McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

January 8, 2013

Commissioners elect chairman, vice chairman for 2013

By Rachel Petersen
Staff Writer

McALESTER — Pittsburg County commissioners voted to appoint the positions of chairman and vice chairman during Monday’s regularly scheduled commissioners meeting at the Pittsburg County courthouse.

Ronnie Young was appointed commission chairman for the 2013 year and Kevin Smith was appointed vice chairman.

Also on the agenda, commissioners unanimously approved the agenda, the December meeting minutes, blanket purchase orders and weekly fuel bids.

Commissioners also approved a purchase contract between Pittsburg County and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation for the purchase of a tractor /mower to be purchased through the County Road Machinery and Equipment revolving fund (District No. 2).

Commissioners present at the meeting were Young and 2012 Chairman Gene Rogers. Smith was absent.

Pittsburg County commissioners meet every Monday at 9 a.m. in the county commissioners’ conference room at the Pittsburg County courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.

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