Jan. 15, 2019 - Clarion Board of Commissioners Work Session Highlights
Notice: The following is a list of proposed actions for the Commissioners' Meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 22, 2019. This information is subject to change and/or be removed from the meeting's agenda.
1. Contract on behalf of behalf of Corrections with Pest Management for pest control services at a cost of $1,656 per year. This service is for preventative measures.
2. Clarion County is continuing to work with Geological Information Services to put mapping and assessment information online.
3. The county will be starting to work on 5-10 year Capital Improvement Plans and Long Term Financial Projections and Goals.
4. The Commissioners are proposing to accept new guidelines for Hotel Tax grants.
6. Contract on behalf of Early Intervention with Joanne Keller for Early Intervention therapy services that has had an increase in utilization. The term of the contact is July 1, 2019 through June 30 2019 at a cost of $20,000 with a county match up to 10%.
7. Contract on behalf of Developmental Disabilities with Clarion County Taxi for taxi services for individuals with DD that has had an increase in utilization. The contract term is from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 at a cost of $5,000 with a county match up to 10%.
8. Renew the county's Surety Bond of $5,000 with GH Harris for 2019.
9. Darlene Wolbert from the Sheriff's Office plans to retire Mach 1, 2019. Wolbert has been a county employee since 1996.
The county is now accepting applications for this position.
10. Contract with McCleary Business Machines and Clarion Office Equipment for copier services.
11. The county is researching additional recycling services throughout the county buildings.
Jan. 8, 2019 - Clarion Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights
Notice: The following actions have been discussed and approved by the Board of Commissioners but have not been approved for the meeting's minutes. These actions will be approved for minutes during the next Board of Commissioners Meeting at 10:00 a.m. January 22, 2019.
- The next Work Session is 10am Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in the conference room.
- The next Commissioner/Salary/Retirement Board meeting is 10am Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 in the conference room.
- Marsha Adams in Courts will be retiring Feb. 22, 2019.
Meeting Action Items
1. Resolution #2 of 2019 was passed. (See Resolutions)
2. A 2019 Ford F-350 will be leased from Clarion Ford for four payments of $11,983.66 through COSTARS. This vehicle will replace the former county truck which is no longer in running condition.
3. A contract was renewed with Kevin Reichard as County Engineer with a term from Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019 as a cost of $50 per hour.
4. The 2019 Administrative Entity Operating Agreement between PA Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs, and Clarion County CYS effective March 1, 2019. This replaces the current agreement that was put into affect July 1, 2017.
5. Susan Risher was hired to full the vacant position of part-time Corrections Officer effective Jan. 2, 2019 at a rate of $13.59 per hour based upon completion of certification.
6. Judy Myers was promoted to the Children & Youth Services vacant position of full-time Caseworker 3/Foster Family Coordinator position from current Caseworker 2 position effective Jan. 7, 2019 at an annual salary of $30,942.70.
7. Rebecca Maguire was hired to fill the vacant position of temporary part-time Caseworker 3 effective Jan. 7, 2019 at a rate of $18.84 per hour.
8. Mathias Smerkar was promoted to 911's vacant position of full-time Shift Supervisor effective Jan. 6, 2019 at a rate of $19.96 per hour.
9. A contract was agreed upon on behalf of Public Safety and Mobilcom for license modifications for $2,800.00.
10.A contract was agreed upon on behalf of Courts with Joyce Bailey for cleaning services at District Judge Jeff Miller's office from November, 2018 until termination at a cost of $120 per month, $1,440 total for year.
11. An internal change was made on an internal control policy requiring all purchased over $100 to be approved through the County Requisition process. The policy currently states purchases over $300 must be approved. Commissioner Ted Tharan said this change is to have a better understanding of what purchases are being made throughout the departments. All purchases in need of approval go through the County Procurement Officer, Cindy Fleming.
12. Under the Tax Claims department, a $3.00 fee will be added to the account of each delinquent tax payer for every property that gets reported in January. Clarion County Tax Claims Director Megan Kerr said approximately 2,300 parcels get turned as delinquent per year. This money is us to help cover legal and auctioneer fees.
13. A request was approved for Keystone High School students to tour the treatment system at Clarion County Park for Earth Day on April 26, 2019.
14. The Tri-County Animal Rescue center was approved to use the Veterans Memorial Park on August 17, 2019 for their annual International Homeless Animals event.
NOTICE: 2019 Dog Licenses are now due!