The following are highlights from Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners:
Two proclamations, one for the American Legion Post No. 2 and the other for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127, were presented to Clay County Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland in honor of Loyalty Day, which is Saturday,
* Grants approved
Three grants presented by Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband, from the Department of Homeland Security were signed for a district administrator, the county Global Information System and district planning and training.
The commissioners also approved a subrecipient grant agreement between the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Brazil City Police Department, presented by Sheriff Mike Heaton, which will be used to cover equipment and overtime costs.
A Community Corrections grant was also renewed by the commissioners, which is given on an annual basis to the Clay Community Corrections Department,
Charles Malinowski, Malinowski Consulting, Carmel, informed the commissioners of an indirect cost reimbursement for $40,997 returning to the General Fund from extra costs incurred by the clerk's and prosecutor's offices through Title IV Child Support services,
* County Surplus
Clay County Information Services Director Scott Hill informed the commissioners a catalog with information and pictures of surplus equipment owned by the county could be added to the county's web site and later auctioned off.
The commissioners agreed to contact the county offices and elected officials to compile a list of items and plans to set a date for a potential surplus sale in June, and
* Stimulus contract
The commissioners approved a $10,000 contract, pending approval from the Clay County Council, with Hannum, Wagle Cline Engineering, Terre Haute, to put together proposals to receive potential stimulus money.
Stimulus restrictions require proposals to be submitted through professional engineers in order to be considered for the disbursement of funding.