Woodward County Commissioners met for their regular meeting Monday morning.
While meeting, it was brought to the commissioners’ attention that President Donald Trump had appointed Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. After originally deciding to close on Wednesday, Woodward County Officials said Tuesday morning the Courthouse will remain open on Wednesday.
An executive order issued by President Trump will close all federal offices, including post offices on Wednesday.
Flags at all federal installations will also be flown at half-staff for 30 days.
At Monday's city commission meeting, officials determined that city offices would be closed on Wednesday as well.
Dirk Dewald, representative from Central National Bank, presented a lease purchase resolution for financing two John Deere flex wing rotary cutters for just over $35,000. Commissioners approved the resolution.
Commissioners also approved financing with Oklahoma State Bank for a 2019 Chevrolet 1500 Suburban. The suburban will be a new rescue unit for the Woodward County Fire Department.
A permit from Howard Drilling Company for a public service pipeline crossing for a temporary water line in District 1 was approved.
Bids from Tri State Electric were opened for a transfer switch at the Woodward County Event Center. One was for under $25,000 per specified by the county in such a way that only an electrician could hook up. The other bid was over $36,000 which would be color coded and easier for any approved personnel to hook up. The commissioners tabled the bids for the Fair Board to consider.