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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The City of Nichols Hills
Minutes of the Nichols Hills Environment,
Health and Sustainability Commission
January 26, 2011

Original Agenda Filed in the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 8:10 a.m.  on the 24th  day of January, 2011

Nancy Herzel, Chairman                        Mary Frates
Pat Schonwald                                      Carlene Burger
Mary Ellen Ternes                                  Rance Shields
Marty Smith                                           Peg Malloy
Kathy Brewer                                        David Poole, City Manager 
Charles Hooper, Public Works Director  Kristi Hort, City Clerk, Fin Director

1. Call to Order

Chairman Herzel called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. 

2. Roll Call

Acknowledgement was made by Chairman Herzel that she along with Members Pat Schonwald, Mary Ellen Ternes, Mary Frates and Marty Smith.  Member Peg Malloy arrived around 9:10 a.m. The following members were absent: Rance Shields and Kathy Brewer.

Chairman Herzel reported she received Mr. Rance Shields resignation from the board.

3. Approval of Minutes:

a. Meeting November 17, 2010
b. Meeting December 15, 2010

 No action taken.

4. Comments by resident Judy Federa.

Ms Beverly Perri spoke on behalf of Ms. Federa.  The topic of discussion was the environmental impact the proposed PUD application on 63rd Street would have on the Nichols Hills community.

5. Discussion regarding OK Smoking Laws.

Mary Ellen summarized the progress of the research on Oklahoma Smoking laws.

Peg Malloy arrived.

6. Discussion, Consideration and Possible action regarding February speakers.

No action taken.

7. Discussion, Consideration and Possible action regarding Environmental Guidelines.

MOTION to seek Nichols Hills City council approval of the Environmental Guidelines was moved by Ternes, seconded by Smith. AYES: Smith, Herzel, Schonwald, Malloy, Ternes and Frates.

8. Discussion regarding recycling center.

Following discussion of placement and wording of signs for the recycling center, no action taken.  City Manager David Poole discussed the rising cost of maintaining the recycling center.

9. Discussion, Consideration and Possible action regarding informational video.

MOTION to recommend to Nichols Hills City Council to begin informative videos to begin on the city cable channel.  Moved by Malloy, seconded by Schonwald. AYES: Smith, Herzel, Schonwald, Malloy, Ternes and Frates.


10. Discussion regarding Earth Day.

Nichols Hills Earth Day celebration will be held on April 15th and 16th.


11. Discussion regarding resource list of experts and advisors.

Nancy Herzel advised the commission members that per City Attorney John Michael Williams, this list can be a resource for the group.  However they could not be an official group of Nichols Hills.

The following individual will be invited to attend monthly EHS meetings.

Rae Oldham    Bill Arnold
Jane Talkington   Rance Shields
Jessica Blackstock   Kathy Walker
Betsy Brunsteter   Fenton Rood
Diane Wilkins   Susie Shields
Jim Roth    Steve Hewlitt
Nicole Franklin

12. Announcements.

Chairman Herzel spoke to the board about the OG & E audit and smart meters.

13. Adjournment

APPROVED. Moved by Frates, seconded by Ternes. AYES: Smith, Herzel, Schonwald, Malloy, Ternes and Frates.



Nancy Herzel, Chairman



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Kristi Hort, City Clerk                 David Poole, City Manager



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