Floyd Newberry Jr Donna F Lang Gene Warren Dwight L Fulton Virginia A O’Neil Anne L Durbin-Thomas Marietta Dunn Charles L Latchford Broncos win ‘Battle of 32’ Lady Broncos claim win over Bethel-Tate Jays top Warriors, fall to Mustangs Lady Warriors claim top spot in SHAC with win over Lynchburg-Clay Broncos buck the Lions, 54-51 James N DeHaas Questions still linger in Stuart explosion New direction for Brittany Stykes case New public safety director now on duty in Brown Co. Fayetteville Mayor anticipates a good year for the village Chamber of Commerce announces awardees Robert Bechdolt Carl E Lindsey Audrey F Maher LeJeune Howser Tammy L Connor Henry C Mayhall Jr Chad Spilker Frank W Kemmeter Jr Wanda J Howard Dorothy Huff Colon C Malott Eastern varsity teams come out on top to capture Brown County Holiday Classic crowns WBHS Army JROTC hosts rifle shooting competition Bronco varsity wrestling team unbeaten at 8-0 Blue Jays finish 1-1 in Ripley Pepsi Classic Mona G Van Vooren Hiram Beardsworth Avery W McCleese Ethel E Long Children learn safety from ‘Officer Phil’ Microchips can help locate lost pets Local GOP plans trip to Washington Three sentenced in common pleas Estel Earhart Roy Stewart Tenacious ‘D’ leads Lady Jays to victory over Blanchester on day one of Ripley Pepsi Classic Fayetteville’s Thompson, Jester earn SWOFCA All-City honors Jays fall to Blanchester on first day of Pepsi Classic Ticket details announced for OHSAA basketball and wrestling state tournaments Jerri K McKenzie Randy D Vaughn Georgetown JR/SR high to have new library Georgetown saw many improvements in 2016 Three sentenced in common pleas court Esther O Brown G-Men go on scoring rampage for 77-41 win over Cardinals Warriors climb to 4-2 with wins over West Union, Lynchburg Rockets top Whiteoak for first win Shirley M Bray Carter Lumber closes in G’town Wenstrup looks forward to 2017 Seven indicted by county grand jury John Ruthven holds pre-Christmas Open House New pet boarding facility now open in Georgetown Denver W Emmons Carl W Liebig Mary L McKinley Blake C Roush Louis A Koewler William D Cornetet Western Brown dedicates Perry Ogden Court Lady Warrior win streak hits 5 Lady Rockets wrap up tough week on the hardwood Barons rally for win over Broncos Georgetown to hire two paid Firefighter/EMT’s Noble receives statewide law enforcement award County helps family in need after house fire Flashing signs banned in G’town historic district ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ at Gaslight Thelma L Ernst Roy L Bruce Ken Leimberger Cathye J Bunthoff 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

Commissioner’s journal

The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 10 with the following members present: Daryll Gray, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Barry Woodruff, Member.

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

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve the following bills for payment: A00, County, $50,719.95; B20, Probate Indigent Guardianship, $274; J01, Real Estate Assessment, $1,625.65; B01, Dog and Kennel, $4,187.55; C10, Probate Court Computerization, $1,839; B10A, Prosecutor DTAC, $318.35; H10, Child Support Enforcement, $6,984; P340, Sewer and Water District Fund, $2,850; K01, Auto and Gas, $132,569.28; H01, Job and Family Services, $26,247.93; S50, Childrens Services, $21,246.28; A70, Concealed Handgun License Fund, $1,770; C44, Magristrate’s IVD Fund, $4,750; A35, Law Library Resources, $1,409.43.Total: $257,201.58. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to enter contract with Electro-Mech Services, Russellville, for the installation of a generator at the Aberdeen Huntington Township Building. Funding provided by BF14 Community Allocation project, total project amount is $34,411.11; Community Allocation portion is $23,400 and the match provided by the Aberdeen Huntington Township Fire Dept. and Life Squad will be $11,011.11. (See complete contract on file.) Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt Resolution 06102015, authorizing submittal of FY2015 Community Development and Block Grant. Brown County may be eligible to receive up to $114,000 in CDBG Allocation Program Funding, providing the county meets all applicable requirements. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff upon the request of Kelly Cole, Development, to adopt the Anti-Displacement and Relocation Assistance Plan under Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to provide for one-for-one replacement units and relocation assistance. (See complete plan on file.) Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt the citizen participation plan. The Commissioners will hold a general public hearing for an overview of all potential grants, funding limits, eligible activities, timing of applications and any grant specific requirements. Grant specific Public Hearings will be held prior to finalizing and submission of grant application. Second: Barry Woodruff.

The second public hearing for Development Community Allocation Block Grant Program for PY2015 was held this day at 11 a.m. in this office. In attendance: Commissioners Barry Woodruff, Tony Applegate and Daryll Gray; Kelly Cole, Development Director; Sarah Prebble, Clerk; and Bill Pritchard, Perry Twp. Trustee. Based upon citizen input and local officials’ assessments of county needs, it is proposed to commence application for the following list of CDBG activities for program year 2015 under the formula allocation program: Snowhill Road, Perry Twp., $28,800; Fishing Gut Road, Huntington Twp., $45,300; Senior Citizens Council Homemaker Services, $17,100; Fair Housing & Administration, $22,800.

Hearing was declared over at 11:15 a.m.

The second hearing was held to give the citizens adequate opportunity to review and comment on the proposed $114,000 before CDBG Community Allocation Grant Program Application is submitted to the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Housing and Community Partnerships.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate, upon the recommendation of Kelly Cole, Development Director, to authorize publication of the Combined Notice for the FONSI and RROF on behalf of the Environment Review Record pertaining to the close to Home IV, Inc. project. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 10. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn this meeting with no further business before the Board this 10th day of June, 2015. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Commissioners, Barry Woodruff and Daryll Gray, attended the BET/LEPC Meeting June 9.

Law Library held their bi-monthly meeting in the office of the Board of Commissioners. Commissioner, Barry Woodruff was in attendance June 9.

Commissioners met with Scott Moore, BCE, and Mitch Hastings, BCE, to access needed maintenance of real estate at 510 E. State Street, Georgetown June 10.

Commissioners and Sarah Prebble, Clerk, attended a meeting at Common Pleas Courthouse to review proposed alternative sentencing of Brown County inmates. In attendance: Judge Scott Gusweiler; Judge Joseph Worley; Joni Dotson, Court Administrator; Chief Deputy Carl Smith; Steve Dunkin, BCMHAS; Deanne Vietze, BCMHAS, Talbert House Representative; Chris Van Harlingen, Prosecutor’s Office; Jenny Andrews, Common Pleas Court; and Myron Flaugher, Municipal Court; June 9.

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