4. Discussion with possible action of appointing Larry R. Curtis (Planning Commission Director) the Floodplain Administrator for Rogers County. (Commissioner Helm) - Commissioner Helm stated because Mr. Curtis is the administrator of his office, he is making a motion to appoint him. Chairman Thacker seconded the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier – aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
5. Discussion with possible action to adopt a new utility permit with fees and to appoint the Planning Commission Office as administrators of utility permits for Rogers County. (Commissioner Thacker) - Commissioner Thacker explained we are offering permits for free on different items. Mr. Curtis added that other counties are issuing fees and he would like to ensure the utilities are in place. Bonds and fixing of the roads were discussed. Tort claims, insurance, and dangers involved in cutting the lines were also discussed. Commissioner Helm told the board that the Corporation Commissioner had approved for Rogers Mills County’s transmission lines. Larry recommended to table for one week and it not begin until the 1st. Commissioner DeLozier suggested that Cox, AT&T, water districts and utility companies be contacted so they can be here and voice their opinions. Commissioner Helm made a motion to table one week and Commissioner DeLozier seconded the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier – aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
6. Discussion with possible action for the Board of County Commissioners to ask the Sheriff’s office to support the Planning Commission in their enforcement of local and state laws and regulations. (Commissioners) - Mr. Curtis explained the dangers of his department going out and meeting with individuals when enforcing laws. Jon Sappington, Undersheriff, discussed the Reserve Officer classes available. Commissioner Helm suggested he go through ACCO. Discussion followed. No action taken.
7. Discussion with possible action regarding concerns with access to bail bonds from the North side of the building due to recently installed gate (Sheriff’s Department) – Mr. Sappington explained because of the gate being up now, there is no access. He is suggesting putting up a chain link fence by the sallyport and window to set up a secure area. Discussion but no action taken.