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2024-5-28 Meeting Minutes

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May 28, 2024

The Board of County Commissioners of Creek County (BOCC) met in Regular Session on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 9:00 a.m., date and time duly posted.

Item #1: Meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman, Stephens. Roll Call Stephens present, Warner present, Whitehouse present.

Item #2: Statement of compliance with open meetings act-Chairman.

Item #3: Commissioner Warner led the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation led by Whitehouse.

Item #4: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve the minutes of May 20, 2024. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #5: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Warner to approve Transfer $2,519.64 from 0001-4-4700-1110 Salaries Free Fair FY2023-2024 to 0001-4-4700-4110 Capital Outlay Free Fair FY2024; Blanket Purchase Orders # 6142 - 6158; Purchase Orders #2022-2023 Resale Supplies 5024 WACOM SYSTEMS 5.00; 2023-2024 911 Phone ACCESS FEES 6125 OK COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS 221.44; NOTARY 6134 WALKER COMPANIES 105.50; UTILITY 6097 A T & T 46.23; 6103 A T & T 1785.24; CH Improv-ST Agreement 6122 CREEK CO PUBLIC FACILITIES 102282.87; General 6119 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 956.84; BOCC MINUTES 6092 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 367.50; BRAKES/DEPUTY CAR 6064 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 357.85; CCSO VEHICLE REPAIRS 5740 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 96.90; 6066 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 855.99; CLERICAL SERVICES 6070 Barnes, Rynd 101.22; 6074 STEEPLES, KANDY S. 101.22; 6084 SMITH, JUDY A. 67.48; COMPUTER SUPPLIES/PARTS 6016 Amazon Capital Services 61.05; CREMATION 5310 GREEN HILL FUNERAL HOME 225.00; 5622 GREEN HILL FUNERAL HOME 225.00; 5669 GREEN HILL FUNERAL HOME 225.00; CREMATION SERVICE 5491 GREEN HILL FUNERAL HOME 225.00; 5686 GREEN HILL FUNERAL HOME 225.00; EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROG 6098 COMMUNITYCARE EAP 172.70; EQUIPMENT 5869 AF3 TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS 577.50; 6018 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 12.89; FEES 6100 Service Oklahoma 9.50; Furniture 6015 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 714.42; LANDSCAPING SERV 5724 THREE AMIGOS LAWN AND LAND SERVICES LLC 625.00; LEASE 5140 Straydog Storage 80.00; Maintenance 5435 CINTAS CORPORATION NO 2 15.00; 6020 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 22.79; 6111 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 24.69; MATERIALS 6006 JONLEN CONCRETE 9850.00; 6014 Amazon Capital Services 218.91; NEW VEHICLES 4307 Joe Cooper Chevrolet Cadillac Of Shawnee 53831.00; PEST CONTROL 5349 EMCO TERMITE & PEST CONTROL INC 70.00; 6133 SILVER BULLET PEST SERVICES INC 110.00; Rent 6062 CREEK CO HOME FINANCE AUTH 2100.00; SERVICE 3925 AMERICAN WASTE CONTROL INC 205.80; 4109 A T & T MOBILITY 27.29; 5029 U S Cellular 75.92; Supplies 6008 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1038.87; SUPPLIES 3708 Amazon Capital Services 57.87; 5509 CINTAS CORPORATION NO 2 69.80; 5980 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 107.76; 6120 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1052.68; TIRES/REPAIRS/DEPUTY CARS 4561 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 15.00; Tolls 6067 OTA-PLATEPAY 10.00; UNIFORM & ACCESSORIES 4835 BAYSINGERS UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT 1391.25; Utilities 6061 CITY OF SAPULPA 137.40; 6099 O N G 69.83; UTILITIES 6068 CREEK CO RURAL WATER D#3 251.50; UTILITY 5627 A T & T MOBILITY 190.43; 5638 A T & T MOBILITY 82.86; 5640 ATLINK SERVICES LLC 225.00; 6096 COX BUSINESS 37.77; 6101 O N G 158.30; Vehicle Upfit 4786 I CARE AUTO GLASS & PARTS 197.93; 4790 I CARE AUTO GLASS & PARTS 197.93; Health MEDICAL SERVICE 2917 ST JOHN SAPULPA 100.00; 3856 ST JOHN SAPULPA 100.00; Salary/Benefits 4958 Okla State Dept Of Health 54242.79; SERVICE 6069 RABY PLUMBING 407.58; 6093 Shoemaker Mechanical 195.56; SUPPLIES 4352 Amazon Capital Services 207.08; 6095 Amazon Capital Services 45.95; Utilities 3860 CITY OF SAPULPA 151.69; 4996 O N G 47.13; VACCINATIONS 2951 SANOFI PASTEUR INC 5407.17; Highway CULVERTS 6071 FENSCO INC 3115.87; EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROG 6102 COMMUNITYCARE EAP 60.50; HAULING 4551 TED C CARTER TRUCKING LLC 12503.65; SERVICE CONTRACT 5385 EMCO TERMITE & PEST CONTROL INC 70.00; SIR TEST 5704 TotalSIR 36.50; SUPPLIES 5728 CINTAS CORPORATION NO 2 396.37; TESTING 5734 TotalSIR 36.50; Utilities 5360 O G & E 358.95; 5394 O G & E 86.16; UTILITY 2922 A T & T MOBILITY 59.63; 5697 O N G 157.27; 5717 A T & T 293.54; Hwy-ST EQUIPMENT 5562 IRWIN TRAILER 42120.00; OIL CHANGE 4135 B & R LUBE AND OIL 86.50; PARTS 5880 Stewart Martin Equipment 1069.00; PARTS & SUPPLIES 3306 QUALITY FORD 137.50; 3714 FASTENAL COMPANY 28.85; ROAD MATERIALS 5781 TED C CARTER TRUCKING LLC 23757.29; Tires 5990 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 1912.82; Jail-ST CCJ JAIL SUPPLIES/TOILET PAPER 6124 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 876.77; Ccj maintenance kitchen 5422 AMUNDSEN COMMERCIAL KITCHENS INC 7687.64; INMATE SUPPLIES 4897 CHARM TEX 143.60; 5998 CHARM TEX 1189.00; 6003 Amazon Capital Services 55.52; JAIL KITCHEN SUPPLIES 5986 COOKS CORRECTIONAL 79.95; MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT 163 AIRCO SERVICE INC 1870.63; Plumbing Supplies 5798 Grainger 89.04; REPAIRS/JAIL 5800 JEFF JONES WELDING 250.00; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 6109 O N G 257.56; Juv Dent-ST ANNUAL INSPECTION 315 FIRETROL 265.00; 326 FIRETROL 1231.50; 327 FIRETROL 225.00; 334 FIRETROL 39.00; CCJ VEHICLE REPAIRS 4243 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 41.10; FIRE EXTINGUISHER 4900 FIRETROL 216.00; FOOD 6110 SYSCO FOODS 2464.68; MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT 69 AIRCO SERVICE INC 1561.08; TRAINING/TRAVEL 5892 VISA/AMERICAN HERITAGE BANK 385.05; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 6108 O N G 330.17; Planning/Zoning INK 6113 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 244.14; LEASE PYMT 5664 Quadient Leasing USA Inc 167.11; SUPPLIES 4702 Amazon Capital Services 29.89; Resale MAINTENANCE 275 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 86.30; MEALS 5962 Raymer, Andra 49.42; NOTARY BOND 5195 OKLAHOMA SECRETARY OF STATE 10.00; TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT 5645 Raymer, Andra 264.65; SH Commissary POSTAGE STAMPS 6127 U S POSTMASTER 204.00; SH Svc Fee FOOD FOR INMATES 5508 BENCHMARK GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS LLC 8326.60; Trash Cop BANNERS 5964 Print Shop LLC 108.80;.  Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #6: NO DISCUSSION of new business. (In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Title 25 O.S. § 311, new business is defined as any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen within 24 hours of time of posting agenda.)

Item #7: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2024-63 rezoning request CCZ-2138 and lot split CCLS-2967-Jeff Farrow per recommendations of CCPC. Rezoning from Agricultural District to Light Residential to allow lot split. Tract 1 will contain 1.46 acres more or less. Tract 2 will contain 2.24 acres more of less. Both tracts will meet all requirements of Light Residential and not in a flood zone. Tract 1 will have the RV removed and a home will be built. Tracts are surround by Agricultural. Applicant is not present. The CCPC recommended approval on 5/21/24, along with the Planning Office. Property is located at 43316 W. 51st St. S., Jennings, OK.-Wendy Murray, Planner. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #8: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to accept Final Audit Reviews for fiscal years ending 2021 and 2022 from the Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector's Office. Mortazavi stated this is the best audit that we have received, since being the County Clerk. The couple of recommendations have already been implemented and we are complying with this request. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #9: DISCUSSION ONLY/NO ACTION to consider approval for on-call services with Guy Engineering for a hydrology report for County Bridge #35, NBI#02581. The bridge is located approximately 2 miles east of HWY 99 on W. 91st St. S. near Drumright. The bridge inspectors have closed the bridge until it can be repaired or replaced. Warner stated this is a 30' bridge that has been closed. The county is looking at replacing the bridge with two culverts, but are needing some guidance from Guy Engineering on the best way to help with the water flow. Stephens stated that the county already picked Guy Engineering for on-call services and this item does not require action.

Item #10: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve the Independent Contractor Agreement for Carol Parrett, dba Dirt Road Data, for the 2023-2024 fiscal year for the Creek County Assessor's Office, increasing the parcel from 12,750 to 15,000. Haley Anderson, Assessor stated the parcel count increased is 2,250 more at $9.00 per parcel, the cost will be between $20 to $25,000 more than original agreement. The Board discussed that Anderson does have the funds to cover the increased cost. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #11: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2024-64 surplussing five Holcor 4' fluorescent light fixtures, two with covers, one Goodman split type AC Model MSG24CWN1N, no serial number, one Fortress portable Air Compressor no model or serial number for the Sheriff's Office and Resolution#2024-64A disposing of the same to be junked.  Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #12: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2024-65 surplussing Thermal Arc Fabricator 131 Welder Serial#M05020301039 for the Sheriff's Office and Resolution#2024-65A disposing of the same to be junked. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #13: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2024-66 removing Jason Billy Tinsley and adding Jacob Bowen as Requisitioning Officer and Resolution#2024-67 adding Receiving Officer Randy Tak'acs for Depew Volunteer Fire Department Accounts 1321-2-8201-2005 and 1321-2-8201-4110. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #14: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to approve Utility Permit from Creek County Rural Water District #1 per County Specs for 1" water line by boring, size of line 1 poly to cross Slick Rd approximately .1 miles N. of 201st & 209th Ave, further described as 550' N. of the South E1/2 corner of Section 10, T16N, R10E in District #2. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #15: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve Utility Permit from FiberLink LLC per County Specs for fiber optic by boring and trenching, size of casing ¾", size of casing 1.5" to cross S. 227th W. Avenue at the jct. of S. 227th W. Ave and W. 114th Place South of Section 33, T18N, R10E in District #2. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #16: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve Utility Permit from FiberLink LLC per County Specs for fiber optic by boring and trenching, size of line ¾", size of casing 2-1.5", to parallel S. 177th W. Ave S. to S. 106th W. Ave, then W. along S. 106th W. Ave to S. 193rd W. Ave; then across and parallel S. 193rd W. Ave S. to W. 111th St. S. starting at the jct. of S. 177th W. Ave & W. 101st St. S. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #17: DISCUSSION ONLY/NO ACTION on discussion and possible action to support a request from Lifegate Ministries Application to the State OMES for SQ 781, for Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Kevin Day, Representative for Lifegate Ministries spoke to the Board, we would like to submit an application for #228,853.00 from ODHMSAS, that is due on May 31, 2024. I received a phone call that TurnKey which provides medical for the Sheriff at the jail was not granted the exemption for the application. So, we would like to ask the board to support this request, I received a call last night from Terry Simonson, with the Attorney General's Office. Stephens went through the process of what all information is required with an agenda item. I do not feel comfortable on supporting anything that I haven't received or our Assistant District Attorney. Warner stated he agreed but had some information that was discussed with him prior. The Board asked that Lifegate request for an extension of this application until next week to allow the Board and legal to review the request. There was discussion of what would the counties obligation for this request, as well.

Item #18: Discussion and possible action regarding the American Recovery Plan 2021 funds directed to Creek County by the federal government. No updates at the time. (1) No Road or Bridge projects at this time.

Public Comment: NONE

Adjournment: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse at 9:45 a.m. to adjourn and meet again on 6-03-24. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.