|Organizing for 2014|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 17 January 2014 11:15|
James F. Carter of Grand Rapids will serve as president of the Wood County Board of Commissioners for 2014, and commissioner Doris I. Herringshaw of Liberty Township will serve as vice president.
The board will continue regular meetings on Tuesday and Thursday mornings with open forum on regular meeting days following regular business, allowing citizens to speak with the board without scheduling a meeting. Town hall meetings are also in the process of being scheduled throughout the county. Times and locations will be announced as they are scheduled.
As president of the board, Carter will serve on boards and commissions including the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) Board of Trustees, Community Corrections Board, Investment Advisory Committee, Financial Report Review Committee, Family and Children First Council, Records Commission and Solid Waste Policy Committee.
Herringshaw will serve on the county's Automatic Data Processing Board, Investment Advisory Committee and OSU Extension Service Advisory Committee. Other committee assignments include the TMACOG Air Quality Committee and Portage River Basin Council.
Herringshaw was named as an alternate on the TMACOG Board of Trustees along with W. David Steiner, planning commission director. Herringshaw will also serve on the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee for the County Commissioners' Association of Ohio and the Erie Basin Resource Conservation and Development Council.
Commissioner Joel M. Kuhlman of Bowling Green was selected to serve on the county's Board of Revisions, Courthouse Buildings and Grounds Committee, Court Security Advisory Committee, Dangerous Wild Animal Response Team and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). He will also serve on the TMACOG Freight Committee and Transportation Council as well as alternate on the TMACOG Board of Trustees.
In addition, all three commissioners serve on the Debt Review Committee, Planning Commission and Community Improvement Corporation.
All meeting agendas are posted 24 hours in advance and can be viewed on the commissioners' website at www.co.wood.oh.us/commissioners.
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