9. Lease Purchase Agreement of land and building Rogers County, Oklahoma which was formerly the Oologah-Talala Emergency Medical Services Facility from Grand Bank. (D1) Chairman Thacker noted this was from Government Capital Corporation and NOT Grand Bank. Item #8 was correct but this item was inadvertently typed incorrectly. Commissioner DeLozier made a motion to approve the lease purchase with Chairman Thacker seconding the motion. Roll call: Thacker- aye, DeLozier-aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
10. Confirmation of Appointment of Mr. Ed Fariss to Tulsa’s Port of Catoosa Facilities Authority (Comm) Chairman Thacker made a motion to approve Mr. Ed Fariss with Commissioner Mike Helm seconding the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier-aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
11. Independent Contractor Agreement by and between Board of County Commissioners and One-on-One Computer Help, Jim Guess, Owner (Election Board) Julie Dermody stated Mr. Guess was highly qualified to assist their office at a moment’s notice. Chairman Thacker made a motion to approve contract as presented with Commissioner Mike Helm seconding the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier-aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
ITEM 19: MOVING PROCEDURES INTO NEW COURTHOUSE The possibility of closing the Courthouse to the public for one week during the move was discussed. Ryan Baze, Maintenance was in the process of estimating the number of boxes needed for the move. Discussion only – no action taken.
ITEM 20: ANNOUNCEMENTS REGARDING COUNTY EVENTS AND STATUS UPDATES FOR COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION FROM COUNTY DEPARTMENTS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS, AS FOLLOWS:
a.) 911 Administrator – b.) Assessor – c.) Building Operations/Maintenance d.) County Clerk e.) Court Clerk – f.) District Attorney –
g.) Election Board—Julie Dermody, Election Board Secretary, stated there is a school board election on February 12th. There will be early voting on Friday and Monday before. Oologah will have 2 sets of absentee ballots because of a special election. Discussion was held on prior elections and absentee ballots. Commissioner DeLozier asked if the state understands the cost of elections. Julie suggested everyone contact their State Legislators if they are concerned about costs.