County declares Farm Bureau Week

The Alfalfa County Commissioners met at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 22 for their weekly meeting.

The meeting was called to order with Marvin Woodall, Michael Roach and Jay Hague present.

The minutes, payroll warrants for payment, maintenance and operation warrants for payment, blanket purchase orders and road crossing permits were approved.

District 1 was the only district with road crossing permits and they totaled $1,000.

Next, the bid to surplus an 8 foot Kiser Arena Drag/Groomer was approved, with Rick Croft being the highest bidder.

Two supplemental and modification agreements for BR and appr over East Clay Creek on County Road EW-30 and West Clay Creek on County Road EW-29 were approved.

Also approved was a resolution between Board of County Commissioners of Alfalfa County and Oklahoma Department of Transportation for project agreement for bridge and approaches on EW-26 over West Clay Creek project.

The final item of business was a project maintenance, financing and right-of-way agreement for bridge and approaches on EW-26 project. The items were approved.

After hearing no unforeseen business, the meeting adjourned.

February 16

The Alfalfa County Commissioners met at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 16 for their weekly meeting.

The meeting was called to order with Woodall, Roach and Hague present.

A proclamation declaring Feb. 22-28 as Farm Bureau Week was approved.

The proclamation read as follows:

“WHEREAS, Alfalfa County Farm Bureau, as a nonprofit general farm organization operating within the boundaries of the Alfalfa County of the State of Oklahoma, has served the farmers and ranchers of this great county since 1943; and

WHEREAS, the Alfalfa County Farm Bureau, through its concern for both producers and consumers, helps to develop a basic understanding of the complex structure that puts food on the tables of all Americans and most of the world; and

WHEREAS, the Alfalfa County Farm Bureau has dedicated itself and its members to maintaining agriculture as an honorable and respected profession which has been the base for much of the economic prosperity in Alfalfa County and the State of Oklahoma; and

WHEREAS, more than 743 member families in Alfalfa County are members of the Alfalfa County Farm Bureau;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Marvin Woodall, Chairman of BOC of the County of Alfalfa, do hereby proclaim the week of February 22-28, 2021 as Farm Bureau Week in the County of Alfalfa of the State of Oklahoma.”

The minutes, maintenance and operation warrants for payment, blanket purchase orders, monthly officer reports and court clerk records management and preservation monthly report were approved.

Next a declaration of surplus for a Cat Trackhoe 323 TC was approved. Also approved was for the county clerk to go out on sealed bids to surplus the trackhoe.

The following transfers were approved:

• From 1102-6-4000-6000 for $21,887.64 105 monies into new district accounts, 1102-6-4100-6000 for $7,295.88; 1102-6-4200-6000 for $7,295.88; and 1102-6-4300-6000 for $7,295.88 to close account 1102-6-4000-6000.

• For District 1 from 1102-6-4100-2005 M&O for $40,000 into 1102-6-4100-4130 lease purchase.

• For District 2 from 11-02-6-4200-2005 M&O for $30,000 into 1102-6-4200-1110 personal services for $18,000; 1102-6-4200-1221 retirement for $4,000; 1102-6-4200-1222 health insurance for $4,000; and 1102-6-4200-1233 OASDI and unemployment for $4,000 for short fall funding.

• From 1201-2-3600-2005 Enhanced 911 M&O to 1201-2-3600-1110 Enhanced 911 Personal Services for payroll for $75,000.

Next, the commissioners opened sealed bids to surplus an 8 foot Kiser Arena Drag/Groomer.

Two bids were submitted:

• Rick Croft, $4,150.

• Shannon Frascht, $4,101.

The bids were tabled.

The final item of business was creating a new account for donation for Mayble Watson for 911. The item was approved.

After hearing no new business, the meeting adjourned.

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