NEWS RELEASE

Thursday, October 4, 2018

 

The Board of Defiance County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2018 in the in the Hicksville Village Council Room in Hicksville, Ohio. President Ryan Mack called the meeting to order.  Also present were Commissioners Mick Pocratsky and Gary Plotts, 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 would like to thank Ira Reed and the staff at Hillandale Farms Ohio, Inc. for the tour of the Hicksville facility. Jerry Hayes, Defiance County Economic Development Director, and Zane Zeedyk, Hicksville Township Trustee, joined the Commissioners on this tour. The facility is a very clean and innovative facility. Commissioner Mack stated, “We are happy to have a facility producing 2.5 million eggs a day right here in Defiance County. Hillandale Farms provides a steady workforce and a plentiful market for all grain producers in Northwest Ohio. We are thankful that a facility like this calls Defiance County home.”

 

 

Release Approved:  ____________________________________________________         

                                         Ryan Mack, Defiance County Commissioner