Lending a holiday helping hand G’Town Christmas Parade enjoyed by spectators Mt. Orab Auto Mall collects over 1,100 canned goods for local families “Celebration of Lights” held at fairgrounds Thirteen indicted by grand jury Lady Warriors hit the hardwood with high expectations Warriors reload after graduating four starters Six seniors hit the hardwood for Rockets Lady Rockets packed with size, talent Lady G-Men to rely heavily on young talent G-Men seek improvement after last year’s three-win season Skilled crew on the return for the Blue Jays Broncos begin quest for SBAAC American Div. crown Lady Broncos working hard toward SBAAC American Div. title after finishing as league runner-up last season Experienced crew of Lady Jays return to the hardwood Stephen C Foster Mary J Fitzgerald Tyler Hesler Herbert Polley Robert Layton Donald H Layton James T Smith Thomas M Calvert Thomas J Wolfer Cropper coaches way to 500th career victory Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season opens with more than 18,000 deer harvested Lady Broncos face talented Wilmington squad in season opener at Western Brown SHAC teams hit the hardwood for annual Boys Basketball Preview Western’s Leto and Jones excel in sophomore season of XC Lady Rockets open season with victory over Hillsboro Gary P Garrison Rev Larry T Allen Georgetown, Eastern MS honored by state Woodruff updates Chamber of Commerce Operation Christmas Child reaching out overseas G’town Christmas Parade Dec. 3 Ronald E Blessing Sharlee R West June A Goecke Rockets earn OVAL honors Ogden Court dedication set for Dec. 10 Jays host Broncos for OHSAA Foundation Game Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season SHAC holds Girls Basketball Preview Foreclosure filed on former Meadowwood Care Facility Ten indicted by Brown County Grand Jury Nature Works Grant funds for new Senior Playground Shop with a Cop looking for donations and support BC Beekeepers Association busy rescuing honey bees Hilda F Steele Ronald L Palmer Bruce E Phillips Elizabeth J Ellison Daniel L Turner Cook inducted into OIAAA Hall of Fame Eastern honors Coach Kiser G-Men, Devils battle it out in OHSAA Foundation Game Jester is OVAL Football Player of the Year Ipad program a success in Georgetown schools Powih sentenced to six years on rape charges Air Evac team to get new headquarters building in Georgetown Four sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court Homer C Eldridge Dennis D Johnson SBAAC First Team soccer all-stars take home awards Ohio’s Deer-gun hunting season quickly approaching League champ Lady Broncos recognized at fall sports banquet SBAAC awards First Team football all-stars, league champion teams Irene D Thurman County GOP sweeps at ballot box Landfill project to provide electricity Three indicted by County Grand Jury BREAKING ELECTION NEWS Wanda L Nixon Ella A Moon David Rogers Joanna W Carter Ann L Yeary Tony Gacek Rigdon finishes 3rd in Pickerington Div. III Regional Meet, advances to OHSAA XC State Tournament Week 10 football roundup Linkous named SBAAC American Division Soccer Player of the Year SHAC awards boys golf all-stars, winning teams Donald L Bauer Andrew W Brown Early voting still going strong at Election Board Tree ordinance brings more questions at G’Town Council Steele named new mayor in R’ville ABCAP’s Reproductive Center receives $2,000 from Jaymie Jamison Foundation Robert E Bailey Myrtle L Stiltner Etta M Mays Kathleen A Holden Eastern XC teams head to Regional Meet A season to remember Lady Warriors finish runner-up in SHAC Div. I Lady Broncos finish season 10-8-1 Week 9 football roundup G-Men and Colwell head to Div. III Regional XC Meet

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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