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 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

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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