The Boswell council met for the first meeting of the summer with the new city clerk, Nyree Bunis, present.
Multiple personnel actions were the subject for discussion in two executive sessions. For the town, it was decided to give Jason Day 20 hours at the rate of $10 per hour on the
three days of Friday through Sunday until he has finished CLEET training, at which point this will be re-evaluated. There are two reserve officers for consideration, with the approval granted for Robert Colley to work under the supervision of the chief.
For the public works department, salary adjustments for employees were a subject for discussion. It was decided to table this action.
Summer help was a matter for consideration. Upon a motion by Joey Hopkins, it was decided to accept the assistance of Jesse Pebsworth through the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Summer Youth Workforce program for both the town and public works departments.
The water well was an agenda item for consideration. Approval was granted to begin the process of researching two possibilities. Both landowners, with the wells being considered, were present with considerable discussion conducted and entered into the minutes.
A culvert drainage ditch on West and Race Streets was renovated and presented with no action taken. Both the culvert replacement and gravel were donated by the Choctaw County Commissioner.
Improvements to the nutrition center, through a partnership with KEDDO, was an agenda item. It was decided to gain further information before proceeding with a portion of the job on Friday.
The water bill for Triple D Machine and a concern by citizen Elizabeth Robinson were agenda items within the PWA agenda for discussion. The concern for Robinson was tabled, as she was not present.
The concern of Triple D Machine was discussed and a solution will be presented to the business for its approval.
Surplus land property was to be announced with bids taken.