Meeting Release

Pre-meeting release for 10/22 session

Commissioners to meet via Zoom, hear update on 2020 Presidential Election

[Tiffin, OH Oct. 20, 2020] – The Seneca County Board of Commissioners is to meet at 10 a.m. Thursday.
The commissioners are encouraging residents to join them in the online meeting through the application Zoom. To maintain maximum accessibility, the meeting will be recorded, archived and streamed live through Zoom. Residents can join the meeting by computer or mobile device at the following link: Please note that this link and the following information has changed from previous meetings!
Residents also can download the Zoom meeting app and join with meeting ID 925 9523 0790. The passcode for the meeting is 453802. Those who would rather call in and listen to the audio of the meeting can dial (646) 558-8656 and use the meeting ID and then enter the passcode.
The meeting also is to be streamed on Facebook Live on the Seneca County Commissioners page.
At about 10 a.m., the commissioners are to hear a report from the Seneca County Board of Elections. Board of Elections leadership plan to submit a written report to be ready that updates the commissioners and the public on how the election is going so far.
On October 6, more than 7,000 absentee ballots were mailed out to Seneca County voters who requested them. This was the first day, by law, those could be mailed. Early, in-person voting also has begun. The Seneca County Board of Elections office, 71 S. Washington St., is open the following hours for early voting and other inquiries:
Oct. 19 – Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oct. 25 from 1 – 5 p.m.
Oct. 26 – Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov. 1 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
If you have questions, please call the board of elections office, (419) 447-4424.
In other action, the board is to receive qualifications in response to a request for qualifications for work at the Seneca County Airport. More information on that work can be found on the county’s website at the following links:,

During new business, the commissioners are to consider:
* A $10,000 supplemental appropriation to the Children Services Fund.
* A $1,500 supplemental appropriation to the Delinquent Care and Custody Fund for equipment.
* The 2020 schedule for expenditures of federal awards contract between Julian & Grube, Inc. and Seneca County on behalf of the Seneca County Auditor’s Office.
* Setting Dec. 3 at 9:30 a.m. as the date and time for public viewing and public hearing for the potential vacation of two alleys located in Loudon Township. The alley locations are: Alley One – Being part of an alley in Block 2 (Plat Volume 2, Page 10) located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 10, Loudon Township, T-2-N, R-13-E, Seneca County, Ohio
Alley Two – Being part of an alley in Block 3 (Plat Volume 2, Page 10) Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 10, Loudon Township, T-2-N, R-13-E, Seneca County, Ohio