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ROBERT REINERS, PRESIDENT

10105 N. SPADES RD

SUNMAN, IN 47041

 (812) 623-3209

 

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

                                                          GERALD STUTLER

P.O. BOX 66

FRIENDSHIP, IN  47021

(812) 667-5505

                                                         

                                                         

                                                         

2009 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00am at the Highway Garage and at 8:00am in the Commissioner's meeting room located in the Annex Building

MONDAY JANUARY 12, 2009

MONDAY JULY 13, 2009

MONDAY JANUARY 26, 2009 MONDAY JULY 27, 2009
MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2009 MONDAY AUGUST 10, 2009
MONDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2009 MONDAY AUGUST 24, 2009
MONDAY MARCH 9, 2009 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2009
MONDAY MARCH 23, 2009 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
MONDAY APRIL 6, 2009 MONDAY OCTOBER 5, 2009
MONDAY APRIL 20, 2009 MONDAY OCTOBER 19, 2009
MONDAY MAY 4, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2009
MONDAY MAY 18, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 1, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 15, 2009 MONDAY DECEMBER 14, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 29, 2009 MONDAY DECEMBER 28, 2009

 

 

 

 

Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for February 23, 2009

Minutes prepared by Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor

February 23, 2009

 

The Ripley County Commissioners opened their meeting promptly at 7:00AM, Monday, February 23, 2009 at the Ripley County Highway Department, Osgood, Indiana.

Meeting called to order promptly at 7:00AM with Robert Reiners and Gary Stutler in attendance. Mark Busching was unable to attend at the Highway.

Auditor, Mary Ann McCoy also was present for the meeting at the highway garage.

Pat Kissell, Highway Foreman reported to Commissioners on the bids for the tractors that will take place today at the Commissioners meeting.

Commissioners Reiners advised that there would be a benefit for John Vanosdol on March 21, 2009 at the Friendship Fire House.

Superintendent, Owen Heaton advised the Commissioners that Gibbco Cinder Company can get all the cinders the County can handle.

Commissioners advised that they would not be selling any material or cleaning any roads for the schools, churches & etc.

Superintendent Heaton advised the Commissioners that the dumpster at the Highway/Solid Waste had been picked up when only partly full. Commissioners had concerns about the cost/fee of dumping when only partly full and will call the company when it should be picked up for dumping.

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to go back to 4/10-hour days starting sometime in April (to be determined by Commissioners) seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to recess to  the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. for the rest of the Commissioners meeting seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved by those in attendance.

Commissioners opened the recessed meeting from the Ripley County Highway Department promptly at 8:00AM, Monday, February 23, 2009 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Commissioner Robert Reiners, Gary Stutler and Mark Busching were all in attendance.

Auditor McCoy was present for the meeting at the Ripley County Annex.

Neil Comer was present to answer legal questions.

Commissioners agreed to let Ken Hylton, Veterans Service Officer have the Mobil Van at the Ripley County Annex on Oct. 9, 2009 to sign up disabled veterans. 

John Lohrum, Maintenance advised the Commissioners that the Town of Versailles will pay for the supplies to fix the Clock on the Court house.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to approve the corrected Commissioner minutes seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to approve the claims seconded by Commissioner Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the Commissioners that the Sheriff had presented quotes to the Tech committee for upgrades at the jail. Tech Committee recommended that the Sheriff apply for a grant to do some of his projects. Vollet advised that the Tech Committee approved the new Excise Program from Data Pit Stop/Darren Bates at a one time cost of $2,000 for the Auditor’s Office. Commissioner Busching made a motion to go with the new Excise Program/Auditor’s Office at a cost of $2,000 from the Commissioners training money seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to approve the Ripley County Republican’s using the hall of the Courthouse for the reorganization meeting on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 10:00AM seconded by Commissioner Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Chuck Malinowski, Malinowski Consulting, Inc. presented the Commissioners with the Countywide Cost Allocation Plan based on financial data for the year ended December 31, 2007.

D.J. Kreal, Correctional Risk Services, Inc. presented information to the Commissioners on a Medical Claims Management Service and Inmate Excess Medical Insurance for Ripley County Jail. Commissioner Busching made a motion to take this under advisement seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Julie Brancamp, Park & Recreation updated the Commissioners on the Ripley County Park and advised that they need a new roof on the big shelter (Building #10). Commissioner Stutler will get with Brancamp and look at the quotes for the roof and get back with the Commissioners. Commissioner Busching made a motion to take this under advisement seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Bid Opening: Property Re-Assessment 2011

Bids from the following:

Ad Valorem                              $319,480              Optional Bid $337,080

Tyler Tech                                $413,068              Optional Bid  $450,830    

Appraisal Research/Alternate A $310,550Alternate B Optional Bid $323,670

Commissioner Busching made a motion to take bids for Property Re-Assessment 2011 under advisement (County Attorney, Neil Comer & Assessor, Shawna Bushhorn will look at the bids) decision will be made at 10:15AM March 9, 2009 seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Bid Opening: Tractor & Mower Highway/Garage

Plainfield Equipment

A & B Base Bid

 1.   New Holland     T6020   Delta Cab Tractor

      2W.D. w/ 24 X 24 Power Sh HH

      Tiger   Rotery Boom Mower 50”

       Complete & Installed

       N# TRB-SOC-SS                                          Bid Total   $169,986

B alternate      No:1       

2.      New Holland  T6020 Delta Cab Tractor

2 W-P W/ 24 X24 Power Shuttle

Tiger   Rotary Boom Mower 50”

Complete & Installed

M# TRB-SOS-SS                                        Bid $169,986

Less Trade-Ins     ($30,000)

Trade Ins:

(1). “1999” Mew Holland  TS110  w/Boom Mower   S#  106933

(1).  “2001” New Holland T   w/ Boom Mower    S# 168798

(1). “2003”  New Holland TS110   w/Boom Mower  S# 172067                                      

                                                               Bid Total $139,986

C Alternate No: 2

3.   New Holland    T6020    Delta Cab       Tractor

          2 W.D.    w/24 X 24 Power Shuttle

          Tiger         Rotary Boom Mower   50”

          Completer & Installed

          M#  TRB-50L-55                                         Bid Total $84,993

 

 

D. Alternate No. 3

New Holland       T6020 Delta Cap Tractor

2W.P W/24 X 24 Power Shuttle

Tiger        Rotary Boom Mower 50”

Complete & Installed

M#  TRB-50C-SS

                                                                   Bid    $84,993

Less Trade Ins      ($20,000)

Trade-Ins:

(1) “2001” New Holland TS 110  w/ Boom Mower   S#  168798

(1)  “2001” New Holland TS 110 w/ Boom Mower S# 172067

                                                                   Bid Total   $64,993

Woods Tractor & Farm Supply, Inc.

A.       Base Bid                                                     $151,014

B.      Alternate No. 1                                            $136,014

C.      Alternate No. 2                                            $75,507

D.      Alternate No. 3                                            $65,507   

   Lease Options Available

 

Smith Implements  

Bid #1                 

New Equipment:  (1) JD 7130 Tractor                     $53,668.45

                           (1) Tiger TRB-50C-SS               $37,536.72

Trade In              (1) 99’ NH TS110 s/n 106933 B $9,000

(1)   01’ NH TS110 s/n 168798 B  $14,000

(1)   03’ NH TS110 s/n 172067 B  $14,000

Bid #2

New Equipment     (1) JD 7130 Tractor                  $53,668.45

                             (1) Diamond DBR050-C-A        $28,717

Trade In                (1) 99’ NH TS110 s/n 106933 B          $4,000

                             (1) 01’ NH TS110 s/n 1687978  B      $9,000

                             (1) 03’ NH TS110 s/n 172067  B         $9,000

A. Base Bid:          Bid #1         $182,410.34           Bid #2  $164,770.90

B. Alternate No. 1  Bid #1 $145,410.34  Bid #2   $142,770.90

C. Alternate No. 2  Bid #1 $91,205.17   Bid #2    $82,385.45

D. Alternate No. 3  Bid #1  $63,205.17  Bid #2    $64,385.45

                   Bid #1= JD 7130 w/ Tigar Boom Mower

                   Bid #2= JD 7130 w/ Diamond Boom Mower

Commissioner Busching made a motion to take the bids for the tractor & mower under advisement (Attorney Comer & Highway Garage will look at the bids) decision will be made at the Commissioners meeting on March 9, 2009 at 10:00AM seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Ken Griffen-District #9/ Public Health Team updated the Commissioners on the Public Health Preparedness & Emergency Response.

Pat Thomas, Health Department advised the Commissioners that the Ripley County LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) & Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. will be having a table top exercise that includes a worst case scenario occurring during a National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Event on March 9, 2009 at 6:00-10:00PM at the Friendship Fire Department, Friendship, Indiana.

Superintendent Heaton advised that a letter was sent to Gibbco, Lawrenceburg, Indiana for a minimum of 5,000 tons of cinder material and will be picked up by the County Highway Department. The cost for this material is $3.50 per ton.

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to adjourn until the next Commissioners meeting on March 9, 2009 @ 7:00 AM at the Ripley County Highway Garage, Osgood, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

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