Rural Heritage Quilt Show winners RULH Elementary first graders take on new technology 2017 DAR Charity Golf Scramble St. Michael students visit “Living Lands and Waters” RULH High School reaches out to those in need Lillian E Cowdrey Catherine A Houk Warriors win Jim Neu XC Invite Week 2 football roundup Broncos unbeaten at 4-0 Lady Broncos compete in Bob Schul XC Invite Ronnie L Day Nettie F Lightner Buildings demolished, Village waits to be paid Ohio Rural Heritage Festival celebrated Henry E Fields Anleah W Stamper Maxine M Garrett U.S. 68 reopens Drought ends for Lady Rockets G-Men rise to 3-1 with back-to-back victories Rockets cruise to 4-0 win over Jays Lady Broncos start off SBAAC American Division play with 3-2 win over Goshen Week one football roundup Preparation begins for Ripley River Village Christmas celebration 3rd Annual Job Fair sponsored by Open Arms*****Always helps Veterans and others Evelyn E Smith Peggy A Wiederhold Thomas P Neary Warriors kick off SHAC play Lady Broncos stand at 2-1 Late Devil goals lead to Lady Warrior loss David R Carrington Sr 2017 Ohio Rural Heritage Festival Ripley DAR contributes towards new village flags Rural Heritage Festival event schedule Betty G Schatzman Robert L McAfee Paul V Tolle Herbert D Smith Helen R Little Eugene M Press Lady Broncos out to defend league title SHAC holds volleyball preview Lady Warriors packed with experience, talent for 2017 fall soccer campaign Georgetown’s Sininger off to excellent start for 2017 golf season RULH BOE recognizes Dr. Naylor for years of service as superintendent RULH Superintendent invites public to district open house Bob Groh Memorial Show set for August 26 at Heritage Festival ‘Support Your Veterans’ Car & Bike Show Danny F Dickson Eva J Smith Michael R Stewart Sr Charles McRoberts III Marsha B Thigpen Michael L Chinn William A Coyne Jr Woman found dead in Ripley A girl’s life on the gridiron Rockets face G-Men in preseason scrimmage 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk draws a crowd William C Latham Over 20,000 pounds of trash picked up in and around Ohio River in Ripley Ripley Village Council approves water plans Steps at Rankin House closed Marilyn A Wren Larry E Carter Virginia L McQuitty 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

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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