Drug overdoses up 53% to 138

  • Resolutions:  #5 Requisitions   re.1060   Mr. Lundy stated he wants the legal services in house by the county prosecutor’s office.  He voted no.
  •    #5  re. 1046   Mr. Moore stated why apply for an elevator license for Golden Acres building which is currently unoccupied.

#10  Mr. Lundy stated FY 2022 Lorain County Tax Budget is not binding. He wanted to make sure that the sheriff’s office is not being reduced.

#15  Mr. Lundy stated any improvements to the Job and Family Services are a good thing.

#18  Mr. Lundy said the Ohio Department of Public Safety for Adult Probation Case Management Sysyem grant is good because no cash match is required.

#21  Sheriff  Mr. Lundy was again pleased by no local match needed for FY21 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grant.

#22  Mrs. Hung thanked her colleagues for acting on the sub-grant award agreement with Ohio Department of Public Safety Ohio Drug Law Enforcement Fund Grant that came to her office this past Monday.

  1. Public Comment:  Amanda Quimper, Guenevire Ackerman, and Laura Hubbard read from prepared papers of the Ohio State Jural Assembly that follows the Declaration of Independence (unalienable) and the national and state Constitutions.
  1. County Administrator Tom Williams said the national drug overdoses are up 29% at 93,000 deaths: Lorain County drug overdoses rose 53% to 138 deaths.

E.  Commissioner’s Reports:  Mr. Lundy expressed sympathy to Dan Reaser, whose father Cecil passed.

He also talked about an upcoming needs assessment survey from the Office of Aging. He thanked the Firment Family and welcomed the new owners.

He attended the Wellness Court Graduation in Judge Jim Miraldi’s courtroom.

F. Clerk’s Report:  She reminded them of the July 21 Investment Advisory Committee meeting at 11 a.m. in room b.

H.  Board  Correspondence was waived as the commissioners entered into executive session.

(This is a report of the July 14, 2021, public meeting of the Lorain County Commissioners.)