Four charged in overdose death Underage felonies strain county system Fayetteville looks forward to 2018 celebration Russellville council discusses underground tanks in village Marilyn A Wren Larry E Carter Virginia L McQuitty Practices get underway for fall sports Jays soon to begin quest for SHAC title Western Brown to hold Meet the Teams Night and OHSAA parent meeting Aug. 8 Norville F Hardyman Carol J Tracy James Witt Hundreds of Narcan doses used in 2016 Heavy weekend rain causes flooding and damaged roads Child Focus hosts Chamber of Commerce meeting Mary F McElroy Broncos out to defend SBAAC American Division soccer title Bronco 5K to take place Aug. 5 EHS volleyball team ready for new season Michael C Cooper Raymond Mays Harry E Smittle Jr Mary A Flaugher Western Brown’s Leto excels in Australia Rockets ready for 1st season in SBAAC Paddling, hiking activities available at Ohio State Parks SB Warriors get set to hit gridiron for 2nd year of varsity football Scotty W Johnson Glenna V Moertle Ricky L Hoffer Ruth E Ward David A Watson Janet L Dotson Vilvie S King Steven C Utter Cropper joins Fallis at Bethel-Tate Local kids find success in world of martial arts 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk set for Aug. 5 Teams compete in memory of Randy Fulton Mike W Smith Roger Helton David A Borders Timothy E Argenbright Joseph W Sherrill Frances K Pedigo Cecil N Graham Sawyers charged in sex for heroin plot Group demands changes at ELSD Blanche Malblanc Pauline L Kirk Over 70 take part in 11th Joe Myers 5K Classic Lions Club 4th of July Festival brings outdoor fun to Ripley ODNR reminds visitors to swim safe this summer Changes in high school track and field/cross country rules include school issued and approved uniforms Betty L Philpott Judy B Williams Billie J Russell Remembering Ravye 25 attend volleyball camp in Fayetteville Western Brown hosts Pee Wee Football Camp 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

Commissioner’s journal

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.

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