Lisbon All DC offices will be closed today for Thanksgiving, but most downtown Lisbon offices will be open Friday, except for the treasurer's office.
“I can't imagine that many people will be showing up to pay their taxes on Black Friday. I think it's much better for people to spend time with their families, " County Treasurer Brian Blakeman said when told of the closure.
There is a sign at the entrance informing visitors that it is closed. However, even when the office is closed, people can pay their tax bills at the self-service payment kiosk on the courthouse floor. Taxpayers can pay property taxes online at secretaria.columbiana.oh.gov.
Blakeman said they use the online option and the self-service kiosk and have not had any problems since the two services started. He said it was good.
At Wednesday's county commissioners meeting, Commissioner Mike Halleck said the commissioners set court hours and in many cases each office reports to the other. He said that if the court is closed, it will interfere with the work of other offices.
“This court is open on Fridays. This is our job, this is our duty ," he said.
Although he did not specifically call other offices, other officials called and asked them to close the offices.
"We should all be open the day after Thanksgiving, " he said.
There will be no public court hearings on Friday, but the clerk's office is open on the third floor. A security court is also open on the ground along with other offices. The town's county court is also open on Fridays in Saltwell Road.
In other business, the commissioners approved special funds for 2023, authorized a $77,000 letter of credit for Phase 3 fish farm development to complete the expedition and reappointed Richard Cope to a three-year term on the committee. Department plan.
Panel members approved a road use and maintenance agreement with EAP Ohio LLC for horizontal drilling projects at Sanor Farms in Knox Township. The agreement with the county council obliges the mining company to repair and maintain the roads used for entry and exit.
The ownership agreement specifically covers the use of 3.9 miles of Rochester Road and 1 mile of Georgetown Road.
Commissioners also approved several applications from D.C. Department of Job and Family Services Director Rachel Ketterman, including the hiring of Rebecca Grim of Minerva as Human Services Worker II in the active Division of Children's Services.
Prosecutor's Investigative Service Memorandum Update for Child and Adult Advocates It was approved on November 3, which increased the contract fraud investigation grant by $3,000. The spending limit will now be $53,000, with most of the funding coming from Title XX and the State Child Protection Benefit. Ketterman said prosecutors will continue to assist in the fraud investigation by adding money to the gift.
Memorandum of Understanding A Memorandum of Understanding was approved between CCDJFS and the Probate Court of the District of Columbia for Public Guardian Identification Services. Commissioners approved a list of county guardians and statutory/public guardians and their contract terms for fee-for-service elders.
The next meeting of the commissioners will be held on November 30 at 9:00 a.m. at the Palace of Justice.