January 6th 2022 Meeting Minutes

January 6, 2022 

Supervisor Horton called the meeting to order at 9:20 a.m. The Board stood and said the pledge of allegiance 

Roll call Supervisors: Fitzgerald and Horton, and Deputy Auditor Sue Cox. 

Fitzgerald made a motion seconded Horton approve the agenda for today. Motion carried 2-0. 

Horton made a motion seconded by Fitzgerald to approve the minutes from the last meeting. Motion carried 2-0. 

There were no public comments. There were no committee reports. 

Justin Savage, Asst. Engineer, stated Grove township railcar is finishing up and will have a weight limit. Mason 20 rehab of the bridge will be next week. 

Rebuild of hubs for motor grader will be fixed tomorrow. 

Dan Wyckoff, Sharon Dalton, Clint Spurrier, Dana Davis, Rick Shelly, attended the meeting for the vaccine mandate policy. Clint discussed changes that had been brought to his attention for the policy. There was a suggestion for predominantly will not be changed from exclusively working outside. 

9:44 Pam Wilmarth joined meeting. 

10:04 Board agrees that the changes Clint has put in the policy are ok with them. They are willing to send the policy to Jack Reed and have it ready for implementation if needed. 

Fitzgerald motioned and Horton 2nd to approve the buy out forms for secondary roads and Sefrit, Cox, Jenkins, and Gray. 

Horton motioned to approve the health insurance rates to lower what the family insurance employee pays to $600.00 a month and the increase and lower payment will be absorbed from the self fund. 

Horton motioned and Fitzgerald seconded to approve the hiring of Laura Moyer and Cassandra McLain for part-time dispatchers. 

The Board had a zoom call with Architect, Mindy Aust. They discussed with Mindy Aust about rewiring the courthouse at the same time as the elevator install. 

Auditor Murphy joined the meeting. Deputy Auditor Cox left the meeting. 

Crystal Drake and Sandy Boswell joined the meeting to discuss estimates to refinish the Purple Palace Building to become the new office for Public Health. The cost of the material would be $40,000.00 and labor would be around $20,000.00. This would include updating the windows and fixing the soffit. This does not include the two new HVAC units needed for the property. It would cost approximately 

$5000.00 to get the Farmers Mutual Internet to the property, that would net including any networking. The generator could be purchased by grant funds and so could some of the shelving. 

The Board approved the claims to be paid. 

The Board tabled the bid on the bat guano removal until another bid can be given. 

The Board also tabled the decision on a donation to the Lenox Neighborhood Center for the purchase of on additional building until they decide on which building, they want to purchase. 

Fitzgerald made a motion seconded by Horton to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0. Pam Wilmarth, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors 

Attest: Bethany Murphy, Auditor Attest: Sue Cox, Deputy Auditor 

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