POMEROY —The Meigs County Commissioners approved resolutions for several contracts as presented by Chris Shank, Director of Meigs County Department of Job and Family Services, during last week’s meeting.
Contracts and agreements for the term July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013, include: non-emergency transportation contracts with Gallia Meigs Community Action Agency, Woodland Centers, Inc., and Daybreak; a transportation services contract with Gallia Meigs Community Action; a homemaker services contract with the Meigs County Council on Aging; a participation agreement regarding employment verification services with the County Commissioners Association Service Corporation; Title IV-E foster care contracts with five agencies; and emergency shelter care contracts with four agencies/individuals.
The bid by Dunfee Excavating was accepted for the HSTS septic project number five in the amount of $17,696.92.
The commissioners also passed a resolution for the application in the “Moving Ohio Forward” demolition program through the Attorney General’s office.
Meigs County’s new Wildlife Officer Chris Gilkey spoke with the commissioners about his goals as Wildlife Officer in the county. Gilkey recently transferred to Meigs County — where he is originally from — following eight years in Adams and other counties in Ohio.
Representatives from the Meigs County TB Clinic spoke with the commissioners about concerns the potential combining of the TB Clinic and Health Department. The commissioners stated that although the idea had been discussed overall there was no plan in place at the current time for the merger.
The commissioners went into executive session with Prosecutor Colleen Williams to discuss personnel matters.
Present at the meeting were commissioners Tom Anderson, Tim Ihle, and Michael Bartrum, clerk Gloria Kloes, Gilkey, Denise Alkire of the Meigs County Grants Office, Nancy Broderick, Carol Little, Alice Wolfe and Shawn Arnott representing the TB Clinic, Chris Shank, Randy Hart, and Williams.
The commissioners meet weekly at 1 p.m. each Thursday.