5 Legals

Case No. 00018072 The FINAL and DISTRIBUTIVE account of Mitchell, Hurst Mary Ann EXECUTRIX of the estate of Mitchell, Donald J. No. 00018072 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 6/01/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00017985 The FINAL and DISTRIBUTIVE account of Kretz, Nina J. EXECUTRIX of the estate of Doan, Andrew E. No. 00017985 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 5/26/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00018038 The FINAL and DISTRIBUTIVE account of Rockey, Scott A. ADMINISTRATOR of the estate of Rockey, Richard R. No. 00018038 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 6/01/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00013025 The Third Partial account of Holtsberry, Timothy C. Guardian of the estate of Elkins, Marisa Marie No. 00013025 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 6/01/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00017054 The FINAL and DISTRIBUTIVE account of Hauser, Michael D. EXECUTOR of the estate of Hauser, Roger J. No. 00017054 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 5/26/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

Case No. 00013024 The Third Partial account of Holtsberry, Timothy C. Guardian of the estate of Elkins, Mariah Adalyne No. 00013024 has been filed and will be set for hearing on 6/01/2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Probate Court of Defiance County Ohio. Exceptions thereto shall be filed in writing and a copy thereof given to the fiduciary five days prior to the date of hearing. Jeffrey A. Strausbaugh Probate Judge`

LEGAL NOTICE FOR BIDS Sealed proposals for the DEF-111-5.89, ODOT PID 92830 will be received by the City of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, at the office of the City Engineer, 631 Perry Street, until 2:00 P.M. Current Eastern Time, on Friday, the 15th day of May, 2015, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The scope of the work consists of widening Clinton Street (SR 111) to add a two way left turn lane (TWLTL), improve drainage, lane width, improve pedestrian facilities, and intersection and signal upgrades. The project extends from just south/west of Sunday Street to just North/East of Cedar Street for approximately 0.42 miles. The estimate for the cost of construction is $1,697,920.16. This work shall be performed by an ODOT Pre-Qualified Contractor and in accordance with Plans, Specifications and other contract documents. Prequalification status must be in effect at the time of bidding, the time of sale, the time of award and through the life of the construction contract. Copies of the Plans, Specifications and other contract documents are on file and can be examined at the Defiance City Service building, at 631 Perry Street, Suite 102, Defiance, Ohio, and may be obtained upon payment of a non-returnable deposit of $50.00, payable to the City of Defiance. Bidders must be on the official bidders list in order to submit a bid and are required to pay the non-returnable deposit. Proposals must be submitted on the forms furnished by the City; must be signed and completed as instructed; must contain the full name of every person interested therein and shall be accompanied by a bid guarantee of a bond as required in Section 153.54 (A) of the Ohio Revised Code with a satisfactory surety or accompanied by a bid guarantee of not less than ten (10%) per cent of the amount of the proposal by a Certified Check, Cashiers Check or letter of credit pursuant to Chapter 1305 and Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code on a solvent bank, subject to the conditions provided in the Notice to Bidders. The City of Defiance shall be named as an obligee on the bid guarantee. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory performance bond. ODOT shall be named as an obligee along with the City of Defiance on the performance bond. Furnish steel and iron products that are made in the United States according to the applicable provisions of Federal regulations stated in 23 CFR 635.410, State of Ohio laws and ORC 153.011and 5525.21. 'United States' means the United States of America and includes all territory, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Both the State and Federal requirements contained in the ODOT Contract Provisions apply to this contract. After the award of the contract and prior to the time the contract is entered into, bidders shall submit the affidavit required under ORC 5719.042 that the bidder was not charged with any delinquent personal property taxes in Defiance County, Ohio. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to condition of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract. The successful bidder will be required to pay Davis-Bacon wage rates and conform to all provisions of the Federal Davis Bacon and Related Acts which requires that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors performing on federal contracts (and contractors and subcontractors performing on federally assisted contracts under the related Acts) in excess of $2,000 pay their laborers and mechanics not less than the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits, as determined by the Secretary of Labor for corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on similar projects in the area. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids, but no bidder shall withdraw his bid within Sixty (60) days after the actual opening thereof. The City of Defiance reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. The City of Defiance intends and requires that this project be substantially completed no later than November 13, 2015 with final completion by May 27, 2016. CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO BY ORDER OF THE CITY ENGINEER Lee P. Rausch, PE Dated: March 30, 2015 Advertise: Friday, April 17, 2015 Friday, April 24, 2015 Friday, May 1, 2015`

NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to resolutions adopted on January 12, and January 26, 2015 by the Board of Education of the Ayersville Local School District, Defiance County, Ohio there will be submitted to the qualified electors of said school district at the election to be held on the 5th day of May, 2015, , Richland Township voters will vote at the Family Christian Center, 1832 East Second St., Defiance while all other voters within the school district will vote at their regular voting places, the following questions as a single proposal: 1. The question of issuance of bonds by Ayersville Local School District to pay the local share of constructing and renovating school facilities under the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program of the Ohio School Facilities Commission and locally funded initiatives; furnishing and equipping the same; improving the sites thereof and acquiring interests in land as necessary in connection therewith, in the principal amount of $13,661,200 to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 37 years and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation estimated as certified by the county auditor, to average over the bond repayment period 6.6 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation which amounts to $0.66 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds 2. The question of levying an additional property tax to provide funds for acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of permanent improvements at a rate not exceeding 0.50 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time? The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on said date. By order of the Board of Elections of Defiance County, Ohio Dated March 11, 2015 Pamela S. Schroeder, Director Johanna Diehl, Chairman`

NOTICE OF ELECTION ON TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATON Notice is hereby given that in pursuance to a resolution adopted on January 13, and January 27, 2015 by the Defiance Township Board of Trustees, there will be submitted to the electors of the unincorporated portions of Defiance Township at an election to be held in the unincorporated areas of the Township at the Defiance City Community Room, 631 Perry St, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, the question of levying a tax in excess of the ten-mill limitation for the benefit of Defiance Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings or sites therefor, or sources of water supply, and materials therefor, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payment of firefighting companies or permanent, part-time or volunteer firefighting, emergency medical service, administrative, or communications personnel to operate the same, including payment of any employer contributions required for such personnel or the purchase of ambulance equipment, or the provision of ambulance, paramedic, or other emergency medical services operated by a fire department or firefighting company at a rate of 1.1 mills for each one dollar of valuation which amounts to eleven cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time. Said tax constitutes an additional levy. If a majority of the voters voting thereon vote in favor thereof, that levy will be first placed on the tax list and duplicate in 2015 for collection in calendar year 2016. The polls for said election will be open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. of said day. By order of the Board of Elections of Defiance County, Ohio. Dated March 11, 2015 Johanna Diehl, Chair Pamela S. Schroeder, Director`