CHESTERFIELD … The old Chesterfield School, pictured here, is set to be demolished following selection of a demolition company and their bid. (PHOTO BY JACOB KESSLER, STAFF)
By: Jacob Kessler
The Fulton County Commissioners held their first meeting of the week on Tuesday, February 28th.
The meeting began at 9:00 a.m. with the receiving of bids for the Chesterfield School Demolition Project.
Seven bids were received from demolition companies with the lowest bid being for $140,000.
The Fulton County Engineers estimate for the project was set at $245,000.00. The bids were then sent on for review.
Commissioners then moved to observe the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer. Minutes for the previous meeting held on February 23rd were approved next along with the current agenda and list of bills for payment. The following agenda item were then approved.
– Resolution 2023-178 for the increase and transfer of appropriations for various departments.
– Resolution 2023-179 to award a bid for the new Senior Center Project.
– Resolution 2023-180 to award a bid for the resurfacing of County Road 5-2, Road 24, and Road S on behalf of the Engineer.
– Resolution 2023-181 to enter Into Contract 2023-54 with ODNR for Watercraft Registrations on behalf of the Clerk of Courts.
– Resolution 2023-182 to enter into Contract 2023-55 with Bowser Morner for Soil Exploration at the proposed Pleasant View Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Project.
– Resolution 2023-183 to approve oversight of Contract 2023-56 with the Fulton County Common Pleas Court on behalf of Job and Family Services.
– Resolution 2023-184 to enter into Contracts 2023-57 through 2023-61 for the new proposed National Opioids Settlements.
– Resolution 2023-185 to enter into Contract 2023-62 with Matrix Pointe Software on behalf of the Prosecuting Attorney.
– Resolution 2023-186 to approve Amendment #1 to the Sublease Agreement with the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
– Resolution 2023-187 to approve purchase orders and travel requests.
Following the approval of agenda items, commissioners moved into recess at 9:13 a.m. Upon returning to session at 9:19 a.m., commissioners discussed engineer file plans for Clinton Township Ditch 2146.
Rod Creager went over the history of the ditch and some of the issues they are currently facing.
Clinton Township Trustees voiced their concerns about the ditch and asked if there was anything the county could do now regarding tile pipe because of the amount of flooding.
Rod Creager stated that there was nothing that could be done right now due to all of the wet ground.
Commissioners then moved to approve Resolution 2023-188 to set the date and time for the final hearing of Clinton Township Ditch 2146 for June 8th, 2023, at 9:15 a.m. The meeting was then adjourned at 9:57 a.m.
Commissioners then held their second meeting of the week on Thursday, March 2nd. The meeting began at 9:00 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer.
Minutes for the previous meeting held on February 28th were then approved along with the current agenda.
Reviews then took place of the Month End Financial Report for February 2023 and the Sales Tax Report. The following agenda items were then approved.
– Resolution 2023-191 for the increase and transfer of appropriations for various departments.
– Resolution 2023-192 to cancel the session for March 14, 2023.
– Resolution 2023-193 to proclaim March 2023 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and to issue a proclamation.
– Resolution 2023-194 to execute a letter of acceptance for the CDBG PY23 Administration Proposal and fee schedule.
– Resolution 2023-195 to approve purchase orders and travel requests.
With no further items to discuss, Commissioners moved to adjourn the meeting.
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