Clark County Commissioners amended two contracts for the Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) at their April 6 meeting. The first contract with the Clark County Juvenile Court was changed to align the contact with changes in the state legislature governing the residential placement of children who have become involved in the Juvenile court system. The value of the contract is valued at $2,145,000 and is effective from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.

The second contract with Ohio Guidestone was increased by $125,000. The new contract is worth $200,000 and is effect July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017. Ohio Guidestone provides opportunities for children to develop skills for growth, achievement and lifelong success and to help them and their families become stronger.

In other business, the commissioners set the date and time for two Planning and Zoning hearings. First, they set the date and time for a public hearing for the Community Housing Impact and Preservation Program (CHIP) for Wednesday April 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Public Chambers of the County Offices at 50 E. Columbia Street.

Second, they set the date and time to hear a rezoning case filed by William and Cheryl Herrmann to rezone 70.06 acres at 5370 and 5372 Hunter Road from A-1 agriculture to R-1 Rural Residence at 10:15a.m. on April 20, 2016 in the Public Chambers of the county offices.

The next meeting of the Clark County Commissioners is scheduled for April13, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the commissioners’ conference room at 50 E. Columbia Street.

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