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Dobbs sworn in as county tax assessor

Brandy Dobbs, right, was sworn in Monday morning as the new county tax assessor.

She was sworn in by Judge Kyle Waters, middle. and accompanied by her son Eli (left).

Monday, June 7, 2021 - A swearing in for Brandy Dobbs was held Monday prior to the regular meeting of the Sequoyah County Board of Commissioners. Dobbs was sworn into office by Judge Kyle Waters. She was appointed last week to replace outgoing Assessor Kelly Miller.

During the meeting commissioners discussed several heavy equipment purchases.

District 2 Commissioner Beau Burlison's request to trade in a 140H Cat Grader for $35,000 worth of skid-steer equipment and his purchase of a Kubota cab, tractor and equipment on a state contract were both unanimously approved, as was Jim Rogers' plan to enter into a lease-purchase contract for a Cat Motor Grader through the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) Equipment Revolving Fund for District 3. Later in the meeting, the commissioners also approved the transfers of funds to make the heavy equipment purchases possible.

In other business, the commissioners:

*Appointed Brandy Dobbs as requisitioning agent for the Sequoyah County assessor's office

*Approved the removal of Raven Remer as receiving agent and approved the addition of Sheila Manchester as the replacement receiving agent for the Sequoyah County Election Board

*Approved the annual contract between Sequoyah Enterprises Inc. and the Board of Sequoyah County Commissioners for services at the LeFlore County Juvenile Detention Center.

Laura Brown, KXMX Staff Writer

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