Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Friday, January 9, 2015

Kay County Detention Center

Newkirk, OK 74647

 

The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority (JFA) met in a regular session at 2:30 p.m., Friday, January 9, 2015, 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 January 8, 2015 at the Kay County Detention Center front door and Sheriff’s training room door in Newkirk, OK.

 

Chairman Wes Young called the regular meeting to order.  Those present were as follows: Trustees – Jimmy Greenhagen; Lowell LeFebvre; Bruce Robinson; Jason Shanks; Jim Stieber; Everette Van Hoesen; Don Jones, KCDC Director; Melissa Sprueill, KCDC;  Anthony Minick, KCDC; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Flint Junod & John Echols, ESW Corrections; Brian Hermanson, Kay County District Attorney; Bill Williams & Claude Williams, Taxpayers for Transparency; Holly Cline, Kay County Deputy Clerk/Secretary.  (See sign in sheet)

 

Bruce Robinson opened the meeting with a prayer.

 

Motion was made by Robinson and seconded by Stieber to approve the meeting minutes of November 14, 2014 and December 12, 2014. Motion carried.  Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye to November, abstain from December; Young, aye.

 

Jail Director Report: Don Jones presented handouts with current inmate population statistics compiled by the deputy director as of January 5, 2015. Jones reviewed the inmate population, intake and transportation statistics with the board.   Jones indicated that the sales tax has risen compared to past years and that revenue for the first 6 months of the 14/15 FY was $211,197.26.  There was also some discussion about the current inmate population in regard to DOC contracts and inmates being cycled through the system only to return to county jail once released from DOC custody.

 

Don Jones presented the final audit findings of Finley & Cook, Certified Public Accountants.  The findings were good but indicated that internal audit and controls can be improved in regard to inventory for the county’s protection.

 

Motion was made by LeFebvre and seconded by Shanks to accept the final audit for FY 13/14 prepared by Finley & Cook C.P.A.  Motion carried. Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

Don Jones made a recommendation of ESW Corrections to assume the medical services contract for the Detention Center in February 2015.

 

Motion was made by Stieber and seconded by Greenhagen to accept ESW Corrections as the contract medical provider for inmates, contingent upon examination and approval of existing contract by legal counsel and final negotiations by Don Jones.  Motion carried.  Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

Motion was made by VanHoesen and seconded by Robinson to approve adding Kenneth Hines and David Ash as additional authorized receiving agents for the Kay County Detention Center.  Motion carried.  Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

Motion was made by Shanks and seconded by Van Hoesen to approve the following purchase order: Finley & Cook, C.P.A., FY13/14 Audit, $16,129.00.  Motion carried. Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

There were no unscheduled public appearances made.

 

Motion was made by Van Hoesen and seconded by Greenhagen to adjourn (3:15 p.m.). Motion carried. Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

 

 

 

Approved this 13th day of February 2015.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                _______________________________

                                                                                                                                Wes Young, Chairman

 

 

 

 

Attest:

 

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Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk, Secretary

County of Kay, State of Oklahoma

Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

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