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BOC Agenda for June 12, 2019

Regular Meeting

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
3400 N Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

1:00 p.m.

June 12, 2019

Members of the Board of Corrections will be dining together before the Board meeting.

No business will be conducted during this time period.

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The next regular meeting of the Board of Corrections will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the Oklahoma Department of Corrections in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Updated on 6/11/2019 9:58 AM

Call to Order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
Election of Officers
All Members
Consideration and Approval of Standing Board of Corrections Committee
  • Technology and Systems Oversight Committee
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
Approval of Board of Corrections Regular Meeting Minutes for:
  • February 13, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
Approval of Appointments
  • Sharon McCoy as Warden of Jess Dunn Correctional Center
  • Natalie Cooper as Warden of the Dr. Eddie Warrior Correctional Center
  • Blaine Nelson as Warden of the Jim. E. Hamilton Correctional Center
Millicent Newton Embry, Director
Region I
Discussion and approval of the adoption of uniform and fixed rates established by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services previously approved by the Oklahoma Management and Enterprise Services pursuant to 74 O.S. § 85.7(A)(11) (Proposed rates included on Attachment A of this agenda)
David Cincotta, General Counsel
Directors Comments
Pursuant to 61 O.S. § 130, the chief administrative officer of a public agency with a governing body shall notify the governing body within ten (10) days of the declaration of an emergency if the governing body did not approve the emergency. The notification shall contain a statement of the reasons for the action, and shall be recorded in the official minutes of the governing body.
  • Emergency purchase authorization to repair electrical transformers at the William Key Correctional Center on March 13, 2019
  • Emergency purchase authorization to repair lift station pumps at the Lawton Community Corrections Center on March 22, 2019
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
 New Business
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
Approval to Enter into Executive Session
Pursuant to 25 O.S. § 307(B)(9), discussing matters involving safety and security at state penal institutions or correctional facilities used to house state inmates.
  • Discussion of security strategies being used and considered by the agency in combatting the introduction of contraband at penal institutions
Pursuant to 25 O.S. § 307(B)(10), discussing contract negotiations involving contracts requiring approval of the Board of Corrections, which shall be limited to members of the public body, the attorney for the public body, and the
immediate staff of the public body. No person who may profit directly or indirectly by a proposed transaction which is under consideration may be present or participate in the executive session.
  • Discussion of contract negotiations involving a new Correctional Services Contract with CoreCivic (previously Corrections Corporation of America) and amendment of the current Correctional Services Contract.
Pursuant to 25 O.S. § 307(B)(4), for confidential communications between a public body and its attorney concerning the pending investigation and litigation of the items listed below if the public body, with the advice of its attorney,
determines that disclosure will seriously impair the ability of the public body to conduct a pending investigation, litigation, or proceeding in the public interest.
  • Suicide of John Cheetham #448376 at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center (case number IG 19-0057)
  • Board of County Commissioners of the County of Tulsa, Oklahoma, et al. vs. The State of Oklahoma ex rel. DOC, et al. (case number CV-2017-684, Oklahoma County District Court)
  • Smith v. Allbaugh, et al. (case number CIV-19-470-G, U.S. District Court - Western District of Oklahoma)
David Cincotta, General Counsel
Approval to Return from Executive Session
David Cincotta, General Counsel
Discussion and Approval of Amendment #1 Correctional Services Contract with GEO Group, Inc. to amend Appendix C, Liquidated Damages.
David Cincotta, General Counsel
Discussion and Approval of Amendment #4 Correctional Services Contract with Corrections Corporation of America (CoreCivic) to amend the term of the Contract by extending it for one year.
David Cincotta, General Counsel
Approval to Adjourn Meeting
Joe M. Allbaugh, Director
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