Minutes from commissioners’ meeting 6-26-2023

Minutes from commissioners’ meeting 6-26-2023

The LeFlore County commissioners met in a regular business meeting Monday with Chairman Jamie Oliver presiding. Also present were Vice-Chair Vallard Campbell, Member Cody Covey and County Clerk Kelli Ford.

The following action was taken by the board:

  • Oliver called meeting to order.
  • Motion was made by Covey and seconded by Campbell to approve the minutes of regular meeting held June 20, 2023. Motion was approved all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Oliver and seconded by Campbell to approve claims/purchase orders as presented. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Bonds
  • None presented.
  • Monthly Fee Reports: None presented.
  • Transfers/Appropriations.
  • Blanket Purchase Orders: None presented.
  • New Business: No discussion.
  • Current road and bridge projects: No discussion.
  • Contract/labor documents: None presented.
  • Burn ban: No discussion.
  • Motion was made by Campbell and seconded by Covey to approve project agreement regarding construction of lake access road between LeFlore County and the Department of Transportation of The State of Oklahoma. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Oliver and seconded by Covey to remove item regarding the purchase of equipment using ARPA funding for the benefit of the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Department until further review of department needs. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Oliver and seconded by Covey to award 6-month county highway material bids based on price and/or availability for each item according to district. Detailed information and original bid sheets are available upon request at the County Clerk’s Office. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Oliver and seconded by Campbell to award bid regarding publication of commissioner proceedings to Poteau Daily News. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Oliver and seconded by Covey to enter into Executive Session for communication between the Board of County Commissioners and its Attorney regarding Kimberly Wheeler case No. CIV-22-115 RAW. Motion was approved, all voting yes.
  • Motion was made by Covey and seconded by Campbell to exit Executive Session and return to regular meeting. Motion was approved all voting yes.
  • After communications between the Board of County Commissioners and its Attorney regarding case No. CIV-22-115 RAW, motion was made by Campbell and seconded by Covey to appoint Oliver as County representative and respondent to discovery regarding above referenced case. Motion was approved, all voting yes.            

Motion was made by Covey and seconded by Campbell to adjourn. Motion was approved all voting yes, Oliver-yes, Campbell-yes, Covey-yes.


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