The Delaware County commissioners approved on Monday, April 30 to have the locks to the courthouse changed.

“I have come up to the courthouse three times and it has not been locked,” said Russell Martin, commissioner chairman. 

The commissioners discussed that so many people have a copy of the courthouse keys and the need for new locks.

After approving the proposal, Martin said a Ft. Smith, Arkansas company would probably have new locks and keys for judges, department heads and first deputies this week. 

The cost would be less than $750, he said.

In financial business, the commissioners approved transferring $275 from the capital outlay account to the personal service account at the request of the county treasurer.

Also approved was transferring $67,000 from the Moseley School Road emergency transportation revolving account to its highway cash account and transferring $171,000 from the Sewer Pond Road emergency transportation revolving account in District No. 3 to its highway cash account.

The commissioners also approved a $1,100 blanket purchase order to the Woodshed and O’Reilly’s at the request of the Bernice Fire Department.

The commissioners took no action on approving the decreasing the speed limit from 45 mph to 25 mph on East 570 Road in Colcord and approving a utility permit for a road cut as requested by Travis Wright across 28038 S. 640 Road in District No. 2.

The commissioners approved sending a foreclosure action case, Flint Ridge Property Owners Association vs. Mary Ellen Robrahn, et. al. to the district attorney’s office.

The next meeting is 9 a.m., Monday, May 7 at the Delaware County Courthouse in the Commissioners’ Public Meeting room.