Grant County Oklahoma

County News & Announcments 2013

Fair Board Election - Filing Period

The five day filing period for candidates to the Grant County Free Fair Board begins Monday, January 6, 2014, at 8:00 o’clock, a.m. and ends Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:30 o’clock, p.m.  

Publications & Grant Opportunities

There are multiple publications, webinars and Grant opportunities listed via Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Please click here for more information.

OSU Extension Newsletters

December/January

Grant County Agricultual Newsletter
4-H Clover Connection
Strengthening Oklahoma Families

Grant County Assessment Dates & Locations

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The assessment period for personal property is from January 1st to March 15th. Assess before March 15th to avoid the 10% penalty. After April 15th there is a 20% penalty.

The next Unwanted Pesticide Disposals are scheduled for November 2013
 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at all locations

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THE REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING THAT WAS SET FOR THE GRANT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013 AT 9:00 am HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

THIS MEETING WILL BE REPLACED WITH A SPECIAL MEETING, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013 AT 9:00 AM

4-Wheel Saftey Training Clinic

4-Her's and High School Students

Friday October 25 after school

The registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. Friday October 18. Participants must be 10 years of age or older and will need to go through an online safety course before riding. To sign up or for more information call the Grant County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension office at 580-395-2134.

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81st Annnual Grant County Free Fair

September 5-7, 2013 Grant Co. Fair Grounds
Pond Creek, Oklahoma

Check out the pictures of Fair Activities and the
BBQ meal
sponsored by The First State Bank of
Pond Creek, the Parade and all the other activities.
Also see how even some of the Grant County Officers were involved.2013 Grant County Fair parade

ROAD CLOSURE

Starting August 26,2013

Road Closure Starting August 26, 2013 District 2 Grant County, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Small Business Development Center
Are you Ready? Business Disaster Preparation Training

In Enid, August 13, 2013 10:00 am - Noon
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Room 125
2929 E. Randolph
Enid, OKlahoma 73701

Educational Lesson - Thursday Aug. 15, 2013 6:00 pm

Sew, You want to be a Quilter
Grant County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building
Pond Creek, Oklahoma

The public is invited to attend. For More information contact the Grant County OSU Cooperative Extension Office at 580-395-2134 or beth.m.peters@okstate.edu.

 

News Release 7-29-2013

Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt helps set national policies affecting American communities

County officials from across the country assemble at NACo annual conference in Tarrant County, Texas under theme: Why Counties Matter

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Grant County Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt recently joined 2,300 fellow county officials from across the country during the 2013 NACo Annual Conference: County Solutions and Idea Marketplace in Tarrant County/Fort Worth, Texas to establish national policies affecting counties and work collaboratively to find and share innovative solutions to challenges facing American communities.  The theme of this year’s annual conference was “Why Counties Matter.” Read More

Wheat Production Meeting

August 6, 2013
Grant County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building
601 S. 6th St. Pond Creek, OK
2:00 p. m.

Topics and Speakers:
Five Most Important Considerations In Planting Wheat This Year
Roger Gribble, NW Area Agronomis

Important Wheat Varieties for Grant County Producers—
Jeff Edwards, OCES Small Grains Specialist  

81st Annnual Grant County Free Fair

September 5-7, 2013 Grant Co. Fair Grounds
Pond Creek, Oklahoma
Premium List - Fair Book 2013

 

NACo Prescription Discount Card - Information for Residents 6-27-2013
The NACo Prescription Discount Card Program is a free program for county residents to receive an average of 24% savings on their prescriptions.  Everyone is eligible for the card.  There are no age or income restrictions.  The card can be used by the uninsured, underinsured, seniors and even pets!  One card can cover an entire family!  Nine out of 10 pharmacies accept the card out of a network of more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide.

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NEWS RELEASE:6-17-2013

Municipal Bonds Build America

New NACo study shows proposal to change tax status harms counties, taxpayers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress and the Administration contemplate reforming the U.S. tax code, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has released important new research which shows that changing the tax-exempt status of municipal bond interest is costly and risky to American investors, local taxpayers and counties.

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PUBLIC NOTICE:

All persons having an indebtedness or claim against Grant County are hereby notified that all invoices and documentation pertaining to said purchase orders or contracts must be recorded in the office of Grant County Clerk on or before September 30, 2013, covering all debts now unpaid and incurred during the period beginning on July 1, 2012 and ending on June 30, 2013, or said account shall be void and forever barred.

Dated June 13, 2013

Debbie K Kretchmar
Grant County Clerk


Tornado information from Oklahoma Cooperative Extension

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