The Delaware County Commissioners approved on Monday, April 23 a SAFER grant for the sheriff’s office to pay for overtime.

The grant, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, is awarded to assist law enforcement and fire departments.

“This grant will pay for overtime,” said Russell Martin, County Commissioner chairman.

The commissioners also approved a request to transfer $6,874.22 from the Sheriff’s Department Grant Fund to personal service account.

Other business 

Also approved were resolutions appointing Dick Boyed, Steve Garrett and Doug Smith to the Grand Lake Public Worth Authority Board of Trustees.

In financial business, the commissioners approved paying a $2,050 invoice from Craig County Detention Center and transferring $10,000 from the county personal service account to $6,000 to the county part-time account and $4,000 to the county’s maintenance and operations account at the request of the county assessor’s office.

Also approved was an Emergency Management Director account transfer of $242.31 from its personal service account to its maintenance and operations account and the Cowskin Fire Department request to transfer $8,000 from its capital outlay account to its maintenance and operations account was approved. 

A lease purchase agreement with Grand Savings Bank for a John Deere Tractor for District No. 1 was approved. 

The commissioners also approved listing two computers, three printers, a Dodge Grand Caravan, a Ford Crown vehicle, chairs, a typewriter, a paper shredder, a Ford Expedition, an ambulance, and Chevy Tahoes’ as surplus inventory.

Other items approved:

• Emergency and Transportation Revolving Fund extensions.

• Maintenance and Support Agreement between Delaware County Sheriff’s office and Morphotrak, LLC.

• To receive and forward a tort claim for windshield damage to county insurance company.

• Service contract with Valuefinder, LLC.

• A borrow permit between the commissioners and Joe Dummitt on property located at 640 S. Industrial Road in District No. 1.

• County Action reports by Ron Maxwell, with Oklahoma Department of Transportation regarding the annual certification for county road miles.

The next meeting is 9 a.m. Monday, April 30 at the Delaware County Courthouse in the Commissioners’ Public Meeting room. The meetings are open to the public.