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Written by Larry Limpf   
Thursday, 31 January 2013 16:18

Carter to head Wood County commissioners

James Carter has been selected by his peers to serve as president of the Wood County Board of Commissioners for 2013 and Doris Herringshaw, who was recently appointed to the board, will serve as vice-president.

The board will continue conducting regular meetings on Tuesday and Thursday mornings with an open forum on regular meeting days following regular business.

Town hall meetings will also be scheduled throughout the county.

Carter will serve on the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments Board of Trustees, Community Corrections Board, Investment Advisory Committee, Financial Report Review Committee, Family & Children’s First Council, Records Commission, and Solid Waste Policy Committee.  

He also serves on the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee for the County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio.

Herringshaw will serve on the county’s Automatic Data Processing Board, Investment Advisory Committee, and Ohio State University Extension Service Advisory Committee.  Her other committee assignments include the TMACOG Air Quality Committee and Portage River Basin Council. She was also named as an alternate on the TMACOG Board of Trustees along with W. David Steiner, Planning Commission Director.

Commissioner Herringshaw will also serve on the Erie Basin Resource Conservation and Development Council.

Commissioner Joel Kuhlman was selected to serve on the county’s board of revisions, Courthouse Buildings and Grounds Committee, Court Security Advisory Committee, and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

He will also serve on the TMACOG Freight Committee and Transportation Council and will be an alternate on the TMACOG Board of Trustees.

Zone manager appointed
The Ottawa County commissioners have appointed Joseph Gerber to serve as the Ottawa County Enterprise Zone Manager.

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