RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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ROBERT REINERS, PRESIDENT

10105 N. SPADES RD.

SUNMAN, IN 47041

 (812) 623-3209

 

CHARLES FOLZ

2072 S. CO. RD. 400 E.

DILLSBORO, IN 47018

 (812) 689-3592  

 

LAWRENCE NICKELL

6170 E. CO. RD. 800 S.

CROSS PLAINS, IN 47017

(812-667-4981)

 

2008 Meeting Schedule

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

MONDAY JANUARY 14, 2008 MONDAY JULY 14, 2008
MONDAY JANUARY 28, 2008 MONDAY JULY 28, 2008
MONDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2008 MONDAY AUGUST 11, 2008
MONDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2008 MONDAY AUGUST 25, 2008
MONDAY MARCH 10, 2008 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2008
MONDAY MARCH 24, 2008 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
MONDAY APRIL 7, 2008 MONDAY OCTOBER 06, 2008
MONDAY APRIL 21, 2008 MONDAY OCTOBER 20, 2008
MONDAY MAY 05, 2008 MONDAY NOVEMBER 03, 2008
MONDAY MAY 19, 2008 MONDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 02, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 01, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 16, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 15, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 30, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 29, 2008

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for February 11, 2008

February 11, 2008

The Ripley County Commissioners met on Monday, February 11th, 2008 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana.

Commissioner Reiners promptly called the meeting to order at 8:00A.M. All stood for the opening pledge to the flag.

Robert Reiners, Chuck Folz and Lawrence Nickell were in attendance. 

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Commissioners.

Attorney Neil Comer, County Attorney was present to advise the Commissioners on legal matters.

Ron Buchanan introduced himself to the Commissioners as the new Coroner of Ripley County.

Johnnie Lohrum, Maintenance advised the Commissioners that the lot around the Annex will need to be black topped this coming spring.

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the Commissioners that she has quotes from DA Technologies for $3,640 & two quotes from Designed Sound & Video for $2,984.95/ $1,804.95 for the new PA system & podium for the Court House Hall. Vollet advised that the Technology meeting will be on the 19th of February.

Tad Brinson, Area Planning and Mike Jefferies, Building Inspector advised the Commissioners that the Building Inspectorís car needs some work done on it. Jefferies advised that the parts and labor would cost approximately $1,664.92. Commissioners suggested that they call the county highway to see if they have a vehicle that the building inspector could possibly use. Brinson presented a new Ordinance amending Section 80.33 as follows: Shall not be permitted prior to the erection and operation of the principal use, unless a temporary Improvement Location Permit is obtained in accordance with Sec. 80.43, except on lots that are at least 5 acres in size or larger in the A-1, A-2 or FR districts. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to approve the Ordinance amending the acreage from 10 to 5 acres seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Prentha Cochran from PC Recovery Systems advised the Commissioners of her program to review and evaluate the counties telecommunications charges for the purpose of identifying historical billing errors. Commissioners advised that they would need to talk to the County Attorney, Neil Comer about this service.

Ginger Bradford, Ripley County Clerk presented a contract for internet connection for the courts. Commissioners will have the County Attorney, Neil Comer look at the contract.

Commissioners advised the Area Planning, Veterans and Probation that they need to contact Mike Raney at the Laughery Valley Co-Op and set up an account for gas, make a bill for gas purchase at that dayís rack price.

Robbie Evans presented concerns to the Commissioner about the current dental insurance/Fort Dearborn. Commissioners will contact Toni at Anthem about this problem.

Ginger Bradford, Ripley County Clerk returned to the Commissioners meeting with the Internet Connection/ Dox-Pop Contract.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the minutes for the Commissioners January meeting seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to go with PC Recovery Systems for 24 months seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Wayne Peace to the BZA Board seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Ron Buchanan, Coroner of Ripley County presented a concern to the Commissioners about a place to have an office for the Coronerís records. Commissioners will take a look at this for Buchanan.

Donald Dunbar, Council Member advised the Commissioners that the recycling center is in need of guard rail near the new building.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Lawrence Nickell to the Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District Board seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the Court Record Internet Publishing Agreement between Doxpop, LLC and Indiana Limited Liability Company and Ripley County seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Pat Thomas, Ripley County Health Department advised the Commissioners that Dr. Konnerman had resigned from the Ripley County Health Board and presented the following Health Board Member Replacement recommendations:  Mike Stratton, Stratton-Karstetter Funeral Director, Jim Hollis, D.V.M., D-9 BOAH rep., Ted Ahaus, South Ripley School Administrator, Michele Werner, MMCH Assistant Administrator and Donna Pitts, Pharmacist.  Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Jim Hollis, D.V.M., D-9 BOAH to the Ripley County Health Board seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously. Thomas, Dr. Robinson and Tom Perotti presented an updated Ripley County Health Department Personnel Policy for the Commissioners approval. Commissioners will take this under consideration.

Scott Huffman, EMS Director presented a signed copy of the Contract for Emergency Ambulance Services with Batesville EMS 10. Huffman updated the Commissioners on the EMS.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to adjourn until the next Ripley County Commissionerís Meeting on Monday, February 25th, 2008 @ 8:00AM in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

 

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