POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved several items as presented by the county engineers office and the Department of Job and Family Services.
Eugene Triplett and Sarah Walpole of the County Engineers Office discussed the data maintenance service agreement with DDTI to help with locating addresses. The maintenance agreement was approved by the commissioners with the cost to be split between the engineers office and 911.
The commissioners also approved a resolution allowing for Triplett to apply for Issue I funding for capital and transportation improvement projects in the county.
Also approved were resolutions and employment matters as presented by Chris Shank, Director of Meigs County DJFS.
The hiring of Megan Ihle to the position of Social Services Worker II was approved.
A revised base and longevity salary schedule was approved as presented by Shank. The schedule will take effect on Aug. 12, 2012.
A proposal from the firm of Downes, Fishel, Hass, Kim LLP was approved to provide consulting services for DJFS. A two year contract was approved at a rate of $175 per hour for the first year, and $180 per hour for the second year.
The commissioners also approved the use of gas cards for DJFS as needed for agency business.
Kay Davis, from the Meigs County Board of Developmental Disabilities spoke to the commissioners about the levy renewal for the current five year, two mill levy in place. Davis asked the commissioners to place the levy on the November ballot. The commissioners will see what needs to be done for this.
The second half of the 2012 appropriations for the Meigs Historical Society was approved. The amount of the appropriation is $3,500.
Minutes of the previous meeting and bills were approved. Bills totaled $113,451.91, with $21,078.73 from county general.
Present at the meeting were Commissioners Michael Bartrum and Tom Anderson, clerk Gloria Kloes, Rany Hart, Davis, Triplett and Walpole.
The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2.