Monday, June 19, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017 in 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.


Lynn Lantz, Auglaize Village, met with the Commissioners to inform them of Motorama XI. It is being held on Sunday, July 9th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. It is open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, or anything motorized. All proceeds of the event will be dedicated to the 1950 Firehouse.


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 May Solid Waste Disposal Submittal Forms for the Landfill facilities. Defiance Township, as the host government agency received $2,545.41.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) also received $2,226.15 for the construction, & demolition debris (C&DD) waste. Monthly (MSW) Disposal fees paid to the Ohio EPA for the Defiance County Landfill was $35,091.83. The Four County Solid Waste District received $12,930.48.


Warren Schlatter, Defiance County Engineer met with the Commissioners to provide a weekly update for the Engineerís Office and the Landfill.


Jerry Hayes, Defiance County Economic Development Director, met with the Commissioners to provide a monthly update.


Greg Reinhart, Defiance County Wastewater Operations, met with the Commissioners to provide a monthly update. Greg reported the following being completed in May: cleaned pump at Paulding Countyís Auglaize River Sewer pump station #1; replaced fuse on blower motor at Evansport Wastewater Treatment Plant; installed new pump belts at Defiance County Auglaize River Sewer pump station #4; and jetted plugged return sludge line at Evergreen Lane Office Complex. Greg reported billing out $57,800.34, collecting $57,709.66, and having expenses of $54,463.92 in May.


Amy Galbraith, Defiance County Clerk of Courts, met with the Commissioners to introduce Shelly Meyer, bookkeeper for the office. Amy informed the Board that Shelly is currently a part-time employee, but will begin full-time employment July 1st. She stated that Shelly has been completing the process to submit cases with unpaid fees to the Attorney Generalís Office for collections; she also will assist the Title Department.




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