Meeting Release

Pre-meeting release for 2/20 session

Commissioners to hear update from Seneca Regional Planning Commission
Also to discuss local tax incentives for Church and Dwight expansion

[Tiffin, OH Feb. 18, 2020] – The Seneca County Board of Commissioners is to meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at its office, 111 Madison St.
At about 10 a.m., Charlene Watkins, the executive director of Seneca Regional Planning Commission, is to update the board on several plans and initiatives.
Watkins is to discuss the program year 2017 Community Development Block Grant, several planning processes and achievements, the Home Sewage Treatment System grant, Sewer District Administration and what to expect in 2020 for the agency.
Watkins also is expected to discuss the comprehensive plan and the facilities master plan.
In other action, the commissioners are to discuss a tax abatement for Church and Dwight.
The company announced last week that it will invest $38 million at its facility in the village of Old Fort, for expansion of consumer products manufacturing and construction of a new warehouse.
Final approval for this project is contingent upon the receipt of state and local incentives; if approved, construction is expected to be completed in 2020, and the company would be hiring up to 60 new employees.
During new business, the board is to discuss an annexation request. The commissioners also are to enter executive session to discuss personnel/employment.

During new business, the commissioners are to consider:
* A $154,986.40 supplemental appropriation to the Children Services Fund, including $7,000 for equipment, $13,000 for advertising and planning, $15,000 for supplies, $64,500 for contract services and $55,486.40 for services for children.
* Setting time, date and place to receive bids for the CR 49, CR 43 and CR592 superstructure replacement prestressed box beams project.