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Commissioners meeting minutes

November 4, 2011

ACTION OF THE BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

The Board of County Commissioners, LeFlore County, State of Oklahoma, met in a Regular Business
Meeting on October 31, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. with Chairman Lance Smith presiding. Also present were Vice-Chairman Derwin Gist, Member Cebern Scott, County Clerk Kelli Ford and Assistant District Attorney Marion Fry.

The following action was taken by the board:

(1.) Chairman Lance Smith called meeting to order.

(2.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve the minutes of October 24, 2011. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(3.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve purchase orders as
presented. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(4.) Bonds. None presented.

(5.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve October monthly fee reports from the following offices: Health Department, Solid Waste and the County Clerk. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(6.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve transfer of appropriations for Heavener Fire Department from FDHEA-2 (M&O) $1500.00 into FDHEA-3
(Capital Outlay) and for Murry Spur Fire Department, FDMUR-1C (Travel) $2550.00 into FDMUR-3 (Capital Outlay). Motion was approved all voting yes.

(7.) Blanket purchase orders. None presented.

(8.) Old business. None discussed.

(9.) Current bridge and road projects. No discussion.

(10.) Burn ban. No discussion.

(11.) Opened bids regarding sale of two county owned Ford Ranger trucks (for use by Assessor's office). County Assessor Tim Trent reviewed bids. After review, Trent recommended the board accept bid from Cordell Hull, the highest bidder. Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to award bid to Cordell Hull. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(12.) Opened bids regarding lease/purchase of two new trucks for the County Assessor. Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to table item, allowing Assessor Tim Trent to review bids. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(13.) Opened bids for lease/purchase of new fire truck to benefit Cowlington Fire Department. Initially, motion was made by Derwin Gist and seconded by Cebern Scott to table item, motion was approved all voting yes, however, Cowlington Fire Department Representative Larry Maxwell was present and asked to review bids. Chairman Smith removed item from table to allow time to review. Later, Chairman Smith made motion to accept recommendation of Chief Fire & Safety, Inc. from Maxwell. Motion was seconded by Derwin Gist, motion was approved all voting yes.

(14.) Bids were opened regarding lease/purchase of new fire truck for benefit of Heavener Fire Department. After bids were opened, motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to move item #14 to bottom of agenda allowing Heavener Fire Department Representatives that were present time to review. Motion was approved all voting yes. Heavener Fire Department reviewed bids and made recommendation of Chief Fire & Safety, Inc.. Chairman Lance Smith accepted recommendation and made the motion to award bid to Chief Fire & Safety. Motion was seconded by Derwin Gist, motion carried all voting yes.

(15.) The board opened bids regarding purchase of compact excavator for benefit of Consolidated Rural Water District #1. Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to table item allowing water district time to review bids. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(16.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to approve resolution authorizing county treasurer to reinvest Public Health Funds. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(17.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to approve KEDDO Close-Out Document for 11REAP K5025-ADM (Raymond-Adams Road project). Motion was approved all voting yes.

(18.) Motion was made by Derwin Gist and seconded by Cebern Scott to table item regarding fire department newspaper publications being determined by which district the fire department is
located. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(19.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve resolution re-establishing countywide speed limit of forty-five (45) miles per hour unless otherwise posted. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(20.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to approve unilateral modi-fication agreement from Oklahoma Department of Commerce project #13534 CDBG 09.
Motion was approved all voting yes.

(21.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve Notice for Public Input Hearing to be held Monday, November 14, 2011 at 10:00 am re: Department of Commerce
Contract project #13534 CDBG 09. Motion was approved all voting yes.

(22.) Motion was made by Cebern Scott and seconded by Lance Smith to approve permit application
for pipeline service crossing requested by Windstream Communications re: Section 5, Township 5 North, Range 25 East (push/bore 250th Ave., D#3) Motion was approved all voting yes.

(23.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Cebern Scott to approve permit application
for pipeline service crossing requested by AOG re: Section 27, Township 7 North, Range 26 East (parallel/trench CR#1353.) Motion was approved all voting yes.

(24.) Discussion was held pertaining to County Highway Funds and Title 1 Funds received under the
Secure Rural Schools Program and Community Self Determination Act (commonly referred to as
"Forestry Funds"). Commission Cebern Scott presented several items of concern for distribution of said funds within the highway departments. Motion was made by Commissioner Scott to adopt a resolution defining appropriation of funds according to an opinion presented by the District Attorney's office. Motion died for lack of second. The board continued deliberation over other issues including the benefits of the entire county as opposed to each district. After discussion, motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to table item. Motion carried, Lance Smith-yes, Derwin Gist-yes, Cebern Scott-no.

**Complete meeting and discussion information is available, refer to Commissioner's CD.

Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to recess and reconvene at 9:00 a.m. on November 7, 2011. Motion was approved all voting yes, Smith-yes, Gist-yes, Scott-yes.

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