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Commissioners’ Journal December 30, 2013

This 30th day of December, 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.

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Jason Landers, Paulding County Sheriff - Sheriff Landers requested permission to trade in an old cruiser (see resolution below). Mr. Landers commented he will try to replace a couple of vehicles a year to stay within his budget. He also announced he recently hired a full time dispatcher. He then made a recommendation for a part time dog warden (see resolution above). Sheriff Landers reported there has been some building repairs to the Dog Kennel.

Claudia Fickel, County Auditor - Ms. Fickel presented the Memorandum of Agreement from the Auditor of State (see resolution below).

Randy Shaffer, EMA - Mr. Shaffer reported he plans to e-mail the members of the LEPC and request training ideas for 2014. The State Fire Marshal Academy website provides a listing of trainings. Mr. Shaffer noted Paulding County is the recipient of $5,590 in PUCO grant dollars to be used to fund HAZMAT IQ classes. He plans to discuss a possible date for the HAZMAT IQ class at the LEPC meeting on January 7. Mr. Shaffer commented Defiance County has a used siren that Auglaize Township may have. Mr. Shaffer intends on drafting a memo to specify his limitations regarding siren repair. He reported there are currently 18 sirens in the county. Washington Township is still in need of a siren. Mr. Shaffer reported no significant water damage in Paulding County due to the heavy rainfall last week. He mentioned a new law in Ohio regarding drivers disregarding road closed signs due to high water. Heavy fines can be handed down. Mr. Shaffer emphasized that emergency personnel are in danger when attempting to rescue stranded drivers.

 

IN THE MATTER OF DISPOSAL OF UNNEEDED, OBSOLETE, OR UNFIT PERSONAL PROPERTY

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office owns a vehicle that is no longer fit for the use for which it was acquired; and

WHEREAS, the fair market value of said vehicle is, in the opinion of the Board, two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) or less; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize the Paulding County Sheriff to sell privately or trade in the following vehicle: 2009 Ford Crown Victoria VIN 2FAHP71V99X132499

 

APPOINTMENT OF PAULDING COUNTY ASSISTANT DOG WARDEN

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby approve the appointment of Jared Renollet as Paulding County Assistant Dog Warden/Deputy; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize the Paulding County Sheriff to determine the Paulding County Assistant Dog Warden/Deputy’s date of hire.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AWARDING THE BID FOR RELOCATING WIRING AT THE PAULDING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF JOB AND FAMILY SERVICES

WHEREAS, three proposals were received for the wiring project at the Paulding County Department of Job and Family Services building, 252 Dooley Drive, Paulding, Ohio; and

WHEREAS, Corey Walker, Director of the Paulding County Department of Job and Family Services, presented the proposals received from three (3) contractors, to-wit;

PROPOSAL: BID AMOUNT:

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services $6,499

Indiana Small Business IT LLC, Cecil $7,700

EK Computer Inc., Napoleon $6,475

A motion was made by Mr. Tony Zartman to accept the proposal from EK Computer Inc., in the amount of $6,475.

 

IN THE MATTER OF PERMISSIVE TAX APPLICATION FOR FUNDS AVAILABLE UNDER SECTION 4504.05 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE FOR THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD

Oakwood Village, a municipal corporation within the County of Paulding, hereby makes application for funds available under Section 4504.05 of the Revised Code of Ohio, to plan, construct, improve, maintain, or repair the following streets within the municipality shown on a map presented to the Paulding County Engineer.

Total amount of estimated cost of construction: $32,341.21

Amount available according to vehicle registration: $18,907.82

Application date: December 20, 2013 Susan Barron, Fiscal Officer, Village of Oakwood

I, Travis McGarvey, Engineer of Paulding County, hereby grant the foregoing request of the Village of Oakwood in the amount of $18,907.82. Approval date: December 26, 2013

Commissioners order to pay Oakwood Village. The Auditor is hereby authorized to issue a warrant to Oakwood Village in the amount of $18,907.82 in conformance with Section 4505.05 of the Revised Code of Ohio, to be paid from the Municipal Permissive Tax Fund.

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING A RESOLUTION CREATING K-9 OFFICER FUND (FUND 173)

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, on November 25, 2013, a resolution was passed to create a K-9 Officer Fund (Fund 173) for the purpose of accurately tracking the K-9 Officer revenue/donations and expenses; and

WHEREAS, revenue and expense line items were created to account for the revenue and expenses of said K-9 Officer; and

WHEREAS, the K-9 Officer Fund (Fund 173) shall be used exclusively for the K-9 Unit expenses; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby amend their resolution to include the above paragraph.

 

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

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: 001-017-00011/General Fund/Sheriff/Contracts/Services

TO: 001-017-00005/General Fund/Sheriff/Supplies/Sheriff     AMOUNT: $4,000

 

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

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: 001-017-00003/General Fund/Sheriff/Salaries-Employees, Jail

TO: 001-017-00006/General Fund/Sheriff/Jail Supplies/Jail/Outhousing     AMOUNT: $10,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2013 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 009)

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 in the Engineer-Gas Tax Fund (Fund 009), to-wit;

FROM: 009-001-00006/Engineer-Gas Tax/Laborers

TO: 009-001-00002/Engineer-Gas Tax/Salaries-Employees     AMOUNT: $1,978.87

 

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

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 reduce the 2013 Annual Appropriation, to-wit;

001-017-00020/General Fund/Sheriff/K-9 Officer Expenses Current Appropriation: $9,200

Change (+ or -)            -$ 9,200

New Appropriation $ -0-

 

IN THE MATTER OF ENTERING INTO A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH PLATTENBURG & ASSOCIATES INC. AND AUDITOR OF STATE OF OHIO FOR THE COUNTY’S AUDIT

Mr. Tony Zartman moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, on October 9, 2013, the Paulding County Commissioners issued a Request for Proposals for the audit of Paulding County for five fiscal periods beginning January 1, 2013, and ending December 31, 2017; and

WHEREAS, Plattenburg & Associates Inc., an independent public accountant (IPA), submitted a Proposal, listing Charles Harris and Associates Inc., 614 W. Superior Avenue, Suite 1242, Cleveland OH 44113 as a subcontractor, in the amount of $36,300; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of County Commissioners does hereby enter into a Memorandum of Agreement between Plattenburg & Associates Inc., Auditor or State of Ohio, and Paulding County to perform the audit of Paulding County in accordance with the items and conditions set forth in the Request for Proposal for fiscal periods January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2017, and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby direct and authorize the President of the Paulding County Board of Commissioners to act in connection with the Memorandum of Agreement, providing additional information and signatures as may be required.