Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Friday, March 20, 2009

Newkirk, Oklahoma



The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority (JFA) met in regular session at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2009, in the Commissioners Court of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.  Notice of the regular meeting was posted for public information on March 19, 2009, at the Courthouse front door, Commissioners Court, and basement handicapped entrance of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.


Chairman Bruce Robinson called the meeting to order.  Those present were as follows: Vice-Chairman Carl Giddens; Trustees –Norris Frederick; Darrel Grossardt; Everette Van Hoesen, Kay County Sheriff (arrived after roll call 2:35 p.m.); Laile Wilson, Kay County Commissioner; Wes Young; Don Jones, Jail Consultant; Bill and Claude Williams, Taxpayers for Transparency; Scott Cloud, Newkirk Herald Journal; Charles Abbott, Blackwell Journal; Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Steve Kelly, Undersheriff; Stephanie Ringgold, Jail Administrator; Patsy Leyva, Deputy Kay County Clerk/Secretary (see sign-in sheet).  Member Jim Stieber, absent.


Motion was made by Bruce Robinson and seconded by Wes Young approving regular meeting minutes of March 6, 2009, noting correction that City of Newkirk would pay for the pressure pump and not the JFA.  Motion carried.


There was no presentation from Architects.


Report from Architect Liaison Committee noted that committee met Wednesday, March 18, 2009, and Jail Consultant Don Jones and Bruce Robinson said bids will come in significantly under budget.


Jail Report Status:  Undersheriff Steve Kelly reported prisoner count as of March 16, 133; some locks still don’t work.


Jail Consultant Don Jones presented Payroll Supplemental Proposal and after lengthy discussion, Motion made by Young and seconded by Grossardt to approve proposal and make increases for current 16 jail employee’s retro-active from January 2009, hiring 3 new jailers and hiring a jail maintenance person per job description to follow.  Motion carried.


Motion made by Grossardt and seconded by Giddens approving requisition for payment of Don Jones, Jail Consultant, for consulting fees for March 2009 in the amount of $2,300.00.  Motion carried.


Motion made by Grossardt and seconded by Wilson authorizing the Chairman to sign letter of variance pertaining to proximity of District#2 to the jail trust property line east of District#2 county shed.  Motion carried.

There were no unscheduled public appearances.


There being no other business, motion was made by Robinson and seconded by Grossardt adjourn (3:25 p.m.).












Approved this 3rd day of April, 2009.





                                                                             Bruce Robinson, Chairman









Tammy Reese, County Clerk

County of Kay, State of Oklahoma

Secretary, Kay County Justice Facilities Authority


(This meeting was audio recorded and the recording is available for public inspection)