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

2003 Meeting Schedule

Commissioner's meeting room in the Annex building, begins at 8:00 am

MONDAY JANUARY 6, 2003 MONDAY JULY 7, 2003
FRIDAY JANUARY 17, 2003 MONDAY JULY 21, 2003
MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2003 MONDAY AUGUST 4, 2003
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2003 MONDAY AUGUST 18, 2003
MONDAY MARCH 3, 2003 FRIDAY AUGUST 29, 2003
MONDAY MARCH 17, 2003 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2003
MONDAY MARCH 31, 2003 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2003
MONDAY APRIL 14, 2003 FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2003
MONDAY APRIL 28, 2003 MONDAY OCTOBER 27, 2003
MONDAY MAY 12, 2003 MONDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2003
FRIDAY MAY 23, 2003 MONDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2003
MONDAY JUNE 9, 2003 MONDAY DECEMBER 8, 2003
MONDAY JUNE 23, 2003 MONDAY DECEMBER 22, 2003

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for 09/29/03

September 29, 2003

The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, September 29th, 2003 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, Ripley County Attorney was present to advise the Board on legal matters.

  The board read the minutes from the meeting of September 15th, 2003.  A motion to approve the minutes as corrected was made by Commissioner Reiners seconded by Commissioner Folz.  Motion approved unanimously.

  The Board signed the payroll check register and claim register for September 29th, 2003.

  Gene Bishop, Maintenance advised the commissioners that he had received a letter from AMCO Elevators in reference to the Hydraulic Cylinder Replacement (Passenger Elevator) in the courthouse at the cost of  $21,410. President Little signed the pricing page containing Amoco’s sales terms and acceptance portion of the proposal.

  Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the commissioners that the Rising Sun Foundation had approved the grant of $10,000 for the Video Arraignment Equipment leaving a balance of $7,947.92 to be raised by the county. Vollet also advised the commissioners that the state is going to mandate that the counties have an account with Holey Moly in the very near future.  Vollet has contacted Enhanced Business Solutions and they will initiate with Holey Moly through ETC/EBS at the cost of $1,020 a year. Commissioner Folz made the motion to go with Enhanced Business Solutions and seconded by commissioners Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.  Vollet also advised that she is still checking on the dialer for the fire alarm system.

  Tad Brinson, Planning updated the commissioners on projects he is working on at the present time.

  Dana Rittle, Southeastern Regional Planning Commission & Sandy Kaiser appeared in front of the Commissioners on the Micro Grants that had been given out in 2000. Rittle & Kaiser were completing an annual report on the grants. They advised the commissioners that if grants were not paid back, the county could be responsible for the grants.

  Steve Roberts, Sieko Engineering updated the commissioners on their company and stated that the company had been in business for the past 40 years.

  Brittany Martin, AECON, Inc advised the commissioners that she may have some information concerning Nation Park Service on Bridge #8 (Cave Hill Road) by the next meeting.

  Judge Morris appeared in front of the commissioners about moving the entrance to his offices for security reasons. Judge Morris advised that the cost would be $1,829 (keep present steel door)  & $2,279 with a (new steel door). Commissioner Reiners made the motion to proceed with moving the present wall/door and seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

  Judge Taul/Judge Morris advised the commissioners that the Probation Office has a sewage smell & a mold problem.  Judge Taul /Judge Morris presented the commissioners with statements from several employees on health problems that they feel are related to the building/environment, in which the probation department is located. Judge Taul & Judge Morris recommended that they have an inspection on the building.  Judge Taul asked the commissioners if it would be possible to move the probation department to the house owned by the county, if it became available. Commissioners advised that is a possibility.

  Bill Davison, Sheriff updated the commissioners on the jail/roof project. Davison presented Ordinance #2003-17 to charge the commissary fund $15.00 for each doctor or Hospital visit by an inmate. Commissioners signed Ordiance #2003-17.

  Junior Heaton, Ripley County Highway Superintendent presented the commissioner with a quote on the extended warranty for the TS110 Tractor. Cost for 12 months /2000 hrs $1,925 and 24 months 4000 hrs $3645. No decision was made.

  Scott Melling, EMS Director appeared in front of the commissioners and advised that the Grant for ($50,000) from Rising Sun Foundation had been deferred till the next round of grants.  Melling advised that he had found another location for the EMS on SR 129. Commissioners agreed to make a continuant offer of $85,000. Melling also advised the commissioners that two (2) vehicles had been ordered and the commissioners will have a choice of a lease agreement or they can purchase the vehicles. He advised that 3 heart monitors have been ordered at approx. $32,000 and that he had sent out several application pkgs. for the full time propositions. Commissioners agreed to keep the advertising for the proposition as is.

Charlene Keck, Vital Record advised the commissioners that they would soon be hooking up with the state. Keck wanted to know if they would be moving in the near future. Keck will get back with the commissioners at the next meeting.

  Jerry Vollmer, Main Source appeared in front of the commissioners with Insurance questions.

  Commissioners signed the Notice to Proceed on Bridge # 180 (Finks Road over CS Railroad).

  Motion to adjourn to the next meeting on Friday, Oct.10th @ 8.00AM (due to Columbus Day on Monday, Oct.13th & offices will be closed) in the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. made by Commissioner Folz and seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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