County Commissioner

Monthly Archives: September 2010

County Commissioners exercise the administrative powers given to them by Oklahoma Statutes and the Oklahoma Constitution.  They are the governing body of the County Courthouse.

County Commissioners:

- Exercise direct control over the county highway system

- Audit the accounts of all officers handling county money

- Make general financial plans for the county, including the county budget

- Audit and approve claims against the county

- Issue calls for bond elections and other special elections

- Organize and direct “911” services

- Approve the county payroll

- Approve bids for major purchases or construction projects

- Develop personnel policies for the county

- Responsible for appointments to various county boards and positions

-Organize solid waste management districts

-Selling and purchasing public land or buildings for the county

-Responsible for improving efficiency of county government