Commissioners issue proclamations

LEWISTOWN – The Mifflin County Commissioners took action on the following items during Thursday’s regular board meeting.

Two proclamations were made, one declaring June Dairy Month and the other honoring Eagle Scout Benjamin Williams Hugendubler for completion of his service project at Bender Park in Reedsville.

Approved a purchase of service agreement for use, if needed, for Children and Youth: Pentz Run Youth Services, Inc., Dubois, CRC Health Group dba White Deer Run, Inc., Allenwood, Family Care for Children and Youth, Inc., Milton.

Approved restating a Fair Housing Policy.

Approved Internet banking for business application with Juniata Valley Bank.

Approved agreement with The Juniata Valley Bank for Automated Clearing Housing Network.

Approved an omnibus revision and amendment of the agreement in relation to the establishment of a Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Program.

Approved amendment to agreement with EAD’s Inc., Altoona for additional services to the Monument Square Streetscape project in the amount of $5,000.

Approved application for Mifflin County DUI Enforcement grant in the amount of $10,000

Reappointed Commissioner Mark Sunderland to the Mifflin County Youth Park Board of Directors for a three year term beginning this month.

Approved 2013 Liquid Fuels Distribution

Approved request to post the sale of 2001 Ford Taurus, Children and Youth car.

Approved grant writing process policy.

Aprroved SEDA-Council of Governments Regional Gas Utilization Initiative, co-applicant.

Approved appointments to the Microenterprise Committee: Neal Shawver, Brent Miller, Pet Weaver, Dave Boreland and Russell Rager.

Approved 2013/2014 Human Services Development Fund Allocations: Big Brother Big Sisters, $3,000, The LUMINA Center Connection with Kids, $5,000, Shelter Services Emergency Shelter, $9,450, The Abuse Network Emergency Shelter $3,548, Mifflin County Human Services Department Grant Administration, $5,000, Mifflin County Human Services Department Service Coordination, $24,092.

Approved hiring of Nolan R. Schaff as an intern in the Probation Office, effective May 28.

Approved hiring of Brooke E. Strausser as an intern in the Probation Office, effective May 28.

Approved promotion of Natalie Bingaman from Caseworker I to Caseworker II in the Children and Youth Department, effective June 10.

Approved resignation of Terry Rupert as Sheriff Deputy effective June 14.