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

Commissioners’ journal

The Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 22, with all commissioners present.

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

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Sarah Prebble, Clerk, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from A00 (CGF) in the amount of $40,000 into 1A10A (Inmate Housing Contract). Said funds are needed to pay costs incurred for housing inmates in Butler County due to jail overcrowding. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the letter of resignation from Judy K. Baker. Ms. Baker is resigning from the position of Dispatcher effective July 31, 2015, due to retirement. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to accept the letter of resignation from Krista Seigla, resigning from full time employment at the Sheriff’s Office effective July 5, 2015. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the letter of resignation from Denise Prather. Ms. Prather is resigning from the CSEA office effective July 31, 2015, due to retirement. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff upon the request of Todd Cluxton, Brown County Engineer, to advertise the Notice to Bidders for the Staten Road Bridge Abutment. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt the Resolution 06222015,regarding the sale of unneeded property. The Brown County Engineer’s Office is in possession of two tracts of real estate owned by the county and is not needed for public use in Scott Township, corner of US 68 and Sterling East Road, totaling 2.468 acres. The Engineer’s Office is hereby authorized to dispose of this property by means of sealed bids. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to enter into Executive Session at 11:00 a.m. to investigate complaints against public employees, per ORC 121.22 (G)(1). In attendance, Beth Hamad and Sarah Prebble. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to exit Executive Session 11:35 a.m. Second: Tony Applegate.

Commissioner Woodruff exited the meeting at 12:20 p.m.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 22. Second: Daryll Gray.

Board of Revisions held their monthly meeting in the office of the Board of Commissioners. Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended June 18.

Commissioners met with Wayne Gates, BCP, to discuss county events June 22.

The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 24 with the following member present: Daryll Gray, President; Barry Woodruff, Member; Tony Applegate, Member, was absent

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the 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, $37,405.83; J01, Real Estate Assessment, $36.50; C60, Certificate of Title Adm. Fund, $2,284.57; B10A, Prosecutor DTAC, $316.61; K05, Emergency Management, $400.35; L01, Soil and Water Conservation, $85.75; A10, Capital Project Fund, $540; H01, Job and Family Services, $4,155.20; S50, Childrens Services, $5,457; H10, Child Support Enforcement, $3,099.76; C31, Municipal Court Legal Research, $210.95; C79, Intensive Probation, $890.09; C90, Special Projects Fund, $150; B10B, Tax Certificate, $932. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Zachary Corbin, Chair, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from A37 (Grant Law Library) in the amount of $6,483.50 into the line items as follows. Said revenue was received as a grant from the Consortium of County Law Library Resources Boards. A37-5 (Contract Services) $940.44, A37-7 (Supplies) , $1,407.47, A37-11 Books/subscr/online, $4,135.59. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by BarryWoodruff to waive the taxes owed in regards to PPN 34-069692-0101 & 34-0961. Scott Twp. would like to acquire said parcel and cleanup the blight property and is therefore seeking a tax exemption of delinquent taxes, per R.C. 5723.01. Brown County forgives the 9.25 percent due to the county to avoid a hardship for the township. 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 full time employee, Keith Gray, $14.55/per hour. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 24. Second: Daryll Gray.

Commissioners, Barry Woodruff and Daryll Gray, attended the Senior Citizen Luncheon at ABCAP June 24.

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