County supervisors sell two more motor graders

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


In the first meeting of October, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors opened bids to sell two used motor graders.

District 1 and District 3 previously advertised to sell one used motor grader each.

District 1 bids were: Martin and Martin $37,833 and Dean Co. $33,100

District 3 bids were: Track Traders $110,000, Martin and Martin $105,687, Dean Co. $115,100.

After a short discussion the board approved to sell the motor graders from District 1 to Martin and Martin and District 3 to Dean Co.

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved:

-Agenda after adding the nursing home roof.

-September minutes.


-Jail inspection.

-All monies at the end of fiscal year 2013 in each fund shall be carried forward and budgeted.

-Transfer $57,000 from Fund 125 to Fund 225.

-Recognize the end of the fiscal year inventory list as presented by Diane Pyron, inventory clerk.

-Recognize the end of the fiscal year civil and criminal aging report for Circuit Court, as presented by Peggy Miller, Circuit clerk.

-Recognize the end of the fiscal year aging report on accounts receivable for Justice Court, as presented by Theresa Weeks, Justice Court clerk.

-Bid from Dixie Roofing to repair two places on the roof at the Choctaw Nursing Center.

-Solid Waste postage request of $276.

-Travel and registration for Brent McKnight, county emergency management director, to the EMA Midwinter Conference November 11-13 at Choctaw, Ms.

-Resignation of Wesley Strutton as deputy for the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office, as requested by Sheriff Cloyd Halford.

-To advertise to hire a deputy for the CCSO, as requested by Sheriff Cloyd Halford.

The next Board of Supervisors meeting will be October 21 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom at the Choctaw County Courthouse.