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Commissioners' Journal Jan. 8, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, January 17, 2014 1:30 PM

Note: The Paulding County Courthouse was closed Jan. 1 for New Year's Day and also on Jan. 6 due to a snow emergency.

Commissioners’ Journal January 8, 2014

This 8th day of January, 2014, 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.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Joe Burkard, County Prosecutor; and Tiffany Beckman, Common Pleas Court Judge - The remodeling project at the County Court Annex building was discussed. The Commissioners will contact an architect and arrange for a consultation.

Travis McGarvey, County Engineer - Mr. McGarvey met with the Commissioners to request authorization for performance of force account work for 2014 (see resolution below). He also noted there are some vehicles that will need to be traded, sold, or disposed of and replaced. Mr. McGarvey also reported Paulding County has been awarded $325,000 in OPWC grant dollars for 2014. He then commended his ‘crew’ for the work done during the recent snow storm and sub-zero degree weather.

Lou Ann Wannemacher, County Treasurer - Ms. Wannemacher presented the paperwork for the interest payment on the sewer project.

Jerry Zielke, Paulding County Economic Development - Mr. Zielke met with the Commissioners for his regularly scheduled meeting. He reviewed a recent letter he received from the Regional Port Authority. Mr. Zielke reported he is working on 16 new projects and two continuing projects since he took his position last fall. He also noted there is activity in the county for possible economic growth. Infrastructure within the county continues to be the biggest challenge.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Mr. Roy Klopfenstein to go into executive session at 8:31 a.m. with the Paulding County Prosecutor to discuss legal matters. The motion was seconded by Mr. Tony Zartman. All members voting yea.

At 8:52 a.m. all members present agreed to adjourn the executive session and go into regular session.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 007)

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 2014 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following in the Public Assistance Fund (Fund 007), to-wit;

007-001-00036/Public Assistance/Payout Consolidation          AMOUNT: $8,855

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 173)

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 2014 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following in the K-9 Officer Fund (Fund 173), to-wit;

173-001-00001/K-9 Officer/Expenses          AMOUNT: $3,800

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 182)

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 2014 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following in the Capital Improvements Fund (Fund 182), to-wit;

182-001-00001/Capital Improvements/Capital Improvements AMOUNT: $100,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 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 2014 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following in the County Health Insurance Fund (Fund 192), to-wit;

192-001-00001/County Health Insurance/Misc Expense          AMOUNT: $8,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 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 2014 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: $16,000

 

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING THE 2014 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 2014 Annual Appropriation by appropriating the following in the County Health Insurance Fund (Fund 192), to-wit;

192-001-00003/County Health Insurance/Premiums AMOUNT: $468,068

 

IN THE MATTER OF MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND IMPROVEMENT OF PAULDING COUNTY ROADS, CULVERTS AND BRIDGES FOR THE YEAR 2014

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has decided that the health, welfare, and safety of the people of Paulding County can best and most efficiently serviced by the “Force Account” in matters pertaining to the construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance, or repair of Paulding County roads, bridges, and culverts; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize Travis McGarvey, Paulding County Engineer, to proceed by force account for the maintenance, repair and improvement of county roads, culverts and bridges for the year 2014; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize the County Engineer to close necessary roads, bridges and culverts for the performance of said force account work pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code, Section 5543.19.

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE 2013 ANNUAL COUNTY HIGHWAY SYSTEM MILEAGE CERTIFICATION

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, in accordance with the provisions specified in the Ohio Revised Code, Section §4501.04 (Distribution of Revenues), the Board of County Commissioners of Paulding County, Ohio, does hereby certify a total of 322.133 miles as of December 31, 2013, for Paulding County.

 

APPOINTMENTS IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to approve the following appointments for 2014, to-wit

Nola Ginter Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

Cindy Peters Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

Joan Tope Assistant Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

Becky Suvar Program Manager, Waste Management Education and Awareness Program

Darlene Jordan Assistant Clerk

Pamela Miller Administrative Assistant, Paulding County Economic Development

Marsha Yeutter Senior Center Director

Angel Pease Clerk of County Court

Randy Shaffer EMA Director

Mark Rassman Deputy Dog Warden

Brandon Shuherk Assistant Deputy Dog Warden

Jared Renollet Assistant Deputy Dog Warden