The Kay County Excise Board met in special session at 2:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2006 in the Commissioners Court of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.  Notice of the meeting was posted on July 6, 2006 at the Courthouse front door, Commissioners Court, and basement handicapped entrance of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma. 

 

Chairman Harden called the meeting to order.  Those present were as follows: J. C. Estes, Vice-Chairman; Joe R. Cary, Member; Judy Barnes, County Assessor; Everette Van Hoesen, County Sheriff; Billy Wasson and Robert Aguirre, Consultants; Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Tammy Reese, County Clerk/Secretary.  

 

Jail Issues/National Institute of Corrections, Consultants Billy Wasson and Robert Aguirre:  Mr. Wasson and Mr. Aguirre are contracted consultants for the National Institute of Corrections here to evaluate and give a detailed assessment of jail and justice system.  Both consultants told their previous work history and stated they have evaluated in 36 states and 150 jails.  Wasson explained to the Board that they will be focusing to determine if the jail is designed and funded adequately; concerning the justice system they will check on arrests, how courts assign attorney, and how long it takes.  Wasson said the strength they have to offer is simply an outside viewpoint.  The Consultants will send a letter in two weeks detailing their findings.

 

There being no other business for the Special Excise Board Meeting, motion was made by Estes and seconded by Harden to adjourn (3:40 p.m.).  Member Joe R. Cary left before meeting adjourned.  Motion carried:  Estes, aye; Harden, aye.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Approved this _____ day of _____________, 2006.

 

 

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                                                                        FLOYD HARDEN, CHAIRMAN

 

 

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                                                                        J.C. ESTES, VICE-CHAIRMAN

 

 

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                                                                        JOE R. CARY, MEMBER

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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TAMMY REESE, COUNTY CLERK

COUNTY OF KAY, STATE OF OKLAHOMA

SECRETARY, COUNTY EXCISE BOARD

(SEAL)

 

 

 

 

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