(L-R) Landon Haney of Arcanum, Mitchell Schmitmeyer of Franklin-Monroe, Dalton Hesson of Versailles, Carrie Rhoades of Ansonia, Jayden Hicks of Greenville, Madison Crawford of Tri-Village and A.J. Waymire of Missinawa Valley. (L-R) Commissioners Matt Aultman, Mike Stegall and Larry Holmes.

Commissioners sign FFA Week proclamation

GREENVILLE—The Darke County Board of Commissioners met on Thursday afternoon to discuss the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds and to sign a proclamation recognizing National FFA Week. Commissioners Matt Aultman, Mike Stegall and Larry Holmes were present.

Before the meeting, the board signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 20 to 27 as National FFA Week. The board recognized that this year is the 75th anniversary of FFA Week. The week-long tradition started in 1947 when the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in honor of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.

The board approved a public notice of the first of two CDBG public hearings. The first will be held on Thursday, March 8, at 1 p.m. in the Board Room of the Darke County Administrative Building, at 520 S. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio, 45331. The hearing will provide updates to the current and future CDBG Program funding, for which Darke County is eligible to receive. General information about the CDBG Programs, including eligible activities, program requirements and application deadlines will also be discussed.

Lastly, the board approved a location change for commissioners regular session for Tuesday, March 1, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Darke County Board of Developmental Disability in the Birchwood Training Center, at 5844 Jaysville St. Johns Rd., Greenville, Ohio, 45331 in celebration of March as DD Awareness Month.

The Darke County Board of Commissioners hold regular session every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at 520 South Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331. For more information contact the commissioner’s office at 937-547-7370.

 

Abigail Miller / Editor

Abigail Miller is a Greenville native, Kent State graduate, writer, crocheter, shopaholic and friend. Contact Darke County Now Reporter Abigail Miller at amiller@darkecountynow.com.

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