By: Anna Wozniak
THE VILLAGE REPORTER
The Williams County Commissioners began their July 27, 2023 general session at 9:08 a.m. with Commissioners Lew Hilkert and Bartley Westfall present.
Four resolutions were passed during the general session, the dog warden report for the week of July 17 was accepted, a right of way work permit for the replacement of aging equipment off County Road S was approved, and snow removal details for county property for the upcoming season were discussed.
Resolution 230 approved appropriations for Job and Family services, Hillside Country Living, and the Sheriff’s Office.
Resolution 231 approved a letter from the auditor dated July 26 for the 2023 Commissioners Office appropriations modifications.
Resolution 232 was a clerk of courts skills annual agreement for tests by a third party for drivers testing services.
Resolution 233 approved a consulting agreement between the IT Department and Crossroads GIS Solutions Inc. for a term lasting through July of 2024.
Then approved were the July 24, 2023 session minutes as presented, and the bills as presented by the auditor.
The commissioners then began discussing reparations from the storm of July 26, saying “there may be issues, but we’re pretty fortunate.”
“There was some damage at the fairgrounds, Edgerton, and minor areas at Hillside.” They promised to look further into the county to make sure that there are no damages that have yet to be reported to the insurance company.
Before entering recess at 9:13 a.m. before their 9:30 a.m. ditch hearing, where they passed Resolution 234, which allows for collections for ditch maintenance.
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