Grant County Oklahoma
County News & Announcments 2014
County Job Listings
OPENINGS FOR FULL TIME JOBS WITH BENEFITS
Grant County Commissioners are now accepting applications for two full-time positions: 1) Executive Assistant 2) Maintenance Technician/Custodian. Positions include a competitive salary, health and insurance benefits plus a retirement plan. For further information visit the Job Listings Page or contact Commissioners Cindy Bobbitt 580 541 8950; Max Hess 580 541 4740
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.
A Retirement Reception was Held on Dec. 11 for Jerry Shaffer.
County Commissioners Regular Meeting
The Grant County Commissioners Meeting for December 9 was cancelled due to lack of Quorum. The meeting will be rolled into December 15, 2014, Regular meeting.
Retirement Reception - Jerry Shaffer
HELP GRANT COUNTY CELEBRATE OVER 26 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE
YOU ARE INVITED TO A COME & GO
RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR
GRANT COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT # 3
DECEMBER 11th, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.
GRANT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
112 E. GUTHRIE
Grant County District #2 wins $1000
By Amy Copeland
Damage Prevention Events Coordinator
Oklahoma One Call System, Inc.
Safety conscious, Grant County, scheduled a safety training with Oklahoma One-Call (Call Okie Before You Dig) on May 13, 2014. During these trainings participants learn about the law concerning calling 811, and the 48 business hour notification, before doing any excavation, they also learn about safe digging practices as well as the importance of damage prevention in our state. More
OSU Winter Crop School
December 9-10 - Wes Watkins Center OSU Campus
Sillwater OK. Click here for registration form.
OSU Extension Newsletters
County Clerk Sworn Into Office
Sherri Eulberg was sworn into office by Judge Jack Hammontree, Monday, November 10th following her victory in the race for county clerk last Tuesday.
Eulberg was appointed in February by the County Commissioners. She handily won the remaining two-year term as Grant County Clerk, winning 56.7 percent of the Special Election vote, with 7 precincts reporting. Her opponent, Mickey Honeyman, received 47.8 percent of the vote.
Eulberg was excited with the success of the election. “I’m honored to be able to serve the citizens for the remainder of the term and I look forward to working with and for Grant County.”
Citizens Urged to Prepare for Winter Weather
Citizens in Grant County are urged to prepare for the upcoming winter weather season as part of "Winter Weather Preparedness.”
Grant County District 3 Receives Safety Award
By Rich Donaldson, EA Grant County Commissioners
POND CREEK, OK-Marva Jo McAllaster, a representative of the Grant County District 3 limestone mining facility, is shown receiving the annual Oklahoma Safety Award at the recent 2014 Oklahoma Department of Mines Award Banquet. More
For those of you who do not have the availability to come get a sample ballot at the election board office, a sample ballot for your precinct is available online.
Click on the link below and type in your name and birthday.
Click on view for your sample ballot.
Gov. Mary Fallin to be in Medford on Wednesday October 29, 2014 from Noon - 1:30 pm
at the Make your Mark sandwich shop in downtown Medford.
Rep. Lucas Meets with Grant County Commissioners to Discuss Transportation Issues
Medford, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas met Thursday October 23 with Grant County Commissioners Cindy Bobbitt, Max Hess and Jerry Shaffer to discuss federal transportation issues. They toured a county bridge that was financed with 80% Federal Funds and 20% County Improvement Road and Bridge Funds (CIRB).
In Oklahoma, counties own 75% of the state’s road miles and 62% of all Oklahoma’s bridges. More
The Grant County Clerk’s office has updated their technology! With a new computer for the clerk and each deputy, a new work station has been added for the reception of documents. It allows for immediate dispersal of receipts and same day return of documents. Learn more about updates in the clerk's office.
Ground Breaking for the 1893 Land Run Historical Center
Saturday, September 27, 2014 the 1893 Land Run Historical Center Board of Directors official held their ground breaking ceremony for the new educational and historical museum building. The building site is located at the northwest corner of Cherokee Street and U. S. Highway, downtown Medford. Click here for the rest of the story.
Groundbreaking - September 27-2014 - Medford
LT GOVERNOR TODD LAMB VISITS GRANT COUNTY OFFICIALS
By Rich Donaldson, EA Grant County Commissioners
Medford, OK - LT Governor Todd Lamb, visiting the North Central Oklahoma area, stopped by the Grant County Courthouse to visit with Elected Officials and Deputies during the September 22, 2014 scheduled Board of County Commissioners Meeting.To see the complete press relsease click here
Grant County Health Improvement Organization (CHIO) Survey
My name is Juli Pack and I am the Program Coordinator for a network development grant recently awarded to Rural Health to expand the Garfield County Health Improvement Organization (CHIO) into Grant County. The CHIO is a newly formed group designed to help improve the health of the population by bridging community efforts (i.e. mental & public health, social services, non-profits, public schools, etc.) with what primary care practitioners are doing in practice and in the community. We are currently conducting a survey that will help us determine what the citizens of Grant County believe are the most important and what you would like to see addressed. We would love to hear from you! Please click on the link below to complete the survey. It generally takes less than five minutes. Your participation is greatly appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DXTFT93
ALS 5 gallon Ice Bucket Challenge
Grant County District 2 Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt and District Road Foreman Robert Moss were challenged to the ALS 5 gallon ice bucket challenge by District 2 employee Jerry Nimitz. Watch the video
Oklahoma College Date Base Link
The Online College Database provides future post-secondary students with the information they need (at no cost) to make informed decisions about where to attend college. The Online team has created an easy-to-digest guide to all the 61 colleges in Oklahoma, including the 40 four-year colleges and the 21 two-year schools. Important factors such as tuition, enrollment size, campus setting, male / female ratio, student-to-faculty ratio, ROTC availability and acceptance rate have been included for each college. Our data comes exclusively from U.S. federal government databases such as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). This information, combined with our easy-to-use interface with Google Maps integration, creates a helpful educational resource that students can use free of charge. Visit http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/online-colleges-in-oklahoma/ for more information.
1893 Land Run Historical Center
A New Beginning
The 1893 Land Run new historical center will be constructed on the northwest corner of U. S. Highway 81 and Cherokee Street (east-west Main Street) in downtown Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma.
The new center will be multi-functional, providing for youth and adult education by preserving and artfully displaying, in a modern museum type setting, the history of the development of the 8,389,120 acres of public lands in the Cherokee Outlet of Northern Oklahoma, the largest land run Keep reading
Requesting Information on Future Telephone Line Installation.
Click Here to download the Resolution and Notification Form
2014 Grant County Fair - September 4-6
82st Annual Grant County Free Fair
All persons having an indebtedness or claim against Grant County are hereby notified that all invoices and documentation pertaining to said purchase order or contract must be recorded in the office of Grant County Clerk on or before September 30, 2014, covering all debts now unpaid and incurred during the period beginning on July 1, 2013, and ending on June 30, 2014, or said account shall be void and forever barred.
_Sherri Eulberg_______ _______
Sherri Eulberg, Grant County Clerk
Oklahoma-Kansas Winter Canola Conferences
July 29-30, 2014
STILLWATER, Okla. – Producers interested in learning how to maximize their canola crop should plan now to attend one of two Oklahoma-Kansas Winter Canola Conferences taking place July 29 in Enid and July 30 in Altus. Please Click Here for more information.
Grant County want you to get the CALL from Code Red!
Click on the CODE RED on the right to register.
OSU Extension Newsletters
New Grant County Extension Educator, Agriculture 4-H/Youth Development
Kassie Junghanns - Grant County Oklahoma
OSU Extension Educator
Agriculture/ 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator
Phone: (580) 395-2134
NOTICE! Burn Ban has been allowed to expire.
OSU Extension Newsletters
Deer Creek REAP Grant Completion
DEER CREEK, OK - Grant County District 2 recently completed a street improvement project for the Town of Deer Creek. County Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt wrote and submitted a cost sharing REAP Grant in late 2012. NODA awarded the project in 2013 in the amount of $57,375.00 with the county proving in-kind services of $20,000.00 in equipment and labor. More
Medford Community Room
615 N. Front St.
May 2nd 9:00 am
Managing Farm Transitions
STILLWATER, Okla. – A one-day workshop for family farmers and ranchers interested in learning about the components of a successful farm transition is set to be held in Stillwater on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Managing Farm Transitions:
Connecting Landowners, Farmers, and Families will take place at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade and Development on Oklahoma State University’s campus. Sessions will cover business and personal goal-setting, financial analysis, human resources, family communications, estate planning, estate taxes and retirement planning. For More Information
Small Business Day at the Capital
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 9:30 am - 1:00 pmState Capitol| Second Floor Rotunda
Sixteenth Annual Small Business Day at the Capitol
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. | Oklahoma City, OK
Power of Business Share-Learn-Do
"Tips and Tools on Building an Online Community"
Grant County OK Wheat Plot Tours
Grant County Oklahoma Wheat Plot Tours
The annual Wheat Variety Plot Tours in Grant County, Oklahoma will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a. m. at Kirby Farms, five miles west of Lamont and 1/4 mile south on CR 1010 or nine miles east of Pond Creek on highway 60 and 1/4 mile south on CR 1010.
A second tour is scheduled on the Dale Berline farm near Renfrow at 2:00 p. m. The location of the field is 2 ¾ miles north of the Logan Road and CR 1070 intersection on the east side of the road.
State Exchange Bank of Lamont, will provide refreshments.
Dr. Jeff Edwards, OSU Professor/Small Grains Extension Specialist, will lead the discussion on the varieties.
Pipeline Safety Meeting
Call Okie in conjunction with the Grant County Emergency Management will be holding a Pipeline Safety Meeting on May 13, 2014 at the Medford Civic Center. Click here for more details.
Town of Lamont, Oklahoma Spring Festival
Lamont, OK, on May 10, 2014: Lamont, OK will be having their Spring Festival from 2:00-10pm. The parade will line up at 1PM by the school and begin at 2PM, following this, there will be vendor booths set-up in the Fire Station featuring a variety items, from healthy living to crafts of all sorts, and much more! Click here for more information
OSU Extension Newsletters
Grant County Agricultual Newsletter 3-2014
4-H Clover Connection 3-2014
Strengthening Oklahoma Families 3
This is an educational event for Grant county producers/agricultural community as well as producers in Southern Kansas and Central Oklahoma. Click on the link or photo to read the Grant Co. Ag. Newsletter for more information.
Sales Tax & Retail Sales Trends & Analysis Webinar on February 13 & 20, 2014 Have been rescheduled.
Feb. 20, 2014 1:00-2:30 pm
Feb. 27, 2014 1:00-2:30 pm
Sign up for CodeRED Emergency Notification for Grant County
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.