Commission discussing property purchase for PCBDD


By Eddie Mowen Jr. - cmowen@aimmediamidwest.com



EATON – The Preble County Board of Commissioners entered into two executive sessions to discuss facilities for the Preble County Board of Developmental Disabilities and the possible purchase of property during their meeting on Monday, April 26.

While no action was taken, the board appointed Commissioner David Haber to be “point person” for future discussions regarding a potential purchase. PCBDD currently operates out of 200 Eaton-Lewisburg Rd.

In other business

The board authorized payments for the Preble County Landfill ($5,286.60) and for Children Services ($5,728; $5732.50) and for the Coronavirus Relief Fund ($25,190).

The board noted receipt of two letters from Preble County Sheriff Mike Simpson regarding the resignation of Jeremy Smith as intermittent part-time dispatcher and the release from employment of Dale Jordan, Deputy Sheriff II.

The board authorized expenditures of $324,452.46 for the purchase of a 2021 963 Truck Loader for the Preble County Landfill, $7,595 for the purchase of a Sharp MX-3071 Digital Color Copier for the Health Department from Coronavirus Relief and $3,495 for the purchase of a Sharp MX-M2651 B/W Copier for the Health Department from Coronavirus Relief.

The board held a public hearing and approved the vacation of an alley in West Sonora.

The board met with Dayton Technology Group Inc. regarding county IT services.

The Preble County Board of Commissioners meet every Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Preble County Courthouse. These meetings are open to the public.

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

cmowen@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4061 and follow on Twitter @emowenjr

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4061 and follow on Twitter @emowenjr