Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Special Meeting

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Kay County Detention Center

Newkirk, OK

 

The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority (JFA) met in special session at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 20, 2011, at the Kay County Detention Center in Newkirk, OK. Notice of the special meeting was posted for public information on January 18, 2011, at the Courthouse front door, basement handicapped entrance of the Courthouse, Kay County Detention Center front door and at the door of the Sheriff’s Training Room of the Detention Center in Newkirk, OK.

 

Chairman Bruce Robinson called the special meeting to order.  Those present were as follows: Trustees – Steve Austin; Norris Frederick; Carl Giddens; Darrel Grossardt; Jim Stieber; Everette Van Hoesen; Wes Young; Don Jones, Jail Consultant; David Cummings, JFA Attorney; Bill & Claude Williams, Taxpayers for Transparency; Scott Cloud, Newkirk Herald Journal; Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk (see sign-in sheet).

 

Motion was made by Darrel Grossardt and seconded by Steve Austin to enter in Executive Session pursuant to Title 25 O.S. Section 307.B.1 for the purpose of discussing the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of the Director and/or Assistant Director of the Detention Center (9:02 a.m.).  Motion carried.

 

Motion was made by Steve Austin and seconded by Everette Van Hoesen to reconvene from executive session back into special session (10:36 a.m.)  Motion carried.

 

Chairman Robinson told members Jeff Buechler, Jail Director, had turned in a letter of resignation.

 

Motion was made by Steve Austin and seconded by Jim Stieber accepting Buechler’s letter of resignation effective immediately.  Motion carried:  Austin, aye; Frederick, aye; Giddens, aye; Grossardt, aye; Robinson, aye; Stieber, aye; Van Hoesen, aye; Young, aye.

 

Motion was made by Darrel Grossardt and seconded by Wes Young designating Brenda Shance, Assistant Director, as the chief cleet officer of the JFA organization.  Motion carried.

 

Motion was made by Steve Austin and seconded by Darrel Grossardt directing Don Jones, Jail Consultant, to initiate a search for a Jail Director.  Motion carried.

 

David Cummings suggested to the JFA to select a subcommittee to be involved with Don Jones in a search for a new Jail Director.  The members selected:  Jim Stieber, Steve Austin, Darrel Grossardt, and Bruce Robinson.

 

No other action will be taken at this time.

 

Motion was made by Steve Austin and seconded by Jim Stieber to adjourn at 10:43 a.m.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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Approved this 28th day of January, 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                                                        Bruce Robinson, JFA Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attest:

 

 

 

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Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk

County of Kay, State of Oklahoma

Secretary, Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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