County Commissioners

Posted: May 06, 2019 11:59 AMUpdated: May 06, 2019 6:33 PM

County Commissioners Adopt New Drug Testing Policy

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Ty Loftis

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska.


The Commissioners signed a resolution to adopt a revised drug and alcohol testing policy involving county employees. This policy will go into effect next Thursday. Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says there will likely be more changes to the policy as time goes on.


Builders Unlimited Incorporated was selected to make improvements to the Women's Building at the Osage County fairgrounds. That will cost $140,140.


During citizens input, Jerry Butterbaugh, a member of the Osage County Historical Society, thanked District One Commissioner Randall Jones, along with Fairgrounds Director Pee-Wee Easley and Kandy Jump for making last weeks Heroes and Legends event a success. The event honored 'Cha Tullis of Hominy, Chet Reyckert of Skiatook, W. Robert Wilson, Milton Labadie and Maybelle Kennedy.


Also, the EMS Advisory Board recently met for a second time to talk about Emergency Services in the county. The board will meet again on Thursday, May 16 at the Pawhuska Community Center. That meeting is open to the public.


The next regularly scheduled Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting will be next Monday at 10 in the morning.

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