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Commissioners' Journal June 9 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:14 PM

Commissioners’ Journal June 9, 2014

This 9th day of June, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, Fred Pieper, and Nola Ginter, Clerk.

 

MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

Chris Banks - Mr. Banks met with the commissioners to discuss the courthouse landscaping needs. He indicated he is an “installer”; however, would consider maintaining the grounds once the installation is complete. Mr. Banks suggested setting a budget and working on a section of the courtyard at a time.

 

Aaron Timm and Chad Crosby, Engineer’s Office; Ben Kauser, Kauser Trucking and Excavating - Mr. Timm opened the bids for the county/village parking lot project (see resolution below).

 

Luke Jackson - Mr. Jackson met with the commissioners to finalize the paperwork for his Eagle Scout project. He chose to plant flowers on the courthouse square corners. Mr. Jackson reported he had received donations for most of the plants and he has had wonderful response from local businesses in donating supplies. The commissioners thanked Mr. Jackson for a job well done. They extended their appreciation for his time and contribution to the community. The commissioners further encouraged Mr. Jackson as he pursues his Eagle Scout commendation.

 

Jim Guelde - Mr. Guelde spoke with the commissioners about the courthouse landscaping needs.

 

Commissioners traveled to Defiance County for a Joint Ditch Assessment meeting, Defiance/Paulding Consolidated JFS meeting, and Four County Solid Waste District meeting.

 

IN THE MATTER OF RECEIVING BIDS FOR THE COUNTY/VILLAGE PARKING LOT PAVING PROJECT

This 9th day of June, 2014, being the day advertised in the West Bend News, a paper of general circulation within the County, as per Section 307.86 of the Ohio Revised Code, bids were received and opened for the County/Village Parking Lot Paving Project, to-wit;

BIDDER/BID AMOUNT

Kauser Trucking Services/Kauser Excavating, Paulding

$52,010.77 County/Asphalt $42,765.74

Village/Asphalt $9,245.03

$65,583.66 County/Concrete

 

Ward Construction Co., Leipsic $49,502 County/Asphalt $37,745

Village/Asphalt $11,757

$52,135 County/Concrete

 

Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay     $61,226.70 County/Asphalt $48,983.50

Village/Asphalt $12,243.20

$84,550 County/Concrete

 

Midwest Contracting Inc., Holland   $105,330 County/Concrete

The Paulding County Engineer will study the specifications with a recommendation to be made later.

 

IN THE MATTER OF MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENTS FOR THE DUPLICATE YEAR 2014, COLLECTED IN 2015, ON JOINT DITCHES WITH DEFIANCE COUNTY ORC 6137.03

This 9th day of June, 2014, the Joint Board of County Commissioners of Paulding and Defiance Counties met in regular session in the Conference Room of the Defiance County Commissioners’ Office with the following members present: PAULDING COUNTY – Fred Pieper, Present; Tony Zartman, Present; Roy Klopfenstein, Present. DEFIANCE COUNTY – Thomas Kime, Absent; Otto L. Nicely, Present; James E. Harris, Present.

Mr. James E. Harris Jr. moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, Ryan Mapes, Paulding County SWCD Ditch Maintenance, has reported the proposed maintenance collections for the 2014 duplicates with Paulding and Defiance Counties, information sheets attached, and should be placed on the 2014 tax duplicate, to be collected in 2015, for maintenance; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Joint Board of County Commissioners of Paulding and Defiance Counties, that in order to provide such maintenance funds, it is deemed necessary to run the attached listed ditches on the 2014 tax duplicate, to be collected in 2015, for collection for one year only, at the percentage and the amount provided based on the benefits, and that the same be and is hereby levied upon such benefited areas as aforesaid, all in accordance with the provisions of Section 6137.03 of the Revised Code of Ohio; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Auditors of Paulding and Defiance Counties are hereby ordered and directed to place such ditch maintenance assessments on the 2014 tax duplicate, to be collected in 2015, of the respective counties; and be it further

RESOLVED, that it is found and determined that all formal actions of this Board concerning and relating to the adoption of this Resolution were so adopted in an open meeting of this Board and that all deliberations of this Board and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING THE PAULDING COUNTY ENGINEER TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE 2014 PAULDING COUNTY ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

Mr. Roy Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize Travis McGarvey, Paulding County Engineer, to advertise in a paper of general circulation within the County for three consecutive weeks for bids for the 2014 Paulding County Road Improvements Project.

 

IN THE MATTER OF RESCINDING A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX REVENUE

Mr. Fred Pieper moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a resolution was adopted (found in Journal 54, Page 136) requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.25 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined the resolution is not the proper protocol and is, therefore, unnecessary; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby rescind the resolution dated May 28, 2014, requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.25 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library.

 

IN THE MATTER OF RESCINDING A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX REVENUE

Mr. Fred Pieper moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a resolution was adopted (found in Journal 54, Page 136) requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.50 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined the resolution is not the proper protocol and is, therefore, unnecessary; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby rescind the resolution dated May 28, 2014, requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.50 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library.

 

IN THE MATTER OF RESCINDING A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX REVENUE

Mr. Fred Pieper moved to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a resolution was adopted (found in Journal 54, Page 137) requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.75 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined the resolution is not the proper protocol and is, therefore, unnecessary; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby rescind the resolution dated May 28, 2014, requesting the County Auditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated Property Tax Revenue to certify the total current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by 1.75 mills on behalf of the Paulding County Carnegie Library.