The Town of Big Cabin is located in the southern region of Craig county in Northeastern Oklahoma. Our town is located near the three main lakes in Northeastern Oklahoma, Grand Lake, Lake Hudson, and Oologah Lake.
The town's name was created when the MKT railway in the late 1800's named a switch station and referenced the big wooden cabin used by the Cherokee Indians. The community was dubbed the “Hay Capital of the World” because of the amount of hay produced and shipped between 1883 and 1910 (Oklahoma Historical Society, 2012).
Every officer takes an oath to defend this nation, state, and community against those who would otherwise commit violent act against the public. Our officers dedicate their lives to protecting and serving the community and all those who visit.
Through the use of new technology the officer's can process investigations, accident scenes, cases, and citations efficiently and accurately. Technology helps the officer's sorten the time spent on documentation and processing so that they can be available quicker to the needs of the public.
The Polcie Department and Municipal Court uses Court Solutions LLC to provide iindividuals with quick and easy access for taking care of traffic violation financial responsabilities.
On average 10,000 motorist travel through Big Cabin on U.s. Highway 69 daily both north and south bound. Motorists connect with I-44 Will Rogers Turnpike at the Big Cabin exit/entrance 283. Our department monitors and enforces traffic laws on this highway and surrounding jurisdictional rural area roadways. Our primary goal is to promote safe driving through our town.
The Big Cabin Municipal Court is a lower court system that holds the authority, level of importance, and the geographical coverage for the jurisdiction of Big Cabin Oklahoma. The Municipal court processes violations of city ordinances and traffic violations. The Municipal court members are the Honorable John Crockett, Prosecutor Mark Antinoro, and Court Clerk Rita Moore.
The court clerk provides administrative duties with processing the citations for violations of city and traffic ordinances within the jurisdiction of Big Cabin Oklahoma. The court clerk sets the court schedule, the court docket, and fines processing.
The Big Cabin Municipal Court is held on every first Tuesday of every month unless the date falls on and observed holiday. Court starts at 4:00 PM.
Residents of Big Cabin are provided a trash service that is picked up weekly by the trash collection vendor.
Annually the Town of Big Cabin sponsors a large trash dumpster for the community. This helps the community dispose of unwanted items that are not normally picked up by the local trash vendor. This helps the residnets keep the commuity cleaned up.
Continental Refuse Service is the past and current local trash removal service for the town of Big Cabin.
The local water system is controlled and maintained by the PWA. Our local water resource is pumped in from Vinita Oklahoma. Recently Dwight Helm, Sam Yeoman, and Tom Polk co-authored a new pipeline that was installed helping with the quality and quantity of water supplied to the town of Big Cabin.
The city clerk provides administrative duties and support of city records, maintaining billing records and accounts for the residents, and the recording of town counsel meetings.The city clerk position is an electoral seat for the town of Big Cabin.
The community building serves as a multi-purpose facility for ht etown of Big Cabin. The building facilitates the town's board meetings, our senior citizens weekly lunch, public and private events. The building also facilitates the PWA Department and the City Clerk's office.
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If you need information or have questions relating to court, citations or reports please contact the Court Clerk/Police Department.
Questions relating to PWA, water bills, establishing a water tap, or city records please contact the City Clerk/PWA office.