Commissioners receive bids for computer-controlled HVAC system

Guernsey County commissioners tabled two bids for the duration of their conference on Wednesday for a computerized HVAC system to function the heating and air conditioning programs in three county-owned qualities.

Westerville-dependent Commercial Facility Answers submitted a very low bid of $ 161,222 for the job in the Guernsey County Administration Building and Courthouse on Wheeling Avenue and the Sheriff’s office on Southgate Parkway.

A next presenting from Regulate Concepts of Ohio LLC of Akron was for $ 249,900.

“We will talk about the bids and put an buy at a later on phase immediately after assessment,” mentioned Commissioner Dave Wilson.

4 other businesses expressed fascination in the job, but did not post any provides by the deadline on Wednesday.

The engineer’s estimate for the computerized HVAC technique is $ 185,000.

In other stores:

Ben Kirkman, owner and operator of Kirkman Lights, and former company operator Jay Patterson fulfilled with commissioners to explore extending the lease on a district-owned building on Bennett Avenue.

Kirkman told commissioners he was owning problems finding a person to establish a new developing for his firm.

The county previously purchased the constructing from the Guernsey County District Community Library, and a lease Kirkman experienced with the library / county expires at the stop of the year.

Commissioners agreed to lengthen the lease until finally April 30, with Kirkman continuing to pay out a month to month lease of $ 300 moreover utilities, but knowledgeable him that this would be the only extension due to the county’s demands.

“House is also an challenge for us in the county,” stated Commissioner Skip Gardner.

The lease renewal is staying drafted by the Guernsey County Attorney’s Business for Kirkman signature.

The commissioners also fulfilled with assistant pet warden Karla Kerns over a modern verbal argument involving a lady and workers from the dog household.

The incident was reportedly posted on social media.

Kerns stated the put up was taken out after speaking to the woman who was reportedly offended about employees treatment throughout an argument more than possessing a pet dog housed at the facility.

Kerns knowledgeable the commissioners that she and Sheriff Jeff Paden achieved with the staff members following talking with the woman. In accordance to Kerns, the female later denied possession of the pet dog.

The puppy was reportedly brought to the shelter with an embedded collar that essential professional medical remedy from a nearby veterinarian. Kerns claimed the dog has now been adopted.

“It can from time to time be a challenging problem for the personnel at the shelter,” reported Kerns. “But which is not how we want to operate the shelter. I just preferred to permit you know that it has been fixed.”

The commissioners advised that instruction, which might be carried out in-property by the sheriff’s place of work, could be useful for team in de-escalating tense scenarios in the shelter.

The sheriff’s workplace oversees operations in the pet shelter.

Last but not least, the commissioners met with Amy Swigart of the Guernsey County Map Division to talk about the use of maps to locate county owned land.

Wilson explained Swigart produced an digital application for district officers to recognize district property.

The resolutions accredited by the commissioners involved:

  • Accepted Guernsey County’s current Hazmat System by resolution of the area contingency preparing committee approving all alterations.
  • A 1-time, uniform allowance has been permitted for personnel at Countryview Assisted Living, a county-operate facility on County Home Road. Comprehensive-time personnel employed prior to September 22nd will get $ 1,200, although comprehensive-time workers hired concerning September 22nd by way of Oct 31st will obtain $ 600. Element-time or intermittent (PRN) staff hired prior to September 22nd will obtain $ 600 and very similar employees employed among September 22nd by October 31st will acquire $ 100. In accordance to the resolution, the uniform allowance will be paid out out on November 19th.
  • A letter addressing the district’s lodging tax was signed and despatched to neighborhood firms that had to shell out the regular monthly taxes.

Guernsey County Commissioners meet up with each and every Monday and Wednesday at the County Administration Constructing at 627 Wheeling Avenue in downtown Cambridge. Phone the office at 740-432-9200 for extra facts.

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