Eugene L Baumann Kids enjoy a ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event in Mt. Orab New police chief takes over in Fayetteville BC Chamber moving forward on 2017 SummerFest Two killed in wrong way crash in Mt. Orab Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Corbin testifies before Ohio Senate Five arrested in Hamersville drug bust Neil Diamond tribute band coming Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Women return to county jail as funds start to run low Georgetown Council takes action on vacant structures Veterans honored in Mt. Orab John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London Mary J Hall Kenneth R Behymer Western Brown’s Joe Sams commits to Marietta College WBHS to hold girls youth basketball camp Huseman signs with UC Clermont Day to continue baseball career on collegiate level at UC Clermont Western’s Pack signs with NKU WBHS to host youth boys basketball camp Eastern’s Rigdon, Hopkins are STATE BOUND James Ratliff Robert P Lesko Armstrong sentenced to twenty years on child porn possession charges Russellville hires new Village Clerk Russellville Council approves purchase of two ambulances FP School Board changes millage funding formula Thirteen charged by Brown Co. Grand Jury Local athletes advance to track and field regionals SBAAC awards baseball, softball, boys track and field First Team all-stars SHAC awards baseball all-stars Lady Broncos finish as SW District Div. II runner-up Lady Warriors cap off season as SE District Div. III runner-up Impressive post-season tourney run reaches end for Lady Rockets Rose M Crone Thousands visit Traveling Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall Strategies discussed to join Maysville/Mason County KY with Brown Co. communities for economic growth Road and bridge work planned in county Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Brittany Stykes remembered by friends and family 2018 county budget could be cut by up to ten percent Georgetown Police Chief updates council Over 40 vendors, crafters at 2017 Annual Craft Show Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams

Commissioner’s journal

The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 3 with the following members present:

Daryll Gray, President; Barry Woodruff, Member; Commissioner, Tony Applegate, entered the meeting at 9:30 a.m.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve minutes of the previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the following bills for payment: A00, County, $45,584.23; C50, Recorder to Supplemental Techno., $869.75; J01, Real Estate Assessment, $14,191.50; A25, E-911 ¼ Percent Sales Tax, $2,844.16; W60, Wellness/CEBCO Grant, $190.70; B10A, Prosecutor DTAC, $136; P36, Drug Crime Task Force, $804.01; C60, Certificate of Title Adm. Fund, $14,423.21; T30, Prosecutor Victims Assistance, $89.47; B01, Job and Family Services, $11,183.21; H10, Child Support Enforcement Agency, $3,103.30; P340, Sewer and Water District Fund, $119.30; K01, Auto and Gas, $220,476.31; C43, Common Pleas Mediation Fees, $500; C31,Municipal Court Legal Research, $47.36; C90, Special Projects Fund Municipal, $140.25; C45, Common Pleas Special Works, $20,000. Total: $339,192.81. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Michael Pride, Chief Financial Officer, Probate Juvenile Court, for an appropriation change decreasing 2d3 (Probate Supplies) in the amount of $2,000 and increasing 15A15 (Transfer Out) in the amount of $2,000. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Michael Pride, Chief Financial Officer, Probate Juvenile Court, for the following transfer of funds. From 15a15 (CGF/Transfer Out) fund the amount of $2,000 into B20-4 (Indigent Court Costs/Transfer In) fund. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Michael Pride, Chief Financial Officer, Probate Juvenile Court, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from B20 (Probate Indigent Guardianship Fund) in the amount of $2,000 into B20-4 (Court Costs). Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Rita Henize, Clerk, BC Sheriff’s Office, to pay employee in the amount of $333.36. BCSO agreed to continue to pay $1,000 to employees that are currently on payroll and waived health insurance coverage for a full year, one employee was not paid in the February 2015 distribution by way of error. Remaining employee is due $333.36, a pro-rata portion for four months of waived coverage. Total cost for waived insurance for 2014 for the bargaining unit members is now $8,333.36, per page 44 of the FOP contract. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Dwayne Wenninger, Brown County Sheriff, to document the base rate salary of part time employee, Keith Gray. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff upon the request of Lynn Harden, Executive Director, Brown County Public Library, to record their 2016 budget proposal for the Brown County Public Library. The Library Board approved this proposal at its May 2015 meeting. This receipt of the budget complies with state law. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Todd Cluxton, Engineer, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from K01 (Auto & Gas) in the amount of $50,000 into K-29 (Contract Services). Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to adopt Resolution 06032015-1, regarding recommendations regarding the speed limit on Graybill Road. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 3. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Commissioners met with Mitch Sharp, BCJFS, and Tracy Gothard, ODJFS, to discuss the Brown County mandated share of public assistance expenditures June 3.

The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 8 with the following members present: Daryll Gray, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Barry Woodruff, Member.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the minutes of the previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve the request of Joni Dotson, Court Administrator, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from C79 in the amount of $890.09 into C79-12d (Other Expenses). This amount is required to reimburse Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Correction for the fiscal year of 2014 unspent balance. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the revised request of The Board of Elections, to pay out accumulated leave to Kathy Jones as follows: Sick Leave – 55.47 hours = $1,498.24; Vacation Leave – 384.875 hours = $10,395.47; Comp. Time – $5,787.16.

Said hours have been reviewed and revised accordingly to ORC 325.19, 124.38, 124.39, and 4111.03 and are to be paid from A15-1 (Accumulated Leave Fund Pay Out). Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to post a notice of a special meeting to be held at OVRDC, Piketon, Ohio at 1 p.m. on June 18. The purpose of this meeting is to consider the effects, policies, funds and budgets for SFY 2016-2017 of CCMEP, WIOA and TANF. This notice meets the 24-hour posting regulation required for a special meeting. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 8. Second: Barry Woodruff.

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