Logan County District 1: Major road and Bridge projects for 2017

Logan County District 1: Major road and Bridge projects for 2017

This year’s Logan County District 1 construction season starts early this New Year with the Seward Road Bridge replacement beginning this month. The contract has been let and construction is scheduled to begin on replacing the Seward Road / Cottonwood Creek Bridge January 23rd, 2017. The project was awarded at the December ODOT Commission meeting […]

Another mile of new asphalt on Waterloo Road‏

Another mile of new asphalt on Waterloo Road‏

Another mile of well-traveled roadway reopens this week with new life and a new asphalt surface on Waterloo road from SH 74 (Portland) West to Meridian Road. Our board of commissioners unanimously approved this project earlier this fall and their decision was an easy one given the evidence of need due to overuse and neglect […]

Commissioner questions Sheriff and DA’s budget needs

Commissioner questions Sheriff and DA’s budget needs

Following a special and regular scheduled meeting, the Board of County Commissioners finalized the estimate of needs for each of the county office’s budget for the fiscal year on Monday morning. Commissioner Marven Goodman questioned both the district attorney and sheriff’s office accounts and voted against their proposed budget.

District 1: “An average of around 200K per year, repeated over the past 7 years of non-compliance

District 1: “An average of around 200K per year, repeated over the past 7 years of non-compliance

It’s now official, with the latest release of the new county financial audit findings by the Oklahoma State Auditor, the last time Logan County produced a budget that met statutory or constitutional requirements was 2006. Ever since that time the county has received a reoccurring audit finding that documents the counties’ failure to follow statutory […]

District 1: Same political party and differ on fundamental principles of open government

District 1: Same political party and differ on fundamental principles of open government

This year’s state legislature robbed our local road and bridge funds to continue their out of control appetite for growing government.  I got to listen to one of the large government cheerleaders of the Oklahoma House of Representatives while I was attending the OSU county officer training “Statute Reference/ Legislative Process” at the Sapulpa Central […]