At Monday's meeting of the Board of Sequoyah County Commissioners the Sheriff’s Office’s planned replacement of security cameras at the detention center was approved.
Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Charles House noted that the new technology is “far above where we were at (before).” The equipment will be purchased from DIGI on a state contract at a cost of about $87,500
House said the sheriff’s office hopes to have the new camera system online by the beginning of the next fiscal year, July 1.
The commissioners also awarded a bid to Beckman Ford for the Vian Fire Department’s purchase of a fire truck, approved an emergency disaster proclamation in Sequoyah County and approved a lease-purchase contract on a Kyocera copier from Wight Office Machines for the OSU Extension office.
The panel also approved state purchase contracts on a Cat 140 JY motor grader through the county road machinery and equipment revolving fund in Sequoyah County District 2, a Cat 140 JY motor grader through the county road machinery and equipment revolving fund in Sequoyah County District 3 and a 2022 Mack 10-wheel dump truck through the District 2 county road machinery and equipment revolving fund.
In other business, the commissioners:
*Appointed Julie Haywood and Larry Vinson as requisitioning agents of Central Fire Department
*Appointed Vernon Smith and Duane Martindale as receiving agents of Central Fire Department
*Approved SAC Nutrition’s final audit.
Laura Brown, KXMX Staff Writer
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