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)

 

2007 Meeting Schedule

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

FRIDAY JANUARY 12, 2007 MONDAY JULY 16, 2007
MONDAY JANUARY 29, 2007 MONDAY JULY 30, 2007
MONDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2007 MONDAY AUGUST 13, 2007
MONDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2007 MONDAY AUGUST 27, 2007
MONDAY MARCH 12, 2007 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
MONDAY MARCH 26, 2007 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2007
MONDAY APRIL 9, 2007 FRIDAY OCTOBER 05, 2007
MONDAY APRIL 23, 2007 MONDAY OCTOBER 22, 2007
MONDAY MAY 07, 2007 MONDAY NOVEMBER 05, 2007
MONDAY MAY 21, 2007 MONDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2007
MONDAY JUNE 04, 2007 MONDAY DECEMBER 03, 2007
MONDAY JUNE 18, 2007 MONDAY DECEMBER 17, 2007
MONDAY JULY 02, 2007 FRIDAY DECEMBER 31, 2007

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for 02/12/07

February 12, 2007

The Ripley County Commissioners met on Monday, February 12th, 2007 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.

 

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

 

John Lohrum, Maintenance advised the commissioners that he had hung new fans in the Auditors office and also updated the commissioners on other projects he is working in the courthouse.

 

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the commissioners that the file server (Probation, Circuit & Superior Court) had gone down and that she ordered a new server to replace the old from Dell at a cost of $2,877.60. Vollet advised that it would be taken out of the Riverboat funds.

 

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission advised the commissioners that David Nuhring had stepped down to alternate as the commissioners legislative appointment BZA Board. President Reiners advised that this is due to his business obligations. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to appoint the alternate appointment Andy Scholley as the Commissioner Legislative appointment seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Kelly Vollet, Earline Copeland & Certified IT presented a program for on line property tax payment.  Attorney Comer will look at the contract for this service and get back with the commissioners.

 

Bill Davison & Dave Pippin updated the commissioners concerning a lawsuit that had been filed against the sheriff department over the tax sale/Sheriff’s Sale on December 29th, 2003. Pippin advised that they had sold a piece of property on the sheriff’s sale that had already been sold on a tax sale. Davison advised that the cash paid for the property was $90,001.00 and that the money is still setting in the Clerk’s Office. Attorney Comer will contact with Travelers Insurance Company and will get an appearance filed for the sheriff’s office.

 

Tom Grills, Sheriff of Ripley County advised the commissioners that he would be having two that are going to retire from the sheriff’s department. Grills asked for permission to let the retirees retain their service gun weapons. Commissioners had no problem with this issue. Grills advised that the second issue was did Ripley County have a snow fine in place for those that abuse the level 1 and level 2 during a weather emergency. Commissioners will check on this matter. Third issue was the use of Cum Cap funds for new sheriff’s cars and that he really needed to talk to the commissioners and council about this matter. Commissioners suggested that he talk to the council about this matter. Fourth issue was that the sheriff’s improvement fund on the ordinance and advised the fund had been used the last 2/3 years for one new sheriff’s car.

 

Scoff Huffman, EMS Director advised the commissioners that he is giving a refresher course and has more enrolled in the class than last year. Huffman also reported that he had one squad that was delinquent approx. $6,000. He will check on this situation and report back to the commissioners. 

 

John Graff reported to the commissioners on Bridge #38 and advised that the start date for Bridge #8 is approx. March 8th, 2007. Construction meeting was held at North Vernon.

 

Attorney Comer will write a letter to Tony Mayberry advising him of his dismissal from the Highway Department/ Health Insurance effective on today date (2/12/2007).

 

Commissioners signed the Appointment of Joseph Wayne Peace as the Emergency Management Director for Ripley County.

 

Wayne Peace, Emergency Management Director suggested that the Ripley County Government Continuity chain be amended. Attorney Comer advised that not less than three (3) council members should be in line after the commissioners. Commissioner Folz made a motion to amend the section 3/d (Ripley County Government Continuity chain of Government by putting not less than three (3) council members in place after the Commissioners and section 3/E adding the Auditor of Ripley County)  seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the commissioner minutes of January 29th, 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Commissioners approve the payment of $28,000 from county general to LifeTime Resources for 2007.

 

Commissioners recessed until Friday, February 16th, 2006 to attend a meeting on the Regional Water District.

 

Commissioners met with Cleo Duncan and other Elected official on the creation of a Regional Water District.

 

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Monday, February 26th, 2007 @ 8:00A.M. at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

 

                                                                           

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

             Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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