Resolution to replace Turkey Creek Bridge approved

by Tinita Tennant -

A regular meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners was held yesterday, July 20. Consideration and action was taken to approve the Detention Services Agreement by and between CommunityWorks LLC, and the County of Jackson for detention services and use of the detention facilities of the Cleveland County Regional Juvenile Detention Center at a rate of $24.34 per child, per day, effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. In addition, Detention Services Agreement by and between CommunityWorks, LLC, and the County of Jackson for detention services and use of facilities of the Pottawatomie County Juvenile Detention Center (Carter Hall) at the of $24.34 per child. per day, effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, was also approved.

Jackson County Treasurer, Renee Howard, presented an officer’s report of the tobacco tax collected. For May 2015, $1,389.70 in tobacco tax has been collected from the State of Oklahoma, a total of $142.30 more than the previous month.

Blanket purchase orders and supplemental appropriations for the months of September 2015, May 2015, and June 2015 were approved.

The bridge inspection invoice, consultant invoice amounts and approvals, and report of conference between Bridge Owner and Bridge Inspection Consultant prepared by Circuit Engineering District (CED) #7 and the execution of any documents pertaining to such gained approval from the County Commissioners.

Resolution No. 2015-43, for Turkey Creek Bridge replacement located 1.3 miles West and 0.7 miles South of Duke, Project No. J3-0058(04)RB, State Job No. 30058(04) District #3 was also approved.

Matters concerning the Treasure’s office were the declaration of surplus items; four printers, printer/fax/copier combo and marrow carriage printer, along with the sale of property acquired at resale; ID# 0735-00-007-011-0-000-00, lots 11 and 12, block 7, Austin and Peden Addition to the town of Eldorado, was all approved.

Agreement and Resolution No. 2015-44, authorizing participation in the National Purchasing Cooperative between the National Purchasing Cooperative and Jackson County Board of County Commissioners was granted approval. The agreement included a list of vendors.

There was no new business, claims were approved and the meeting was adjourned.

by Tinita Tennant

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