Thursday, August 10, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 in the Commissionersí Session Room at 500 Court Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Commissioner Ryan Mack called the meeting to order. Also present were Commissioner 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.


Ron Bower, Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau, met with the Commissioners to introduce himself and provide an update. He stated that one of his goals is to bring the communities in the County together and involve all of them in the DDVB activities.


Julie Rittenhouse, Defiance County Public Safety Servicesí Coordinator, met with the Commissioners to provide a quarterly update. Julie reported that there were two hazmat responses since May. She reported that there was $15,662.00 received for the LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) SERC (State Emergency Response Commission) award, which is $2,011.00 less than was received in 2016. She stated that this was less due to a couple businesses not submitting a report. She stated that they received the final amount for the EMPG (Emergency Management Performance Grant) for FY2016 in the amount of $16,247.43.



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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner