Batavia, Ohio – Commissioner David Painter was elected president, and Commissioner Ed Humphrey vice president, of the Clermont County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Claire Corcoran will serve as member.
The 2019 meeting schedule for Regular Sessions was also established. The commissioners are scheduled to meet every Wednesday of the year, except for certain holiday weeks, and the second and fourth Mondays of the first six months of the year. All meetings are at 10 AM unless otherwise noted. Commissioners are mandated to have at least 50 Regular Sessions during the calendar year.
Commissioner Painter congratulated Commissioner Corcoran, who was sworn in prior to the meeting, and thanked Commissioner Humphrey for his service as president in 2018.
Commissioner Painter said that his priorities for 2019 included moving Clermont County toward being able to use electronic payments for all transactions with its residents.
“I am all about service,” he said to many of the department heads who were at the meeting. “Don’t let anyone leave your department without being satisfied.”
He also spoke of his commitment to transparency.
The Reorganization Meeting was followed by Regular Session at which the following 2019 appointments were made:
- Commissioner Painter to serve on the Area 12 Workforce Board as a Chief Elected Official; the Tax Incentive Review Council, and the Adams-Clermont Solid Waste District Policy Committee.
- Commissioner Humphrey to serve on the Clermont County Automatic Data Processing Board and the Records Commission.
- Commissioner Corcoran to serve on the Clermont County Board of Revision, the Septic System Rehabilitation Financing Committee, the Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation Review Committee, and as alternate on the Area 12 Workforce Board.
- John McManus, Administrator of the Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District, was named Commissioner Painter’s alternate to the Solid Waste District. Geoff Schwerzler of Milford was appointed to the Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board.
Claire Corcoran had a ceremonial swearing-in to the Clermont County Board of Commissioners on January 14 before the annual Reorganization Meeting.
Former County Treasurer Bob True delivered the oath of office. Commissioner Corcoran’s son, Keegan, and daughter, Kelsi, held the family Bible for their mother.
Elected officials from various county offices as well as township trustees joined the celebration.
In remarks after her swearing-in, Commissioner Corcoran said, “The next four years, I will make a simple promise to all of you. I will work hard for our county. I will maintain the highest standards of professionalism and ethics. I will always remember that serving the citizens of Clermont County is a privilege.”
Commissioner Corcoran is a former Goshen Township trustee and also served on the Goshen Local School District Board.
Claire Corcoran bio: https://bcc.clermontcountyohio.gov/claire-corcoran