Thursday, September 14, 2017


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in the Commissioners’ Session Room at 500 Court Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Commissioner Mick Pocratsky called the meeting to order.  Also present were Commissioner Gary Plotts, Sherry Carnahan, Fiscal 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 August Solid Waste Disposal Submittal Forms for the Landfill facilities. Defiance Township, as the host government agency received $2,542.33.  The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) also received $3,795.38 for the construction, & demolition debris (C&DD) waste. Monthly (MSW) Disposal fees paid to the Ohio EPA for the Defiance County Landfill was $35,728.74. The Four County Solid Waste District received $12,943.52.


Greg Reinhart, Defiance County Wastewater Operations met with the Commissioners to provide a monthly update. Greg reported the following items being completed in August: new aeration piping and valves replaced at Middle Gordon Creek; installed two new floats and cleaned a float at the EMA pump station; replaced a grinder check valve on Christy Road; cleaned the pump at Christy pump station; rebuilt an air release valve at Paulding County’s Auglaize River Sewer pump station #6. Greg reported billing out $58,518.34, collecting $112,554.70, and having expenses of $76,037.52 in August.


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







Release Approved:          ____________________________________________________         

                                         Mick Pocratsky, Defiance County Commissioner