Pre-meeting release for 7/11 session

County to hear economic development update from TSEP
Also to open bids for taxiway rehabilitation project

[Tiffin, OH, July 9, 2019] – The Seneca County Board of Commissioners is to meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, at its office, 111 Madison St.
To start the meeting, personnel from the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is to update the commissioners on economic development progress across the county.
TSEP President and CEO David Zak will give a PowerPoint presentation with discussion related to projects the organization is working on.
The board also will hear updates from Downtown Main Street Manager Amy Reinhart and development managers Nick Dutro and Audrey Flood.
In other business, the board is to open bids for the taxiway rehabilitation project at the Seneca County Airport.
In May, the board approved a supplemental appropriation of $85,355 for the engineering work for the improvements. The county is funding the project through a Federal Aviation Administration grant, and the total cost for engineering will be just five percent of that figure, or about $4,270. The county will be reimbursed 90 percent of the cost from the federal government and five percent of the cost from the state.
The engineer’s estimate for construction work is $337,432.
At about 10:15 a.m., the commissioners are to hold a joint-ditch hearing with the Wyandot County commissioners, followed by another joint-ditch hearing with the Hancock County commissioners at about 10:30 a.m.

During resolutions, the board is to consider:
* A $950 supplemental appropriation to the Juvenile Program and Services line for contract services.
* A $1,105,197.60 supplemental appropriation to the Maintenance and Repair Fund (county engineer) for contracts/projects.
* Establishing the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grant.
* An agreement with Resource Solutions Associates on behalf of Seneca County Emergency Management Agency.

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