Grant County Oklahoma
County News & Announcments 2015
Mark Lamb New Excise Board Member
Mr. Mark Lamb of Pond Creek was sworn into office on March 26, 2015 as the newest member of the County Excise/Equalization Board replacing Billy Joe Halcomb. He was appointed by the Oklahoma Tax Commission with recommendations from Senator Patrick Anderson of Enid and the Grant County Board of County Commissioners. His term runs from February 24, 2015 through January 7, 2019.
Mr. Lamb is a lifelong resident of Grant County. The family's heritage in Grant County began over 120 years ago when his ancestors made the Cherokee Strip land run in 1893 on both sides of the family. He graduated from Pond Creek schools in 1980, however he had already become a full business partner in his family's farming operation in 1979 after the death of his grandfather. Learning responsibility came early for Mark with this partnership and working on the family farm from the time he could look over a steering wheel and carry a bucket. All of these experiences will be valuable assets as he serves on the Grant County Excise/Equalization Board.
Grant County Storm Shelter/Safe Room Registration
A form has been posted for residents of Grant County to fill out and email or send in to the Emergency Managment Office so there will be a record of all Storm Shelters/Safe Rooms in Grant County.
The information on this form will be stored in a secured location at the Emergency managment Office. The information submitted will only be shared with the Grant county Sheriff's office in the event of a disaster requiring search and rescue efforts.
New Grant Co. Emergency Management Director
The position of Grant County Emergency Managment (EM) Director was filled on Feb 2, 2015. The Grant County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Mr. Rich Donaldson to the position of Grant County Emergency Managment Director. The EM office offers many resources to Grant County in dealing with the mitigation, preparation, response and recovery phases before, during and after a natural or human caused disaster through social media, local media, lectures, and events.
For an overview of “Just what does an Emergency Manager do”? check out this link. This office will be regularly uploading articles and posts to assist you as a resident of Grant County in your endeavor of "Preparing for an Emergency" for your family. Please check the Emergency Managment Page regularly
New Grant Co. Safety Director
The position of Grant County Safety Director was filled on Feb. 2, 2015. The Grant County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Mr. Rich Donaldson to the position of Grant County Safety Director.
The County Safety Director offers many resources to Grant County dealing with the safety of county roads and highways, county highway construction and bridge projects as well as the safety of county employees. The Safety office is responsible for the recording, processing, storage and maintenance of workmen's compensation and Occupational Safety and Health Awareness (OSHA) records. Please check the Emergency Managment/Safety Page Regularly for posts an updates to help your family and business to stay safe.
New Grant Co. Commissioner Executive Assistant
The position of Executive Assistant (EA) has been filled. The Grant county board of Couny Commissioners appointed Ms. Dessie Scott to the position of Executive Assistant to the Grant County Commissioners and she started her duties on Feb. 2, 2015. The EA office offers many services and resources to the local governing body and the public. these include assistance with questions regarding county highway conditions, filling out andreceipt of Road Crossing Permits, processing of local government purchase orders, accounting of highway funds and the storage and upkeep of highway records. Please contact Ms. Scott at 580-395-2214 or email@example.com
69th Annual Grant County Spring Livestock Show
February 25-28 Grant County Fairgrounds - Pond Creek
Fair Board Election
BE IT REMEMBERED THAT ON THE 2nd DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2015 AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF GRANT COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED:
WHEREAS, the County Commissioners of Grant County, Oklahoma resolves that, in according with 2 O.S. 1991, as amended by Enrolled House Bill No. 1103 of the 1993 Oklahoma Legislative Session, the Board of Directors of the Grant County Fair Board shall be elected as follows:
- The filing period for such election shall consist of five (5) consecutive business days and shall commence on February 9, 2015 and end on February 13, 2015.
To see the rest of the resolution click Here
County Job Listings
Both Jobs have been filled. Please keep checking back to the Jobs Link for future listings.
Oath of Office
Grant county Officers elected during the 2014 election will be sworn in on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9:00 am in the Grant county Courtroom. Those taking the Oath of Office will be Max Hess County Commissioner Dist. 1, Nathan Shaffer, County Commissioner Dist. 3 and Robyn Herod, Assessor. Penny Dowell Grant County Treasurer will take her Oath of Office on July 1, 2015 at the beginning of the Fiscal Year.