Oath of Office


Below is the Oath of Office that is used for commissions, trusts, authorities, and board members as prescribed in the City of Perkins Charter, Article VIII, Section 8-11. The Oath can be found in the Oklahoma Constitution, Article 15.

I, _________________________________________________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma, and that I will not, knowingly, receive, directly or indirectly, any money or other valuable thing, for the performance or nonperformance of any act or duty pertaining to my office, other than the compensation allowed by law; I further swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my duties as ________________________________to the best of my ability.