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 03/29/04

March 29, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, March 29th, 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 March 29th, 2004 .

Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the meeting minutes of March 15th, 2004 and seconded by commissioner Little. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made the motion to make Wednesday April 7th, 2004   “Harold Seamon Appreciation Day” in Ripley County and seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.     

Kelly Vollet, Technology Coordinator updated the commissioners on the grant for $50,000 from Rising Sun Regional Foundation. Vollet reported to the commissioners that Ripley County would not receive the grant until a report is made on Grant#700 & Grant #234. Commissioners will work on getting this taken care of. Vollet also advised that she will need additional $3,000 to go with the $50,000 Grant for the purchase of the computers. Commissioners agreed to pay the additional $3,000 out of the general fund. Money will be generated from the sale of the old computers to those interested in purchasing. Vollet reported that she has ordered the new server for the new GIS system and that it would be in around the 8th/12th of April and that she has several licenses to give out to different offices. Vollet also reported on the dialer for the generator and advised the commissioners that she has made keys for the sheriff / 911 to be used in case of an emergency.

Tab Brinson, Area Planning Commission reported a complaint in the Sunman area and commissioners will do some checking on this. Brinson also reported a complaint on smoking in the Annex Building .

Donald Dunbar, Council President reported to commissioners on the riverboat fund and advised that the revenue is down. Dunbar advised the commissioners that the county had spent approx. $34,300.00 for Legal Services and that the riverboat revenue is down approx. one half million.

Mary McCarty, Regional Planning Commission appeared in front of the commissioners and advised that they are reapplying for a Grant for the Osgood Public Library. John Little, Commissioner president signed Readiness To Proceed Certification, Resolution Authorizing Application Submission and Local Match Commitment, Status of Required Environmental Review Process, Status of Permit, Status Of Site Control, Indiana Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grant Small Cities Program Assurances and Certification, Civil Rights Certification, CDBG Disclosure Report and The Resolution of Ripley County, Indiana, Authorizing the Submittal of the Community Focus Fund Grant Application to the Indiana Department of Commerce and Addressing Related Matters. This will be at no cost to the County.

Gene Bishop, Maintenance updated the commissioners on projects he is working on. Commissioners asked that he check on the air conditioning for the Second floor in the courthouse.

Katherine Taul, Ripley County Tourism Executive Director updated the commissioners on the May 15th program and introduced Lu Ann Mays, as the new Assistant Tourism Director.

Scott Melling, EMS Director appeared in front of the commissioners and advised that they would be sending out Customer Service Surveys the first of April.  Melling presented Commissioners with contracts for Emergency Ambulance Service and Attorney Comer will look over the contracts. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to adopt the Ripley County Uniform Emergency Ambulance Service Rules and Regulations seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously. Melling also advised the commissioners that Southern Franklin County is willing to talk to Ripley County about covering a portion of Franklin County at a cost. Commissioners will take this under advisement.

Earline Copeland, Ripley County Treasurer updated the commissioners on the Postage Machine now in use in the courthouse. Copeland advised the commissioners that the existing contract would run out in December 2004.  Copeland presented the commissioners with the Pitney Bowes Mailing Proposal at a cost of $918 a month (a savings of approx. $3.00 per mo.). Commissioners agreed to this at a  lower cost than the previous program.

Larry Eaton, appeared in front of the Commissioners with an update on the riverboat funding (Rising Sun) and advised that the they are presently changing their fiscal year to a calendar year. Eaton advised that they were down approx. 40% and that he is in the process of checking on this matter for the commissioners.

John Little, Commissioner President signed two Grant Agreements and Receipts between The City of Rising Sun and Ripley County.

Janet Duval, 250 West Co Road appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns about the road and water drainage. Duval advised that this has been a constant flooding issue. Commissioner Reiners will check on this situation and try to come up with a solution.

Andy Pickell, Beam, Longest & Neff who is taking the place of Brittany Martin, updated the commissioners on the Bridge#46 project.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to adjourn till the next meeting on Monday, April 12th 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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