Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Friday, June 12, 2015

Kay County Detention Center

Newkirk, OK 74647

 

The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority (JFA) met in regular session at 2:30 p.m., Friday, June 12, 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 May 18, 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; Don Jones, KCDC Director; Harold Hughs, KCDC Deputy Director; Melissa Sprueill, KCDC Administration; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Bill Williams & Claude Williams, Taxpayers for Transparency; Scott Cloud, Newkirk Herald Journal;  Brian Hermanson, (2:34 p.m.) Kay County District Attorney; Holly Cline, Secretary/Deputy Kay County Clerk.  Absent: Trustee, Everette Van Hoesen.  (See sign in sheet)

Jimmy Greenhagen led the opening prayer.

Roll Call Attendance was taken.  (See Roll Call Sheet)  Quorum was present.

Motion was made by Robinson and seconded by Stieber approving the minutes of the May 20, 2015 special meeting.  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, abstained; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, abstained; Stieber, aye; Young, aye.

Jail Director Report: Don Jones presented handouts with current inmate population statistics, a report comparing figures for the month of May 2014 and 2015, Sales Tax Revenue Log and Disbursement figures, Eastman National Bank and Bank of Oklahoma statements,  May 2015 Purchase Orders and Revenue Log for May 2015.

Jones said the inmate population was at 244 after the weekend on June 8, 2015 and was currently down to 230, 12 inmates are currently sentenced to county time and 8 are being held for DOC.  The BIA count was down to 1.

Some discussion took place about communication issues with foreign born inmates and Jones indicated one of the new hires was a bilingual female.  Jail training has begun with 13 new employees that must complete training.  A new maintenance man has been employed and there are currently no job vacancies.

Jones reviewed the KCJFA Budget for Fiscal Year 2015/2016 with board members.  There was some discussion about cost per day figures for inmate care and maintenance of the facility and goals and objectives for the upcoming year to maintain and surpass jail standards.

Motion was made by Stieber and seconded by Shanks to approve the proposed FY2015/2016 budget including the COLA increase and shift differential of .15 for a total budget of $3,307,364.00.  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Young, aye. 

Motion was made by Robinson and seconded by Stieber to approve transfer of funds for FY15/16 in the amount of $2,300,000.00 to insure availability on July 1, 2015.  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Young, aye.

There was no action taken on the auto renewal contract between ESW Correctional Healthcare and KCJFA for FY 2016.   Jones expressed satisfaction with the medical services and increased nursing hours.  He indicated the administration staff was very helpful and that staff was supervised well.  Flint Junod of ESW will be contacted to attend the next meeting to review the contract.

Motion was made by Greenhagen and seconded by Robinson to approve the auto renewal contract between City Tele Coin and KCJFA for FY 2016.  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Young, aye.

Motion was made by Stieber and seconded by Greenhagen to approve the purchase of property adjacent to Kay County Detention Center from non-sales tax revenue, otherwise known as the Jail Cash account, in the amount of $85,000.00 with all closing costs to be paid by seller.  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Young, aye.

There were no unscheduled public appearances made.

Motion was made by Robinson and seconded by Shanks to adjourn (4: 27 p.m.)  Roll call vote: Greenhagen, aye; LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Young, aye.

 

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Approved this 10th day of July 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

(Seal)

 

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