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PUBLIC NOTICE


 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
 
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Gallia, Ohio (the NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Gallia, Ohio (the “County”)  will  conduct  a  public  hearing  on  Thursday,  June  11,  2020  at  10:30  a.m.  at  the  County Commissioners’ office in the Gallia County Courthouse, 18 Locust Street, Room 1292, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631,  concerning  the  approval  of  the  issuance  by  the  County  of  one  or  more  series  of  its  County Developmental Disabilities Building Bonds, Series 2020 (the “Bonds”) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $800,000, and the approval of the plan of finance to be effectuated thereby. If authorized, the Bonds will be issued pursuant to Chapter 133 of the Ohio Revised Code.

If  the  issuance  of  the  Bonds  is  authorized,  the  proceeds  of  the  Bonds  will  be  used  to  (1)  finance  the acquisition,  construction,  renovation,  installation  and  equipping  of  the  certain  improvements  to  the County’s Developmental Disabilities GALLCO Workshop Facility located at 8317 State Route 7 North, Cheshire, Ohio 45620; and (2) pay certain costs of issuance of the Bonds.

The expected initial legal owners or principal users of the project listed in this notice are anticipated to be the  County  and/or  the  Gallia-Meigs  Community  Action  Agency,  a  nonprofit  corporation  described  in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”) .

The Bonds and the payment of principal and interest thereon will be general obligations of the County secured by the full faith and credit of the County.  As such, the Bonds will constitute an indebtedness and a charge against the general credit and taxing power of the County.

The public hearing is required by Section 147(f) of the Code.  Interested persons are invited to attend this public hearing and will be given the opportunity to express their views concerning the proposed issuance of the Bonds. Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners at 18 Locust Street, Room 1292, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 until June 10, 2020. Subsequent to the public hearing, County Commissioners of the County will meet to take the appropriate action required by
Section 147(f) of the Code.
 

 By: /s/ Anette Brown
            Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
            of the County of Gallia, Ohio

Notice of Reorganizational Meeting  

As per ORC 305.05, the board of county commissioners organizes before the second Monday of January of each year. Therefore, the reorganizational meeting of the Gallia County Commissioners will be held on Thursday January 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s office at the Gallia County Courthouse.

 

RESOLUTION

IN THE MATTER OF SELLING PERSONAL PROPERTY, WHICH IS NOT NEEDED FOR PUBLIC USE, OR IS OBSOLETE OR UNFIT FOR THE USE FOR WHICH IT WAS ACQUIRED BY INTERNET AUCTION

It was moved by Mr. Foster, seconded by Mr. Montgomery to approve the following:

WHEREAS, GALLIA County Board of Commissioners has determined that each year the county has surplus property, including motor vehicles acquired for the use of county officers and departments, and road machinery, equipment, tools, or supplies, which is not needed for public use, or is obsolete or unfit for the use for which it was acquired; and

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code Section 307.12 (E) allows by resolution adopted each calendar year the sale of such property by internet auction;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of GALLIA County, State of Ohio, declares its intent to sell such property by internet auction and adopt the following;


GALLIA County

Online Surplus Property Disposition

General Guidelines

GALLIA County hereby creates the following rules pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 307.12 (E):

  1. The GALLIA County Board of Commissioners has determined that surplus personal property including motor vehicles acquired for the use of County Officers and departments, and road machinery, equipment, tools, or supplies, which is not needed for the public use, or is obsolete or unfit for the use it was acquired is appropriate to be sold by Internet auction.
  2. The auctions shall be conducted on a continuous basis through accessing the GALLIA County surplus property through the GALLIA County website located at www.gallianet.net.
  3. The surplus property will be posted for a period of no less than 15 days, including Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, but such time may be extended at the discretion of the Board or its representative in order to maximize the financial return to the County.
  4. The Board or its representative on an item-by-item basis may determine minimum price or reserve price and the terms or conditions of sale, including but not limited to requirements for pickup and/or delivery, method of payment, and payment of sales tax in accordance with applicable laws for that item. Such information shall be available on the website.
  5. The highest bid for the surplus property will prevail. However GALLIA County reserves the right for its representative to withdraw the offer or cancel bids in an auction if one or more of the following circumstances apply:

a.       It is determined that an auction shall be canceled or terminated early,

b.       A bidder requests permission to back out of a bid,

c.        The identity of the bidder cannot be verified, or

d.       It is determined that a bidder is purchasing the surplus for a use contrary to the health and welfare of GALLIA County or its citizens.

e.       The Board of Commissioners has contracted with GovDeals, Inc. to provide the software necessary for completing the Internet auction.

Vote on Motion:  Ms. Snyder Aye; Mr. Foster Aye; Mr. Montgomery Aye.


RESOLUTION

IN THE MATTER OF DECLARING PERSONAL PROPERTY OBSOLETE, UNFIT, OR NOT NEEDED FOR PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC AUCTION, PRIVATE SALE, INTERNET AUCTION, OR DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY

It was moved by Mr. Foster, seconded by Mr. Montgomery to approve the following:

WHEREAS, GALLIA County throughout the year will have miscellaneous minor office furniture, chairs, filing cabinets, shelving, miscellaneous minor office equipment, computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, copiers, typewriters, miscellaneous building hardware and materials, and minor tools and equipmentwhich are not needed for public use, or are obsolete or unfit for the use for which they were acquired.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the board of Commissioners of GALLIA County, State of Ohio, declare that when the above type of personal property becomes obsolete, unfit, or not needed for public use and when the estimated fair market value of each item is less than $50.00, authorize the public auction, private sale, internet auction, or the disposal or salvage of property that has no value, as set by the Ohio Revised Code Section 307.12.

Vote on Motion:  Ms. Snyder Aye; Mr. Foster Aye; Mr. Montgomery Aye.

Lois M. Snyder, President

Howard J. Foster, Vice President

Harold G. Montgomery, Member