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Board Minutes – October 4, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Scott Akin, and Merlin Dixon. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from September 27, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Engineer Travis Malone presented a certificate to Kyle Freshour for his forty years of service with Adams County. The board appreciates his dedicated service.

Malone gave an update on his department. The week of October 11th the crew will be painting lines on Sycamore Ave. Due to a recent incident involving a county employee, Engineer Malone gave two options to protect the crew. One option will be shutting down the road from 9 am -3 pm for one day or to have a deputy follow the procession to catch the attention of drivers and get them slowed down for the crew.

Department Head Reports:  Treasurer – 98.89% collected for the first half of taxes. IT – Got the Meeting Owl set up for meetings. Windows 11 will be rolled out tomorrow but he’s recommending not upgrading just yet. Recorder – Wrapped up end of month and is working on getting the quarterly reports finished up. EMA – There is a Covid outbreak at our nursing home with staff and residents. Sheriff – The last position of dispatcher has been hired and has started the training.

Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows:  Maynes – Crossroads, Sept. 27, Creston, Mitigation Plan, Sept. 28, Corning; Dixon – Mitigation Plan, Sept. 28, Corning; Shipley – Adams Community Foundation, Sept. 21, Corning, MATURA, Sept 28, Creston, Main Street, Sept. 30, Corning.

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to adjourn the meeting at 10:15 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

ATTEST: Bobbi Maynes, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor