Fulton County Approves JFS To Coordinate Employment Training


By: James Pruitt

The Fulton County Board of County Commissioners met briefly May 12 to conduct business and open bids for the Detweiler Manor restoration project.

The board approved promotions of four employees at the Department of Jobs and Family Services. The board also designated JFS as the lead agency responsible for administering the Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program effective July 1.

According to Director Amy Metz-Simon, CCMEP provides employment training and other supportive services to mandatory and voluntary participants ages 16-24 based on a comprehensive assessment of the person’s employment and training needs.

Bids were opened for the Detweiler Manor restoration project.
The engineer’s estimated cost for the project is $260,000.
The bids received and opened were:
E. Lee Construction of Delphos, Ohio for $204,540;
General Restoration of Columbus for $330,650;
Thomas Construction of Swanton for $194,952
Rupp/Rosebrook Inc. of Liberty Center for $255,738.

The bids will be reviewed and a recommendation will be presented to the board at a later date.

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