New fiscalyear tasksapproved


Tax revenue increases;efficiency survey slated

By Mary O. Esparza - mesparza@civitasmedia.com



Jackson County collections for May 2016

Sales tax = $113,588.80 (up $3,694.72)

Tobacco tax = $1,320.07 (down $165.72)

Use tax =$6,918.65 (down $101.87)

The Jackson County commissioners’ meeting was held Monday at the courthouse.

Present at the meeting were District 1 and 2 Commissioners Kirk Butler and Marty Clinton, County Clerk Robin Booker, Court Clerk Rhonda Stepanovich, County Treasurer Renee Howard, County Assessor Lisa Roberson and Under Sheriff Stacy Randolph.

Howard reported the county tax collections for the month of May 2016 as sales tax $113, 588.80, tobacco tax $1,320.07 and use tax $6,918.65.

Charlotte Frank, representative with Standley Systems, was granted approval for a countywide printer cost efficiency analysis. The cost-free study looks at all copiers and printers in the courthouse and only takes a few hours. With the results will be suggestions to save money.

Standley is a family owned Oklahoma business established in 1985, and contracts with the State Of Oklahoma Department of Human Services, locally with the Jackson County Health Department, Western Oklahoma State College and Jackson County Memorial Hospital.

The board approved Brad Leverett and David Thomas to serve as the requisitioning officers, and Christopher Cook as receiving officer for District 3 Drug Court for fiscal year 2017.

Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Inc. at 201 S. Lee St. was granted a one-year lease agreement.

Advertisement bids for asphalt base oil for Jackson County was also approved.

The approval of property acquired at resale was allowed for 711 W. Walnut St. and 310 S. Benson St.

Commissioners contracted for juvenile detention services to continue between Comanche and Jackson counties at the rate of $40 a day per child for fiscal year 2017.

Jackson County Purchase Card Policies and Procedures Manual and the employee agreement was approved. Booker and Kirtsie English were designated as purchase cardholders.

The meeting was adjourned with no new business or claims.

Tax revenue increases;efficiency survey slated

By Mary O. Esparza

mesparza@civitasmedia.com

Jackson County collections for May 2016

Sales tax = $113,588.80 (up $3,694.72)

Tobacco tax = $1,320.07 (down $165.72)

Use tax =$6,918.65 (down $101.87)

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

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

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