POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved resolutions recently to recognize the Girl Scouts and members of the Eastern Lady Eagles basketball team.
The resolution recognizing the Girl Scouts of Meigs County declared the week of March 10-16 as Girl Scout Week. The resolution stated that there are 120 members of the Girl Scouts in Meigs County.
Members of the Girl Scouts and their advisors were present at the meeting.
The resolution to recognize the Lady Eagles was signed earlier in the week with members of the coaching staff present.
Opal Grueser of the Daughter of the America Resolution spoke with the commissioners to receive permission to plant a tree on the county’s property at the Chester Commons. The commissioners approved the project and asked Grueser to consult with the Chester Shade Historical Association to determine the type of tree.
Jim Stewart and Mary Powell of the Chester Shade Historical Association also spoke with the commissioners about the placement of a shelter house on the Chester Commons Property. The project is just beginning the planning stages.
A contract was approved with Triad Engineering to provide engineering studies related to the Rutland water and wastewater services.
A request from the Lebanon Township Trustees to close Clark Street, between Township Road 407, McKelvey Street, and Township Road 66, Portland Road, was referred to the Meigs County Engineer.
The commissioners announced that a public hearing will be held at 4:30 p.m. on April 5 at the Meigs County Courthouse for the Community Development Block Grant.
Present at the meeting were commissioners Tim Ihle, Michael Bartrum, and Randy Smith, clerk Gloria Kloes, representatives of the Girl Scouts Faith Roush, Stephanie Roush, Lindsey Putman, Linda Putman, and Mary Byer-Hill, Andrea Weekly, Denise Alkire, Dell Pullins, Perry Varnadoe, Bryan Stemp, Fred Williams, Jim Stewart, Mary Powell and Opal Grueser.