Creek County Commissioners Meetings
County Treasurer Don Engle asked that the bid for the preparation of the 2019 tax statements, monthly Alcoholic Beverage Tax announced
Last week’s Creek County Commissioners meeting covered a report that explains what many already know: it takes a lot of money to run Creek County.
The meeting included tax sales, approval of body cams for the sheriff’s office, and approval for an unpaved road near the county line.
Four Kings LE/MC Poker Run will start at the County Courthouse Complex on April 27, 2019, as a fundraiser for “Maverick” who was born with cystic fibrosis. The proceeds will go to his family to pay for medical expenses. This event begins at 9 a.m. and all types of vehicles are welcome. It will return to the Courthouse Complex around 6:30 p.m. Food, drinks, and music will be at the gazebo.
Attendees say Lent was to blame for lower alcohol beverage sales tax in February, say next month will be better thanks to St. Patrick’s Day.
The Creek County Commissioners met on March 4th, 2019, to accept the audit results from the Creek Co. Home Finance Authority for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. Commissioners Newt Stephens, Leon Warner, and Lane Whitehouse were present and voting. Ralph Osborn, CPA from Tulsa, told the board that the income source of the finance authority has been…
And more news from last week’s County Commissioners Board meeting.
Sheriff Bowling says that the costs of running the jail have “grown exponentially,” while the department is down $60,000 due to the shutdown.
Don Engle says the number of houses four years or more overdue on taxes is nearly twice what it was last year.
Ranger, the newest addition to the Creek County Sheriff’s Office, was introduced at the weekly Creek County Commissioner’s meeting on Monday