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OKC firm to lead shelter project

An Oklahoma City construction company has been selected as the general contractor for a renovation project at the Canadian County Juvenile Justice Center in El Reno. Pillar Construction was selected for the project mainly because of its available technology. Two other companies, Westfahl Construction of Yukon and CMS-Willowbrook, based in Chickasha, also made presentations to…

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Lease renewal, disposal of property highlight county agenda

EL RENO – Canadian County officials could approve of the disposal of several computers and almost 30 vehicles Monday when they meet in their regular meeting. The agenda calls for the commissioners to declare several pieces of outdated technology as surplus in District 1. Those included a computer, monitor, speakers and keyboard. All are valued…

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Juvenile center provides beds to other counties

EL RENO – The Canadian County Children’s Justice Center will continue to offer services to several counties in Oklahoma. County commissioners approved an agreement Monday that allows the center, which is funded through a countywide sales tax, to offer beds to other counties for juvenile services. Monday’s agreement is with 13 counties – Blaine, Bryan,…

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County Commissioners want treasurer to invest in county banks

EL RENO – Canadian County money should be invested in Canadian County, officials said this week. County commissioners are expected to approve a resolution Monday ensuring the county treasurer deposits excess funds in financial institutions that have a physical presence in Canadian County. Treasurer Carolyn Leck said for the most part that should not be…

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New filing system OK’d for election board

The Canadian County Election Board may soon have a little more space. The county commissioners on Monday opened bids and awarded a contract for a new filing system for the election board. The contract is with Hanel Storage Systems for $43,488.20, and will be similar to a system used by the Canadian County Health Department.…

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Truck purchase to aid county road projects, officials say

EL RENO – Canadian County officials on Tuesday approved the lease-purchase of a new truck to assist with road projects. With Commissioner Jack Stewart unavailable for the meeting, Commissioners Marc Hader and Dave Anderson approved a five-year lease-purchase agreement for a 3,500 gallon distribution truck. The price is $237,600. The truck will be purchased by…

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