Financial/Human Resources Committee Meeting
The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities Financial/Human Resources committee will meet. Wednesday, July 23 @ 3:30pm in the Board Room, at the Dennis M. Coble Administration Building, 2606 Brady Lake Road, Ravenna, for the purpose to discuss and recommend action by the Board at the regular August meeting the compensation of a public employee(s), creation of a Job Development Manager position and possible initiation of a Medicaid recovery of cost settlement hearing.
Special Board Meeting
The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a Special Meeting Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 4:00 PM in the Board Room at the Dennis M. Coble Administration Building, 2606 Brady Lake Road, Ravenna, Ohio. The purpose of meeting is to consider appointment and employment of a public employee with immediate adjournment into executive session. No action expected to be taken.
Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) sends findings letter to Governor Kasich outlining ADA, Olmstead violations
Click the following for DRO's letter:
Special Olympics Ohio - 2014 State Summer Games
The Portage DD Special Olympics team headed to Ohio State University for this year’s State Summer Games, June 27 - June 29. The delegation consisted of 30 athletes, 15 coaches, and several chaperones. Everyone came armed with luggage, uniforms, and box fans to embrace the competition and the hot dorm rooms. The athletes competed and excelled in Bocce, Bowling, Powerlifting, Track and Field and Volleyball. In between events, the athletes enjoyed visiting Tent Town because it was full of souvenirs, games, prizes, music, and ice cold snow cones. Saturday evening was spent watching movies, playing cards, and eating pizza!
- Deanna, Sylvia, Carly, Jim, Jacob and Woody
- Polly, Kevin, Judy and Jack
- Becky, Michael, Brian and Donny
Track and Field-
- Bill, Adam, Sherry, Joe, Dave, Rachel, Christina, Teresa, Danielle and Kathy
- Brandon, Logan, Donald, Shanna, Preston, and Ben
It was a spectacular weekend as always! At the end of the day, Portage County DD - Special Olympics came home with the following medals:
Gold- 10; Silver- 28; Bronze- 4; 4th/5th Place Ribbons- 8
Click the following link to view the full results:
Congratulations to all of the Blue Steaks athletes!
Mid Biennium Review (MBR) Budget Bill (HB 483)
Signed by Governor
Click the following for OACB's analysis of the impact on County Boards of DD:
2014-2016 Strategic Plan Approved by Board
The 2014-2016 Strategic Plan was approved by the Board at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm at the Dennis M. Coble Administration Building. The Strategic Plan focuses on three (3) guiding principles over the next three (3) years: Community Inclusion, Public Relations, and Fiscal Management.
A copy of the 2014-2016 Strategic Plan is available here:
The 23rd Annual BENEFIT GOLF OUTING sponsored by Portage Industries, Inc. is scheduled for Friday, July 25, 2014 at Windmill Lakes Golf Club
. Golfer openings are still available. See the attached Golfer Notification Brochure
. There are still opportunities for Event Co-Sponsorship and Corporate Sponsorships. Hole sponsorships are available for as little as $50.00. See the attached Sponsor Brochure
. Prize and gift basket donations are being accepted through Wednesday, July 16.
PROCEEDS FROM THE BENEFIT GOLF OUTING WILL HELP SUPPORT AND FUND FUTURE LEVY CAMPAIGNS.
YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED!