Hocking County Government - Hocking County Government Offices http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ en New Auditor and Real Estate Site http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/129 <span>New Auditor and Real Estate Site</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:57</span> <div><p><span><span><span>The County Auditor’s Office today, October 4, 2019, has gone live with our newly upgraded website information.  In particular are updates to the real estate property information.  Please contact the Real Estate Department (740-385-2127) at the Auditor’s Office with any questions.  Thank you.</span></span></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.co.hocking.oh.us/auditor">https://www.co.hocking.oh.us/auditor</a></p> <p><span><span><span>Kenneth R. Wilson, Hocking County Auditor</span></span></span></p></div> Fri, 04 Oct 2019 15:57:19 +0000 admin 129 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/128 <span>Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:46</span> <div><p><strong>September 4, 2019</strong></p> <p><strong>Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact<br /> To All Interested Citizens, Organizations, and Government Agencies</strong></p> <p><strong>Hocking County<br /> Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements<br /> Loan Number: CS390037-0014</strong></p> <p>The attached Environmental Assessment (EA) is for a sewer infrastructure improvement project in Hocking County which the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency intends to finance through its Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) below-market interest rate revolving loan program. The EA describes the project, its costs, and expected environmental benefits. We would appreciate receiving any comments you may have on the project. Making available this EA and seeking your comments fulfills Ohio EPA's environmental review and public notice requirements for this loan program, as stated in the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-150-06.</p> <p>Ohio EPA analyzes environmental effects of proposed projects as part of its WPCLF program review and approval process. We have concluded that the proposed project should not result in significant adverse environmental impacts. More information can be obtained by contacting the person named at the end of the attached EA.</p></div> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:46:22 +0000 admin 128 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us HAPCAP Fair Housing http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/HAPCAP-Fair-Housing <span property="schema:name">HAPCAP Fair Housing</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2019-09-09T12:39:39+00:00">Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:39</span> <div property="schema:text"><h3><strong>Fair Housing is YOUR Right!</strong></h3> <p>A Fair Housing Consortium has been established to provide services to Hocking, Athens and Perry Counties to prevent discrimination in housing.<br /> <br /> Discrimination in the <strong>sale, rental, insuring</strong> or <strong>financing</strong> of housing is prohibited by the federal and state fair housing law. HAPCAP strongly believes in your right to fair housing.</p> <p><strong>The Fair Housing Act, established in 1968, means that you may freely reside in a place without regard to your:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Race / Color</li> <li>Religion</li> <li>Sex</li> <li>National Origin</li> <li>Physical or Mental Disability</li> <li>Your Family Status (having children in your family)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Our goal is:</strong></p> <ul> <li>To help you with any housing questions</li> <li>To educated you about your rights and responsibilities</li> <li>To help you, should you need to file a fair housing complaint</li> </ul> <p><strong>This is a free service and is offered to everyone.</strong><br /> If you think you have experienced housing discrimination or would like to learn more about your rights and responsibilities, please:</p> <p>Download our <a href="http://hapcap.org/upload/LANDLORD.pdf">Landlord-Tenant booklet</a><br /> Fill out our <a href="http://hapcap.org/fairhousingcomplaint">Complaint Form</a> to provide us with more details</p> <p><strong>To contact the Hocking County Commissioners:</strong></p> <p>Comissioners: Jeff Dickerson, Sandy Ogle, Gary Waugh</p> <p>Clerk: Rose Marshall<br /> Phone: (740) 385-5195<br /> <a href="mailto:commissioners@co.hocking.oh.us">commissioners@co.hocking.oh.us</a></p> <p><strong>For more information about the Fair Housing Consortium please contact:</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Hocking.Athens.Perry Fair Housing Consortium</strong><br /> A program of Hocking.Athens.Perry Community Action<br /> 3 Cardaras Drive<br /> PO Box 220<br /> Glouster, OH 45732<br /> <br /> 740-767-4500 or 800-686-1093<br /> 740-767-2301 Fax<br /> or<br /> <strong>The Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing</strong><br /> 1-800-669-9777/TDD or 1-800-927-9275<br /> or<br /> <strong>Ohio Civil Rights Commission</strong><br /> 1-888-278-7101/TTY or 1-614-466-9353</p> <p><a href="http://hapcap.org/fairhousing">More information at hapcap.org</a></p> </div> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:39:39 +0000 admin 127 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Hocking County Sheriff Phone App http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/126 <span>Hocking County Sheriff Phone App</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:29</span> <div><p><span><span><span><span>Hocking County Sheriff Lanny E. North is pleased to announce the release of a new digital resource to help keep the residents and visitors of Hocking County informed about the services the Sheriff’s Office has to offer along with news releases, weather updates and emergency notifications. </span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Smart Phone App has been under development for the past few months and is now available for both Apple iPhones, in the App Store and Android devices in the Google Play Store.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Through the smartphone app, you can learn more about our different divisions and units, find contact information, submit crime tips or feedback and view our Facebook page.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>There is also information on services we provide such as Project HOPE, Concealed Carry Permits, Environmental Conservation, Jail and Inmate information, KidPrint, Neighborhood Watch, Sex Offender information, Sheriff Sales, R-U-OK, Vacation Checks, and WebChecks.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Sheriff North thought it was important to make this application a community resource for county residents so it also offers information and links to Veteran Services, Senior Services, and the School Districts that serve Hocking County residents.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Through the app, the Sheriff’s Office also has the ability to send out emergency alerts about road closures and weather and snow emergencies.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>The app was made possible by grant funding received from the 317 Board (Athens-Hocking-Vinton Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board).</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>You can download our app to your smartphone from the following links:</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span>Apple: <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hocking-county-sheriff/id1456863479?mt=8">https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hocking-county-sheriff/id1456863479?mt=8</a></span></span></p> <p><span><span>Android: <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ocv.hockingcountyohsheriff">https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ocv.hockingcountyohsheriff</a></span></span></p></div> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:29:04 +0000 admin 126 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Notice of Public Hearing http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/125 <span>Notice of Public Hearing</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:27</span> <div><p>The Hocking County Commissioners intend to apply to the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding under the Residential Public Infrastructure Grant (RPIG) Program. Community Development Block Grants are federally-funded grants administered by the state. The county is eligible for up to $750,000 in RPIG funding, providing the county meets applicable requirements.</p> <p>The first of two public hearings will be held June 6 at 10:00 AM at the County Commissioners Meeting, 1 East Main St., Courthouse, Logan, OH 43138 for Union Furnace to provide citizens with pertinent information about Community Development Block Grants including an explanation of eligible activities and program requirements. Community Development Block Grants can fund a broad range of activities, including: economic development projects, streets, water supply, drainage, and sanitary sewer improvements, park acquisition and improvements, demolition of unsafe structures, rehabilitation of housing, and neighborhood facilities. The activities must designed to primarily benefit low- and moderate- income persons, aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight, or meet an urgent need of the community.</p> <p>Citizens are urged to attend this meeting on June 6 at 10:00 AM to obtain information on Community Development Block Grants.</p></div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/sites/default/files/2019-05/union%20furnace%20public%20hearings.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=172091">union furnace public hearings.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:27:51 +0000 admin 125 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Rockbridge Forcemain Improvements http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/Rockbridge-Forcemain-Improvements <span>Rockbridge Forcemain Improvements</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:35</span> <div><p><span><span><span><span><strong><span><span>NOTICE TO BIDDERS</span></span></strong></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span>Sealed bids will be received by the Hocking County Commissioners, Hocking County Courthouse, 1 E Main Street, Logan, OH 43138 at its offices until 9:30 A.M. on May 23, 2019, and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter for the “Rockbridge Forcemain Improvements”.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>The Project work shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment in accordance with the contract documents.  Project cost estimate is $475,000.00.  </span></span></p> <p><span><span>Bid documents may be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $75 per set, (plus an additional $10.00 for shipping if sent by mail or delivery service), at the following location:</span></span></p> <p><span><span>                                                      Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>                                              30661 Red Rock Court, Logan, Ohio 43138</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Plans will be on file for review at:    Dodge Reports (Plan Room)              Hocking County Commissioners</span></span></p> <p><span><span> Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond as required by Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code in an amount equal to the sum of the bid submitted by each contractor.  In lieu of posting the bond, a bidder may use a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check or Letter of Credit for ten percent of the Contractor’s bid as bid security.  When a check or letter of credit is used, the bidder shall be required to post a 100 percent Performance Bond and a 100 percent Labor and Material Payment Bond, upon the signing of the contract.</span></span></p> <p><span><span><span>Federal Prevailing Wage Rates and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements are applicable to this project.</span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span>The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and the right to accept the lowest and best bid, the right to waiver minor irregularities on any bid, and the right to accept the bid proposal which promotes the best interest of the Owner.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span>Failure to submit the Bid Guaranty Bond and the required notarized affidavits with the bid shall be cause for considering the bid submission incomplete and for the rejection of the bid.  Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the bid and all persons interested therein.  Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project.  Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123.2, the Governors Executive Order of 1/27/72, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><strong>DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT.  COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.</strong></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><strong>Material must comply with the American Iron &amp; Steel (AIS) Requirement of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-76).</strong></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span><span>By Order of the </span></span>Hocking County Commissioners</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span>This notice can be found at https://www.co.hocking.oh.us/</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Publication dates:  05/02/2019 &amp; 05/09/2019 </span></span></span></span></p></div> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:35:38 +0000 admin 124 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Notice of Vacant Library Board Position http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/123 <span>Notice of Vacant Library Board Position</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 03/08/2019 - 13:24</span> <div><p><span><span>The Hocking County Board of Commissioners is giving notice that there is an opening on the Board of Trustees for the Logan-Hocking Public Library. If interested please send letter of response before March 22, 2019 to:</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Hocking County Commissioners</span></span><br /> <span><span>1 East Main Street<br /> Logan, Ohio 43138                                          </span></span></p></div> Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:24:16 +0000 admin 123 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us #1 Dog Tag Winners http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/node/122 <span>#1 Dog Tag Winners</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Thu, 02/21/2019 - 10:05</span> <div><p>This year's dog tag winners are:</p> <p>The #1 Dog is Zoey, Owner Candy Mullins. Candy will receive a lifetime dog tag</p> <p>The #2 Dog is Woody, Owner Bobbi Bishop.  Bobbi will receive a $30 gift certificate to the Millstone Restaurant</p> <p>The #3 Dog is Bear, Owner Charles Ohde.  Charles will receive a $25 gift certificate to the Hungry Buffalo Restaurant.</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners!</p></div> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:05:36 +0000 admin 122 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Legal Notice - Radio Console Phase 3 http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/LegalNotice-Radio-Console-Phase-3 <span>Legal Notice - Radio Console Phase 3</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:18</span> <div><p><span><span>Sealed bids will be received by the Hocking County Commissioners in the Commissioner’s Office, Hocking County Courthouse, 1 East Main St. Logan, OH 43138 until March 5 at 9:30 a.m. for Phase 3 of a <strong>Radio Console Upgrade</strong> in the 911 Center. The specifications will be on file in the Hocking County Commissioners Office and on the 911’s website: www.hockingcounty911.com</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Said bids shall be sealed and marked “Bid for <strong>911 Radio Console Upgrade</strong>.”</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Each proposal must contain the full name of the party submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>The Hocking County Commissioners reserve the right to waive irregularities and to reject or accept any or all bids.</span></span></p></div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/sites/default/files/2019-02/LEGAL%20NOTICE%20RADIO%20CONSOLE%20PHASE3.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=110706" title="LEGAL NOTICE RADIO CONSOLE PHASE3.pdf">Legal Notice - Radio Console Phase 3</a></span> </div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/sites/default/files/2019-02/Bid%20List.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=136786" title="Bid List.pdf">Bid List</a></span> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:18:51 +0000 admin 121 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us Mock Trial in Hocking County Common Pleas Court http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/Mock-Trial-01182019 <span>Mock Trial in Hocking County Common Pleas Court</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:58</span> <div><p>A mock trial was performed at the Hocking County Common Pleas Court on January 18, 2019.  Teams from Logan, Pickerington Central, Teays Valley, Federal Hocking and Circleville High Schools participated in the event.</p> <h1>Part 1</h1> <p><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-ZWiOWnmTJw" width="560"></iframe> </p> <h1>Part 2</h1> <p><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/47j_ZMLpbtg" width="560"></iframe> </p> </div> Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:58:32 +0000 admin 120 at http://www.co.hocking.oh.us