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Commissioners' Journal Nov. 13 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, December 05, 2013 4:00 PM

Commissioners’ Journal November 13, 2013

This 13th day of November, 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. Roy Klopfenstein to go into executive session at 8:07 a.m. with the Paulding County Prosecutor to discuss legal matters. The motion was seconded by Mr. Tony Zartman. All members voting yea.

At 8:28 a.m. all members present agreed to adjourn the executive session and go into regular session.

 

IN THE MATTER OF ADVANCING FUNDS TO THE HAVA FUND (FUND 154)

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the State of Ohio covers the cost of Poll Worker Training for elections through HAVA; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to make an advancement from the General Fund to cover the cost of Poll Worker Training for the November 5, 2013, election, now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby direct the County Auditor to;

ADVANCE: $370           FROM: 001-001-99999/General Fund/Commissioners/Advances Out

TO:  154-001-99999/HAVA/Advances In

be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon receipt of the payment from the State of Ohio, $370 will be paid into General Fund/Commissioners/Advances Out (001-001-99999).

 

IN THE MATTER OF ADVANCING FUNDS TO MOVING OHIO FORWARD FUND (FUND 190)

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, Moving Ohio Forward is a grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to be utilized for demolishing blighted residential structures; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to make an advancement from the General Fund to cover expenses until receipt of the grant payment; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby direct the County Auditor to;

ADVANCE: $3,214.93           FROM: 001-001-99999/General Fund/Commissioners/Advances Out

TO:  190-001-99999/Moving Ohio Forward/Advances In

be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon receipt of grant payment, $3,214.93 will be paid into General Fund/Commissioners/Advances Out (001-001-99999).

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2013 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 002)

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

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 in the Dog & Kennel Fund (Fund 002), to-wit;

002-001-00003/Dog & Kennel/Supplies           AMOUNT: $1,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2013 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 192)

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

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 in the County Health Insurance Fund (Fund 192), to-wit;

192-001-00002/County Health Insurance/Consultant Fees           AMOUNT: $4,000

 

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

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2013 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds, to-wit;

FROM: 001-016-00005/General Fund/Commissioners’ Buildings & Grounds/Maintenance Repairs

TO: 001-001-00004/General Fund/Commissioners/Equipment           AMOUNT: $7,180.42

 

IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2013 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 001-016)

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2013 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds, to-wit;

FROM: 001-016-00005/General Fund/Commissioners’ Buildings & Grounds/Maintenance Repairs

TO: 001-016-00004/General Fund/Commissioners/Supplies           AMOUNT: $15,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF SIGNING NOTES TO BORROW FUNDS

This 13th day of November, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners signed a general obligation note with the State Bank & Trust Company.

 

RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONDUCT AN INTERNET AUCTION FOR THE SALE OF UNNEEDED, OBSOLETE OR UNFIT COUNTY PERSONAL PROPERTY IN CALENDAR YEAR 2013

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, House Bill 226 of the 124th General Assembly, which became effective on January 26, 2002, authorizes a Board of County Commissioners to dispose of unneeded, obsolete or unfit personal property through the use of Internet auctions; and

WHEREAS, Section 307.12(C) of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC), as amended by House Bill 226, requires a Board of County Commissioners to adopt, during each calendar year, a resolution expressing its intent to sell property by Internet auction; and

WHEREAS, that the personal property disposed of through the Internet auction may include, as specified in ORS 307.12(C), motor vehicles acquired for the use of county officers and departments, road machinery, equipment, tools or supplies, any of which is either unneeded, obsolete, or unfit for the use for which it was acquired; and

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Commissioners have contracted with Gov/Deals to provide the Internet-based auction system to conduct the Internet auction in the following manner under the general terms and conditions as listed in the Seller’s Agreement, Exhibit A and Exhibit B, said auctions to be conducted as follows: After a department head determines that certain county owned property is either unneeded, obsolete, or unfit for the use for which it was acquired they may list such equipment at GovDeals internet auction site for a minimum of 15 days and dispose of said equipment to the highest bidder; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners hereby express its intent to dispose of unneeded, obsolete or unfit personal property by Internet auction during the calendar year 2013.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING PAULDING COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT TO TRADE EQUIPMENT FOR AN ALLOWANCE ON NEW EQUIPMENT

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, Paulding County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) currently owns a John Deere disc mower; and

WHEREAS, it is the SWCD Board’s desire to trade the disc mower in and use the allowance to apply to the purchase of a John Deere Gator; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the Paulding County Soil and Water Conservation District to trade the John Deere disc mower and apply its allowance toward the purchase of a John Deere Gator.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Judge Suzanne Rister, County Court - Ms. Rister reviewed her 2014 budget expense worksheet with the Commissioners. The increase in expenses from 2013 is in anticipation of the County Court judgeship becoming full time in 2014. Judge Rister reported County Court set a record in 2013 for the number of cases. She noted the paperwork has been submitted to the state and she is awaiting response. The normal processing timeframe is 12-18 months.

 

Health Department Board (Ron Schmidt, Dr. Larry Fishbaugh, and Brandi Schrader) - Mr. Schmidt reported the Health Department has suffered funding cuts over the past several years. They have decreased hours and increased the employees’ health insurance contributions to the premiums. Ms. Schader noted the Health Department recently learned they will lose the WIC allocation ($6,000) for 2014. The Board were very appreciative their .2-mill passed last Tuesday.

 

Lou Ann Wannemacher, County Treasurer - Ms. Wannemacher discussed a recent bill received for two new copiers for her office. She also noted she will soon be ordering supplies for 2014. The Commissioners recommended recycling her old copiers.

 

Marsha Yeutter, Paulding County Senior Center - Ms. Yeutter presented a copy of her 2013-2015 winter snow removal contract with Classic Land Design. She chose the ’on occasion’ option. Ms. Yeutter reported the recent injury of a volunteer, stating she has reported it to CORSA. The transportation agreement with the Paulding County Hospital agreement was reviewed. Ms. Yeutter announced approximately 60 people attended the Vets program on Tuesday, November 12.

 

Ryan Mapes, SWCD - Mr. Mapes noted Paulding County Soil and Water Conservation District has several pieces of equipment they would like to list on govdeals.com. SMCD board will set a minimum bid and Randy Shaffer will assist them in listing the items (see resolution above). Mr. Mapes also indicated SWCD also owns a John Deere disc mower they would like to trade in for an allowance on a John Deere Gator (see resolution above). Mr. Mapes then discussed ORC 6137.12, which deals with allowing additional right-of-way feet for ‘emergency situations’. The Commissioners will discuss this with the County Prosecutor and Mr. Mapes will talk to the County Engineer.

 

Claudia Fickel, County Auditor - Ms. Fickel and the Commissioners held a brief discussion about the estimated revenue for 2014. Ms. Fickel asked if the Elected Officials’ Luncheon would be scheduled in the future. The Commissioners indicated the luncheon has been temporarily put on hold.

 

Becky Suvar, WMEA - Ms. Suvar presented her proposed 2014 budget.

 

Jeff Hollis, All-Trades Restoration - Mr. Hollis met with the Commissioners to discuss the recent cathedral stone restoration project on the Courthouse exterior. He noted the texture difference between the original and the patched portions is to be expected. He also related he is still not satisfied and his crew will continue to work on the exterior stone on the Courthouse.