Mayor appoints panel to study west side park sites 29 August 1959

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Panel Named To Study Park Sites An eight - member committee, including two city com- mi.'^>ioneni, w'a.s appointed by Mayor O. B. Donaho Friday night and instructed to study possible park sites on the West Side and report back to the commi.ssion as soon as possible with its recommendations. The mayor named Commissioner Joe Barron head of the committee. Barron told the city commisMon he would call his committee together “sometime this week to formulate its plan of work“ Others on the study group 'nclude Commi.soioner S. J. Enloe. Buford Knox and Pete Rodriquez, repre.senting the Park Board; Shirley Lynch, D, S. Hammons, and R C. Franks 1 from the City Planning Commis- ,sion and August Nowak, repre- sentinc thp West Side DONAHO'S ACTIOM came after the city commission, on a motion by Roland Dansby and seconded by John Naylor, unanimously approved the purchase of playground equipment bid at $15,698.94 for four city parks, including the one proposed for the West Side. Early m the meeting. Judge W S. Barron and W. J. Douglas Jr.. members of the city’s housing authority, were reappointed to terms expiring Aug. 31, 1961. City Manager Fred Sandlin. City Attorney John M. Lawrence HI and City Judge A S Ware were also reappointed The commission gave Sandlin the go-ahead sign to pave a “long block” on Graham Drive, connecting with 28th Street. Bids on the job w'ere opened last year. The city manager said ! that Clyde Porterfield, head of I Porterfield Construction Co., the successful bidder, said the bid of $4.800 would stand. No action was taken on a letter from the A&M Methodist Church asking support of the city commission in an effort to prohibit the sale of "obscene literature ” COMMISSIONER Dansby, after Sandlin told the commission that parking ordinance violator were beginning to ignore payment of the tickets, requested the mayor to instruct the city police and city judge; to throw' the book” at violators. “I mean by ‘throw’ing the book’.” Dansby explained, “that each dollar fine is accompanied by the additional $3.20 court costs.’’ Sandlin said that about 250 tickets were unpaid at this time, i “These have accumulated since our new’ courtesy box policy became effective about 50 days ago,” he added “I’m afraid we are heading for the same trouble with unpaid tickets we have had in the past unless something is done.” The mayor assured Dansby and the city manager that he would inform police and Judge Ware of the commission’s desires. Mr. Sam Is Pul I ill" For Lyiiiloii J. S' ADA, Okla. W —House Speaker

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  1. The Eagle,
  2. 29 Aug 1959, Sat,
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