RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

JOHN P. LITTLE, PRESIDENT

3186 S. CAVEHILL RD.

VERSAILLES, IN 47042

 (812) 689-6441

 

CHARLES FOLZ

2072 S. CO. RD. 400 E.

DILLSBORO, IN 47018

 (812) 689-3592

 

ROBERT REINERS

10105 N. SPADES RD.

SUNMAN, IN 47041

 (812) 623-3209

2004 Meeting Schedule

Commissioner's meeting room in the Annex building, begins at 8:00 am

MONDAY JANUARY 5, 2004 FRIDAY JULY 2, 2004
FRIDAY JANUARY 16, 2004 MONDAY JULY 19, 2004
MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2004 MONDAY AUGUST 2, 2004
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2004 MONDAY AUGUST 16, 2004
MONDAY MARCH 1, 2004 MONDAY AUGUST 30, 2004
MONDAY MARCH 15, 2004 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2004
MONDAY MARCH 29, 2004 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2004
MONDAY APRIL 12, 2004 FRIDAY OCTOBER 8, 2004
MONDAY APRIL 26, 2004 MONDAY OCTOBER 25, 2004
MONDAY MAY 10, 2004 MONDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2004
MONDAY MAY 24, 2004 MONDAY NOVEMBER 22, 2004
MONDAY JUNE 7, 2004 MONDAY DECEMBER 6, 2004
MONDAY JUNE 21, 2004 MONDAY DECEMBER 20, 2004

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for 02/02/04

February 2, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, February 2nd, 2004 in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles , Indiana .

John Little, Commissioner President called the meeting to order promptly at 8:00AM with Commissioners Chuck Folz & Robert Reiners in attendance.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor of Ripley County acted as secretary for the board of commissioners.

Neil Comer was present to advise the Board on legal matters.

The Board signed the payroll check register and claim register for February 2nd, 2004 .

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to approve the claims for February 2nd, 2004 seconded by Commissioners Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the minutes of January 16th, 2004 seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Histortial Hoosier Hills appointment held over to the next meeting.

Commissioner Little signed the Elevator Safety Test For Elevator State # 39827.

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the commissioners that the Technology Committee met on January 20th and elected the following officers: Ric Hertel/Chairman, John Little/Co-Chairman, and Kelly Vollet/Secretary. Vollet also advised the commissioners that the committee approved the purchase of a copier for Superior Court at a cost of $4,554.56 to be taken from the Riverboat Equipment Budget. Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve her recommendation seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made a motion to go with SusCom for the Cable Modem for EMS & Highway Garage at $34.95 a month seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Vollet advised the commissioners that the Technology Committee recommended the purchase of Jury Management software from DataDesign at $6,012.50 that includes the first 6 months maintenance coverage. After the first 6 months the cost is $1400 per year. Currently paying Manatron $1,759 per year for the Jury Software. Commissioners tabled this until verification of RiverBoat funds were obtained.

Vollet advised the commissioners that the Technology Committee recommend the purchase of 180 hours ($15,300) from Technology budget for support training from Low for the Auditor/Treasurer offices. Vollet also advised that the Technology committee recommended that in 2005 each office request funds for training in their departments and drop the training for Low from the Technology department.  Commissioner’s felt that it should be left as it is presently (in the Technology Budget). Commissioner Folz made the motion to purchase the 180 hours at the cost of $15,300 seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Vollet had concerns about the priority of the Computer Grant. Commissioner Reiners will contact Rising Sun Regional Foundation to advise them that the computer grant is the first priority.  Commissioners ask that Vollet do a letter to all office holders that grant requests have got to go through the County Grant Committee before submission to RSRF.

Michael A Kramer, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. of Indiana updated the commissioners on the MedBen RX drug card change. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to go with the alternate MedBen Rx card/RX/Retail Generic/Brand/ Non-Formulary at $10/$25/$40 with pickup by the employee (payroll deduction/effective 3/1/2004 ) seconded by commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously. This will be a savings to the County Employee.

India Turner/Department of Family Children asked the commissioners for their support on a Victims Of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant ($65,000) from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute for the Department of Family Children. Commissioner Folz made a motion to support the VOCA Grant at no cost to the taxpayer seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.  Commissioner Little, President signed the Grant Application for the VOCA Grant.

Bill Reed, Beam, Longest & Neff, LLC updated the commissioners on Bridge#180 ( Fink Road over CSX Railroad) and presented the commissioners with a Supplemental Agreement to continue the hourly pay with an increase of $5,000. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to continue the hourly pay with an increase of the original agreement of $5,000 seconded by commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Jerry Vollmer, Liability Insurance updated the commissioners on the Liability Insurance for Ripley County. Vollmer advised that he had went over the Insurance with Scott Melling, EMS Director and he has there own Insurance for the EMS Auto’s & etc. Vollmer advised that the commissioners could, at a later date, put the Auto/Structure on the county policy and leave the Liability where it is.

Kerry Langdon, Engels Maps and the Commissioners, Highway/Jr. Heaton, Sheriff/Bill Davison, E-911/Judy Schebler, Sue French/Surveyor went over the new county map and made corrections. Commissioners requested that the bridges be put on the updated map. Langdon advised that he would put the bridges on the county map with an additional cost of $1,000 and the total cost of $4,500 to redo the Ripley County Map. Langdon advised  the Township & Range lines would be added at no cost to the county. Commissioners asked that the railroad tracks be put on the map and take the private driveways off. Landgon advised that he would bring the corrected county map back to the next meeting on the 13th of February.

Scott Melling, EMS Director reported that he had received the Rising Sun Building & Renovation Grant in the amount of $40,000.

Bill Davison, Sheriff of Ripley County presented the commissioners with an Ordinance of Ripley County (Transferring of the Adult In-Home Incarceration Program and Fund of the Ripley County Probation Department to the Ripley County Sheriff’s Department). The Ordinance will establish fees for participation in the Adult In-Home Incarceration Program. Initial Installation Fee $50.00 & Daily Fee $8.00 and the fees under this program shall be deposited into the Ripley County Sheriff’s Adult In-Home Incarcerating Fund. Commissioners signed the Ordinance for the sheriff’s work release program.

Motion to adjourn till the next meeting on Friday, February 13th, 2004 @ 8:00AM at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles , In. made by Commissioner Folz and seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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