Monday, May 1, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 in the Commissioners’ 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.


Warren Schlatter, Defiance County Engineer, met with the Commissioners to provide a weekly update on the Engineer’s Office and Landfill. Warren reported that the paving continues; the contractor is currently working in Noble Township. The widening of New Bavaria Road and Mansfield Road was completed; the contractor is currently working on Defiance Ayersville Pleasant Bend Road. Cement stabilization work is scheduled to begin this week. Roadside mowing should begin next week.


Sheriff Engel and Tiffanni Leatherman, Sheriff’s Office, and Matt Hanenkrath, E-911, met with the Commissioners to review budget matters.


Russ Herman, Defiance County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, met with the Commissioners to provide an update on various legal matters.





Release Approved:          ____________________________________________________         

                                         Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner