Commissioners talk Solid Waste District and American Rescue Plan

GREENVILLE— The Darke County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a Solid Waste District grant and the American Rescue Plan Act. Commissioners Matt Aultman, Mike Stegall and Larry Holmes were present.

The board approved Resolution (R-42-2022), authorizing the Darke County Solid Waste District to file an application for the Ohio EPA Community and Litter Grant Fund.

The grant funds will be awarded to support scrap tire amnesty and cleanup events sponsored by solid waste management district, such as scrap tire and amnesty and cleanup events.

Next, the board approved Resolution (R-43-2022), to authorize expenditures from the U.S. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) — State and Local Program, in the amount not to exceed $9,928,101 for revenue loss, as permitted by the final guidance that was released by the United States Treasury on Jan. 6.

Lastly, the board approved an application to employ Kimberly W. Bojko, Attorney at Law, of Carpenter, Lipps & Leland, LLP, of Columbus, or other members of her firm, to act as legal counsel to assist the Darke County Prosecuting Attorney, the board, and in the prosecution, or defense of any action or proceeding in which such board or officer is a party or has an interest, in its official capacity regarding the Painter Creek Solar Farm project.

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

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