Osage County Approves Interlocal Agreements
July 09, 2012

Osage County Commissioners approved two separate Interlocal Agreements between the county and the Osage Nation, as they continue to cooperate for the replacement of an inadequate low-water crossing with a 20 by 8-foot, multi-plate bridge over Flat Rock Creek in Skiatook and the paving of asphalt road surfacing, also in the Skiatook area. Commissioners also heard the latest report from Kay Kelley with the county's Emergency 9-1-1 Department. Kelly told commissioners that her department was continuing to clean-up matching telephone numbers with their correct addresses and that they had updated the county's G.I.S. mapping system. Osage County Emergency Management Director Mike Pattison told commissioners that the county only met 4 out of the 5 instances needed for the commissioners to sign a resolution imposing a county-wide burn ban. Pattison said that the county still lacks the fifth criterion which is a county-wide drought point indicator. Pattison told commissioners that the next weekly up-date will take place this Thursday at which time he will let all three districts know of the situation. District # 2 Commissioner Scott Hilton asked County Clerk Denny Hutson to put the burn-ban item back on next week's list of agenda items. Commissioners signed a revised Notification of Grant Award in the amount of $440,822 for the Nutrition Program for the fiscal year 2012-2013. Commissioners signed transportation contracts, site agreements, meal delivery contracts, a dietician contract and memoranda of understanding also on behalf of the county's nutrition program during this morning's session.