LOGAN - Hocking County Commissioners have proclaimed this week as Business Appreciation Week in conjunction with the Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce, Hocking County Community Improvement Corporation, and the City of Logan in order to honor all businesses in the county.

LOGAN — Hocking County Commissioners have proclaimed this week as Business Appreciation Week in conjunction with the Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce, Hocking County Community Improvement Corporation, and the City of Logan in order to honor all businesses in the county.

“We appreciate all the businesses throughout the county, and hopefully we will be able to attract more businesses soon,” commissioner Clark Sheets Jr. said at the regular board meeting Tuesday.

A ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. today for the first Golden Oak Award presentation in recognition of three local businesses who have the foresight, diligence and unselfishness individuals or organizations who nurture new growth and strong roots in the Logan community.

2014 county budget

Hocking County Commissioner John Walker referenced the 2014 county budget during Thursday’s meeting.

According to Walker, $7.7 million has been requested from various county offices for next year’s budget, but there's $6.6 million in projected revenue.

Hocking County Auditor Ken Wilson could not be reached for comment Thursday.

Hocking County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Hocking County Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent David Couch presented four resumes to commissioners for the vacancy that will need to be filled when Kirsten Carr’s term expires on Dec. 31.

Commissioners will review resumes from Chad Moore, Donna Sanders, David Kunkler and Tracee McKinley and set up an interview for each candidate before a final decision is made.

The appointed person will assume their duties on the board beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

Hocking Hills Tourism Association

Commissioners agreed to reappoint Rebecca Miller and commissioner Sandra Ogle to the Hocking Hills Tourism Association Board.

The next meeting of the commissioners is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The courthouse will be closed on Thanksgiving, so there will be no meeting on Thursday, Nov. 28.