Delaware County Commissioners dealt with grants, resolutions and permits during their meeting held Monday morning.
A resolution to authorize an application for Rural Economic Action Plan Fund grants for each district was approved. All three grants will be for $50,000.
District #1 will be for the Ford Road located close to the Grove High School, District #2 will be for 346 Road and District #3 will go toward work to be done on the Jay Community Center.
The Lions Club received sponsorship for a REAP Grant for $2,000 to be used to help finance eye exams and eyeglasses for Delaware County residents. According to Lions Club Member Mary Jane Law, the club helps approximately 4 people a year to be provided with eyeglasses.
Approved was a resolution concerning question 10 concerning the distribution of federal funds to all 562 tribes in the nation. According to Ken Crowder, commissioner for district 1, the federal government wants to cut road and bridge funding from the tribes and the resolution requests the funds go back to the tribes instead of being cut.
Other items Monday morning included:
• Bru-Con received the winning bid at $42,400 to replace the roof on the E-911 Building.
• District #1 entered into a lease purchase agreement with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to purchase a 10-wheel Freightliner truck through their revolving fund for $101,000.00
• All documents were signed concerning the Cherokee Creek Bridge and will not be sent to ODOT.
• A utility permit for road cut/bores to Moorhead Construction Company for a water line extension project on Sportsman Road was approved. The company put up a $3000 bond.
• The employee personnel policy handbook for 2010 for Delaware County was approved after several changes are made.
• A motion to approve the installation of wireless internet in the Delaware County Courthouse with costs to be paid by Winston Connor was tabled for another week. Commissioners are asking for more information before the matter is settled.
The next meeting of the Delaware County Commissioners will be held on Tues., Oct. 12 starting at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners office of the Delaware County Courthouse.