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 02/13/04

February 13, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Friday, February 13th, 2004 , 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 13, 2004 .

Gene Bishop Maintenance appeared in front of the Commissioners with some measurements that the commission had requested.

Kelly Vollet, Technology Director, was not present for this meeting.

Tab Brinson, Area Planning Commission, presented  the Commissioners with an Ordinance to Amend Section 80.99 of The Area Zoning Code Of Ripley County, Indiana, 1991, As Amended, By Adding Section 80.99D/ Making Each Day That A Violation Exists Or Continues, A Separate Offense And Violation Of The Area Zoning Code Of Ripley County, Indiana. Several people from the county presented concerns to the Commissioners and the Planning Board. Sam Row, President Planning Commission/Tab Brinson, Area Planning Commission explained the reasons for the Amended Ordinance. After a short discussion, Commissioner Reiners made a motion to send the Amended Ordinance back to the Planning Commission to go back over the Ordinance seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Tab Brinson, Area Planning Commission presented the Commissioners with an Ordinance to Amend Section 80.39 Of The Area Zoning Code of Ripley County, Indiana, 1991, As Amended, By Adding Section 80.39(Y) Making An Owner, Builder, Contractor Or Agent Thereof Responsible For Obtaining A Building Permit Prior To Beginning Construction On A Building And Also Making Said Persons Responsible And Subject To The Remedies And Penalties  Of Section 80.99. Several people were present with concerns on the Amended Ordinance. Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the Amended Ordinance seconded by Commissioner Reiners.  Motion approved unanimously.

Ted Spurlock, Secretary & Treasurer of Town Of Versailles asked the Commissioners if they had a vacant lot on the square of Versailles , to be used for a new community building for the Town of Versailles . Commissioners advised that the square is taken and didnít have any place available at this time.

Pat Thomas, Health Department advised the Commissioners that she will pay for the dial up for the generator at the Annex. Thomas advised that she would pay out of bio Fund. Thomas also advised that they now have hand held radios for use in emergency situations and she also asked the Commissioners about the mileage rate for Ripley County .  Thomas advised that the State has raised the mileage rate to .34. Attorney Comer advised that she should take in front of the Council at the next meeting in February.

Kerry Langdon, Engel Maps Inc. appeared in front of the Commissioners with the updated map of Ripley County .  A few more changes were presented to Langdon. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to reprint the county maps with the corrections per Highway, Area Planning, Surveyor & Communications 911 at the cost of $4,500 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Neil Comer, County Attorney updated the commissioners on process of Bridge # 8 ( Cave Hill Bridge ) and Bridge # ( Railroad Bridge ).

Commissioner Little, signed the GFC Agreement to do the Capital Asset Inventory for Ripley County per the state ordered GASB 34 instruction and requirements. GFC will begin the consulting work for the county on 3/1/04 and is to be completed by 11/1/04 at a cost of $25,000.

Neil Comer, County Attorney advised the Commissioners that they need to fill the vacancies on the Redevelopment Commission Board by the middle of March 2004.

Scott Melling, EMS Director advised the Commissioners on how well the EMS Squads and Paramedics are working together and in January the Ripley County EMS received 72 calls for the month. Melling advised that the most common emergency seen by paramedics during January consisted of individuals experiencing chest pain, shortness of breath and motor vehicle accidents.

John Ertel, Attorney who represented the countyís interest for the recovery of funds for the Ripley County Micro Loan Program and appeared in front of the commissioners to report on a tentative compromise agreement with Bonta. Ertel and the commissioners had discussed the Micro Loan Program at a prior meeting. Ertel advised the commissioners to accept the agreement. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to accept the check in repayment of the loan  based upon the considerations of the expenses that would be incurred by the County seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously. Ertel advised the commissioners that he is still working on the recovery of one other Micro Loan and would get back to them as soon as possible.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to appoint Kaye Hunger for 2004/2005 representative to the Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D Council Board of Directors seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved by (2) two commissioner (Folz & Reiners) and against (Little).

Commissioner Little signed the Grant Agreement and Receipt between Ohio County and Ripley County .

Ripley County Commissioners advised the public that New Traffic Signs in Ripley County at the location of Intersection of C.R. 800 N and C.R. 600 E/for Eastbound and Westbound traffic on C.R. 800 N. Commissioners advised that this will be effective March 15th, 2004 at 12:00 noon .

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to adjourn till the next meeting on Monday, March 1st at 8:00AM . in the Annex, Versailles , Indiana seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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