Practices get underway for fall sports Jays soon to begin quest for SHAC title Western Brown to hold Meet the Teams Night and OHSAA parent meeting Aug. 8 Norville F Hardyman Carol J Tracy James Witt Ripley officer receives commendation for quick action Bicentennial at Ripley First Presbyterian RULH welcomes new school principals Aberdeen’s Police Dept. continues to grow Mary F McElroy Broncos out to defend SBAAC American Division soccer title Bronco 5K to take place Aug. 5 EHS volleyball team ready for new season Michael C Cooper Raymond Mays Harry E Smittle Jr Mary A Flaugher Western Brown’s Leto excels in Australia Rockets ready for 1st season in SBAAC Paddling, hiking activities available at Ohio State Parks SB Warriors get set to hit gridiron for 2nd year of varsity football Scotty W Johnson Glenna V Moertle Rickey L Hoffer Ruth E Ward David A Watson Janet L Dotson Vilvie S King Steven C Utter Cropper joins Fallis at Bethel-Tate Local kids find success in world of martial arts 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk set for Aug. 5 Teams compete in memory of Randy Fulton Mike W Smith Roger Helton David A Borders Timothy E Argenbright Joseph W Sherrill Frances K Pedigo Water distribution plans for Ripley move forward Historic Trapp and Wilson building sold RULH graduate wins HFR Scholarship Blanche Malblanc Pauline L Kirk Over 70 take part in 11th Joe Myers 5K Classic Lions Club 4th of July Festival brings outdoor fun to Ripley ODNR reminds visitors to swim safe this summer Changes in high school track and field/cross country rules include school issued and approved uniforms Betty L Philpott Judy B Williams Billie J Russell Remembering Ravye 25 attend volleyball camp in Fayetteville Western Brown hosts Pee Wee Football Camp Eugene L Baumann RULH selects Wilkins as new superintendent Corps of Engineer to study erosion issue in Ripley More funds available through Revolving Loans Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Historic home in Ripley is sold following renovations Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Students speak out in support of Skinner Ripley Council to pay half the cost for Air Evac services John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London

Commissioners’ journal

The Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 22, with all commissioners present.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve minutes of previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading: Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Sarah Prebble, Clerk, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from A00 (CGF) in the amount of $40,000 into 1A10A (Inmate Housing Contract). Said funds are needed to pay costs incurred for housing inmates in Butler County due to jail overcrowding. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the letter of resignation from Judy K. Baker. Ms. Baker is resigning from the position of Dispatcher effective July 31, 2015, due to retirement. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to accept the letter of resignation from Krista Seigla, resigning from full time employment at the Sheriff’s Office effective July 5, 2015. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the letter of resignation from Denise Prather. Ms. Prather is resigning from the CSEA office effective July 31, 2015, due to retirement. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff upon the request of Todd Cluxton, Brown County Engineer, to advertise the Notice to Bidders for the Staten Road Bridge Abutment. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt the Resolution 06222015,regarding the sale of unneeded property. The Brown County Engineer’s Office is in possession of two tracts of real estate owned by the county and is not needed for public use in Scott Township, corner of US 68 and Sterling East Road, totaling 2.468 acres. The Engineer’s Office is hereby authorized to dispose of this property by means of sealed bids. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to enter into Executive Session at 11:00 a.m. to investigate complaints against public employees, per ORC 121.22 (G)(1). In attendance, Beth Hamad and Sarah Prebble. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to exit Executive Session 11:35 a.m. Second: Tony Applegate.

Commissioner Woodruff exited the meeting at 12:20 p.m.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 22. Second: Daryll Gray.

Board of Revisions held their monthly meeting in the office of the Board of Commissioners. Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended June 18.

Commissioners met with Wayne Gates, BCP, to discuss county events June 22.

The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 24 with the following member present: Daryll Gray, President; Barry Woodruff, Member; Tony Applegate, Member, was absent

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the minutes of the previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the following bills for payment: A00, County, $37,405.83; J01, Real Estate Assessment, $36.50; C60, Certificate of Title Adm. Fund, $2,284.57; B10A, Prosecutor DTAC, $316.61; K05, Emergency Management, $400.35; L01, Soil and Water Conservation, $85.75; A10, Capital Project Fund, $540; H01, Job and Family Services, $4,155.20; S50, Childrens Services, $5,457; H10, Child Support Enforcement, $3,099.76; C31, Municipal Court Legal Research, $210.95; C79, Intensive Probation, $890.09; C90, Special Projects Fund, $150; B10B, Tax Certificate, $932. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Zachary Corbin, Chair, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from A37 (Grant Law Library) in the amount of $6,483.50 into the line items as follows. Said revenue was received as a grant from the Consortium of County Law Library Resources Boards. A37-5 (Contract Services) $940.44, A37-7 (Supplies) , $1,407.47, A37-11 Books/subscr/online, $4,135.59. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by BarryWoodruff to waive the taxes owed in regards to PPN 34-069692-0101 & 34-0961. Scott Twp. would like to acquire said parcel and cleanup the blight property and is therefore seeking a tax exemption of delinquent taxes, per R.C. 5723.01. Brown County forgives the 9.25 percent due to the county to avoid a hardship for the township. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Dwayne Wenninger, Brown County Sheriff, to document the base rate salary of full time employee, Keith Gray, $14.55/per hour. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board June 24. Second: Daryll Gray.

Commissioners, Barry Woodruff and Daryll Gray, attended the Senior Citizen Luncheon at ABCAP June 24.

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