Thursday, November 3, 2005

Newkirk, Oklahoma

 

The Board of County Commissioners of Kay County, Oklahoma, met in special session at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2005, in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Kay County Courthouse, Newkirk, Oklahoma.  Notice of the meeting was posted for public information on November 1, 2005, at the Courthouse front door, Commissioners Court, and basement handicapped entrance of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.

 

Chairman Wilson called the meeting to order and Excise Board Chairman Joe Cary called the Excise Board meeting to order.  Those present were as follows: Laile Wilson, Chairman; Dee Schieber, Member; Joe Cary, Chairman; J. C. Estes, Member; Floyd Harden, member; Senator David Myers;  District Attorney, Mark Gibson; Assistant District Attorney, Will Clark; Judy Barnes, County Assessor; Pat Schieber, County Treasurer; Everette Van Hoesen, County Sheriff; Glenda Emerson, Court Clerk; Pam Burkhalter; Carol Kellum, Election Board Secretary; Larry Klumpp, OSU Extension Office; John McFadden; Della McAllister; Wayne White, Newkirk Herald Journal; Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Tammy Reese, County Clerk/Secretary.

 

State Legislative issues were the topic of discussion and several concerns were brought to Senator Myers attention.  Pat Schieber, County Treasurer presented those in attendance with a handout of legislation concerns she would like to be considered.  Ms. Schieber said she would like the legislators to “fix the wording” on HB 1183 to include the exemption granted for the additional homestead, then the schools and the counties would be reimbursed for this mandated exemption.  Judy Barnes, County Assessor asked that HB 1715 Oil and Gas Properties be reviewed.  Ms. Barnes also said that she would like to see changes made in non-funded mandates such as disabled veterans and senior property freezes.  Several other legislative issues were discussed and Senator Myers was given a handout with 17 items to be reviewed for the 2006 Legislative Session.  Senator Myers said we will continue to struggle due to the rising cost of diesel and energy cost, it will continue to add stress to everyone’s budget.  Myers also said he will be working on a bill to get additional money for roads and bridges.

 

There being no other business, motion was made by Schieber and seconded by Leven to adjourn.   Motion carried:  Wilson, aye; Leven, aye; Schieber, aye.  Excise Board Member Harden made motion to adjourn and it was seconded by Estes.  Motion carried:  Cary, aye; Estes, aye; Harden, aye.

 

 

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Approved this 7th day of November, 2005.

 

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            LAILE WILSON, CHAIRMAN

 

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            WAYNE LEVEN, MEMBER

 

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                                                            DEE SCHIEBER, MEMBER

ATTEST:

 

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TAMMY REESE, COUNTY CLERK

COUNTY OF KAY, STATE OF OKLAHOMA

SECRETARY, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

(SEAL)

 

 

 

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