Commissioners to talk about sale of Carnegie Library Thursday

The May 14 auction of the Carnegie Library building downtown is to be on the agenda at Thursday’s Seneca County commissioners meeting.

They are to meet at 10 a.m. at their office, 111 Madison St.

During the county administrator’s report, Stacy Wilson plans to talk about the absolute auction of the building that was most recently home to Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Court, 108 Jefferson St. The building was constructed in 1912 with a $25,000 grant from the Carnegie Corp. of New York, and it operated as a library from 1913 to 1976.

The county is working with RE/MAX to auction off the building at 10:30 a.m. May 14 at the building site. A video, photos, open house dates and other resources related to the sale are expected to be released in the next couple months.

In other business, Paul Mylonas, of Johnson Controls, is to speak with the commissioners about possible energy cost savings through a government program.

Also, the commissioners are to discuss the upcoming Seneca County Engineer/Township Association meeting, which is to take place at 6 p.m. March 21.

In financial matters, the commissioners are to consider:

• A $7,262.21 supplemental appropriation to the General Fund.

• Approving the Seneca County Sewer District payment adjustment policy. No costs are affected, but a brief policy is being implemented.

• Establishing a Medicaid Reserve Fund on behalf of Seneca County Opportunity Center.

• Setting time, date and place to receive sealed bids for superstructure replacement, prestressed box beam projects on TR 77 and TR 169.

• Joining a court case related to suing pharmaceutical companies and drug makers for their roles in the opioid crisis.

• Approving the recommendation of the Tax Incentive Review Council’s findings regarding Enterprise Zone and Community Reinvestment Area tax abatements for companies located in Seneca County for tax year 2018.

• Setting the time, date and place to receive sealed bids for the Cemetery Lane recycled asphalt project at 3160 S. SR 100. The project is to be funded with grant money.

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