June 26


June 26, 2019

The Rooks County Board of Commissioners met in special session at the Stockton City Hall at 4:30 pm Wednesday, June 26th to answer questions and work with the Stockton City Commissioners with the pending contract for law enforcement.  Those present were the Commissioners:  John Ruder, Corky Hagan, and Greg Balthazor; County Attorney, Danielle Muir and Rooks County Sheriff, Gary Knight.  Ruthie Muir, Rooks County Clerk was present as well.  Representing Stockton City were:  Kim Thomas, Mayor; and Commissioners, Don McLauglin, Sandi Rogers, Reesa Brown and Nathan Glendening.  Also representing Stockton City were: Courtney Flower, Stockton City Manager; Kayla Hilbrink, Stockton City Assistant Clerk; and Joe Gasper, Stockton City Attorney.  Approximately ten (10) persons from the public attended. 

Ruder presided over the meeting/work session, and opened the floor to any questions or comments from the public. 

After some questions were answered, the City Commissioners asked a few questions. Details were worked out. 

The Commissioners let the Stockton City Commissioners know that the County would be holding a special session on Friday, June 28th at 9:00 am.  The Stockton City Commissioners will plan to hold their meeting before that and attend the special meeting of the County Commissioners to sign a final draft of the contract. 

Wishing to let the Stockton City Commissioners review the contract and discuss the details amongst themselves, Ruder made a motion to adjourn the County Commissioner’s portion of the meeting.  Hagan seconded the motion, and Balthazor agreed. 

Adopted this 2nd day of July, 2019



John Ruder, Chairman                                                                                                          


Greg Balthazor, Member


Corky Hagan, Member



Ruthmary Muir, Rooks County Clerk