JAY – Commissioners in Delaware County signed off on an amended agreement with Ottawa County, which will allow them to house Delaware County prisoners, during a Monday morning meeting.
Both counties had signed the agreement earlier this month.
However, according to legal counsel for Delaware County, the seal from the county clerk’s office was not on the agreement and the attorney general’s office requested the placement of a clause in the contract regarding property transfer.
Even though there is no actual transfer of property, the clause is considered necessary for clarification.
The amended contract was presented to the Ottawa County Commissioners for signing on Monday morning as well.
In other business, all three districts received $49,966.22 each for their highway cash for January.
District #1 County Commissioner Ken Crowder called the amount a “30-year low.” According to Crowder, the amount received this year compares to road money received in the 1980s.
In other matters the commissioners voted to:
• Let sealed bids on the lease purchases of a tanker truck for the Butler Fire Department and a new pumper truck for the Grove Fire Department.
• Award Steel’s Janitorial Services with a winning bid for janitorial services on the courthouse, the sheriff’s department and the election board office. L&R Clean Sweep received the bid for cleaning the Jay Community Center.
• Accept a bid from 4-State Maintenance for janitorial supplies for the coming year.
• Approve a motion to draft a supplemental contract and modification agreement on the Spavinaw Creek Bridge relocation project.
• Sign blanket purchase orders.
A printer in the Delaware County Clerk’s office will be salvaged and the acceptance of a bid for a new rescue truck for the Oaks Fire Department was tabled for one week.
The next meeting of the Delaware County Commissioners will be held on Mon., Jan. 5 starting at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Office of the Delaware County Courthouse.