Peebles to Continue as Delta Village Administrator on an Interim Basis

The Delta Village Council voted unanimously to approve Emergency Resolution 22-20, authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement for Interim Village Administrator Services for the Village of Delta.

 Language taken from the body of this Resolution reads, in part:

The Village of Delta has been seeking candidates for the position of Village Administrator to replace the current administrator who announced retirement.  Village Council has been unsuccessful in efforts to fill the position.  Brad Peebles, who currently serves in this capacity, has agreed to serve in an interim capacity for up to two years. The Mayor shall be authorized to execute an employment agreement with Brad Peebles to serve as interim Village Administrator for the Village of Delta.

This Resolution shall take effect as an emergency measure to ensure the continuity of administrative responsibilities are fulfilled January 1, 2023.

In other New Business, Emergency Resolution 22-19, authorizing the Village Administrator to execute an amendment to the agreement for Indigent Defense Services in Fulton County Court proceedings.

Language taken from the body of this Resolution reads, in part:

The laws of the State of Ohio and the United States of America require legal counsel be provided to indigent persons charged with certain offenses where there is potential loss of liberty; and the Fulton County Commissioners are authorized to enter into contractual agreements with municipalities for the costs and reimbursements of court appointed counsel fees.

The Village Council passed Ordinance #11-32 on October 3, 2011 which authorized the Village Administrator to enter into an agreement for Indigent Defense Services in County Court.  The Fulton County Commissioners will again propose an amendment for 2023 to the original 2011 agreement for services to be provided to the Village of Delta.

In Old Business, the Third and Final Reading of Ordinance 22-16, establishing salaries and wages for employees of the Village of Delta, Ohio was approved 6-0.

The Third and Final Reading of Resolution 22-16, authorizing the Village Administrator to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the Capital Improvement Projects in 2023 was also approved 6-0.

The next Council meeting will take place December 5, 2022 at 5:30 PM in Memorial Hall.

Picture: Village Photo of Brad Peebles

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