Meigs OKs ‘Bring Your Pet to Work Day’


By Lorna Hart - lhart@civitasmedia.com



POMEROY — Meigs Commissioners announced their support for “Bring Your Pet to Work Day” during last Thursday’s regular meeting.

On Nov. 8, Election Day, employees at the Meigs County Courthouse can bring their pets to work for a $10 contibution, with funds collected going to the Meigs Canine Rescue and Adoption Center.

The commissioners approved the day, with the understanding the employees would be solely responsible for clean-up of their pets.

In along standing tradition, county employees were granted an afternoon off to enjoy the Meigs County Fair. A measure was approved by the commissioners and the offices were closed at noon on Aug. 18.

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Ihle, with Del Pullins offering up the opening prayer. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by April Burnem.

First order of business was the approval of the Aug. 4 minutes and payment of bills: General $51,737, Total $338,572.

Now and Thens consisted of payments to Digital Data for the Meigs County Engineers Office, $6,000 and Middleport Jail – A106A04 (Sheriff Dept),$12,420.

A request was made and approved for an appropriation adjustment- MCSO From: A106A05 (Contract Repair) for $6,543 To: A006A06 (Contract Services) for $6,543

The commissioners announced they would be attending the Solid Waste Management meeting in Wellston.

Commissioner Randy Smith represented the commissioners at the Rutland Council Meeting on Aug. 10. (Smith’s presence at the meeting will be covered in a seperate article.)

The Board of Commissioners approved and signed a contract with an independent investigator to do an assessment on the Meigs Canine Rescue and Adoption Center policy and procedures.

With business concluded, the meeting was adjourned at 11:16 a.m.

The Meigs County Board of Commissioners meet every Thursday at 11 a.m. at the courthouse.

By Lorna Hart

lhart@civitasmedia.com

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