Thursday, May 25, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 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.


Prior to the General Session, the Commissioners met with representatives from the City of Defiance for a monthly update meeting. Topics discussed at the meeting were: charges by the City to the County for sewers, grants for tire recycling, and executive session for property acquisition.


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.


Kevin Hancock, Defiance County Ditch Maintenance, met with the Commissioners to provide the Annual Ditch Maintenance Review. He provided information on all the ditches maintained by Defiance County including: fund balances, proposed work, and proposed assessment rates for 2018.


The Commissioners will be holding a Lunch on the Road on Friday, May 26th at Jewell Café.


There will be no session on Monday, May 29th; the Commissioners’ Office is closed in observance of Memorial Day.



Release Approved:            ____________________________________________________           

                                                Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner