Janice McGlothin Jeannine O Evans Gerald Grooms Marvin Setty Richard G Waldron Grand Marshals selected for West Union Fourth of July Parade Adams County, Maysville Vet team up to save injured dog Michael S Knauff Victor P Price Success builds from the bottom up Finalists named for 2017 Fair Queen Contest William Glenn DeWine, Reader Call For Tips in Rhoden Murder Investigation MHS principal to take superintendent post Peebles Skate Park now a reality 2017-18 Fur and Feather Ambassadors named Caley Grooms is Cattlemen’s Beef Ambassador Dr. Mueller leaving Health Department’s free clinic Hourglass Quilt Barn returning to Adams County Lung, Thornburg are First Team All-District selections North Adams hosts annual Boys Basketball Camps Walk-off winner Wanda Hill George D Johnson Life can be a juggling act My favorite thing to do on the farm Wolves in Adams County! Ronald L Wedmore Three lessons from Dad Donald D Morgan Wenstrup uninjured in Virginia shooting Portman staff to hold grant funding workshop Raymond E Applegate Keeping the Peebles tradition alive Back on the hardwood, local hoops squads compete in Monday Night League Seven county athletes recognized as All-SHAC Baseball honorees Stepping to the podium Lady Hounds host Youth Volleyball Camp Senior Profile: Bryan Young Junior Deputy Boot Camps kick off in Manchester Hayes pleads “not guilty” to 109 counts Six-year-old girl finds long-lost class ring Jefferson Alumni awards annual scholarships Paul Tate Jr Marcus I Cox Jewell Gill James M Hill Jr Jeffrey S Jones Samuel A Disher Jack Sterling BREAKING NEWS: Parents face charges after son overdoses on opiate License Hikes and Tall Turkey Tales Danger under every rock Reigning Miss Ohio USA will judge 2017 Adams County Fair Queen Pageant Gordley’s hoops career will continue at Mount St. Joseph Russell C Newman Kenneth C Thurman George Uebel Summer Reading Program underway Honor Flight carries local veteran to DC When rescuers become victims Passing the torch, West Union hosts week-long basketball camp for future Dragons SENIOR PROFILE: Sara Knechtly Terry L Powell Willie Shreffler James C Fitzpatrick Senior Profile: Austin Parks Six countians named to All-SHAC Softball squad Lady Indians get summer camp season underway Memorial Day services pay tribute to local veterans WUHS Steel Band will perform at Bogart’s SSCC announces Honors Lists for spring semester Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for final nine weeks West Union Elementary announces Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks Back to State! Mom calls daughter “living proof” seat belts save lives Rent-2-Own donation means new soccer scoreboard at WUHS NAHS student selected for Engineering Summer Camp Southern Hills Athletic Conferences honors Spring Sports athletes Senior Profile: Kailyn Boyd Madison Welch receives Riffle Scholarship Junior Achievement Volunteers visit county’s seventh graders Marcella J Abbott James Ratliff Gladys Davitz Harry G Shupert Memories on Memorial Day A soldier’s story, a family’s grief Thank You for your sacrifice Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute Former PES teacher dies in tragic accident All County Senior Citizens Day celebrated Parks signs with SSCC Soccer Senior Profile: Lexie Bunn Jessie Rodgers Memorial Day services set for county Truly our greatest generation Bertha Lashley Maia Swartz Jessie Rodgers

PEEBLES VILLAGE COUNCIL

The Peebles Village Council gathered for their monthly meeting on July 7, 2015.

Mayor Victor Warfe opened by leading all present in the Pledge of Allegiance and council members Kevin Cross, Richard Hoop, Eugenia Gordley, Wayne Setty and Larry Shiveley answered the roll call.

The Mayor advised council that their next meeting was scheduled for Tuesday Aug. 4, 2015.

Kevin Cross moved to approve previous minutes, got a second by Eugenia Gordley, and all voted yea.

Wayne Setty made a motion to approve the paid bills for June, which was seconded by Richard Hoop and again all voted yea. Richard Hoop made the motion to approve the Mayor’s Report of fines in the net amount of $1495, seconed by Kevin Cross, and again approved unanimously. Kevin Cross moved to approve the Police Chief Report, gained a second from Wayne Setty and all votedyea. Finally, Larry Shiveley made the motion to approve the water/sewer report, which was seconded by Wayne Setty and approved by the entire council.

CFO Sheila Browning presented the budget for 2016. Members discussed the annual amount for various funds and Councilman Shiveley moved to waive the three readings of Ordinance 2015-05 Village of Peebles 2016 Budget, seconded by Wayne Setty, and all yeas. Wayne Setty motioned to approve and accept Ordinance 2015-05 Village of Peebles 2016 Budget, seconded by Eugenia Gordley, and again all votes yea.

CFO Browning stated the lines had been painted downtown and look nice.

Next up was Resolution 2015-03 to the Adams County Board of Elections to proceed to levy a renewal tax in excess of the ten mill limitation. The motion to accept was presented by Councilman Setty, seconded by Richard Hoop and approved by the entire council..

Next before the group was Resolution 2015-04 to the Adams County Board of Elections to proceed to levy a renewal tax in excess of the ten mill limitation. This motion to accept was made by Eugenia Gordley, seconded by Kevin Cross, with all voting yea.

Resolution 2015-05 to Adams County Board of Elections with intention to proceed to levy a renewal tax in excess of the ten mill limitation came up next with the motion to accept by Richard Hoop, seconded by Wayne Setty, with all yeas once more.

The third reading of Ordinance 2015-04 establishing limited parking on North Main Street between McMillan Street and Portsmouth Road was presented to council. A motion by Larry Shiveley to approve Ordinance, Ordinance 2015-04 was seconded by Kevin Cross, all votes yea.

Administrator Dean Bailey discussed a pending issue with council, the Nixon Avenue railroad viaduct blacktop.

Sewer plant supervisor Sean Stone advised council that he has estimates to replace glass windows at the sewer plant, Adams County Glass in West Union for $5,480 and from Security Glass Block in Martinsville for $1,620. After a discussion on the estimates, Councilman Shiveley moved to have Security Glass Block replace the windows for $1,620.

Superintendent Sean Stone also had quotes to seal the driveway and parking areas of the sewer plant from McFarland Blacktop Sealing in Peebles for $1,050. Council discussed the quotes and Larry Shiveley moved to have McFarland Blacktop Sealing do the work at the sewer plant for the total amount of $1,838.40, seconded by Kevin Cross. The votes were Wayne Setty, nay; Shiveley, Gordley, Hoop and Cross yea, and the motion carried.

Solicitor Dana Whalen had nothing for council for this meeting.

Fire Chief Mike Estep was unable to attend the meeting but did send a volunteer who asked for council acceptance of Jessica Shiveley and Andrew Davis as new volunteers. Councilman Shiveley stated he had not been contacted regarding the new volunteers and suggested the matter be tabled until the next meeting when the Chief would be present.

CFO Browning advised that she would like a meeting to discuss the police department finances sometime in the next month.

From the audience, Dean Frost noted a farm had sold and asked if it could it be annexed. The owner is unwilling to be annexed.

Statements by council: Larry Shiveley discussed having a small group conduct a concert at the McCoy Park on Simmons Avenue He stated that he had spoken with a group and asked for input on the matter. The group would accept $200 for the appearance. Mr. Shiveley will get more information.

Other issues discussed were broken camera at the basketball court, removal of dead trees at McCoy Park, Green Beanery selling drinks at the concert and Peebles Knothole selling hamburgers. Additionally , Pat Warfe has trimmed the boxwood shrubs in the park and Council expressed their appreciation for her work.

All business concluded and a motion to adjourn was made by Richard Hoop, seconded by Eugenia Gordley, all yea.

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All resolutions are approved for July

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