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

                                                         

                                                         

                                                         

2009 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 12, 2009

MONDAY JULY 13, 2009

MONDAY JANUARY 26, 2009 MONDAY JULY 27, 2009
MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2009 MONDAY AUGUST 10, 2009
MONDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2009 MONDAY AUGUST 24, 2009
MONDAY MARCH 9, 2009 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2009
MONDAY MARCH 23, 2009 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
MONDAY APRIL 6, 2009 MONDAY OCTOBER 5, 2009
MONDAY APRIL 20, 2009 MONDAY OCTOBER 19, 2009
MONDAY MAY 4, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2009
MONDAY MAY 18, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 1, 2009 MONDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 15, 2009 MONDAY DECEMBER 14, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 29, 2009 MONDAY DECEMBER 28, 2009

 

 

 

 

Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for June 1, 2009

Minutes prepared by Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor

June 1, 2009

The Ripley County Commissioners opened their meeting promptly at 7:00AM, Monday, June 1st, 2009 at the Ripley County Highway Department, Osgood, Indiana.

Meeting was called to order promptly at 7:00AM with Robert Reiners, Gary Stutler and Mark Busching in attendance at the Highway Department.

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor also was present for the meeting at the Highway Department.

Superintendent Owen Heaton advised the Commissioners that Ripley County should receive $68,000 from FEMA.

Superintendent Owen Heaton advised the Commissioners that he had received (2) two quotes for the painting of the outside of the Highway Garage. Commissioner Busching made a motion to take quotes until 12:00 PM (Noon) on June 4th, 2009 seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Guardrails are requested by the Sheriff Department around the fuel tanks per the insurance company.

Commissioners gave permission to Rebecca Mullins for the New Marion Baptist Church, New Marion Indiana to close the road next to the church from 12:00PM (Noon) to 4:00PM for a Community Block Party.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to recess to the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. for the rest of the Commissioners meeting, seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to reconvene the Commissioners meeting from the Ripley County Highway Department, Monday, June 1st, 2009 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. promptly at 8:00AM with the Pledge of Allegiance seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Robert Reiners, Gary Stutler and Mark Busching were all in attendance at the Ripley County Annex for the rest of the Commissioners meeting.

Auditor McCoy was present for the meeting at the Ripley County Annex and

County Attorney Neil Comer was present to answer legal questions.

Judy Schebler, 911 Coordinator reported to the Commissioners that she will be having surgery and will be off work for a while. Schebler was not sure of the date of the surgery but would advise the Commissioners at a later date.

John Lohrum, Maintenance advised the Commissioners that he had gotten a quote from Hughes Tree Trimming of $500 for the tree around the courthouse and $400 for the Annex.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to table the tree trimming until the Commissioners can take a look at the trees seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to replace the dead shrub at the courthouse seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Kelly Vollet, Technology Director advised the Commissioner that she had received an email from Prentha Cochran, PC Recovery System regarding the billing for savings per the long distance switch to Qwest. Commissioner Reiners received an email with two options regarding the saving for the long distance. Commissioner Stutler made a motion to go with Option 1 (We can use the actual monthly Qwest invoices (All Pages) - which means Danielle Peetz/ 1st Deputy Auditorís Office would have to send  Cochran copies of all the different account invoice detail every month.) seconded  by Commissioner Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to give Auditor McCoy the authority to sign the letter to Prentha Cochran, PC Recovery System permission to work with Qwest seconded by Commissioner Stutler.  Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to eliminate the Technology Committee and establish a (3) member Technology Board; (1) one appointment by council member & (2) two appointments by Commissioners seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Stutler made a motion to appoint Commissioner Busching to the Technology Board (as Commissioners appointment) seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved by Reiners & Stutler. Commissioner Busching abstained.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to purchase a Panasonic D-P 8035 copier for the Prosecutors Office at a cost of $7,599.27 seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Busching made a motion to approve the corrected Commissioners minutes from the May 18th, 2009 meeting seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Stutler advised that he would notify Melvin Meisberger that the sign policy is up to the Area Planning Commission and that the Amish agreed to not put a sign at 550S & SR 421

Commissioner Busching made a motion to approve the GFC (Frank Cummings) contract for consulting/budget preparation seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously. 

Commissioner Busching made a motion to adjourn until the next Commissioners meeting on June 15th, 2009 @ 7:00 AM at the Ripley County Highway Garage, Osgood, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Stutler. Motion approved unanimously.

 

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