Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Friday, December 9, 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, December 9, 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 December 8, 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; Jim Stieber; Everette Van Hoesen; Don Jones, KCDC Director; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Kay Hughs, KCDC Administrative Assistant; Stephanie Snyder, KCDC Programs; Tammy Reese, Secretary/Kay County Clerk.   Absent: Trustee- Jimmy Greenhagen; Jason Shanks.  (See sign in sheet)

Bruce Robinson gave the opening prayer.

Motion was made by Everette Van Hoesen and seconded by Jim Stieber approving the minutes of the November 18, 2016 meeting.  Motion carried:  LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen; Young, aye.

No action was taken on the minutes of October 14, 2016 meeting.

No action was taken on the minutes of the June 10, 2016 meeting.

Jail Director Report:  Don Jones introduced Stephanie Snyder, KCDC Lieutenant, and she spoke about the Crisis Intervention Team/Mental Health and what the KCDC is doing and the training involved.  Ms. Snyder explained how they are trained to identify mental health inmates versus drug users and noted four officers have had training in this area.  She discussed certain cases and answered questions.

State Questions 780 & 781 that passed in the November 2016 election were mentioned and the impact it’s going to make on the mental health inmates and also how the new law will affect the jail population.  Several concerns were brought up and discussed.

Jones presented a Staff Organizational Chart, Monthly Inmate Medical Usage Report, County Jail Sales Tax Revenue FY2010 to FY2016, County Jail Sales Tax Revenue FY2010 to FY2016 by month and per city and Sales Tax Disbursement Report.  He talked about the current inmate population statistics noting five inmates have been diagnosed with or have been determined to be mentally ill, 29 inmates are classified as sex offenders, 16 inmates are on restricted diets, average male inmate is 34.69 and female is 32.76, oldest inmate is 64, youngest is 18, one inmate on ice hold and three inmates on Writs.  Jones told he had 14 inmates sentenced to county time, 63 sentenced to DOC, 41 BIA and Bridgeway, four on Writs, and three with purge fees.  He gave a report showing a comparison with 2015 and 2016 for the month of November and inmate commissary account information for November 2016.

There were no unscheduled public appearances.

Attorney David Cummings noted this would be retiring Sheriff Van Hoesen’s last meeting and Sheriff Elect Steve Kelley would be on the board beginning January 2017.

Sheriff Van Hoesen expressed his appreciation to the board and reminisced over the past several years.

Motion was made by Van Hoesen and seconded by Stieber to adjourn (3:40 p.m.).  Motion carried.  LeFebvre, aye; Robinson, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.







Approved this 13th day of January, 2017.



                                                          Wes Young, Chairman





Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk, Secretary

County of Kay, State of Oklahoma

Kay County, Justice Facilities Authority