Friday, January 12, 2007

Newkirk, Oklahoma 


The Board of County Commissioners of Kay County, Oklahoma, met in special session at 1:30 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2007, in the Commissioners Court of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.  Notice of the meeting was posted for public information on January 10, 2007, at the Courthouse front door, Commissioners Court, and basement handicapped entrance of the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk, Oklahoma.


Chairman Schieber called the meeting to order.  Those present were as follows:  Dee Schieber, Chairman; Laile Wilson, Vice-Chairman; Wayne Leven, Member; Will Clark, First Assistant District Attorney (ADA); David Cummings, Attorney; Judy Barnes, Assessor; Pat Schieber, Treasurer;  Sharon Rowen, Ponca City News; Tammy Reese, County Clerk/Secretary (see sign-in sheet). 


Discussion on Kay County Jail Trust Authority began with Will Clark, ADA, stating the Agenda in manner, discussing if the Board is prepared to form Jail Trust Authority at this time.


Commissioner Wilson introduced two gentlemen he selected to be considered for the Jail Trust Authority Board.  Darrel Grossardt, Blackwell and Bruce Robinson, Tonkawa.  Both gentlemen gave Wilson a brief resume stating their education, skills/abilities, leadership and experience background.  Mr. Grossardt and Robinson, prior to meeting, had contacted Will Clark asking questions pertaining to Jail Trust Authority and both are willing to serve on this board.


Commissioner Leven said he does not have his people selected at this time; one person withdrew prior to the meeting.


Commissioner Schieber recommended Anthony Street, Tonkawa, and Norris Fredrick, Ponca City.  Schieber said both men are very active in their community.


Sheriff Van Hoesen’s proposal was Don Garrett.  Van Hoesen said Mr. Garrett has been attending the Commissioners meetings regularly and considers him to be very knowledgeable.


Mr. Clark suggested not forming trust today and David Cummings reiterated by adding that technically you could form without the nine members, but you do not want to have meetings until all members are selected.


Other topics discussed:  1) Board to vote on each person selected; 2) Considering staggering terms; 3) Chairman of Board to be Trustee and reappointing at end of term.


No action was taken regarding accepting beneficial interest in the Kay County Justice Facilities Authority and appointment of Trustees.


Motion was made by Leven and seconded by Wilson to adjourn (1:55 p.m.).  Motion carried:  Schieber, aye; Leven, aye; Wilson, aye.







Approved this _____day of ______, 2006.


                                                                                    WAYNE LEVEN, CHAIRMAN



                                                                                    DEE SCHIEBER, VICE-CHAIRMAN



                                                                                    LAILE WILSON, MEMBER