Department of Public Safety issues authorization for reduced services

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report

Published 08-Feb-2011

This afternoon (Tuesday, February 9), CapitolBeatOK and other news organizations received from state officials the following information, designated a “hazardous weather announcement” by the state: 

“The Commissioner of Public Safety, as authorized by the Governor, has announced that state agencies may temporarily reduce services beginning at 12:01 a.m. February 9, 2011 until 11:59 p.m. February 9, 2011 for the following counties: Canadian, Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, and Pottawatomie.”

The announcement concluded, “State employees designated to maintain basic minimum services (staff essential functions) should remain at work or report to work as scheduled.  Refer to Merit Rule 530:10-15-71.”