Thursday, February 9, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in the Second Floor Conference Room of the Commissionersí Session Room at 500 Court Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Commissioner Ryan Mack called the meeting to order.Also present were Commissioners Gary Plotts and Mick Pocratsky, Sherry Carnahan, Finance Manager/Administrator, and Stephanie Metz, Clerk.


The Commissioners met in General Session and approved and signed various resolutions, contracts and documents. The Commissioners also reviewed the calendar of events and discussed upcoming meetings.


The Commissioners certified the January Solid Waste Disposal Submittal Forms for the Landfill facilities. Defiance Township, as the host government agency received $2,343.16.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) also received $1,290.72 for the construction, & demolition debris (C&DD) waste. Monthly (MSW) Disposal fees paid to the Ohio EPA for the Defiance County Landfill was $33,577.05. The Four County Solid Waste District received $12,182.11.


The Commissioners attended the Defiance County LEPC Tabletop Exercise at the Defiance County EMA Building.


Members of Auglaize Village met with the Commissioners to provide an update. They stated that they are currently raising money for repairs to the Natural History Building, which formerly was used for the CCC (Civilians Conservation Corp.) and the POW (Prisoner of War) Camp. They also plan to have the Firehouse completed in time for the first show.


The Defiance County Employee Banquet Committee met with the Commissioners to provide an update.


Cindy Mack, Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau, met with the Commissioners to provide an update.


On Friday the Commissioners will be attending the Career & Technical Education Month Luncheon at Four County Career Center.


The Commissionersí Office recently received the January 2017 report from Cecilia Parsons, Defiance County Recorder. Cecilia the following instruments being recorded: 120 deeds, 242 mortgages, 117 releases, 6 power of attorneys, 1 plat and 1 lease; this compares to 123 deeds, 134 mortgages, 116 releases, 4 power of attorneys and 2 leases in January, 2016. There were receipts of $24,062.00, of which $11,733.00 went to the Housing Trust Fund and $9,869.00 went to the General Fund. This compares to receipts of $20,803.50 in January, 2016, of which $10,107.50 went to the Housing Trust Fund and $8,771.00 went to the General Fund.





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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mick Pocratsky, Defiance County Commissioner