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Commissioners’ Journal May 8 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, May 16, 2013 3:01 PM

 

Commissioners’ Journal May 8, 2013

 

This 8th day of May, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, and Nola Ginter, Clerk. Absent: Fred Pieper.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2013 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 001-017)

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Sheriff will be retaining a drug enforcement officer; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to increase the Sheriff's 2013 budget to cover the salary-related costs for said drug enforcement officer; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby direct the County Auditor to amend the 2013 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following, to-wit;

001-017-00002/General Fund/Sheriff/Salaries, Employees-Sheriff AMOUNT: $30,000.

 

IN THE MATTER OF APPOINTMENT TO THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION, PAULDING COUNTY SUBCOMMITTEE

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby appoint the following to the Ohio Public Works Commission, Paulding County Subcommittee, in his respective classification, to fill the unexpired term for Mr. Tony Zartman, beginning March 29, 2012, through March 28, 2015; to-wit:

County Representative Mr. Roy Klopfenstein

and be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that said appointment will be in effect from January 2, 2013, through March 28, 2015.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Jason Landers, Paulding County Sheriff - Sheriff Landers met with the Commissioners to discuss various issues. He noted the antennas have been moved higher on the communications tower in an effort to improve the emergency radio reception. He reported dispatch communications issues on the scene of the recent fatality on US 24 and CR 115. Sheriff Landers also presented his budget projections through December 2013. His best estimation is a shortfall in the jail supplies line item due to increased out-housing costs for inmates this year. The Sheriff noted he has bids out for patrol rifles and he also will be exchanging out pistols so they will all be uniform. He discussed the probability of retaining a drug enforcement officer and also his desire to implement "Project Life-Saver." Project Life-Saver is a program that allows law enforcement to electronically monitor Alzheimer's patients and also those with autism. Mr. Landers reported Dave Cline has been attending training and informative meetings.

The Sheriff then presented the Paulding County Sheriff monthly statement, showing 36 male and 16 female inmates held during the month of April, totaling 676 days served. He also distributed the 2013 Out-Housing Cost report which showed a total of $110,934 paid out so far in 2013. During the month of April, officers made 41 trips to Ottawa and one trip to Van Wert (totaling 2,681 miles) to transport inmates, consuming a total of 94 hours.