This 17th day of December, 2018, the Board of County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, Mark Holtsberry and Cindy Peters, Clerk.



MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS

The commissioners completed staff evaluations this morning.



Susan Simpson, Delphos Granite Works, met with the commissioners to discuss a county home memorial. Simpson presented a price quote and noted that Delphos Granite Works currently has a 10% discount through the end of the year. The Commissioners approved Holtsberry to sign a contract on behalf of the board. (See Resolution below.)



IN THE MATTER OF APPROVAL OF THE 2019 GENERAL FUND ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners hereby approve the 2019 General Fund Annual Appropriations as recorded in Journal 56, Pages 156 through 162, to provide for current expenses and other expenditures of said County during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The same are hereby set aside and appropriated for the several purposes for which expenditures are to be made for and during said fiscal year. TOTAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR 2019: $6,559,791.67.



IN THE MATTER OF DISTRIBUTION OF EDP RENEWABLES’ TIMBER ROAD II WIND FARM (BENTON TOWNSHIP) PILOT (PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES) FOR 2018, PAYABLE IN 2019

WHEREAS, Paulding County will soon be receiving revenue generated by EDP Renewables’ Timber Road II Wind Farm located in Benton Township for tax year 2018, payable in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section §5727.75 set forth the framework for the receipt of the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines, stating: “The County Treasurer shall allocate the payment on the basis of the project’s physical location”; and

WHEREAS, it is the Paulding County Prosecutor’s opinion, dated September 25, 2012, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners has the authority by resolution to determine how the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines is to be distributed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, in consideration of the current levies in place for county entities, do hereby resolve to distribute the 2018 PILOT, payable in 2019, for the Timber Road II Wind Farm in Paulding County, Benton Township, be distributed as follows:

Name, Millage Rate, % Total Rate:

Paulding County General Fund, 3.2, 5.9508%

Paulding County Health Department, 0.8, 1.4877%

Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4.3, 7.9964%

Paulding County Senior Center, 0.5, 0.9298%

Paulding County 911, 1.074, 1.9972%

Paulding County Hospital Bond, 0.2, 0.3719%

Paulding County Jail Bond, 0.2, 0.3719%

Paulding County Jail Operation, 1.35, 2.5105%

Paulding County Carnegie Library, 1.5, 2.7895%

Paulding County OSU Extension, 0.25, 0.4649%

Tri-County Mental Health, 1, 1.8596%

Benton Township, 5.5, 10.2280%

Vantage Career Center, 4.5, 8.3684%

Wayne Trace Local School District, 29.4, 54.6732%

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said distribution of the PILOT for said Timber Road II Wind Farm be reviewed annually.



IN THE MATTER OF DISTRIBUTION OF IBERDROLA’S BLUE CREEK WIND FARM (BLUE CREEK TOWNSHIP) PILOT (PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES) FOR 2018, PAYABLE IN 2019

WHEREAS, Paulding County will soon be receiving revenue generated by Iberdrola’s Blue Creek Wind Farm located in Blue Creek Township for tax year 2018, payable in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section §5727.75 set forth the framework for the receipt of the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines, stating: “The County Treasurer shall allocate the payment on the basis of the project’s physical location”; and

WHEREAS, it is the Paulding County Prosecutor’s opinion, dated September 25, 2012, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners has the authority by resolution to determine how the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines is to be distributed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, in consideration of the current levies in place for county entities, do hereby resolve to distribute the 2018 PILOT, payable in 2019, for the Blue Creek Wind Farm in Paulding County, Blue Creek Township, be distributed as follows:

Name, Millage Rate, % Total Rate:

Paulding County General Fund, 3.2, 5.9842%

Paulding County Health Department, 0.8, 1.4961%

Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4.3, 8.0413%

Paulding County Senior Center, 0.5, 0.9350%

Paulding County 911, 1.074, 2.0085%

Paulding County Hospital Bond, 0.2, 0.3740%

Paulding County Jail Bond, 0.2, 0.3740%

Paulding County Jail Operation, 1.35, 2.5246%

Paulding County Carnegie Library, 1.5, 2.8051%

Paulding County OSU Extension, 0.25, 0.4675%

Tri-County Mental Health, 1, 1.8701%

Blue Creek Township, 5.2, 9.7244%

Vantage Career Center, 4.5, 8.4153%

Wayne Trace Local School District, 29.4, 54.9800%

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said distribution of the PILOT for said Blue Creek Wind Farm be reviewed annually.



IN THE MATTER OF DISTRIBUTION OF IBERDROLA’S BLUE CREEK WIND FARM (LATTY TOWNSHIP) PILOT (PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES) FOR 2018, PAYABLE IN 2019

WHEREAS, Paulding County will soon be receiving revenue generated by Iberdrola’s Blue Creek Wind Farm located in Latty Township for tax year 2018, payable in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section §5727.75 set forth the framework for the receipt of the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines, stating: “The County Treasurer shall allocate the payment on the basis of the project’s physical location”; and

WHEREAS, it is the Paulding County Prosecutor’s opinion, dated September 25, 2012, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners has the authority by resolution to determine how the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines is to be distributed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, in consideration of the current levies in place for county entities, do hereby resolve to distribute the 2018 PILOT, payable in 2019, for the Blue Creek Wind Farm in Paulding County, Latty Township, be distributed as follows:

Name, Millage Rate, % Total Rate:

Paulding County General Fund, 3.2, 6.1157%

Paulding County Health Department, 0.8, 1.5289%

Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4.3, 8.2180%

Paulding County Senior Center, 0.5, 0.9556%

Paulding County 911, 1.074, 2.0526%

Paulding County Hospital Bond, 0.2, 0.3822%

Paulding County Jail Bond, 0.2, 0.3822%

Paulding County Jail Operation, 1.35, 2.5801%

Paulding County Carnegie Library, 1.5, 2.8668%

Paulding County OSU Extension, 0.25, 0.4778%

Tri-County Mental Health, 1, 1.9112%

Latty Township, 4.05, 7.7402%

Vantage Career Center, 4.5, 8.6003%

Wayne Trace Local School District, 29.4, 56.1884%

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said distribution of the PILOT for said Blue Creek Wind Farm be reviewed annually.



IN THE MATTER OF DISTRIBUTION OF EDP RENEWABLES’ TIMBER ROAD III WIND FARM (HARRISON TOWNSHIP) PILOT (PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES) FOR 2018, PAYABLE IN 2019

WHEREAS, Paulding County will soon be receiving revenue generated by EDP Renewables’ Timber Road III Wind Farm located in Harrison Township for tax year 2018, payable in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section §5727.75 set forth the framework for the receipt of the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines, stating: “The County Treasurer shall allocate the payment on the basis of the project’s physical location”; and

WHEREAS, it is the Paulding County Prosecutor’s opinion, dated September 25, 2012, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners has the authority by resolution to determine how the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines is to be distributed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, in consideration of the current levies in place for county entities, do hereby resolve to distribute the 2018 PILOT, payable in 2019, for the Timber Road III Wind Farm in Paulding County, Harrison Township, be distributed as follows:

Name, Millage Rate, % Total Rate:

Paulding County General Fund, 3.2, 4.7922844%

Paulding County Health Department, 0.8, 1.1980711%

Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4.3, 6.4396322%

Paulding County Senior Center, 0.5, 0.7487944%

Paulding County 911, 1.074, 1.6084105%

Paulding County Hospital Bond, 0.2, 0.2995178%

Paulding County Jail Bond, 0.2, 0.2995178%

Paulding County Jail Operation, 1.35, 2.0217450%

Paulding County Carnegie Library, 1.5, 2.2463833%

Paulding County OSU Extension, 0.25, 0.3743972%

Tri-County Mental Health, 1, 1.4975889%

Harrison Township, 4.6, 6.8889089%

Vantage Career Center, 4.5, 6.7391500%

Antwerp Local School District, 43.3, 64.8455986%

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said distribution of the PILOT for said Timber Road III Wind Farm be reviewed annually.



IN THE MATTER OF DISTRIBUTION OF EDP RENEWABLES’ TIMBER ROAD III WIND FARM (HARRISON TOWNSHIP) PILOT (PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES) FOR 2018, PAYABLE IN 2019

WHEREAS, Paulding County will soon be receiving revenue generated by EDP Renewables’ Timber Road III Wind Farm located in Harrison Township for tax year 2018, payable in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section §5727.75 set forth the framework for the receipt of the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines, stating: “The County Treasurer shall allocate the payment on the basis of the project’s physical location”; and

WHEREAS, it is the Paulding County Prosecutor’s opinion, dated September 25, 2012, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners has the authority by resolution to determine how the revenue to be generated by the wind turbines is to be distributed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, in consideration of the current levies in place for county entities, do hereby resolve to distribute the 2018 PILOT, payable in 2019, for the Timber Road III Wind Farm in Paulding County, Harrison Township, be distributed as follows:

Name, Millage Rate, % Total Rate:

Paulding County General Fund, 3.2, 6.0521%

Paulding County Health Department, 0.8, 1.5130%

Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4.3, 8.1325%

Paulding County Senior Center, 0.5, 0.9456%

Paulding County 911, 1.074, 2.0312%

Paulding County Hospital Bond, 0.2, 0.3783%

Paulding County Jail Bond, 0.2, 0.3783%

Paulding County Jail Operation, 1.35, 2.5532%

Paulding County Carnegie Library, 1.5, 2.8369%

Paulding County OSU Extension, 0.25, 0.4728%

Tri-County Mental Health, 1, 1.8913%

Harrison Township, 4.6, 8.6999%

Vantage Career Center, 4.5, 8.5108%

Wayne Trace Local School District, 29.4, 55.6039%

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said distribution of the PILOT for said Timber Road III Wind Farm be reviewed annually.



IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2018 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 001-002)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2018 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds in the County Auditor Fund (Fund 001-002), to wit; FROM: County Auditor/Rollback,Homestead TO: County Auditor/Salaries, Employees AMOUNT: $1,500.

     

IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2018 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 009)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2018 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds in the Engineer Gas Tax Fund (Fund 009), to wit; FROM: Engineer Gas Tax/Contract Projects TO: Engineer Gas Tax/Office Salary AMOUNT: $50,000.



IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2018 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 001-014)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2018 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds in the County Court Fund (Fund 001-014), to wit; FROM: County Court/Jury Fees TO: County Court/Indigent Defense AMOUNT: $675; FROM: County Court/Salaries TO: County Court/Indigent Defense AMOUNT: $1,300.



IN THE MATTER OF CREATING A NEW EXPENSE LINE ITEM (FUND 010)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby direct the County Auditor to create the following expense line item in the Soil Conservation Fund (Fund 010), to-wit; 010-001-00015 Soil Conservation/State Equipment Grant.



IN THE MATTER OF APPOINTMENTS TO THE PAULDING COUNTY FLOOD PLAIN VARIANCE BOARD

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby appoint the following members to the Paulding County Flood Plain Variance Board, to-wit: Steve Sprow,, two-year term, expires Dec. 31, 2020; Ryan Mapes, two- year term, expires Dec. 31, 2020; Chad Crosby, two- year term, expires Dec. 31, 2020.



IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2018 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 001-010)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby modify the 2018 Annual Appropriation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor to transfer funds in the Juvenile Court Fund (Fund 001-010), to wit; FROM Juvenile Court/Attendance Officer Ins. TO: Juvenile Court/Child Support AMOUNT: $7,175; FROM: Juvenile Court/Salaries, Employees TO: Juvenile Court/Child Support AMOUNT: $2,672.44; FROM: Juvenile Court/Salaries, Employees TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $948.56; FROM: Juvenile Court/Supplies TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $27.64; FROM: Juvenile Court/Equipment TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $594.87; FROM: Juvenile Court/Travel TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $115.46; FROM: Juvenile Court/Other Expenses TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $425.43; FROM Juvenile Court/Medicare TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $240; FROM: Juvenile Court/Attendance Officer Salary TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $1,945; FROM: Juvenile Court/Attendance Officer PERS TO: Juvenile Court/Appointed Counsel AMOUNT: $58.90.



IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING COMMISSIONER HOLTSBERRY TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH DELPHOS GRANITE WORKS

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby authorize Mark Holtsberry, to sign a contract with Delphos Granite Works on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, for a county home memorial.