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2022-5-16-22 Meeting Minutes

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May 16, 2022

The Board of County Commissioners of Creek County (BOCC) met in Regular Session on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., date and time duly posted.

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

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

Item #3: Commissioner Stephens led the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation.

Item #4: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve the minutes of May 09, 2022 minutes. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #5: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve April and May Monthly Reports from Court Clerk; Transfer $46,521.58 from 1103-6-4000-4030 Co Bridge & Rd Improv Fund-ALL Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 1103-6-4100-4030 Co Bridge & Rd Improv Fund-D1 HWY $9,304.32, 1103-6-4200-4030 Co Bridge & Rd Improv Fund-D2 HWY $18,608.63 and 1103-6-4300-4030 Co Bridge & Rd Improv Fund-D3 HWY $18,608.63 FY2022; $114,503.88 from 1102-6-4000-1110 HWY Salary-ALL Commissioners FY2021-20200 to 1102-6-4200-1110 HWY Salary-D2 HWY $81,000.00, 1102-6-4200-1320 HWY Travel-D2 HWY $2,637.10, 1102-6-4200-2005 HWY M&O-D2 HWY $18,866.78 and 1102-6-4200-4110 HWY Cap Outlay-D2 HWY $12,000.00 FY2022; $93,034.40 from 1102-6-4000-1110 HWY Salary-ALL HWY FY2021-2022 to 1102-6-4100-1110 HWY Salary-D1 HWY $68,000.00, 1102-6-4100-2005 HWY M&O-D1 HWY $15,034.40 and 1102-6-4100-4110 HWY Cap Outlay-D1 HWY $10,000.00 FY2022; $114,503.88 from 1102-6-4000-1110 HWY Salary-ALL Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 1102-6-4300-1110 HWY Salary-D3 HWY $103,103.88, 1102-6-4300-1320 HWY Travel-D3 HWY $1,400.00 and 1102-6-4300-2005 HWY M&O-D3 HWY $10,000.00 FY2022; $100,000.00 from 001-1-2000-4110 Gen Gov't Cap Outlay Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 001-1-2300-1222 Gen Gov't Insurance Commissioners FY2022; $35,791.22 from 1102-6-4000-1110 HWY Salary-ALL Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 1102-6-4000-2005 HWY M&O-All Commissioners FY2022; $18,677.11 from 1102-6-6500-2005 CIRB-MV Coll/SB1888-ALL Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 1102-6-6510-2005 CIRB-MV Coll/SB1888-D1 HWY $3,735.43, 1102-6-6520-2005 CIRB-MV Coll/SB1888-D2 HWY $7,470.84 and 1102-6-6530-2005 CIRB-MV Coll/SB1888-D3 HWY $7,470.84 FY2022; Blanket Purchase Orders #6100 - 6117 ; Purchase Orders # 2021-2022 911 Phone UTILITY 6047 CIMARRON TELEPHONE COMPANY 1368.57; ARPA 2021 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 1527 Turn Key Health Clinics LLC 9835.00; 4976 GUY ENGINEERING 3909.60; ROAD MATERIALS 5491 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 18500.30; 5492 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 74070.75; 5498 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 37000.60; CBRI CULVERT PIPE 5971 Hasara Culvert And Contracting Inc 11249.00; CULVERTS 5524 FENSCO INC 3424.20; ROAD MATERIAL 5298 THE QUAPAW COMPANY 19202.88; CH Improv-ST Agreement 6088 CREEK CO PUBLIC FACILITIES 102016.71; General BADGES/ETC 4221 MTM RECOGNITION 180.00; BOCC MINUTES 5837 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 353.85; CCSO INTERNET AND PHONE SERVICE 6086 COX BUSINESS 1066.76; CONTRACT SERVICES 3239 OSU CO-OP EXT SERVICE 13333.33; EQUIPMENT 6013 ENLOW 66 AUCTION 5650.00; 6058 TRACTOR SUPPLY CREDIT PLAN 639.96; GPS 6075 T-MOBILE USA INC 60.00; LABOR AND MATERIALS 4340 AIR COMFORT INC 3079.50; OFFICE SUPPLIES 5810 Amazon Capital Services 46.70; 6010 Amazon Capital Services 34.65; PARTS & SUPPLIES 3344 O'Reilly 178.98; PARTS, SUPPLIES, & SERVICE 5027 A & M ELECTRIC INC 330.25; 5295 HUDSON PLUMBING HEATING AIR CONDITIONING INC 221.00; PEST CONTROL 74 SILVER BULLET PEST SERVICES INC 100.00; 5470 EMCO TERMITE & PEST CONTROL INC 300.00; PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 6040 TRADITIONS FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC 200.00; PUBLICATION 5985 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 409.95; SERVICE 5545 Verizon Wireless 160.04; Supplies 3227 QUILL CORP 248.48; 4372 LOCKE SUPPLY 360.52; 4954 JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 566.90; 5052 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 90.83; 5870 DADANT 982.85; SUPPLIES 3927 THE POOL STORE 198.85; 4913 UNIFIRST FIRST AID & SAFETY 217.56; 5286 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 70.59; 5522 JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 202.56; 5990 Amazon Capital Services 179.95; 5991 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 118.04; 6005 Simply Scentsational 96.00; 6066 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 145.72; TAG/TITLE 6008 SAPULPA TAG OFFICE 22.00; Tires 6054 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 612.44; TRAINING 5234 OSU AGEC CTP 80.00; 5251 OSU AGEC CTP 130.00; TRAVEL 3088 KEIFFER, JONATHAN R. 91.08; TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT 5999 WILLIAMS, ERIN DENISE 110.44; 6059 VAUGHN, PAULA F. 93.11; UNIFORM 5992 Amazon Capital Services 95.99; Utilities 6069 O N G 196.99; UTILITIES 6012 CREEK CO RURAL WATER D#3 271.00; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 6049 O N G 178.27; UTILITIES WATER 6050 CITY OF SAPULPA 121.57; UTILITY 6041 O G & E 432.51; 6042 O G & E 246.10; 6043 O G & E 132.69; Health LEASE 5196 DOTCOM LEASING LLC 445.00; MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT 4700 Standley Systems 337.48; POSTAGE 5200 RESERVE ACCOUNT 900.00; Salary/Benefits 2314 Okla State Dept Of Health 91228.67; 2802 Okla State Dept Of Health 121397.53; SERVICE 5215 VIP Voice Services 835.00; Supplies 4706 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 4.49; 5777 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 482.73; 5797 Amazon Capital Services 134.99; 5996 Amazon Capital Services 413.28; TRAVEL 5179 Hillard, Biesha 60.84; 5180 ALFROD, ALMETRICE 62.01; 5796 Hillard, Biesha 37.44; UTILITIES 5192 O N G 177.68; 5781 O G & E 185.54; VACCINATIONS 5979 SANOFI PASTEUR INC 863.87; Highway EMULSIONS 5428 ERGON A & E INC 2429.42; FUEL 6077 FROST OIL COMPANY 786.50; LEASE/PURCHASE 5893 OK DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 1791.56; 5899 Armstrong Bank 3069.89; 5903 SNB BANK 1556.98; 5911 ARMSTRONG BANK 1014.94; OFFICE SUPPLIES 5039 UniFirst Holdings Inc 269.42; 5588 KELLPRO COMPUTER SOLUTIONS 1411.00; PARTS/SUPPLIES 5037 O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 784.56; 5609 P&K EQUIPMENT 860.70; 5756 OCT EQUIPMENT INC 111.77; PAYMENT 5450 OKLA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 1791.56; 5521 OTA PIKEPASS CENTER 10.05; SERVICE 5894 Republic Services #789 150.34; SUPPLIES 5622 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 273.34; 5642 KELLPRO COMPUTER SOLUTIONS 1411.00; Tolls 4772 OTA PIKEPASS CENTER 9.55; Utilities 4812 DRUMRIGHT UTILITIES 419.00; 5306 A T & T MOBILITY 221.90; 5400 A T & T 477.34; Hwy-ST ASPHALT 5399 TULSA ASPHALT LLC 2733.19; EQUIPMENT 3855 KIRBY-SMITH MACHINERY 33865.56; Gravel 5526 THE QUAPAW COMPANY 15022.53; HAULING 5761 MIKE WOFFORD TRUCKING & GRADING LLC 11000.00; PARTS 5391 CROWN PRODUCTS INC 333.09; 5431 WARREN CAT 1996.79; 5550 WELDON PARTS-TULSA 1162.10; 5862 P&K EQUIPMENT 288.96; PARTS & SUPPLIES 3775 SPRINGDALE TRACTOR CO. 236.80; 3939 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 3545.56; 4295 FLEET PRIDE 18.50; 4325 Stewart Martin Equipment 1019.53; 4343 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 2872.29; 4773 O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 544.88; 4792 ATWOODS 78.46; 5308 FASTENAL COMPANY 610.74; 5393 O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 649.80; 5395 STANDARD AUTO PARTS 800.01; 5417 NAPA AUTO PARTS 605.65; 5420 NAPA AUTO PARTS 2429.12; 5426 TRACTOR SUPPLY CREDIT PLAN 994.19; 5438 DRUMRIGHT AUTO SUPPLY 27.00; 5443 WELDON PARTS-TULSA 1650.83; 5624 TRACTOR SUPPLY CREDIT PLAN 56.97; 5829 Vermeer Great Plains Inc 189.89; Reimbursement 6001 Whitehouse, Jarrod 176.18; Tires 5850 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 503.36; TIRES & REPAIRS 5451 Sellers Tire Inc 531.00; UNIFORM 5445 UniFirst Holdings Inc 1565.26; Utilities 5425 A T & T MOBILITY 282.52; UTILITY 5437 O G & E 27.35; 5932 O G & E 315.45; Jail-ST CCJ PHONE AND INTERNET SERVICES 6085 COX BUSINESS 2022.55; UTILITIES WATER 6084 SAPULPA RURAL WATER CO 3404.00; Juv Dent-ST CERTIFICATIONS 4603 TULSA TECH 680.00; FOOD 5785 SYSCO FOODS 2522.54; FOOD/SUPPLIES 86 Williams Grocery 40.94; JUVENILE DETENTION 5865 Amazon Capital Services 48.56; PEST CONTROL 6074 SILVER BULLET PEST SERVICES INC 280.00; SPRINKLER HEADS 5842 FIRETROL 1049.00; Tires 4211 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 469.48; Training 5263 TULSA TECH 255.00; UTILITIES ELECTRIC SERVICE 6073 O G & E 2630.07; ML Fee Training 5721 OSU-CTP 250.00; Planning/Zoning SUPPLIES 3168 QUADIENT FINANCE USA INC 500.00; 3704 QUADIENT FINANCE USA INC 500.00; Resale AIR FRESHENERS 4950 SCENTS PLUS LLC 25.00; LODGING 1836 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES 221.51; PUBLICATION 6037 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 2469.00; SEARCH ENGINE 4947 LEXISNEXIS RISK SOLUTIONS 180.00; Supplies 6065 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 46.65; TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE 5627 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 870.00; RFD-ST PAYMENT 6009 ARMSTRONG BANK 2984.76; SH Commissary Commissary 6032 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 1696.19; SH Svc Fee FOOD FOR INMATES 5304 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 5509.74; Tax Refunds TAX CORRECTION 120 21ST MORTGAGE COPR 466.00; 121 THOMAS DAVIS 108.00; 122 Lereta LLC 1009.00; 123 CLARENCE AND DELORIS ROBERTS. 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 Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to approve the use of ARPA Funds for Creek County Rural Water District #1 for sewer and water project, in the amount of $214,285.71 and create ARPA sub-accounts for Creek County Rural Water District #1, M&O and Capital Outlay accounts for tracking purposes and transfer $214,285.71 from 1566-1-2000-1110 ARPA 2021 Commissioners FY2021-2022 to 1566-1-7039-4110 CCRWD#1 Water/Sewer Commissioners FY2022. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye. Mitch, Creek County Rural Water District #1 Representative presented a packet of information to the Board. This is a project that we have on our future plans, but now it is more urgent with the recent growth. We are requesting to replace a six- and two-inch water line from Bluebell standpipes on S. 227th W. Avenue to HWY 33, to a 10" pipeline. This would serve 688 homes and allow us to be able to sell more water taps. Currently, we cannot sell anymore taps without restricting our current customers. This will also, help with growth in the area of Dripping Springs and Blue Bell. We currently do not have any consent orders and we are not out of compliance. Barbara Albritton, INCOG stated that they have applied with INCOG before for this same project, however, they did not receive the grant due to the number of points received. Stephens asked if this would help with Fire protection, Mitch stated yes. Warner asked how much is the whole projects cost and when the project would be completed. Mitch stated the whole project would cost $426,000.00 and we would apply $211,714.29 from our District. Mitch gave the Board a timeline starting in June with process and completed by June 2023. There was discussion of placing a few more fire hydrants between S. 227th and HWY 33. The new hydrants would put out 1,000 gallons a minute. The Board stated this would be a great project and assist with future growth. Mitch thanked the Board for this opportunity.   

Item #8: DISCUSSION ONLY/NO ACTION to consider approving lighting upgrades in the main arena at the Fairgrounds, Project # FB-51-4-22-22. Stephens stated this will be on a future agenda. Kieffer called and stated that the quotes did not come back as they anticipated, they will continue to work on it.

Item #9: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to sign reimbursement contract between the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Creek County Commissioners for funding for the Trash Cop Grant. Sheriff Bowling stated we are receiving a lessor amount of $30,000.00. This is a grant that allows us to utilize a Deputy to help with illegal dumping and allows us to put on Trash Day for the citizens of our county. This has been a good program and can be more successful in the future, so that we can receive more funding. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #10: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Stephens to Deny Bid#22-10 Used Railroad Tank Cars for Creek County. Whitehouse stated that The Railroad Yard is already awarded this bid, so I would like to deny this bid and do some more research on possible vendors. Stephens stated we received a late bid from Hasra Culvert and Construction Inc. on 5/9/22 at 11:20 a.m. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #15: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to approve increasing the County's charitable reimbursement rate for cremations to $225.00. Rich, Green Hill Funeral Home Representative spoke to the Board. The cost was $185.00 for a long-time, then in October we requested a rate change to $200.00, now we are under new ownership and they are requesting an increase to $225.00. The Board asked how much does this normally cost, Rich stated $355.00, so you are still receiving a discount a rate of our cost. Warner stated in the future, I would like to have an agreement in place so we don't have to have these rate increases.  Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #11: Motion was made Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to Accept Bid#22-11 6 Month Bridge and Highway Materials and Professional Services and pass one week until 5/23/22. Bids submitted by Asphalt Producers Inc., Johnny Carr Grading & Bulldozing, Sunbelt Equipment & Supply Co., T & C Asphalt Materials, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc., Coastal Energy Corporation, Quapaw Company, Anchor Stone Company, Railroad Yard, Xcessories Squared, Vance Brothers Inc., APAC-Central Inc., Asphalt & Fuel Supply, Tulsa Asphalt, Fensco Inc., Logan County Asphalt Co., Sherwood Construction, Warren Cat, Mike Wofford, Millenial Asphalt, DP Supply, Road Safe Traffic Systems Wright Asphalt Products late bid. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #12: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to let for Bid#22-14 Ballot Printing for the Creek County Election Board to be opened 6-13-22. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #13: STRIKE/NO ACTION to let for sealed Bid#22-14 for lease purchase financing for one or more 2023 F450 Brush Trucks for Creek County Fire Departments. Jana Thomas, Purchasing Agent stated we need to move this to a future date, due to major changes in the bid specs received late Friday.

Item #14: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-50 allowing Casey Copeland to drive a county-owned vehicle home. Stephens stated they have finished the service truck; this will assist on refueling vehicles in that area. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #16: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-51 CIRB Programming resolution for Bridge 116, Tributary to Polecat Creek, in District #1. Total estimated cost $1,091,280.00, STP amount $382,092.00 and CIRB amount $628,308.00. Stephens stated this will be a great project. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #17: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-52 CIRB Programming resolution for Bridge 191, Tributary to Chicken Creek, in District #1. This is a high traffic 8 ton bridge out by Slick Rd, another good project. Total estimated cost $1,091,280.00, STP amount $382,092.00 and CIRB amount $709,188.00. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #18: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-53 CIRB Programming resolution for Bridge 9, Cottonwood Creek and Bridge 12 Tributary to Cottonwood Creek, in District #2. Both bridges go over creeks near Keystone, they spend much of their time underwater. They have some heavy damage underneath.  Total estimated cost $2,550,080.00, STP amount $382,092.00 and CIRB amount $2,167,988.00. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #19: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2022-54 CIRB Programming resolution for Bridge 98, Mosquito Creek, in District #3. This is a bridge out by Heyburn Lake, it could affect District #1, as well. Total estimated cost $1,777,760.00, STP amount $382,092.00 and CIRB amount $1,395,668.00. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #20: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Stephens to sign Resolution#2022-55 CIRB Programming resolution for Bridge 228, West Fork Sandy Creek, in District #3. This a 5" 100-ton bridge that would be a great project. Total estimated cost $1,091,280.00, STP amount $382,092.00 and CIRB amount $705,588.00. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #21: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Stephens to sign project agreement with ODOT for industrial access Project#SAP-219D(096), J/P #35957(04), Bristow Airport Road in District #3. Whitehouse stated this is 2.5 miles of overlay on the southside of Airport Rd. This will assist in the growth of residential and industrial out at the Airport. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #22: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse for the Allocation of Alcoholic Beverage Tax to be distributed as follows: Bristow $4,146.38; Depew $402.45; Drumright $2,499.64; Kellyville $966.90; Kiefer $2,134.11; Lawrence Creek $118.15; Mannford $3,186.40; Mounds $911.98; Oilton $963.98; Sapulpa $21,414.94; Shamrock $99.69; Slick $147.69. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #23: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-56 to direct the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County Sheriff's M&O Account 1226-2-0400-2005/SSF2 with funds from ACCO as reimbursement for damages to a 2019 Dodge Durango, in the amount $14,906.35, as per 62 O.S. § 335, and procedures implemented by the State Auditor's Office. The Board discussed that the repair to I-Care was paid out of this account, so the insurance reimbursement is going back into that same account. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #24: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2022-57 directing the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County Commissioners Account 001-1-2000-1233/R5 workman's compensation in the amount of $18,602.05 with funds received from the Treasurer's Voucher Resale Salary Fund 1220-1-0600-1110/CV-2 in the amount of $403.30, County Clerk's Preservation Fee Salary Fund 1209-1-1000-1130/CCPF-1 in the amount of $2.47, Creek County Court Clerks Payroll Fund 1211-1-1900-1110/PFCC in the amount of $105.56, Assessor's Reval Payroll Fund 001-1-1700-1110/H4 in the amount of $424.17, Sheriff E-911 Phase II Fund 1201-2-3601-1110/E911 in the amount of $76.68, Sheriff County Jail Maintenance Salary Fund 1315-2-0400-1110/CJM1A in the amount of $9,111.58, Sheriff Juvenile Justice Center Payroll Fund 1317-2-0400-1110/JJC1A in the amount of $7,761.08, Sheriff's Service Fees Salary Fund 1226-6-0400-1110/SSF1A in the amount of $78.39, Sheriff's Service Fee Courthouse Security Salary Fund 1226-2-3500-1110/SSF9 in the amount of $390.96, Sheriff's Service Fee Trash Cop Payroll Fund 1229-2-0400-1110 in the amount of $126.02, Sheriff's Service Fee OK HWY Safety Grant Fund 1526-2-0400-1110/SSF15 in the amount of $121.84, as per 68 O.S. § 335 and procedures implemented by the State Auditor's Office. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #25: 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 main by boring, size of line 1", to cross Post Oak Rd approximately .25 miles N. of 211th St. S. & Deerwood Rd, further described as 4348' N.E. of the S.W. corner of Section 13, T16N, R10E in District #1. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #26: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve Utility Permit from Oklahoma Natural Gas Company per County Specs for natural gas pipeline by boring, size of line 4" HDPE, to cross S. Regency Dr. approximately 2.96 miles S. & 2.56 miles W. of US-244 & Gilcrease Expressway, further described as 355' S. & 786' W. of the N.E. corner of Section 13, T18N, R11E in District #2. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #27: Discussion and possible action regarding the American Recovery Plan 2021 funds directed to Creek County by the federal government. Goforth stated we should be receiving the second traunch this week, Engle stated we have not received yet. (1) DISCUSSION/NO ACTION to consider using ARPA Funds on road and bridge projects. Board stated they have nothing this week.

Public Comment: The Law Enforcement Memorial will be held tonight at 6:30 by the Courthouse. Tess Monte will be the MC and Max Cook will be the guest speaker.

Adjournment: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse at 10:06 a.m. to adjourn and meet again 5-23-22. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.