Kay County Justice Facilities Authority

Friday, May 9, 2008

Newkirk, Oklahoma



The Trustees of the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority (JFA) met in regular session at 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 9, 2008, in the Commissioners Court of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma. Notice of the meeting was posted for public information on May 8, 2008, 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: Trustees Norris Frederick; Vice-Chairman Carl Giddens; Darrel Grossardt; Laile Wilson, Kay County Commissioner; Wes Young; Attorney David Cummings; Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Tammy Reese, Kay County Clerk/Secretary (see sign-in sheet). Jim Stieber, absent; Everette Van Hoesen, Kay County Sheriff; arrived after roll call was made 2:34 p.m.


Motion made by Grossardt and seconded by Frederick approving special meeting minutes of May 2, 2008. Motion carried.


No report was given from the Architect Liaison Committee.


Van Hoesen said he would like to make a statement so he could personally thank the Justice Facilities Authority for all their hard work and for giving of their time on this project. He said he felt the citizens of Kay County would reiterate those same comments.


Van Hoesen mentioned inmates recently damaged six doors in county pod. Van Hoesen said books used to damage doors and television privileges have been taken away from inmates.


No report was given from the jail site selection committee.


AIP Architect Stan Lewis and Jail Consultant Don Jones were not in attendance to present updates regarding design, construction, cost and utilization of a new jail facility.


Financial Advisor Paul Smith was not present to report on the bond election campaign process, funding sources and other matter related thereto.


Chairman Robinson spoke briefly concerning funding sources for the election campaign.

Robinson said $453.39 was needed in the account to finalize transactions.


Attorney David Cummings said the authority has obligations for the money currently in the checking account. Cummings added Ponca City News has been paid in full. Cummings discussed ads in Ponca City News through Monday and radio advertising.


Authority members discussed the most recent forums attended.


Cummings encouraged the members to continue to discuss and campaign even though there are no more forums or civic groups scheduled.


Van Hoesen reminded those in attendance that he would be giving jail tours on Sunday from 2-5 p.m.


There being no other business, motion was made by Giddens and seconded by Grossardt to adjourn (2:50 p.m.). Motion carried.










Approved this day of , 2008.







Bruce Robinson, Chairman







Tammy Reese, County Clerk

County of Kay, State of Oklahoma

Secretary, Kay County Justice Facilities Authority