Juvenile contracts approved


By Mary O. Esparza - mesparza@civitasmedia.com



The Jackson County Commissioners held their regularly scheduled meeting Monday at the county courthouse.

The June minutes were approved along with the monthly reports and treasurer’s reconciliation, election and district attorney’s office, along with the case balance summary report and court clerk’s office reconciliation.

Commissioner Marty Clinton announced the credit card training July 19 in Oklahoma City. It is required by the state auditor’s office and Jackson County will serve as the pilot county for the state.

Approval was given on the blanket purchase orders and the June 2016 publications of commissioner’s proceedings. Approval was given to Main Street Altus to use the north corner of the courthouse parking lot for food trucks during Crazy Days event Aug. 12-13.

Contracts were approved between Texas County and Jackson County for services at the Texas County Juvenile Detention Center at the rate of $35.65 a day per child for fiscal year 2017 that began July 1.

Western Plains Youth and Family Services Inc. and the Jackson County also approved services at Beckham County Juvenile Detention Center at a rate of $39.35 per day per child for fiscal year 2017.

The business services agreement between Cable-One business and Jackson County for high-speed internet service was approved for the fiscal year 2017.

The meeting adjourned with no new business or claims.

By Mary O. Esparza

mesparza@civitasmedia.com

Reach Mary O. Esparza at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

Reach Mary O. Esparza at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

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