Kay County Justice Facilities Authority
Friday, November 18, 2016
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, November 18, 2016, 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 November 17, 2016 at the Kay County Detention Center front door and Sheriff’s training room door in Newkirk, OK.
Chairman Wes Young called the meeting to order. Those present were as follows: Trustees-Lowell LeFebvre; Bruce Robinson; Jason Shanks; Jim Stieber; Everette Van Hoesen; Don Jones, KCDC Director; Steve Kelley, Kay County Undersheriff; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Kay Hughs, KCDC Administrative Assistant; David Ash, KCDC Programs; Holly Cline, Deputy County Clerk/Secretary. Absent: Trustee- Jimmy Greenhagen. (See sign in sheet)
Bruce Robinson gave the opening prayer.
No action was taken on the minutes of October 14, 2016.
Motion was made by Shanks and seconded by Robinson to approve notice of lack of quorum for September 9, 2016 meeting. Motion carried: 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 minutes of August 12, 2016. Motion carried. LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, abstained; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.
No action was taken on the minutes of June 10, 2016.
Jail Director Report: Don Jones reviewed the Deputy Directors Report of inmate statistics. Jail currently houses 302 inmates with 57 of those being female. 63 inmates are on medication, 27 are classified as sex offenders, 16 on restricted diets. Jones reviewed comparison report for month of October for 2015/2106 population statistics. October 28, 2016 showed a highest 24 hour count of 362.
Jones reviewed report of income from Commissary accounts including sales, profits, calling card sales, & medical deductions. Incoming revenue for October was reported at $100,423.49. November sales tax receipts were $290,965. Sales tax figures were compared beginning with FY11 to current. Report of inmate medical usage was reviewed and personnel longevity & separation statistics were presented. Cost of officers for transport, court and detention officers was discussed. Jones explained that jail capacity does not allow for jail to be short staffed due to court transports. He explained that schedule changes allow this to be feasible for the time being without paying overtime.
Jones noted that DOC & BIA revenue will increase, which will cover maintenance and operations expenses, but may need a disbursement to fulfill salaries before the end of the FY.
Kitchen continues to run smoothly. Soft water has improved operations of appliances. Earthquake and settling damage is being documented. Quotes are being obtained to check air and geo thermal units.
David Ash reported that GED stations are installed and fully operational in the programs room. The program offers 5 days a week classes with instruction from Pioneer Tech Center (PTC) teachers. I person has left the jail and is continuing the program at PTC and has already obtained a job. There are 11 available seats for the program with approximately 45 waiting. GED achievers obtain a 1 point risk level deduction and a 90 day credit for time served. Sessions are 2 hrs. daily and the program is going to be expanded for females and low risk/trustee inmates. All costs for GED program are covered by commissary profits at no cost to the taxpayer.
The board praised the continuing good work of the programs department.
Motion was made by Shanks and seconded by Stieber approving the payment of the annual Bond Trustee Fee to BOK in the amount of $1,400.00. Motion carried. LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.
There were no unscheduled public appearances.
Motion was made by Van Hoesen and seconded by Shanks to adjourn (3:27 p.m.). Motion carried. LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Shanks, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.
Approved this 9th day of December, 2016.
Wes Young, Chairman
Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk, Secretary
County of Kay, State of Oklahoma
Kay County, Justice Facilities Authority