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 06/21/04

June 21, 2004

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday June 21st, 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 June 21st, 2004 .

Kelly Vollet, Technology updated the commissioners on the state program that would allow the public to pay property taxes on line with a credit card at no cost to the county. Commissioner Folz made the motion to sign the Intellenet Commission Authorized User Service Agreement and the Amendment-Schedule A Service Order for Electronic Payments seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Vollet also advised that Maximus has entered into an agreement to acquire Manatronís Judicial Suite of products and services.  Commissioner Reiners made the motion to allow the assignment of Manatron to Maximus seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

  ene Bishop, Maintenance updated the commissioner on the air condition/Court House, gutters/Annex and turned in a bid on a new lawn mower for the county.

Judge Morris, Judge Taul and several other Office Holders appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns about the day off on June 11, 2004 . Judge Morris advised the commissioners that if they withheld the pay for that day, they could have to pay double and attorney fees.  Commissioner Little advised that they had decided that they would pay those that were on salary and the hourly would not get paid.

Jim Lovins, Dog Warden appeared in front of the commissioners and advised that he would be on vacation for 10 days and that Nick Knownton would be his replacement for those days off.

Sam Row, Area Planning Commission appeared in front of the commissioners about the HNTB/Comprehensive Plan and recommended that the county hire Harry C. Sheridan as a consultant for the purposes of providing advice and direction to the Contracting Agency and the Ripley County Area Plan Commission.  Commissioner Reiners made an motion to hire Harry C. Sheridan to work with the Area Planning Commission /Comprehensive Plan seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made a motion to increase the budget of Soil & Water $872.00 seconded by Commissioner Little. Motion approved unanimously.

John Bauer, Maximus appeared in front of the commissioner and updated them on the services of Maximus. Commissioners signed the Agreement To Provide Professional Consulting Services to Ripley County for (1) year. Maximus will prepare the plan based upon year-end financial data for 2004.

John Gause/Apex Benefits Groups Inc. endorsed by Association of Indiana County appeared in front of the commissioners about the health insurance in the county. Gause will prepare a quote for the health insurance for 2005.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to give a favorable recommendation of $5,000 to the council per the commissionerís budget for 2005 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion to approve was unanimous.

Bill Davison, Sheriff of Ripley County updated the commissioners on the jail inspection. It was suggested that a new 11ft fence/with gate be installed for the security of the jail. Commissioner Reiners made the motion to install the fence and gate seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Paul Anderson, Farm Bureau appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns about the closing of the CSX Railroad and would like for the county to send a letter in support.

Commissioners advised that Ripley County contracts the Dog Warden.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the minutes as corrected seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to proceed with a suit against CSX Railroad for collection of the Railroad Bridge CSX

Seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made a motion to sign the agreement for Consulting Services for 2005 budget preparation and any/all funding and financing with Frank Cumming seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made a motion to put $10,610 in the commissioners budget for Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners made the motion to go with Maximus for (1) year agreement to prepare a plan based upon year-end financial data for 2004 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Scott Melling, EMS Director updated the commissioners on the billing for Ripley County and advised the commissioners that the EMS budget for 2004 is short $150,000.

Commissioners signed the Right-Of-Entry/Busching Bridge from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Commissioner Folz made the motion to adjourn until the next meeting on July 19th, 2004 @ 8:00 AM , in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles , Indiana seconded by Commissioner Little. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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