Monday, August 6, 2018


The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 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 Commissioner 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’ Office received notice that Defiance County was allocated $550,116.61 from the State of Ohio to update the voting equipment. This amount is approximately half of the original estimated cost of the necessary equipment for Defiance County to provide voting services to the residents. The Commissioners will be working with the Defiance County Board of Elections to find the most economical and viable solution for the residents of the County for the purchase of the new required voting equipment.


Warren Schlatter, Defiance County Engineer, met with the Commissioners to provide a weekly update for the Engineer’s Office and the Landfill. Warren reported that they are widening Moser Road between Brandt Road and Nagel Road. They are also working on the intersection of Highland Center Road/Fruit Ridge Road/Watson Road in preparation of repaving.


Julie Voll, Defiance County Family & Children First Coordinator, met with the Commissioners to provide a quarterly update.


Morris Murray, Defiance County Prosecuting Attorney, met with the Commissioners to provide an update on various legal matters.




Release Approved:  ____________________________________________________         

                                         Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner