mains, manholes, and video inspection of sewer mains. One crew spends eight hours every day jet cleaning sewer mains to keep them flowing properly. This division has flushed millions of feet of sewer line over the years.
The Water Treatment Plant produces an average 4.4 million gallons of potable water each day. The water treatment facility is located on south Kickapoo near the North Canadian River. The first plant was originally built in 1895.
The Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant increased to 3.0 million gallons per day by a $3,500,000 project completed in June, 1997. The plant currently treats an average of 1.59 MGD of wastewater each day, much of which comes from the industrial area located in the northern area of Shawnee. As a part of the Northside Plant expansion a new interceptor line was installed from Wolverine Road and Harrison to the plant. That project eliminated a lift station and provided increased capacity to the industrial areas north of the plant. Improvements at the plant included two new clarifiers, increased sludge digestor capacity, a new chlorine basin and chemical building.
The Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant currently treats an average of 2.27 million gallons of wastewater each day. It has a capacity of 3.0 MGD. The Southside Treatment Plant serves the area south of the ridge line that divides the city. This includes the central business district and the major residential areas of the City. Both plants have excess capacity. The population equivalent of the treatment plants is 46,000.
The Industrial Pretreatment Program was approved by EPA in 1983 and revised in 1993. Objectives of the program include the following:
- Prevent the introduction of pollutants into the POTW which will pass through or interfere with the treatment operations and/or the use or disposal of the municipal sludge;
- Improve the feasibility of recycling and reclaiming municipal and industrial wastewater and sludge;
- Enforce applicable Federal Categorical Standards and requirements; and
- Generally, to reduce the health and environmental risk of pollutants discharged to the wastewater collection and treatment system.
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