There were no reports or blanket purchase orders.
In Officers' reports, Court Clerk Rhonda Stepanovich thanked Sheriff Roger LeVick, Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for their security coverage last week during the Robinson Trial. LeVick reported that a skid-steer loader has been stolen in the County. Both Greer and Tillman counties have also had equipment losses recently. He asked county employees would be on the lookout for thefts.
After discussion and recommendations for a Burn Ban from: Altus Fire/Rescue Chief J.R. Wheeler, Chief Tim Murphy, County Safety/Emergency Manager Jerry Gibson, Altus Emergency Management Director Lloyd Colston, and Blair Fire Marshall Denny Davis, the commissioners determined there was enough evidence to proclaim Resolution 2011-28 Burn Ban for Jackson County. (See Burn Ban)
The commissioners re-appointed Gerald Smith to the Southern Prairie Library System Board of Directors to represent Jackson County.
Resolution 2011-29 approved Lease Renewal(s) from ODOT for equipment for FY 2011-2012. This included District 1 (6 items), District 2 (1 item) and District 3 (2 items).
They tabled a resolution on lease renewals for equipment for FY 2011-2012.
The commissioners approved a Trane service agreement scheduled for renewal on September 1 extended through August 31, 2012. This was for $2,530 minus $75.90 if the county pays in one payment.
The passage of Resolution 2011-30 allowed the transferring of funds from County Insurance into designated accounts for District 3. The amount received was $1,381.54. This will not be effective until July 1.
Another resolution, 2011-31, approves the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners direct the County Treasurer to reimburse the County Election Board’s Personal Services General Fund Account pursuant to Title 62, Section 335 of the Oklahoma Statutes. This varies each year and each election. The resolution covers the whole year. This was approved.
In new business, Altus Chamber of Commerce President Hollie Urbanski brought maps to the commissioners for their review. After the final version is determined, Urbanski said they will take two weeks for printing.
There were no public or vendor participation items.
The claims were approved and the meeting adjourned at 11:06 a.m.