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 04/26/04

April 26, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, April 26th, 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 26th, 2004.

  Commissioner Folz made the motion to approve the meeting minutes of April 12th, 2004 and seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

  Commissioner Folz advised that CSX Transportation is considering abandonment of a portion of its rail line from Aurora to North Vernon/ Dearborn, Jennings & Ripley Counties. Commissioners have been advised that the last run would be June 1st and that land would possibly be given back to the landowner.

  Andy Clark, Veterans Service Officer advised the commissioners that he is in need of a van to transport Veterans. Commissioner Reiners will check on applying for a grant to purchase a van for the transporting of county veterans.

  Kelly Vollet, Technology Coordinator advised the commissioners that a company had contacted the Assessor about purchasing county information. Vollet advised that they want the information to resell. Attorney Comer will work on an Ordinance for this process. Vollet updated the commissioners that River Valley Resources had re-worded the work site training agreement. Commissioner Little signed the agreement. Vollet advised that the student would be working closely with the department as on site training.

  Tab Brinson, Planning Commission updated the commissioners on the closing of CSX Transportation in June and advised that there is a meeting of the Counties effected coming up on June 25th with Rail & Trail.

  Tina Horton and several people from the Humane Society appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns about the well being of the dogs in the shelter. Horton advised the commissioners that they have a petition to close the dog shelter down with approx. 186 signatures on it.  Commissioner Little advised that Orville Martin was the dogcatcher for Ripley County at the present time. Huffmaster advised that the dogs are being drugged at the shelter / not getting back to the proper owner and had other concerns about the conditions of the shelter. Commissioners advised those present to work up recommendation/ideas for the dog shelter and get back to the Commissioners before the next meeting. Huffmaster advised that they would work up an Animal Control Policy and Procedures for the commissioners to consider.

  Timothy Sabin , Hopewell Rd & 600 W appeared in front of commissioners with concerns about an abandoned road, 200 yds from his property. Sabin wondered what the process is to get the road opened & graveled. Commissioner Little advised that they will look at the county record and ask that Sabin return in 2 weeks to the commissioners meeting.

  John Schuerman and Jim Allen, Southeastern Indiana Realtors Association appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns about Schuerman’s driveway (Cave Hill Road) and getting out on the highway. Schuerman advised the commissioners that they are losing level entry and need to design the road further east. Schuerman suggested that the county appeal the Federal Government and put the bridge back where it was originally. Schuerman said that he would give the property to the county if commissioners would put it the way he purposes.

.Commissioners signed the Economic Development Income Tax Capital Improvement Plan for 2003/2004.

  Andy Pickell/Beam, Longest & Neff updated the commissioners on bridge # 46 Busching Bridge (Covered Bridge) and bridge # 180 (Railroad Bridge).

  Don Dunbar advised the commissioners that in the EDIT plan for 2005/2006 they need to add Infrastructure for whatever one half of the Economic Development/Chamber receives in the plan.

 Commissioner Folz made the motion to adjourn until the next meeting on May 10, 2003 @ 8:00 AM, in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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