City of Checotah

Fire Department


(918) 473-4555

Maintenance Department

The Maintenance Department employs 9 full-time and 3 part-time people and is managed by a Maintenance Director. This department is responsible for maintaining the streets, alleys, right of ways, ditches, cemetaries, and all city buildings.

Maintenance Director

Mike Every

Andy Burnett
Lester Chandler III
Betty Whisenhunt
Brenda Hockenberry
Bryon Smith Brenda Hockenberry

Police Department

The Checotah Police Department employs 13 full-time and 3 part-time employees. The department is under the direction of Chief Darren Glover. The CPD has been working hard the past year to cut down on the drug traffic around our town. For more information about the Checotah Police Department visit their site.

Address: 131 SW Main, Checotah OK 74426

Telephone: (918) 473-4555


Recreation Department

For Softball, Baseball Sign-Ups contact

League Director

Marcus Cunningham E: P: (918) 843-9410

Utilities Department

The Utilities, water, sewer are provided by the Checotah Public Works Authority(CPWA). The CPWA is ran by a board of 8 and a Chairman. Appointed is a Utilities Director to oversee the daily operations of the CPWA departments. The Wastewater Treatment Plant employs 3 full-time people and a Supervisor. The in-town department maintains the sewer lines and employs 3 full-time people. In addition to those departments there is a meter reader and a collections clerk.

The water department has approx 1500 meters and treats a yearly average of 1.1 million gallons per day. The maximum plant output is 2.5 million gallons per day. The water plant has a 1 million gallon storage tank on site.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant has a maximum capacity of 1.9 million gallons a day and has a yearly average of 500,000 gallons per day treated.

Trash service is provided by Sue's Recycling (918) 473-2286

Utilities Director

Rick Cox -

Water Plant Operators

Kermit Dover
Gary Smith
Scott Radaich

Water Plant Supervisor

Mike Creekbaum

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

Harold Cook
Stephen Garner
Dakota Bryant

In Town Water

James Garner
Eric Woods

Meter Reader

David Clayton

City of Checotah Posted Fees