The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session Jan. 25 with the following members present: Barry Woodruff, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Daryll Gray, Member
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve the minutes of the previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the following bills for payment: T30, Prosecutor Victims Assistance, $165.95; P36, Drug Crime Task Force, $3,756; A00, County, $41,035.34; K01, Auto and Gas, $4,597.95; C60, Certificate of Title Adm. Fund, $1,647.26; C80, Probation Services Fund, $15; H10, Child Support Enforcement Agency, $7,225.14. Total: $58,442.64.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-2, contract for cleaning supply and return grills at Brown County Sheriff’s Office. The Board finds the $8,800 proposal from Kenny Tutt of Tutt’s Heating & Cooling to be a reasonable proposal for said cleaning of heating and cooling grills to remove debris. Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to enter agreement with Tutt’s Heating and Cooling, Winchester, to clean the supply and return grills of the Brown County Detention Center free of inmate placed debris, beginning on 1/25/16 in amount of $8,800, to be paid as $2,000 after first 2 weeks of work and balance paid following final inspection of Commissioners. (See complete agreement on file). Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-3, authorizing participation in Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program. Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the request of Jill Hall, Brown County Auditor, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from PR (Payroll) in the amount of $96.57 into P/R-DD11 (Health Insurance). Deduction was withdrawn from incorrect code and needs to be returned. Second: Tony Applegate.
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the resignation of Donna Orr from BCJFS, effective January 1, 2016. Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the request of Sarah Prebble, Clerk, for the following post certificate: Clermont County YWCA, $6,201.99. Second: Tony Applegate.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-1, regarding operating agreement with Brown County Humane Society. Second: Tony Applegate.
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to enter into agreement, upon the approval of Jessica Little, Prosecutor, with the Brown County Humane Society for operation and control of the Brown County Animal Shelter to be placed with the Brown County Humane Society. Board agrees funding shall come from the 7.5 percent indirect and direct costs of the Auditor, and any other statutory expenses, citation monies collected by the municipal court, adoption fees and other income paid into the dog and kennel fund. The Board has authority to enter said agreement pursuant to R.C. §§ 955.12 & 955.15. (See complete agreement on file.) Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt Proclamation designating Feb. 7-13 as FCCLA Week. In attendance: Ethan Puckett, Victoria Kohler, Victoria Richards, Alex Bateman and Joan Garrett. Second: Daryll Gray.
Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board Jan. 25. Second: Tony Applegate.
In the matter to adjourn
Brian Durham, The News Democrat, was present for the second portion of the meeting, Jan. 25.
Commissioners toured the Clermont County Jail, Batavia, Jan. 20.
Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended the monthly Board of DD meeting and swore Board Members into Office, Jan. 20.
Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended the Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Hospice of Hope, Mt. Orab, Jan. 21.
Commissioners and staff attended the 2016 Chamber Business Breakfast, Georgetown Church of Christ, Jan. 25.