JAY – Delaware County Commissioners dealt with a variety of fire department issues, as well as purchasing equipment and approving plats during a regular Monday morning meeting.
Funds in the amount of $15,000 were transferred from Capital Outlay into Maintenance and Operation for the Monkey Island Fire Department; $20,000 was transferred from the Maintenance and Operation account into Capital Outlay for the Tia Juana Fire Department, and Oaks was approved to transfer $6,875.05 from its Capital Outlay account into Maintenance and Operation.
In addition, sealed bids will be let for the lease purchase of a used or demo 10-foot rescue squad for the Kenwood Fire Department.
In other business, two tractors were sold as surplus for District #3 for $2,111.00 and $1,611.00.
A loader was also sold as surplus for $1,750.00.
District #3 County Commissioner Dave Kendrick rejected all the bids the county received for a track type loader.
District #2 County Commissioner Bill Cornell tabled the acceptance of a bid on a motor grader and backhoe loader until a later meeting.
In other matters Monday morning:
• The board approved the amended/corrected plats of Island Air and Landings on Monkey Island.
• An application for an EEOC Grant for Delaware County Emergency Management was approved. The grant is to purchase a back-up generator for $40,000.00.
• A resolution establishing and designating county depositories for the Delaware County Treasurer’s office was given approval.
• A partial payment of $92,000.00 to AMEC for the archeological survey done at the Spavinaw Creek Bridge site will be paid.
The next meeting of the Delaware County Commissioners will start at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Office of the Delaware County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 20.