2018-06-07 / Front Page

County Signs CDBG Contract

Endorse Child Welfare Professionals Appreciation Week
By Cassidy Pittman

A Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) contract in the amount of $211,586 for federal fiscal year 2017 was signed by commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch, and Rodney McCray at their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday.

The contract funding has been allocated to Wells Tannery water system upgrades, totaling $115,500; McConnellsburg Firehall handicapped accessibility upgrades, totaling $58,001; and program administration, totaling $38,085, with a contract activity period of May 2, 2018, through May 1, 2022. Commissioner Lynch abstained from voting.

They also approved a $3,601.35 estimate from True Value to enclose and proceed with the garage at the probation office.

Stephanie Stohon, Wessel & Company, met with commissioners regarding the 2018 flash report, an April 2018 investment analysis. Afterwards, the commissioners moved to transfer the budgeted 911 loan payments from Fund 238 (911 fund) in the amount of $169,787.40 to Fund 400 (debt service fund).

Lisa Mellott-McConahy, chief clerk, discussed the 2018 liquid fuels allocations. Letters will be sent to the municipalities within the next few weeks regarding these allocations, which were approved as presented.

Julia Dovey met with the commissioners regarding the Human Services Block Grant (HSBG) application approval process, and they approved an endorsement of the HSBG assurance of compliance for 2018- 2019.

Lastly, commissioners authorized an endorsement of Resolution 8 of 2018, recognizing the staff of Fulton County Services for Children and proclaiming the week of June 4-8 as Child Welfare Professionals Appreciation Week.

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