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 04/12/04

April 12, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, April 12th, 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 April 12th, 2004 .

Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the meeting minutes of March 29th, 2004 as corrected and seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Kelly Vollet, Technology Coordinator updated the commissioners on grants from the Rising Sun Foundation and Commissioner Reiners reported that the final report for Grant#700 has been taken care of. Vollet also reported that the dialer for the generator is in and it will call Gene Bishop first, John Little second and Kelly Vollet last when there is a problem. Dialer for the Fire Alarm is installed and completed today. Vollet also reported that she had e-mailed Mr. Balmat with the updated copy of the county handbook.

Tab Brinson, Planning Commission advised the commissioner’s that the Planning Commission gave an unfavorable recommendation to the rezoning of Ertel Cellars’s 3.990 acres. Commissioner Reiners advised that he felt that the commissioners should stay with the decision of the Planning Commission and that if they apply again, they should not be charged an additional fee. Commissioner Folz made the motion to deny the zoning code of LB for the Ertel Cellers acres in Adams twp and seconded by Commissioner Reiners.  Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made the motion approve the rezone of the William T. Neal property (N.E. ¼ Section 27, Township 8 North, Range 11 East, Center Twp 7.8508 Acres) from A-2 to L-B seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to approve the Gaslight Village property (N.E. ¼ Section, 11, Township 7 North, Range 11 East, Johnson Twp. And the Town of Versailles ) from existing U-D to A-2 & R-3 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the ordinance to amend section 80.43(75) of said Area Zoning Code of Ripley County, Indiana, (75) (Kennel) (Any lot or use on which or where four (4) or more dogs, cats or other small animals, more than six (6) months of age, are kept for the purpose of breeding, boarding, training or show of animals, except where accessory to an agricultural use or veterinary clinic use.) seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Andy Clark, Veterans Service Officer presented the commissioners with Veteran Award Recovery hand out from first ¼ thru 03/04 and updated the commissioners on the 59th Annual County Service Officer Training Conference sponsored by the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs. The Conference will be in Indianapolis , Indiana on June 7th-10th, 2004 .

John Kinker, appeared in front of the Commissioners with concerns about  St Nicholas Rd. due to the safety of children at the Church/ School. Kinker is a representative for the St. Nicholas Church/School and is asking that the road be closed. Attorney Comer advised the Commissioners that  it is an extensive process  to close a public road and that petitions/ notice is part of that process. Kinker will work on this to do the proper process.

Ginger Bradford, Clerk of the Ripley Circuit Court presented the commissioners with the designated polling places for the Primary Election. Commissioners signed that the following be designated polling places.

 

Adams   1st  Precinct                              Fire House, Morris

Adams 2nd  Precinct                             Community Building , Sunman

Adams   3rd Precinct                              Knights Of Columbus, Batesville

 

Brown 1st &  2nd Precinct                     Rosewood Reception Center (Formerly Grade School) Cross Plains

 

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

 

Delaware 1st Precinct                            Community Building , Delaware

 

Franklin 1st & 2nd   Precinct                   St. Paul’s Lutheran Fellowship Hall (Stumpke’s Corner)

Franklin 3rd Precinct                             St Charles Church, Milan

 

Jackson 1st Precinct                              Senior Citizens, Napoleon

 

Johnson 1st, 2nd & 3rd Precinct            Versailles Baptist Church , 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              St Mark’s Lutheran Hall, Batesville

Laughery Ward 3-Precinct 2              St Mark’s Lutheran Hall, Batesville

 

Otter Creek 1st &  2nd Precinct             Fire Department, Holton

 

Shelby  Precinct                               Fire Department, New Marion

 

Washington 1st Precinct                      Community Building , Elrod

Washington 2nd Precinct                     St Charles Church, Milan

 

Katherine Taul, Tourism Director updated the commissioners on the May 15th event and asked that the courthouse be open from 8 AM to 1PM. Commissioners gave permission for Washington Street to be blocked for the opening remarks on May 15th and for the courthouse to be open for the historical event. Taul asked that one of  Commissioners do the opening remarks.

Judge Taul, Circuit Court, appeared in front of the Commissioners with concerns on the air conditioning on the seconded floor of the courthouse.

Commissioners signed the State-Local Public Agency Agreement, Construction and Project Management For Federal Aid Project for Bridge #8 over Branch of Laughery Creek on Cavehill Road .

John Schuerman appeared in front of the Commissioners about Bridge #8  Cave Hill Road with concerns of private screening from the bridge/road.

Bill Davison, Sheriff of Ripley County presented the Commissioners with the month end reports on the jail. Davison reported that 113 were housed in the jail over the weekend at a savings of approx. $22,000.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to adjourn till the next meeting on Monday, April 26th 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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