Thursday, February 15, 2018


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 in the in the Commissioners’ Session Room at 500 Court Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. President 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; they approved and signed various resolutions, contracts and documents. The Commissioners also reviewed the calendar of events and discussed upcoming meetings.


The Commissioners certified the January Solid Waste Disposal Submittal Forms for the Landfill facilities. Defiance Township, as the host government agency received $2,297.34.  The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) also received $1,947.53 for the construction, & demolition debris (C&DD) waste. Monthly (MSW) Disposal fees paid to the Ohio EPA for the Defiance County Landfill was $32,547.48. The Four County Solid Waste District received $11,407.67.


Tina Hiler, Defiance County Senior Services’ Director, met with the Commissioners to provide a monthly update. Tina reported that in January there were 7,765 meals and 884 rides provided to the seniors of Defiance County.


The Commissioners met with representatives from the City of Defiance to discuss various topics. They discussed: water quality issues and plan of action, usage by the City of Defiance of the County EMA Building for housing of satellite fire station during the Clinton Street Bridge Project, the County’s Demolition Program, and Landbanks.


The Commissioners, and other Elected Officials, would like to invite the public to attend their next Lunch on the Road at SlamminSammies (1704 Spruce Street, Defiance) on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The public can use this time to discuss any comments or concerns they have for the community with the Commissioners and other public officials in attendance.




Release Approved:          ____________________________________________________         

                                         Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner