Commissioners receive jail report


By Kelsey Kimbler - kkimbler@registerherald.com



EATON — During their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20, Preble County Commissioners noted receipt of the January Preble County Sheriff’s Office jail report.

For the month of January, the PCSO booked 36 females, one more than booked in December. The PCSO booked 34 females in January 2018. This is a 5.8 percent increase.

The lowest population occurred on Jan. 9 with eight female inmates and the highest population occurred on Jan. 27 with 17 female inmates. There were four inmates housed in Wayne County at various times.

The average female population housed in the Preble County facility was 11.19, which is nearly two over the rate of capacity.

In other business, the board authorized an expenditure in the amount of $36,679.29 to purchase a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe 4×4 for the coroner, and authorized an expenditure in the amount of $35,790.28 to purchase a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe 4×4 cuiser for the PCSO.

David Anderson, Preble County EMA Director, also presented his monthly report to the commissioners:

•He is waiting for the Mitigation Plan paperwork to be adopted at various village and township meetings.

•The LEPC continues to plan for the FY2018 Hazmat Exercise.

•Three out of the five schools have completed the Shelter in Place, with the others scheduled.

•CERT will be participating in Nuclear Winter Blues, which is a regional full scale exercise to be held on Feb. 27.

In other business:

•The board approved an escrow agreement for College Corner for Eaton Street, with Prograde Excavation and Demolition.

•The board approved a Housing Revolving Loan Agreement with Ohio Development Services Agency for the commission.

•The board approved a records management and imaging system agreement with Kofile Technologies Inc. in the amount of $25,000 for computerization for the Preble County Recorder.

By Kelsey Kimbler

kkimbler@registerherald.com

Reach Kelsey Kimbler at 937-683-4061 or on Twitter @KKimbler_RH

Reach Kelsey Kimbler at 937-683-4061 or on Twitter @KKimbler_RH