RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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ROBERT REINERS, PRESIDENT

10105 N. SPADES RD.

SUNMAN, IN 47041

 (812) 623-3209

 

CHARLES FOLZ

2072 S. CO. RD. 400 E.

DILLSBORO, IN 47018

 (812) 689-3592  

 

LAWRENCE NICKELL

6170 E. CO. RD. 800 S.

CROSS PLAINS, IN 47017

(812-667-4981)

 

2008 Meeting Schedule

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

MONDAY JANUARY 14, 2008 MONDAY JULY 14, 2008
MONDAY JANUARY 28, 2008 MONDAY JULY 28, 2008
MONDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2008 MONDAY AUGUST 11, 2008
MONDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2008 MONDAY AUGUST 25, 2008
MONDAY MARCH 10, 2008 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2008
MONDAY MARCH 24, 2008 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
MONDAY APRIL 7, 2008 MONDAY OCTOBER 06, 2008
MONDAY APRIL 21, 2008 MONDAY OCTOBER 20, 2008
MONDAY MAY 05, 2008 MONDAY NOVEMBER 03, 2008
MONDAY MAY 19, 2008 MONDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 02, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 01, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 16, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 15, 2008
MONDAY JUNE 30, 2008 MONDAY DECEMBER 29, 2008

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for October 6, 2008

October 6, 2008

The Ripley County Commissioners opened their meeting promptly at 7:00AM on Monday, October 6th, 2008 at the Ripley County Highway Department, Osgood, Indiana.

Commissioner Reiners promptly called the meeting to order with Robert Reiners, Chuck Folz and Lawrence Nickell were in attendance. Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Commissioners.

Commissioner Reiners advised the foreman that the work sheets need to be filled out and returned to the office and gave an update on the supply of salt, advising that the company will let Superintendent Heaton know when the salt comes available.

Pat Kissell and District Foreman’s had nothing to report.

Commissioners signed a letter to the Council Members advising that the Highway had filed an additional appropriation for $50,000 from the bridge fund for fuel expenses.

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

Commissioners opened the recessed meeting from the Ripley County Highway Department promptly at 8:00AM, Monday, October 6th, 2008 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, In. with the pledge to allegiance.

Commissioners and Auditor were all present for the meeting at the Ripley County Annex.

John Lohrum, Maintenance advised the Commissioners that they had priced the automatic flusher for the men’s bathroom at the courthouse and would get some prices from other sources.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the Commissioners minutes from the September 22nd, 2008 meeting seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission had nothing to report to the Commissioners.

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the Commissioners that Ripley County had received the notice that we would be getting the grant of $40,000 from Rising Sun Regional Foundation for the parceling in Ripley County.

Lou Ann Menchhofer, Ripley County Extension Office Educator, presented an invoice to the Commissioners for their approval and signature to Purdue 310 for her student payroll for $850.00. Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the invoice to Purdue for the Student Payroll for $850 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Kim Parrish & Sherry Jones, Family Connections advised the Commissioners that The Helping Hands is not available any more at Family Connection and that a person was in need of help and was sent to the Township Trustee for help. Parrish & Jones voiced a complaint that he could not be reached by phone to get any help.

Tom Grills, Ripley County Sheriff present a new Indiana Sheriffs 457 (b) Plan by McCready and Keene, Inc. for a retirement saving program for the Sheriff’s Department. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to approve the plan Indiana Sheriffs 457 (b) Plan (Deferred Compensation Plan) for the Sheriff’s Department seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.  Commissioners signed the Ordinance for Indiana Sheriff’s Department/Deferred Compensation Plan.

Tom Grills, Ripley County Sheriff updated the Commissioners on an error with Verizon found by Prentha Cockran, PC Recovery Systems.  An Employee of the Sheriff’s Department had called from the Sheriff Department to get high speed internet (for her home) and it had been put on the Sheriff Department Verizon Bill. Sheriff Grills advised that it is the fault of Verizon. Commissioners advised that they would like to see where the bill had been paid by the employee.

Eric James, Domestic Manufacturing presented the Commissioners with a Resolution and Commissioners decided to not sign the Resolution due to the advice of the County Attorney. Commissioners advised Mr. James that they need to know where the numbers came from that is in the resolution.

Steve Barth, Barth & Associates advised the Commissioners that he was just checking in due to the death of John Graff and if any thing was needed by the Commissioners.

Bill Ulerich, Quality Plumbing & Heating presented a quote of $2,700 for cooling of the computer/server room at the Ripley County Annex building. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to approve the quote of $2,700 for the cooling of the server room at the Ripley County Annex building seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners signed the quote from Quality Plumbing & Heating for the Annex Building server room.

Scott Huffman, EMS Director advised the Commissioners that the two new trucks are in for the EMS and that the old truck will be going to the Highway Garage.

Olivia Wehmeyer advised the Commissioners that she had tried to contact the Franklin Township Trustee/Gary Sapp for some help since she has been off work and had no luck in getting in contact with the Trustee.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to adjourn until the next Ripley County Commissioners Meeting on Monday, October 20th, 2008 @ 7:00AM at the Ripley County Highway Garage, Osgood, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Folz.  Motion approved unanimously.

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