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Friday, May 10, 2013 2:31 PM

 

 

Commissioners’ Journal April 26, 2013

 

 

This 26th day of April, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners met in special session with the following members present: Fred Pieper, Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, and Cynthia Peters, Clerk.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

The Executive Committee of the Paulding County Emergency Management Agency met in the Commissioners’ Office. The following committee members were present: Gene Sheets, Gary Benschneider, Lynn Noffsinger, Greg White, Greg Hughes, and Fred Pieper. Also present was Jason Landers and Randy Shaffer. It was decided to disband the current County Wide Emergency Management Agreement and any amendments thereafter be terminated and that the Paulding County Emergency Management be formed pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5502.271.

 

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Commissioners’ Journal May 1, 2013

 

This 1st day of May, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Fred Pieper, Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, and Nola Ginter, Clerk.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Mr. Tony Zartman to go into executive session at 8:40 a.m. with the County Dog Warden and Assistant Dog Warden to discuss personnel matters. The motion was seconded by Mr. Roy Klopfenstein. All members voting yea. At 8:53 a.m. all members present agreed to adjourn the executive session and go into regular session.

 

IN THE MATTER OF TRANSFERRING THE AUTHORITY AND JURISDICTION OF THE PAULDING COUNTY DOG WARDEN AND KENNEL OPERATIONS TO THE PAULDING COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution;

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby transfer the authority and jurisdiction of the Paulding County Dog Warden and Kennel operations to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office effective July 1, 2013, and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, the current Paulding County Dog Warden’s last day in her position will be June 30, 2013, and the current Paulding County Assistant Dog Warden’s last day in his position will be May 31, 2013.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING WESTERN BUCKEYE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER TO BE THE FISCAL AGENT FOR PAULDING COUNTY FAMILY AND CHILDREN FIRST/HELP ME GROW PROGRAM (FISCAL YEAR 2014)

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize the Western Buckeye Educational Service Center to be the fiscal agent for Paulding County Family and Children First Council/Help Me Grow Program for Fiscal Year 2014, to be effective from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.

 

IN THE MATTER OF ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT WITH BELMONT PINES

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Department of Job and Family Services is responsible under ORC §5153 for the custody, care of, and protective services for dependent, neglected and abused children; and

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Department of Job and Family Services is authorized under ORC §5153 to provide care and services which it deems to be in the best interest of any child who needs or is likely to need public care and services; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize the Director of Paulding County Job and Family Services to enter into a State Fiscal Year 2014 for Family Foster Care Placement and Residential Treatment Services for Youth with Belmont Pines, a copy of which is on file at the Paulding County Department of Job and Family Services.

 

IN THE MATTER OF ENTERING INTO A MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING FOR LOCAL AREA 7-15 ONE-STOP OPERATIONS

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners entered into a Memo of Understanding (MOU) for Local Area 7-15 One-Stop Operations, said MOU effective from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Kris Gerken, Huntington Insurance - Mr. Gerken presented final numbers for the County Health Insurance plan.

 

Insurance Committee Meeting - In attendance were: Jason Landers, Michelle Stahl, Lou Ann Wannemacher, Claudia Fickel, Carol Temple, Ann Pease, Melissa Munger, and Marcia Yeutter. Commissioner Zartman opened the meeting by reviewing the past coverage year. He noted the plan did not support itself, paying out more in claims than premiums collected, with the difference being made up with General Fund dollars. Commissioner Pieper presented the renewal quotes from Wells Fargo Insurance Services and rates from Huntington Insurance/Medical Mutual. A comparison spreadsheet was provided for reference. Much discussion followed regarding the affordable health care act and how it will effect coverage and premiums in 2014. The Insurance Committee agreed that a representative from Huntington Insurance/Medical Mutual should be scheduled for a Q & A session.

 

Mark Yenser - Mr. Yenser and the Commissioners spoke on a telephone conference call regarding Auglaize Sewer hook-up. The Commissioners advised him to contact the Prosecutor and update him on his situation.