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 April 7, 2008

April 7, 2008

 

 

The Ripley County Commissioners met on Monday, April 7th, 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.

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

Johnnie Lohrum, Maintenance advised that he had treated the new trees at approx. $42 a tree and going to paint the third floor. Lohrum advised that he had two bids for fixing the courthouse doors from Fortrees Safe & Lock, Inc. $6,744.40 and Access Door Controls, LLC $6,975.    

Ron Buchann, Coroner of Ripley County advised the Commissioners that he is going to wait to have the van lettered and to purchase the cover for the cot until next year.                                                                                                                    

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission presented a re-zone for the Commissioners consideration. Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve as submitted An Ordinance to Amend the Unified Zoning Ordinance of Ripley County, Indiana, as Amended/Part of the W. Half of the N. W. ¼ of Section 22, Township 10 North, Range 12 East. Adams Twp. 609 Acres from the existing R-1 Residential to 25 Ac. G-B & 35 Ac. R-B seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Kelly Vollet, Technology updated the Commissioners about that the Ripley County Online Auction that will be starting Monday 14th, and that the digital recording is in the Superior Court.

Ken Hylton, Veteran Officer advised the Commissioners that the gas problem is taken care of.

John Gause and Toni Stinson, ApEX Benfits Group inc. updated the Commissioners on the final reconciliation resulting from the termination of the refund agreement with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Maximum contract was $139,535.38, which was reduced by the $94,000 submitted to Anthem in the 4th quarter of 2007. Remaining balance due to Anthem was $45,535.38 minus the protected fund of $39,622.42 leaving an outstanding balance of $5,912.96.  Commissioner Folz made a motion to pay the balance of $5,912.96 to finish out the year 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously. Commissioner President Reiners signed the letter to Anthem in re to Available Fund Balance, Schedule of Financial Variables for the Refund Agreement between Ripley County Government and Anthem Insurance Company and Special Billing Request Form.

Commissioners signed a letter of support for Rural Development Housing Preservation Grant for Area 12 Council on Aging and Community Services, Inc. dba Lifetime Housing Group.

Brandi Fischvogt, INDOT updated the Commissioners on Bridge # 89 and the Local Federal Aid Programs that are available to the counties.

Commissioners agreed that in might the County Highway Garage will be having an auction on surplus inventory.

Ted Spurlock presented the Commissioners the 2007 Annual Report on the Rising Sun Regional Foundation and advised that $20,901,844 in grants was given throughout the region.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to approve the voting places for Ripley County as follows second by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Adams             1st Precinct                   Firehouse, Morris

Adams             2nd Precinct                  American Legion, Sunman

Adams             3rd Precinct                   Knights of Columbus, Batesville

Brown              1st & 2nd Precinct          Rosewood Reception Center, Cross Plains

Center              1st, 2nd & 3rd Precinct   Town Hall, Osgood

Delaware          1st Precinct                   Community Building, Delaware

Franklin            1st & 2nd Precinct          St. Charles Church, Milan

Jackson            1st Precinct                   Senior Citizens, Napoleon

Johnson            1st, 2nd & 3rd Precinct    Masonic Lodge, Versailles

Laughery          1st Precinct                   Coonhunter’s Lodge, Batesville

Laughery          Ward 1-Precinct 1        Knights of Columbus, Batesville

Laughery          Ward 1-Precinct 2        Knights of Columbus, Batesville

Laughery          Ward 2-Precinct 1        Knights of Columbus, Batesville

Laughery          Ward 3-Precinct 1        Batesville Public Library, Batesville

Laughery          Ward 3-Precinct 2        Batesville Public Library, Batesville

Otter Creek      1st & 2nd Precinct          Town Hall, Holton

Shelby              1st Precinct                   Shelby Christian Church, Versailles

Washington      1st Precinct                   Community Building, Elrod

Washington      2nd Precinct                  St. Charles Church, Milan

Commissioner Reiners signed the Grant Agreement and Receipt between The City of Rising Sun and Ripley County.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to renew the contract with Purdue at $38,650 for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously. Commissioner President Reiners signed the Extension Contractual Services Agreement between Purdue University and Government of Ripley County, Indiana.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the minutes from the March 24th, 2008 Commissioners meeting seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to rescend the motion to appoint Violet Baker as the Annex House Keeping seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission advised the Commissioners that they would like to have Dwight Bowman become a part time employee and building inspector. Commissioner agreed that they could have two full time building inspectors and when not busy he can work in the Area Planning Office. Per Council Approval.

Commissioner President Reiners signed the Natural Gas Line Easement between Ripley County and the Civil Town of Osgood, Indiana.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to adjourn until the next Ripley County Commissioner’s Meeting on Monday, April 21, 2008 @ 8:00AM in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Folz... Motion approved unanimously.

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