By: Rebecca Miller
The Monday morning, June 14, 2021 General Session of the Williams County Commissioners, saw the approval of the following:
-Resolution 219 Supplemental Appropriations on behalf of WC Common Pleas Court; Juvenile Court; and Soil and Water
-Resolution 220 Rescind Resolution 21-0205 on behalf of WC JFS due to the wrong information provided
-Resolution 221 Entering into a Participation Agreement on behalf of WC JFS with West Publishing for location service for non-custodial parents through public records at a cost not to exceed $600 per year, for the term June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2023
-Resolution 222 Entering into an agreement and application on behalf of WC Juvenile Court for Fiscal Year 2022 Subsidy Grant to assist in paying salaries, out of home placement, trainings, programs, mileage and equipment for a term of July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022
-Resolution 223 Entering into a lease agreement on behalf of WC Hillside Country Living with Adam and Angela Wolfrum for the property located at 09986 C.R. 16, Bryan, at a cost not to exceed $800 a month for a term of July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022
-Also signed – Letter of Resignation from JFS for K. Cramptor; CHIP Payoff/Release from MVPO for Krauss who participated in the CHIP program in 2007; MVPO request for pay; MVPO request for Release of Funds and Certification for Federal Funded State Projects (Village of Pioneer State Street Flood and Drainage)
-Minutes of June 10, 2021 and payment of bills
The Commissioners went into an Executive Session with Pat Hire from Clemans and Nelson and Brandi Frisbie from 911 Communications also present, for the purpose of “preparing for, conducting, or reviewing negotiations.” No action was taken.
The Thursday, June 17, 2021 General Session began a little after 10 a.m. and included the passage of the following:
-Resolution 224 Supplemental Appropriations on behalf of WC Board of Developmental Disabilities-Enrichment Center; Dog Warden; Engineer’s office; and JFS
-Resolution 225 Entering into an Agreement with Impact America on behalf of WC EMA for Active Shooter Plans for all WC Schools along with several County offices at a cost not to exceed $12,750 for a term of June 18, 2021-August 1, 2021 or until plans are finished.
(Commissioner Terry Rummel stated that they have talked with Emergency Management Director Apryl McClain and that it is “a great plan.”)
-Resolution 226 Approving transfer of funds from PCSA to FCFC in the amount of $73,075.50 on behalf of WC JFS
-Resolution 227 Approving transfer of funds from SCPA to FCGC for $175,000 on behalf of WC JFS
-Resolution 228 Entering into a Lease Agreement on behalf of WC Department of Aging for the WC Veteran’s Memorial Building for November 17, 2021 for Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, not to exceed $375.
-Resolution 229 Entering into a Contract Agreement with LAMAR on behalf of WC JFS for billboards for Northwest Ohio Foster Care Collaborative 2021-22 at a cost not to exceed $42,668 for a term of June 14, 2021-July 7, 2022
-Resolution 230 Entering into an Exploration Agreement with Bowser Morner on behalf of WC engineer’s office for a Soil Exploration to perform several soil borings for various road and bridge projects at a cost not to exceed $34,748.
-Resolution 231 Entering into an agreement with CEBC)/ACA on behalf of WC Auditor for CEBC)/ACA Services for Plan Year 2021
-Resolution 232 Herby fixing July 22, 2021 @9:30 a.m. for the Final Hearing of County Ditch #736 petitioned by Planson Family Partners, LP- Steve Plans
-Also signed was a Bond Purchase Agreement for the Refinance of three loans for Williams County (Commissioner Brian Davis clarified that this “came in with a cost savings of cost reduction of interest of $895,000” because the “took bonds that they currently have obligations to, and refinanced and decreased interest rates.”)
Clerk Anne Retcher alerted the Commissioners that the Senate has passed a new Federal Holiday, and it is up for a vote in the House now, for “Juneteenth” which would be on June 19th.
Also, she shared with them, “To make you aware of various accidents/injury reports that happened on Tuesday (June 15), we had a total of four employees trip over a large extension cord that the Chamber placed over the sidewalk for the setup of the Jubilee.”
“Robin’s case (Kemp) was the worst as she tripped over the cord and then down the steps, then we found out that three others also tripped on the same cord.
Rex spoke with the Chamber and they have relocated it. Brian, you need to sign so I wanted you to be completely aware.”
After signing all the paperwork of the day, the meeting adjourned.
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