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Commissioners table transportation contract

Commissioners table transportation contract

Tahlequah Daily Press
By Keri Thornton
Jul 15, 2019

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners tabled an old business item during a July 15 meeting for the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs fiscal year 2020 detention transportation contract.

Assistant District Attorney Andy Williams voiced his frustration to the board regarding the contract and whether it can actually be approved.

"They still want to insist on having that language in there about indemnity, even though we've pointed out to them that constitutionally, you can't sign that kind of stuff," said Williams. "They recognize that, but said if you can't successfully argue that, then what's your problem? Our position is that I checked it, and do we still want to hold off on this?" FULL ARTICLE

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