The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority
(JFA) met Regular session at
Friday, May 11, 2012 in the
Sheriff’s Training Room of the Kay County Detention Center (KCDC) in Newkirk,
OK.Notice of the regular meeting was posted for public information on May 10, 2012 at the KayCountyDetentionCenter front door and Sheriff’s
training room door, in Newkirk OK.
Chairman Bruce Robinson
called the regular meeting to order.Those
present were as follows: Trustees –Carl Giddens;
Jim Stieber; Wes Young;
Jody Burd, Director KCDC; Harold Hughs, KCDC, Don Jones
JFA Consultant; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Bill
Williams & Claude Williams, Taxpayers for Transparency; Scott Cloud,
Newkirk Herald Journal; Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk/Secretary.Absent:Steve Austin;
Everette Van Hoesen.(See sign-in
Motion was made by Wes Young
and seconded by Jim Stieber approving the
regular meeting minutes of April 13,
the absence of Ron Stevens of Baskin, Stevens,
& Freeland, P.C., Director Burd distributed the Funds Summary Report as of
April 30, 2012 and March 31, 2012; Statement of Net Assets as of April 30,
2012; Statement of Activities for One and Seven Months ending April 30, 2012.;
Updated Sales Tax Projections FYE June 30, 2012, as of April 30, 2012; General
Ledger as of April 30, 2012.Burd
reported Stevens’ said the numbers looked good.
Jail Consultant Report:Don Jones presented the board with a
Proposed Cost of Living Salary Increase for Detention Staff FY 2012-2013 with
two (2) different options to review and consider.Jones said he would speak with Commissioner
Austin and ask him to review.
Director Report: Burd reported the daily inmate count of 195 with 50 being
arrested and released and 45 in Department of Corrections.He said the average number was around 188 and
the high count has been over 200 at times.Maintenance issues mentioned were generators and fire testing.
said the budget includes staff to handle 220-225 inmates and would still leave
room to contract inmates and possibly add a transport person.
expressed he was glad to have two of his employees returning to work after
KCDC Budget:Burd said he would be
sending out his budget via email and in the form of a hard copy in plenty of
time for the board to review and make necessary changes.
David Cummings suggested Burd include
a column in his report that showed a 2012/2013 comparison.
Dry Road Project:Burd
told the board striping remains to be done on road and parking area. Monday or Tuesday crew will do the breaks on
concrete and backfill will be done.
Motion was made Jim Stieber
and seconded by Wes Young approving the following
Requisitions for payment: David Cummings, JFA
Attorney, $1,252.95 attorney & miscellaneous fees for April 2012; Don
Jones, Jail Consultant - $1,300 consulting fees for 4/1/2012 through 4/30/12; Baskin, Stevens & Freeland - $1,450.00
accounting fees for period ending 4/30/2012.
Trustee Wes Young presented
the JFA with continuation of the art work from the inmate contestants and asked
JFA to judge. He said the theme this
month was “Fantasy.” Young explained the
purpose of the contest and the prizes.The board was very impressed with the art work that was displayed.
Undersheriff Steve Kelley invited the JFA to attend the
Northern Oklahoma Southern Kansas Peace Officer Association function hosted by KayCounty on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Kelley reported KayCounty would be hosting a three
days a week reserve deputy academy camp.
Motion was made by Jim Stieber
and seconded by Wes Young to adjourn ().Motion carried.