Commissioners award bids


SIDNEY — During meetings in June, the Shelby County commissioners awarded bids for a recycling roll-off truck to Flag City Truck and Equipment, of Findlay, in the amount of $147,250 and for Rangeline Road bridge replacement to Brumbaugh Construction Inc., of Arcanum, in the amount of $259,705.

In other business, the commissioners:

• Appointed Robert Menz to the Tri-County Board of Recovery & Mental Health Services for four-year term.

• Approved vacation of Perry Township Road No. 1027 (Vine Street) and Loramie Township Road No. 1050.

• Approved applications for CDBG community development funding allocation to New Choices Inc. for capital improvements in the amount of $31,000; the village of Jackson Center for water line extension in the $35,500; and for fair housing in the amount of $9,000.

• Released $6,196.11 of the $5 permissive auto license fees to village of Russia for street improvements.

• Authorized the prosecutor to initiate proceedings to purchase property at 1000 Milligan Court, which houses the Bureau of Motor Vehicles one-stop shop. According to Commissioner Julie Ehemann, the county has rented the building for a number of years and now plans to buy it. There are no plans to move the one-stop shop out of the building.

• Authorized seeking bids for the 2015 highway paint-striping program. Bids are to be opened July 7 at 11 a.m.

• Entered into an agreement with the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities for use of office space by the Family & Children First Council at 1200 Children’s Home Road.

• Held a public hearing for the issuance of hospital facilities revenue bonds for Wilson Memorial Hospital and approved the sale of bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $10 million.
• Authorized seeking bids for the courthouse square concrete replacement courthouse painting projects. Bids will be opened July 14 at 11 a.m.

• Entered into an agreement with the Central Ohio Youth Center Community Residential Center for correctional treatment services for youth at a rate of $185 per day per youth.

• Approved contracts as follows for services to be provided to Shelby County Job and Family Services: with Fishel Hall Kim Albrecht LLP, of Columbus, for legal services at a rate of $185 per hour; with Midwest Regional Educational Service Center, of Sidney, for a juvenile court liaison in the amount not to exceed $15,000; with Shelby Public Transit, of Sidney, for Medicaid non-emergency transport in the amount not to exceed $155,000; with Clark Station, Shri Pavan Shut Inc. Sunoco, and Marathon and Valero Gas stations, all of Sidney, for gas voucher services; with Staffmark for temporary employees in the amount not to exceed $86,600; with the Counseling Center for Wellness/Ohio Behavioural Health Care, of Lima for family coaching services, facility rent and adult protective services in the amount not to exceed $44,800; with Innovative Family Supports Inc., of Bellefontaine, for family coaching services and adult protective services in the amount not to exceed $45,000; with Shelby County Counseling Center, of Sidney, for family coaching services in the amount not to exceed $10,000; with Fred M. Sacks, of Sidney, in the amount not to exceed $10,000 and Save U Time, of Sidney, in the amount not to exceed $2,500 for adult protective services; with Adriel, of West Liberty, in the amount not to exceed $50,000, Clear Creek Farm, of Sidney, in the amount not to exceed $30,000, Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth of Ohio Inc., of Delphos, in the amount not toxceed $50,000, and Isaiah’s Place, of Troy, in the amount not to exceed $35,000 for foster care placement; with Shelby County Juvenile Court, in amounts not to exceed $7,488 and $27,556 and the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services in amounts not to exceed $3,744 and $13,778 for cost associated witht he care of a delinquent child placed at Safely Home in Bedford.

• Approved the purchase by Job and Family Services of a social service contract with the Shelby County Juvenile Court, not to exceed $77,662.22.

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