PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, MARCH 29, 2013.
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FOR ROGERS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA
PLACE: Rogers County Courthouse, 219 South Missouri, Room 1-109, Claremore, OK
DATE & TIME: Monday, March 18, 2013, at 9:00 O’clock A.M.
***CONSIDERATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO BE TAKEN ON THE FOLLOWING LISTED ITEMS ON THE AGENDA:
ITEM 1: CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Thacker.
ITEM 2: ROLL CALL TO ESTABLISH QUORUM:
Determine that Notice of Meeting and Agenda were properly posted in accordance with the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. Chairman Kirt Thacker, Commissioner Dan DeLozier, and Commissioner Mike Helm were present and quorum established and determined that Notice of Meeting and Agenda were properly posted in accordance with the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.
ITEM 3: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Commissioner DeLozier led the salute and Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag.
ITEM 4: INVOCATION: Commissioner Helm said a prayer.
ITEM 5: APPROVE/DISAPPROVE MINUTES: March 18, 2013- Helm made a motion to approve and DeLozier seconded the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier – aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.
ITEM 6: ANNOUNCEMENTS: None presented.
ITEM 7: UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
1. Recommendation of the Rogers County Courthouse Recommendations Committee regarding addressing of the new courthouse – (Chairman Thacker and Judge Condren) - Judge Condren discussed the letter received from Mayor Perry in support of changing the address with the understanding that the existing courthouse be demolished. No action taken.
2. Salaries and benefits for E-911 Dispatch Staff *****note*****this item was tabled from January 22, 2013 and February 25th, 2013 – David Iski, ADA, is still working on the research of funding the employees and providing benefits. Thacker expressed it was his intention to fund for the first year as it can only be looked at one year at a time due to budget reasons. Discussion ensued.
3. 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. ( Comm. Thacker) - ****note****this item was tabled from March 11, 2013 - Director Curtis contacted all the utility companies and explained all their responses. Discussion was held concerning tort claims, the Attorney General’s opinion, safety issues, costs possibly being passed on to customers, and the fees for the permits. The bonds will still be in place. Curtis recommends Option B as presented with fees of $30.00 per linear foot, $100.00 administration fees, $150.00 road crossing fees, and $2500.00 penalty fees for no permit. Thacker made a motion to accept Option B and Helm seconded the motion. Roll call: Thacker-aye, DeLozier – aye, Helm-aye. Motion carried.