RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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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

                                                         

                                                         

                                                         

2010 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 11, 2010

MONDAY JULY 12, 2010

MONDAY JANUARY 25, 2010 MONDAY JULY 26, 2010
MONDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2010 MONDAY AUGUST 9, 2010
MONDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2010 MONDAY AUGUST 23, 2010
MONDAY MARCH 8, 2010 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
MONDAY MARCH 22, 2010 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
MONDAY APRIL 5, 2010 MONDAY OCTOBER 4, 2010
MONDAY APRIL 19, 2010 MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 2010
MONDAY MAY 3, 2010 MONDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2010
MONDAY MAY 17, 2010 MONDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2010
MONDAY MAY 28, 2010 MONDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2010
MONDAY JUNE 14, 2010 MONDAY DECEMBER 13, 2010
MONDAY JUNE 28, 2010 MONDAY DECEMBER 27, 2010

 

 

 

 

Commissioner's Meeting Unapproved Minutes for May 28, 2010

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

Commissioners meeting opened promptly at 8:00AM on Friday, May 28, 2010 at the Ripley County Annex Building, Versailles, Indiana with a motion from Commissioner Busching and seconded by Commissioner Stutler. The motion was approved unanimously.

Commissioners Robert Reiners, Gary Stutler and Mark Busching were all in attendance for the Commissioners meeting as well as Auditor Wagner and County Attorney Neil Comer.

Mr. Barry Lauber - Ripley County Economic Development

Mr. Lauber advised the commissioners there is a manufacturing company that wants a facility in Osgood.  He stated that they had met with the Osgood Town Board and they have their support.  He was asking the commissioners for a commitment toward an incentive package they will be putting together for this company.  The commissioners gave their commitment of $120,000.00

Parks:  Ms. Julie Brancamp

Ms. Brancamp presented the commissioners with the estimate for removing and trimming several trees at the Fairgrounds. There was 1 additional tree that needed to be removed but was too tall for Hughes to cut.  They were checking with REMC for info about removing that one.    After discussion the commissioners advised Ms. Brancamp that the money budgeted would have to be used first and once it was exhausted the commissioners would provide additional money.  Commissioner Stutler moved to provide $1300.00 for the additional needed to complete the removal of the trees and to have a carving made. Commissioner Busching seconded and the motion was approved unanimously.

Ms. Brancamp advised the Jr. Leader building needed a new roof.  She advised that the 4-H would do the labor if the commissioners would provide the material.  Estimates were to be obtained and repair would come out from the Cum Cap Fund.

Maintenance:  Mr. Johnnie Lohrum

Mr. Lohrum advised the commissioners that the renter had requested that to dig up the flowers she had planted.  The commissioners OK’d this request. 

Mr. Lohrum advised that the A/C would be started on
Tuesday and would take approximately 2-3 days to switch over the new unit.

Kramer Roofing had contacted Mr. Lohrum and would be done in the next few weeks.

He advised the Recorder had requested blinds in the back room.  The commissioners took this request under advisement.

Commissioner Stutler advised he had talked with the person about repairing the courthouse doors but has not had any response yet.

Technology:  Ms. Kelly Vollet

Ms. Vollet advised she was updating the Sheriff server, had ordered parts and had employed Bob Moore Services to help transfer information between drives.  Total cost should be less than $4000.00 rather than around $8000.00 for a new server.

The new computers won’t work with ISET from the State for the child support system.  Until the State updates their system those using the ISET system will have to keep the old computers.

Mr. Dan Stoneking:  Drainage problem

Mr. Stoneking presented the commissioners with pictures, etc. explaining his drainage problem that stems from the Marshall Alford property that is in Dearborn County.  The commissioners advised him to file a complaint with the Auditor’s office and they would investigate. 

A discussion about Bridge 210 followed and it is not feasible to move the utility poles and the engineer agreed it would be ok to use wide footers and the prints would be redrawn.

Commissioner Busching advised the ATV race in Holton was once a year. The race uses Versailles Street to get back to the start.  They were checking to see if they could regulate the time they used the road.  The commissioners will continue to investigate.

A motion was made by Commissioner Stutler and seconded by Commissioner Busching to approve the minutes from the May 17, 2010 meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously.

Mr. Donald Dunbar:

Mr. Dunbar addressed the problem with the tires being brought from the vocational school being full of water and mud.  He requested they keep them from filling with water, etc.

Aaron Bell at the recycle center is to prepare a letter and the commissioners will sign the letter to be sent to the school.  

They also discussed the lack of mowing at the Fairgrounds.  It had been addressed with Ms. Brancamp.

Mr. Larry Eaton:  Sewer Extension in Milan

Mr. Eaton requested the commissioners give GIS access to the engineers for the sewer extensions.    The commissioners signed the form.

The commissioners advised Mr. Comer of the Animal Control Officer  Ordinance and the verbiage changes requested.  County Attorney Comer is to prepare them and present them to the commissioners.

Ms. Julie Berry:  Midwestern Engineering

The commissioners and Ms. Berry discussed the economic recovery zone.  Ms. Berry is to send County Attorney Comer a copy of the resolution from Jefferson County.  They also discussed grants that may be available through Lawrenceburg and Rising Sun Regional and Brownfield.  She also advised the commissioners that they will need to obtain a space study for the annex building.  She advised the commissioners that Phase I would take approximately 2 weeks at which time IDEM had a 60 day review process. 

At this time Mr. Jason Cheney from ATC was introduced and the commissioners inspected the properties Mr. Cheney needed to see for  his  report to IDEM.                                                                                                            

After the inspection the commissioners met back in the Annex building.

The Commissioners signed payroll sheets, claim vouchers, claims to be paid from the commissioners budget.

Being no further business to attend to a motion for adjournment was made by Commissioner Busching and seconded by Commissioner Stutler.  The motion was passed unanimously.

 

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