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2022-5-23 Meeting Minutes

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      May 23, 2022

The Board of County Commissioners of Creek County (BOCC) met in Regular Session on Monday, May 23, 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 16, 2022 minutes. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #5: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to approve Transfer $350.00 from 0001-1-0900-4110 Capital Outlay OSU Extension Services FY2021-2022 to 001-1-0900-1310 Travel OSU Extension Services FY2022; $5,000.00 from 0001-1-1000-2005 M&O County Clerk and $5,000.00 from 001-1-1000-1130 Pt-Time County Clerk FY2021-2022 to 001-1-1000-1110 Payroll County Clerk FY2022; Contract Brooks Jeffery Marketing Inc. for $550.00 County Commissioners; Blanket Purchase Orders #6232 - 6258; Purchase Orders # 2021-2022 911 Phone CELL PHONE SERVICE 6122 Verizon Wireless 84.56; FEES 44 OKLA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 1600.00; 115 OKLA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 700.00; PHONE & INTERNET SERVICES 6173 A T & T 469.49; UTILITY 6152 A T & T 1855.96; ARPA 2021 ROAD MATERIALS 5077 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 176803.65; 5082 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 49936.90; 5493 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 148141.50; 6051 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 18514.21; Assr Rev Fee REGISTRATION 5978 NE DIST ASSESSOR ASSOCIATION 100.00; SERVICE 6071 Green Country Valuation Services 5584.00; CBRI HAULING 6025 MIKE WOFFORD TRUCKING & GRADING LLC 18002.37; MATERIAL 3060 ERGON A & E INC 322.40; 5519 ANCHOR STONE COMPANY 2572.99; 5525 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 3768.96; Fair Board FUEL 6072 LIONEL HARRIS OIL CO INC 1356.75; General AIR FRESHENERS 4063 Simply Scentsational 36.00; ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION 6144 CASTLECOM LLC 369.34; BADGES/ETC 5248 MTM RECOGNITION 637.64; BOCC MINUTES 5635 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 347.40; 6046 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 352.35; BOTTLED WATER 5293 FIZZ-O WATER COMPANY 39.75; CCSO VEHICLE REPAIRS 4087 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 1227.87; CELL PHONE 6124 Verizon Wireless 2323.20; K-9 CARE 1613 K9 UNLIMITED 949.99; Law Books & Services 3077 Thompson Reuters- West 348.10; 3084 Thompson Reuters- West 2292.78; LICENSE FEES 6141 TIMECLOCK PLUS, LLC 47.25; MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT 3214 XEROX BUSINESS SOLUTIONS SOUTHWEST 50.00; OFFICE SUPPLIES 6076 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1200.60; 6091 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1320.84; 6155 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 67.38; Professional Service 6164 Elder Water Consulting Inc 165.00; PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 6048 Print Shop LLC 10.00; Reimbursement 6120 Townes, Buddy 57.16; Rent 6151 CREEK CO HOME FINANCE AUTH 2100.00; REVAL EXPENSES 6070 Green Country Valuation Services 19315.00; SERVICE 3207 PATRIOT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC 16.00; 3245 A-1 REFUSE 18.00; 4067 U S Cellular 94.78; SERVICE AGREEMENT 3221 XEROX CORP 55.00; SERVICE RENDERED 203 OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 778.00; Supplies 509 QUILL CORP 296.93; 3231 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 233.35; SUPPLIES 5528 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 159.96; TIRES/REPAIRS/DEPUTY CARS 1581 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 15.00; 5914 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 176.34; TRAILER HITCH/SHERIFF 6172 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 44.98; TRAINING/TRAVEL 5621 Visa 130.18; TRAVEL 5460 Self, Nancy 154.90; 5461 Myers, Randi 229.55; 5543 TROUT, CHRISTINE 109.40; Utilities 6089 CITY OF SAPULPA 786.47; UTILITY 5783 A T & T MOBILITY 118.16; 5954 A T & T MOBILITY 77.45; 6118 EAST CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOP 651.00; 6119 EAST CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOP 335.00; 6166 O N G 184.16; 6170 COX BUSINESS 35.81; VEHICLE PARTS 6158 MARK ALLEN CHEVROLET 22.98; WATER 6140 FIZZ-O WATER COMPANY 31.80; Health SERVICE 4027 Vital Records Control 192.26; Supplies 6098 RABY PLUMBING 310.84; Highway EQUIPMENT 5112 KIRBY-SMITH MACHINERY 40879.31; Gravel 5980 THE QUAPAW COMPANY 19776.21; LEASE PYMT 5920 ARMSTRONG BANK 2959.84; 5943 ARMSTRONG BANK 2959.84; SIGNS 5819 TULSA COUNTY HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION SIGNS 2065.20; SUPPLIES 5986 Amazon Capital Services 22.48; Tires 6139 SOUTHERN TIRE MART LLC 1185.40; TRAVEL 4481 WARNER, LEON 144.00; 4916 WARNER, LEON 66.39; 5338 WARNER, LEON 85.99; Utilities 5536 A T & T MOBILITY 271.60; UTILITY 5945 A T & T 243.38; 5953 A T & T MOBILITY 54.22; Hwy-ST asphalt overlay 5843 DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICE INC 31579.90; BARRICADE 6002 ROADSAFE 1495.20; HAULING 5890 MIKE WOFFORD TRUCKING & GRADING LLC 21404.57; OIL 6061 Petrochoice Dynamo LLC 1954.75; PARTS & SUPPLIES 5397 BRUCKNER TRUCK SALES INC 179.53; SIGNAL LIGHT 5934 SIGNALTEK 30.00; Tires 6062 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 1797.92; 6063 DIRECT DISCOUNT TIRE 989.05; UTILITY 5925 O G & E 67.08; Jail-ST ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION 6143 CASTLECOM LLC 184.67; CCJ PLUMBING SERVICES 6007 Hagar Restaurant Service 64.41; CELL PHONE SERVICE 6121 Verizon Wireless 432.80; PAINT 6093 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 1568.79; PEST CONTROL/JAIL 6087 SILVER BULLET PEST SERVICES INC 220.00; Plumbing Supplies 5658 MORRISON SUPPLY COMPANY 802.86; RENEWAL FEES 6127 GUARDIAN RFID 11695.00; UTILITIES ELECTRIC SERVICE 6131 O G & E 4386.23; 6132 O G & E 84.96; 6133 O G & E 67.56; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 6150 O N G 269.17; UTILITIES WATER 6092 CITY OF SAPULPA 2277.06; Juv Dent-ST CELL PHONE SERVICE 6123 Verizon Wireless 42.28; Network Services 6099 COX BUSINESS 1632.92; PLUMBING SERVICES 5317 CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS LLC 1375.00; 5378 CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS LLC 985.00; PUBLISH LEGAL NOTICE 5975 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 52.00; Repair 5753 Hagar Restaurant Service 1530.04; TIRES/REPAIRS 506 BRISTOW TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 60.85; Planning/Zoning null 6095 OME CORPORATION LLC 128.00; COPIER CHARGES 5175 Standley Systems 147.00; Resale SERVICE 4454 Verizon Wireless 37.24; 5177 A T & T 41.23; RFD-ST UNIFORM 5325 Forestry Services 1512.01; SH Commissary Commissary 6032 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 2355.84; SH Svc Fee FOOD FOR INMATES 5304 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 5554.93; MEDICAL SERVICES/JAIL 5784 Turn Key Health Clinics LLC 30170.35; Trash Cop null 5649 AMERICAN WASTE CONTROL INC 9000.00; Use-ST Professional Service 4987 BKL INC 3000.00. 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 #8: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2022-58 rezoning request CCZ-2077-Kathern Davis per recommendations of CCPC. Rezoning from Light Residential to Residential Manufactured Home District to allow a manufactured home. This tract is one lot and will meet all requirements and bring subject tract into compliance. In 1980 this area was Platted as Whispering Hill Acres a light residential district, then in 2010 60 lots were rezoned to residential manufactured home district to bring them into compliance. The remaining lots were left as light residential. The Applicant has purchased lot and a manufactured home, were the realtor information stated manufactured homes are allowed. This is bringing the current property into compliance with the County. There are similar zonings in the area. There has been no opposition. Applicant is present. The CCPC recommended approval on 5-17-22, along with the Planning Office. Property located at 7084 W. 183rd St. S. Mounds, OK.-Wendy Murray, Planner. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #7: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to allow Sapulpa Arts to use the ballroom during the Route 66 Blow Out on September 10, 2022. Sherri Ishmael-Waldrop present. Stephens stated that he had discussed the new occupancy of 49 person, she is confident that they will stay within the restrictions. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #9: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to sign Resolution#2022-59 rezoning request CCZ-2079-CSRE per recommendations of CCPC. Rezoning from Industrial to Commercial District to extend RV Park. Tract contains 5 acres more or less and will meet all requirements of Commercial District and it is not located in a flood zone. There are similar rezones in the area. There has been no opposition. Applicant is present. The CCPC recommended approval on 5-17-22, along with the Planning Office. Property located at 882 N. Division St. Sapulpa, OK.-Wendy Murray, Planner. The Board stated this has been a good fit for the area and we complement the owner on the work he has done. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #10: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-60 rezoning request CCZ-2080-Todd Roberts per recommendations of CCPC. Rezoning from Light Residential to Agricultural District to allow farm animals. Tract contains 2.5 acres more or less and will meet all requirements of Agricultural District. There are similar rezones in the area. In 1990 this tract was Agricultural, then changed to light residential. In 1998 the applicant purchased property with mobile home included and has had farm animals for a while. There has been no opposition. Applicant is present. The CCPC recommended approval on 5-17-22, along with the Planning Office. Property located at 1648 Basin Rd. Mannford,OK.-Wendy Murray Planner. Murray stated the staff report shows corrections of district and address from 1684 Basin Rd. to 1648 Basin Rd. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #11: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to pass discussion and possible action to consider CCPP-2021-03 Applicant requests approval of the Preliminary Plat for Rustling Oak II Phase 1, a proposed single family dwelling Subdivision containing 47.67 acres more or less, containing 58 lots, 3 Blocks, and 1 Reserve located at S. 129th W. Avenue and W. 71st St. S. in Sapulpa until 6-6-22 to provide on 119th St., current entrance off 71st St., exhibit points for downstream water flow providing standard design. Murray stated this is a 47.67-acre tract, Rustling Oak II, Phase I has several lots with road frontage. The tract will meet all requirements in Light Residential. A TAC Meeting was held on 4/27/22 where the engineer was present to address traffic control, water run-off and water service concerns. The CCPC recommended approval on 5/17/22. Stephens stated a major concern has been water flow into the area effecting water service and fire protection. Alan Betchan stated he provided staff with Water District modeling with full build out and all plans. There is no domestic impact to the area, with the two towers currently in place there are no modifications needed, the system is fully capable to provide water service. There is 1,000 output, plus normal domestic during peak demand and at the lowest part of the tank levels, so there is no fire protection issue either. Next, we have addressed the traffic with relocating the drive, and blind spot, we are going to add turn lanes and with 71st ODOT improvements and modifications of the "J" turns at 81st, 71st and 61st planned for the corridor safety, this is the highest but best answer we have.  ½ acre tracts and DEQ standards for aerobic systems was also discussed. Each lot will have its own permit from DEQ and a nitrogen reduction will also be required for each lot. DEQ must sign off stating each lot is in compliance with DEQ Standards, along with a foot print of location of treatment system. Stormwater run-off, there are issues with 71st culverts being undersized and over topping 71st. We plan on adding two additional detention ponds with new expanded construction. We will work on drainage design off of 129th and work on road improvements such as shouldering ditches, this is part of phase I. Final Plat will address these issues with changes with engineering designs. There was discussion of 125th and 129th being private roads, we will have hydrology reports done on the impacts of the off- site properties as well. Engineer will have culvert improvement recommendations. Currently culverts at 125th have debris that is blocking flow, 129th culverts are undersized. We will address the one way in one way out and offer another way out through the subdivision crossing over Anderson Creek with better connectivity. Phase I & II would be tying off stub streets, which would help with elevated traffic. There was discussion of the current Rustling Oaks sixteen residents and not being a county-maintained road. Stephens discussed the process that would possibly intel court action. HOA was also discussed by Warner. Lastly, blocking roads during construction would help with issue of heavy equipment utilizing certain roads. Several Residents spoke about concerns of Runoff from 125th, we want to protect our interest in our road stated Terry Spencer. We only have one way in and one way out. Spencer's spoke about their purchase of land with restrictions and would like to see restrictions on this development. We also would like to see one acre lots not ½ acre. Stephens explained the process we are currently at this is the preliminary, they still have to do hydrology's and accommodate some of the issues addressed before presenting the Final Plat for approval. They have to show water run off less than current or no more than current rate. They have several commitments to fulfill still. We have a duty as a Board to protect the Counties interest and the citizens interest as well. But we still have to have a balance and provide harmony. Warner spoke about some of the flooding issues with 71st and 125th are self-inflicted. Allen Tyler spoke about a recent neighborhood meeting, we are not against the development, we just want to protect our road and our investment. Our road is twenty years old and cannot sustain the heavy traffic and equipment. The current traffic was discussed, along with flooding issues. Gary Downs spoke to the Board with similar concerns of flooding and culverts, we need solutions to current problems and not create more issues. Stephens discussed the due process that we are hearing here today, this is where we can get concerns out in the open and discuss and see what we can do to make corrections.  There will be design requirements that will be included in the Final Plat stage that is several months out. Stephens spoke of the current issues of 119th not working, current entrance not going to work, drainage issues and needing hydrology reports, road standards addressed. Betchan stated all of these will be addressed with the Final Plat, we will provide the staff with hydrology reports and point of analyze which will be standard to design, we will provide exhibit points downstream and waterflow. I want to make sure we are all on the same page, we don't want to start this process if the Board is not going to support the subdivision. It costs a lot of money for the next important steps and if the Board is not going to fully support the project we need to know. There was discussion of passing this item out   two weeks for Betchan to provide corrected documents with some of the presented concerns today. The Board and Betchan agreed to pass out two weeks and bring back information as stated with 119th, current entrance and exhibit points downstream. Hydrology will be done later before final plat is submitted for approval.

Item #12: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-61 rezoning request CCZ-2066-AAB Engineering per recommendations of CCPC. Rezoning from Agricultural District to Light Residential District to allow a single-family dwelling subdivision 68.99 acres, Rustling Oak II. This is for the future development of Rustling Oak II and will meet all requirements of Light Residential. As stated in previous item there was a TAC meeting held on 4/27/22 where serval concerns were discussed traffic, water service and water run-off. There have been several calls to office with concerns. Applicant is present. Neighbors still expressed concern with lot size of being ½ acre and not 1-acre tracts, traffic, water run-off, state of current roads and the possible increased traffic could cause further road issues. DEQ Requirements were discussed, the State Statute requires a minimum of ½ for a treatment system. County regulations of Light Residential and surrounding counties requirements, as well. Stephens insured the Homeowners this is just the first step; they still have concerns to address before the final plat could be approved. We still have items that they are going to go back and work on and report back to the Board with adjustments. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #13: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to approve the use of ARPA Funds for City of Sapulpa for sewer and water project, in the amount of $214,285.71 and create ARPA sub-accounts for Creek City of Sapulpa, 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 1566-1-74066-4110 City of Sapulpa Water/Sewer Commissioners FY2022. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye. Steve Hardt, City of Sapulpa Representative presented and Robert Petitt spoke to the Board. February 2022, the City passed a Resolution for the ARPA Funds we have since revisited request. We would like to purchase a 600 to 700KW Generator for the West Pump Station, total cost would be $490,000.00. This would help with power outages occur, to maintain water supply. We have would help run pumps to fill the tanks during outages, which would benefit roughly 30-35,000.00 residents in the City of Sapulpa and Rural Water District 2, 3 and Sapulpa Rural Water. We recently had a Risk Assessment done on the Sapulpa Water System, this is one of the recommendations and required by the Federal Government. Barbara Albrittion, INCOG Representative stated that the original application was for three generators, it has been tapered back to just one current? Hardt stated yes, for the west station, we have other funding for the other three. This one is the priority area. Representatives spoke about the May tornado and water issues that arise from no power, this would benefit a situation in the future, if one occurred again. Stephens stated the County has recently purchased two generators and would be available if needed in the future, as well. The daily use during high peak for the city is 2-3 million gallons, again this would help keep water pumping during a crisis. The Board stated this is a good project and would benefit a lot of people.

Item #14: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to award Bid#22-9 Commonly Used Items to Merrifield per recommendations of Jana Thomas, Purchasing Agent being the best bid with 90% of items beat other prices. Thomas presented the Board with a spreadsheet laying out the three bidders' items. We have one qualified vendor that responded to the terms and conditions of the bid. They bid 235 items requested, 91 alternative items and didn't have a no bid on any item. Second vendor bid 157 requested items, 91 alternative items and six no bids. The Third vendor bid 98 requested items, 83 alternative items and 53 no bids. We do have an overall increase of about 50%, with some items being less than previous bid. Paper has increased significantly. Warner asked how much has the County spent with Merrifield, Tandra McClellan Payroll Clerk stated $109,629.76 to present. This is a multiple list of items ordered not just office supplies, stated Thomas. Stephens stated just reviewing the spreadsheet, Merrifield is significantly cheaper, I think they are the best bid overall and followed the terms and conditions of the bid. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #15: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to pass award Bid#22-11 6 Month Bridge/HWY Materials and Professional Services for Creek County for one week until 5/31/22 and strike asphalt and emulsions at this time, we will address them under item#19. Thomas spoke to the Board, there was a time that we had a 3 Month and 6 Month HWY Materials Bid due to the unsteady market and unstable prices. I think we are at that point again with the market no longer being steady, it would be beneficial to go back to a 3 Month, so we can have a better response and better prices. We have a couple of items that were bid high, I feel it's due to the unknown market. And we received no bids on others. Stephens asked if the Board could strike the asphalt and emulsions from 6 month and just re-address them with the 3 Month Bid, Goforth stated yes, if Thomas can document on both bids substantial  . Thomas stated yes, I can. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #16: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to award quotes for a large fan at the Fairgrounds per recommendations of Jonathan Kieffer, Fairgrounds to Big Ass Fans, in the amount of $13,320.67, as per Title 61 O.S. § 101-138.  Quotes received from Big Ass Fans, LH Construction, Tyco Electric and A & M Electric was a "No Bid". Kieffer stated that this is replacing a fan that was damaged recently from hauling in dirt to the arena. The company is going to reimburse the total cost. The fan cannot be repaired as they do not have any replacement parts and that model of fan is no longer being made. There was discussion of when the fan was originally purchased back in 2010, McClellan stated the cost for three fans in 2010 was $37,710.00, being roughly $12,300.00 each. Warner asked what is the lead time, Kieffer stated 4-6 weeks. Kieffer also stated this is the total cost with installation, as well. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #17: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner to let for Bid#22-14 One or More New 1.5 ton or larger Brush Trucks with lease purchase financing to be opened 6-13-22. Thomas stated this was on the agenda last week and was stricken due to specifications being changed and the bid revised. The original discussion was that the truck was on the State Contract and after research it is not. This would be for one or more for any other Fire Department to be able to utilize this bid as well. Vendors are responsible for financing and lease purchase. City of Bristow is heading up this bid, as well. Chief Conkling, thanked the Board and the County for their hard work with the fire tax. It is making an impact to the county; it is allowing us to have more resources and capability that most citizens cannot see. Olive and Shamrock have already benefited from this tax with a used truck and we are excited to do the same. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #18: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to let for Bid#22-15 Used Railroad Tank Cars for Creek County to be opened 6/06/22. Thomas stated that I think if we went with a 3 Month timeframe, we would get a better response from Bidders especially with the steal prices. The Board reviewed the bid information, I have added lead-time, and quantity discount if we purchased "x" number of tanks.  Board discussed the last Used Railroad Tank Bid being denied. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #19: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to let for Bid#22-16 3-Month Asphalt & Emulsions to be opened 6-6-22. The Board reviewed the bid and discussed it starting July 1, 2022 and other lines added and items from previous bids. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #20: DISCUSSION ONLY/NO ACTION to consider having County employees receive training from the Oklahoma Local Technology Assistance Program (OK LTAP) at Oklahoma State University to train County CDL drivers. Warner stated there has been several changes with CDL drivers. There are several classes being offered and two people from our county can go get trained by OSU and then come back and train other county employees. They must be a CDL Licensed Driver for at least two years. I was hoping that ACCO or CED would do this, but they are not. The Board discussed that this would allow our employees to be trained by two of our county employees, then go to the DMV to take the test. Andrew Goforth, Assistant District Attorney asked what the cost is for the class, Warner stated they are no cost to the county. With my early research of new changes to CDL, the average cost is $4,500.00 per CDL Driver. This is a huge cost savings, for us to train our own. This is a first of many changes beefing up the CDL requirements. Warner stated he has no one at his barn to send, Stephens stated I could think of three potential employees McCleary, Pilgrim or Murray. The Board discussed Pilgrim and Murray, as this would not take any of their employees from their daily duties to become a trainer. Stephens stated he will reach out to the employees and Notie, at OSU to further discuss.

Item #21: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-62 directing the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County Highway District #2 Highway Maintenance and Operations Account 1102-6-4200-2005/T2-2 with $1.40 in change from the purchase of a tag for a 2012 Ford F550 Truck on PO#5823, Sapulpa Tag Agency/OTC quoting a higher cost than was charged by cashier. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #22: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Whitehouse to sign Resolution#2022-63 directing the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County General Government Maintenance and Operations Fund 001-1-2000-2005/R2 with funds from the Creek County Court Clerk's Office fund for reimbursement of utility payments, in the amount of $1,443.32, as per 62 O.S. § 335, and procedures implemented by the State Auditor's Office. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #23: Motion was made by Whitehouse and seconded by Warner to approve Utility Permit from East Central Electric Cooperative per County Specs extending it from 30 days to 90 days for fiber optic plant by boring and trenching, size of line 1 ¼", to parallel and cross various locations in District #3. Whitehouse stated he needs to contact E. Central due to telephone poles being left in the right-of-way impeding us from mowing ditches. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Item #24: 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 anytime, Engle stated we have not received yet. (1) Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse to approve change order for Maple Drive for an additional 1,250 tons at $69.55 per ton, totaling $86,937.50. Project#1566-6.1-4100-4110(B). Stephens stated I under estimated the roughness and total number of tons for this road, I originally estimated 47,000 tons. I am still within my $1 million approved amount. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.

Public Comment: NONE

Adjournment: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Whitehouse at 11:10 a.m. to adjourn and meet again 5-31-22. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Whitehouse - Aye.