The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on Feb. 8, 2016, in the Adams County Government Center, with the following members present: Brian Baldridge, Stephen Caraway, and Paul Worley. The meeting was opened with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Commissioner Brian Baldridge.
The minutes of the previous regular session were approved and spread upon the pages of the Commissioners’ Journal. Roll Call Vote: all ye.
The Commissioners examined, approved and ordered the bills paid.
The Board conducted a Directors’ meeting at 9:30 a.m. to review the current projects and status of each department under the jurisdiction of the Adams County Board of Commissioners. Those in attendance were as follows: EMS Director Etta Sparks, JFS Director Sue Fulton, ECD Director Holly Johnson, and GIS Director Angelena Newman.
JFS Director Sue Fulton met with the Board to discuss leasing office space to Adams County Department of Developmental Disabilities. Ms. Fulton also updated the Board on current programs.
Treasurer Lisa Newman met with the Board for the Quarterly Investment Advisory Board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Treasurer Newman reviewed the investment activities for the past quarter.
It was moved by Brian Baldridge and seconded by Stephen Caraway to approve the renewal of the Independent Contractor Agreement with Solterra Communications for ongoing website development and consultations services. Roll Call Vote: all yea
It was moved by Stephen Caraway and seconded by Brian Baldridge to approve the document management agreement with Modern Office Methods, Inc. to lease an additional copier for the sheriff’s office, upon the recommendation of Sheriff Kimmy Rogers. Roll Call Vote: all yea
ECD Director Holly Johnson met with the Board to discuss licensing fee for the digital works program.
Ted Grooms, West Union Village Mayor, Jerry Kirker, Village Administrator, Daniel Schaefer, Principal Utilities Planner with Brandstetter Carroll Inc., Holly Johnson, ECD Director, and Assistant Prosecutor Dana Whalen met with the Board to discuss the villages beginning phases of extending sanitary sewers from the village to these unincorporated areas of Liberty and Tiffin Township, Crackle Subdivision, Gabbert Subdivision, and Hale Drive. Assistant Prosecutor Dana Whalen was tasked to draft a MOU between the county and village.
Assistant Prosecutor Dana N. Whalen met with the Board to review upcoming contracts and projects.
It was moved by Brian Baldridge and seconded by Paul Worley to adjourn.
The Board held an additional Work Session at 10 a.m. on Feb. 11, 2016. The Board met with Pat Beech from The Peoples Defender. The Board also met with the Dog and Kennel Department, Sally Hayslip, Director, Mike Darnall, Deputy Dog Warden, and Donnie Swayne, Deputy Dog Warden.
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