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2021-3-1 Meeting Minutes

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   March 01, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners of Creek County (BOCC) met in Regular Session on Monday, March 01, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., date and time duly posted.

Item #1: Meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman, Newt Stephens Jr. Roll Call Stephens present, Warner present, Roger Smith present.

Item #2: Statement of compliance with open meetings act-Chairman.

Item #3: Commissioner Stephens led the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation.

Item #4: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to approve the minutes of February 22, 2021. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #5: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to January Monthly Reports from Election Board; Blanket Purchase Orders #4622 - 4698; Purchase Orders # 2020-2021 911 Phone CELL PHONE SERVICE 4456 Verizon Wireless 92.68; Dispatch office supplies 4296 Amazon Capital Services 152.71; FEES 4244 OK COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS 221.44; INTERNET SERVICE 4428 CASTLECOM LLC 245.00; RADIO REPAIRS 4312 CASTLECOM LLC 1388.00; CBRI Steel Pipe 4287 SUNBELT EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY INC 44553.50; CH Improv-ST Agreement 4575 CREEK CO PUBLIC FACILITIES 82667.94; Crt Clk Revolving SOFTWARE 60 KELLPRO COMPUTER SOLUTIONS 0.00; General BOTTLED WATER 2779 CULLIGAN OF TULSA 26.25; 4133 FIZZ-O WATER COMPANY 33.75; CCSO VEHICLE REPAIRS 4032 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 875.23; 4600 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 132.09; CELL PHONE SERVICE 4452 Verizon Wireless 2134.76; CONTRACT SERVICES 2790 OSU CO-OP EXT SERVICE 12333.33; EQUIPMENT 4384 Amazon Capital Services 264.30; FUEL/DEPUTY CARS 4542 CLABORN, TYLER JAMES 18.19; Janitorial Supplies 4508 Amazon Capital Services 123.54; MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT 2780 XEROX BUSINESS SOLUTIONS SOUTHWEST 50.00; OFFICE FURNITURE 4094 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 2019.96; 4282 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1099.96; 4283 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1660.00; OFFICE SUPPLIES 4414 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 133.28; 4507 Amazon Capital Services 16.89; 4509 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 105.34; OVERAGES 1011 BROOKS JEFFREY MARKETING INC 40.00; PARTS AND SUPPLIES 3890 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 170.63; 4588 LOCKE SUPPLY 421.90; PARTS, SUPPLIES, & SERVICE 3888 AIR COMFORT INC 129.00; PEST CONTROL 3338 EMCO TERMITE & PEST CONTROL INC 55.00; POSTAGE 4134 UPS STORE #3965 11.60; 4389 THE UPS STORE 37.31; PREMIUM AWARDS/FAIR 4558 CREEK CO FAIRBOARD 13390.13; PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 3925 INCOG 5000.00; 4253 YOCHAM'S TO-DO-LIST 2100.00; PUBLICATION 4247 SAPULPA DAILY HERALD 77.80; Rent 4458 CREEK CO HOME FINANCE AUTH 1500.00; SERVICE 2823 PATRIOT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC 15.00; 2850 COX COMMUNICATIONS 152.73; 2857 COX COMMUNICATIONS 16.97; 2994 U S Cellular 90.98; 4138 COX COMMUNICATIONS 169.70; 4549 CITY OF SAPULPA 56.73; 4603 COX COMMUNICATIONS 37.38; Service Call 4579 AAA SEPTIC 400.00; SOFTWARE/SERVICE AGREEMENTS 4431 CASTLECOM LLC 658.00; Supplies 2795 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 268.76; 3776 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 403.06; 4026 JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 33.16; SUPPLIES 3261 FIZZ-O WATER COMPANY 14.50; 4545 FIZZ-O WATER COMPANY 26.50; TRASH SERVICE 2835 A-1 REFUSE 18.00; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 4544 O N G 351.09; UTILITY 4021 A T & T MOBILITY 76.44; 4028 A T & T MOBILITY 111.64; 4510 Symmetry Energy Solutions LLC 282.53; 4547 O N G 199.89; 4548 COX COMMUNICATIONS 36.98; 4551 O N G 135.88; 4567 COX COMMUNICATIONS 168.50; 4569 COX COMMUNICATIONS 33.94; 4574 COX COMMUNICATIONS 67.88; 4589 O N G 37.76; 4599 O G & E 67.52; Health LABOR 4556 Webb, Jeff 150.00; LEASE 3503 DOTCOM LEASING LLC 445.00; MEDICAL 3042 Xpress Wellness Urgent Care 55.00; Salary/Benefits 811 Okla State Dept Of Health 12969.25; SERVICE 3007 Vital Records Control 82.11; Service Call 4405 ONE SOLUTION OUTDOOR SERVICE LLC 300.00; Supplies 2374 WALMART CREDIT SERVICES 85.44; 3827 McKESSON 775.08; 3902 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 267.12; 4250 McKESSON 92.47; 4345 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 226.63; UTILITIES 3509 O N G 142.32; Highway BOOTS 3667 SHARPES DEPARTMENT STORE 75.00; FUEL 4565 LIONEL HARRIS OIL CO INC 16334.16; Gravel 4216 ANCHOR STONE COMPANY 16035.66; Parts & Supplies 3675 TRACTOR SUPPLY CREDIT PLAN 174.99; PAYMENT 4213 SNB BANK 1476.23; 4225 SNB BANK 1556.98; Products and Services 3083 GREEN GUARD FIRST AID & SAFETY 192.94; SIGNS 4303 Print Shop LLC 27.50; SIR TEST 3674 TotalSIR 36.50; UNIFORM 3678 UniFirst Holdings Inc 1297.83; UTILITIES 3646 A T & T MOBILITY 277.44; 3865 A T & T MOBILITY 1618.76; UTILITY 3660 O G & E 25.66; 4024 A T & T MOBILITY 53.38; 4209 A T & T 257.81; 4212 O N G 177.32; 4230 O G & E 34.44; 4234 O G & E 287.55; WATER BILL 4169 CREEK CO RURAL WATER D#2 56.35; Hwy-ST PARTS & REPAIR 1759 P&K EQUIPMENT 858.49; 3680 Yellowhouse Machinery Co 1865.35; SIGNAL LIGHT 4239 SIGNALTEK 30.00; SIGNS 3677 TULSA COUNTY HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION SIGNS 38.00; Jail-ST CELL PHONE SERVICE 4455 Verizon Wireless 374.40; FIRE EXTINGUISHER 4314 FIRETROL 142.00; GATE 4437 OKLAHOMA WHOLESALE OVERHEAD DOORS LLC 810.00; HEATER 4407 AIRCO SERVICE INC 3885.00; LABOR 4395 A & M ELECTRIC INC 615.00; Lighting 4114 BROKEN ARROW ELECTRIC SUPPLY INC 774.86; Plumbing Supplies 4126 MORRISON SUPPLY COMPANY 3110.82; REPAIRS 3689 Midtown Auto & Diesel Repair Inc 232.50; Supplies 4031 ADVANCED AUTO PARTS 257.57; SUPPLIES 3269 LOCKE SUPPLY 333.17; 4425 WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE OK-020 121.36; SUPPLIES/JAIL 409 ATWOODS 173.17; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 4505 O N G 298.18; Juv Dent-ST CELL PHONE SERVICE 4457 Verizon Wireless 92.68; Supplies 4451 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 79.98; UTILITIES ELECTRIC SERVICE 4543 O G & E 888.61; UTILITIES GAS SERVICES 4598 O N G 1020.17; ML Fee POSTAGE 4566 QUADIENT FINANCE USA INC 299.35; Planning/Zoning REIMBURSEMENT 4573 HAMPSHIRE, JAMES LOY 100.00; UTILITY 4568 COX COMMUNICATIONS 50.91; Resale SERVICE 2514 COX COMMUNICATIONS 186.67; Supplies 4454 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 183.68; 4578 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 266.28; 4582 MERRIFIELD OFFICE SUPPLIES 1411.92; TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE 3745 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 826.40; 4099 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 588.81; 4100 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 640.46; 4101 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 805.74; 4102 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 661.12; 4103 DYNAMIC RECRUITING SPECIALIST 661.12; SH Commissary Commissary 3882 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 4570.73; SH Svc Fee FOOD FOR INMATES 3883 TIGER CORRECTIONAL 6044.93; Tax Refunds TAX CORRECTION 201 CIS Financial Service Inc 222.00; 202 Corelogic Inc 18. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #6: DISCUSSION of new business. (In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Title 25 O.S. § 311(A)(9), new business defined as any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen within 24 hours of this meeting. Stephens stated he was notified on Friday, February 26, 2021 that the second scheduled Creek Turnpike Closure is expected to be Friday, March 26, 2021. We will receive an update on confirmation within the next two weeks. Mortazavi asked if we had received the agreement between Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and the County yet. Stephens and Goforth both stated no, Stephens stated he will contact OTA Representative about agreement.

Item #7: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to approve public sale auction of property located in J.W. Fulkerson 1st W1/2 of Lot 10, BLK 11 to Kolton and Diana Gann for $221.00 plus $100.00 filing & publication total $321.00. Gloria Ware, Deputy Treasurer stated there is no 911 address on property and it has been county owned since 2020. There were no other parties present. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #8: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to approve public sale auction of property located in North Heights Lots 1-4, BLK 15 to Scott and Frances Patrick for $254.00 plus $100.00 filing & publication total $354.00. Gloria Ware, Deputy Treasurer stated there is no 911 address on property and it has been county owned since 2008. There were no other parties present. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #9: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to approve public sale auction of property located in Buena Vista #1 Lot 14, BLK 10 to Kolton and Diana Gann for $263.00 plus $100.00 filing & publication total $363.00. Gloria Ware, Deputy Treasurer stated the address of property is 722 N. Twelfth Street, Sapulpa, OK 74066. There were no other parties present. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #10: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to sign Commercial Service Agreement between Cox Business and the Creek County Sheriff's Office in the amount of $1,361.00 monthly. Bret Bowling, Sheriff stated this will be upgrading our service at the jail to fiber, instead of the hybrid cable. It will reduce our current monthly cost by $3.50 or so for better equipment and connectivity. We have had some issues recently with our 911 phones and computers, we need the right system to operate fully. Andrew Goforth, Assistant District Attorney stated he has reviewed the contract and there is some arbitration language that requires additional services that need to be done. There was discussion of the renewal process, it will renew on the fiscal year upon the first payment made. Warner asked when the project would start, Bowling stated Joe Thompson is in charge of the project so I am not sure. Goforth stated his understanding was upon the execution of contract that project would start within the next few weeks. Stephens asked about the dedicated fiber for the Collins Building to the Jail, Bowling stated that he believed the line just ran from the Collins Building to the Courthouse and not out to the Jail. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #11: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to sign Resolution#2021-31 surplussing three wood multi-drawer desk, two wooden book shelves, two wooden desk credenzas, three metal two drawer lateral file cabinets, two wooden round end tables, one wooden square end table, one laminate eight foot conference table, one wooden two drawer lateral file cabinet, one wooden storage cabinet, one battery powered universal calculator, one Dell T5400 PC serial number 6X2WnJ1, and one a/c powered Canon MP27D desktop calculator serial number 20269237 and Resolution #2021-31A disposing of the same to be junked. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #12: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to sign Resolution#2021-32 directing the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County General Government Insurance Account 001-1-2300-1222/R4 with funds from Benefit Resources, Inc., in the amount of $74.61, as per 62 O.S. § 335, and procedures implemented by the State Auditor's Office. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #13: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to sign Resolution#2021-33 directing the Creek County Treasurer to credit the Creek County General Government Maintenance and Operations Fund 001-1-2000-2005/R2 with funds from the Creek County Clerk's Office Fund for reimbursement of utility payments, in the amount of $986.06, as per 62 O.S. § 335, and procedures implemented by the State Auditor's Office. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #14: Amended motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Smith to approve Utility Permit from Fiber Link LLC per County Specs for fiber-optic cable by boring, pushing and trenching by Fasco per attached map, size of line ¾", size of casing 2 1.5" HPBE conduits, to cross and parallel S. Hickory St. approximately 3 miles S. of Lone Star Rd & Hickory further described as 16,322' S. of the N.E. corner of Section 16, T17N, R11E in District #1 and District #3, permit extended to 60- days. A motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Smith approving permit, then after some discussion with Fiber Link Representative the normal 30-day permit would not be enough time, Stephens and Smith amended motion to extend the permit expiration from 30 to 60 days. Fiber Link Representative stated this will be bring internet to hundreds of families and they will continue to expand the services in the area. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #15: Motion was made by Stephen and seconded by Smith to approve Utility Permit from Fiber Link LLC per County Specs for fiber-optic cable by trenching, pushing by Fasco per attached map, size of line ¾", size of casing 1.5", to parallel W. 171st St. S. approximately .65 miles W. of Hickory & 171st St. S. further described as 3,419" W. of the N.E. corner of Section 34, T17N, R11E in District #1, permit extended to 60- days. Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Item #16: Motion was made by Warner and seconded by Smith to extend Resolution#2020-87 one more week until 3/8/21. Covey Murray spoke to the Board as of Friday, February 26, 2021 we had 22 new cases, 173 active cases and 112 deaths. As of Monday February 22, 2021, we had 213 active cases, 8 new cases and 112 deaths. Warner stated not only is Creek County trending downward and making great process, so is the whole State of Oklahoma. Warner had discussions with Goforth on the Courthouse events over the last week. Goforth stated they have had some court hearings last week, along with some Blue Jean hearings. Wednesday, we had about fifty people there for a felony and misdemeanor docket, it went well. This week our docket is a bit smaller, but as we open backup, we will get the process down. Warner asked if the weekly Judges meetings are still happening, Goforth stated he wasn't for sure if they are continuing with weekly or not, I don't have their meeting schedule. Warner stated he would like to attend the next meeting to discuss the operations of the Courthouse as we open back up and our numbers continue to trend downward. I want to get their perspective of what their needs are and expectations are as well. Goforth informed the Board that the courts have a jury term scheduled for late March for felony and juvenile cases. Warner discussed with the Sheriff manpower at the courthouse, everything is going well, as we start opening up, we will have to make adjustments and get back to previous process. Warner also stated that the numbers in Drumright are coming down, while the rest of the county was coming down, it seemed Drumright was rising. I think we should continue to maintain the resolution we have in place for another week. Vote as follows: Stephens - No, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.

Public Comment: Sheriff Bowling presented Covey Murray with a plaque for his dedication and service during the pandemic. Bowling stated that everyone's staff has worked through this rough time, Covey has been there when we needed him. He has answered phone calls, provided equipment anytime that you have called him. He has really worked to help each and every one within the County and we would like to thank him for all his efforts and hours he has worked.

Adjournment: Motion was made by Stephens and seconded by Warner at 9:45 to adjourn and meet again 3-8-21.  Vote as follows: Stephens - Aye, Warner - Aye, Smith - Aye.