RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
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10105 N. SPADES RD
608 CLEARVIEW LANE
VERSAILLES, IN 47042
P.O. BOX 66
FRIENDSHIP, IN 47021
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.