RIPLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
N. SPADES RD.
S. CO. RD. 400 E.
6170 E. CO. RD. 800 S.
CROSS PLAINS, IN 47017
2005 Meeting Schedule
Commissioner's meeting room in the Annex building, begins at 8:00 am
|MONDAY JANUARY 3, 2005||FRIDAY JULY 1, 2005|
|FRIDAY JANUARY 14, 2005||MONDAY JULY 18, 2005|
|MONDAY JANUARY 31, 2005||MONDAY AUGUST 1, 2005|
|MONDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2005||MONDAY AUGUST 15, 2005|
|MONDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2005||MONDAY AUGUST 29, 2005|
|MONDAY MARCH 14, 2005||MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2005|
|MONDAY MARCH 28, 2005||MONDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2005|
|MONDAY APRIL 11, 2005||FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2005|
|MONDAY APRIL 25, 2005||MONDAY OCTOBER 24, 2005|
|MONDAY MAY 9, 2005||MONDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2005|
|MONDAY MAY 23, 2005||MONDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2005|
|MONDAY JUNE 6, 2005||MONDAY DECEMBER 5, 2005|
|MONDAY JUNE 20, 2005||MONDAY DECEMBER 19, 2005|
Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for 12/05/05
December 5, 2005
The Ripley County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, December 5, 2005 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles, Indiana. Commissioner Reiners promptly called the meeting to order at 8:00 AM and all stood for the opening pledge to flag. Commissioner Reiners, Chuck Folz and Lawrence Nickell were in attendance.
Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor took minutes for the Board of Commissioners.
Neil Comer, County Attorney was present to advise the Board on legal matters.
Andy Clark, Veterans Services updated the commissioners on the veteran use of the new van.
Ted Spurlock, Ripley County Economic Development Board advised the commissioners that he would like the commissioners to reconsider his resignation and that he would like to remain on the board as of today. Commissioners advised that they had not taken his resignation and that they would like him to stay on the Economic Development Board. Spurlock updated the commissioners on the Economic Development funds and advised that a lot of their monies are designated to special projects. Spurlock recommended that the commissioners sign the Inter Local Agreement with Economic Development and also advised the commissioners that the City of Batesville is back in the Ripley County Economic Development.
David Chandler & Sonny Elston had concerns about the area in Cross Plains in front of the Post Office & store where the senior citizens are backing out on the road. Chandler & Elston wondered if the alley behind the post office had been vacated and the commissioners advised that they need to check the deeds and that they had no problem with using the alley. Chandler & Elston advised the commissioners that they would be using the money from the endowment fund to work on this project and thanked the commissioners for the siren system for the Cross Plains area. Commissioners advised that the siren would be placed on the school building in Cross Plains.
Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the commissioners that she had received the long distance billing analysis for Ripley County and that the total savings to go with TransWorld would be approx. $406.52 a month. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to change to TransWorld from INDCOM effective January 1, 2006 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously. Vollet advised the commissioners that the service agreement with N.A.S.A. covered the repair on the gavel server.
Tad Brinson, Area Planning & Jeff French, Surveyor met with the commissioners on the specs for the Ripley County roads and establishing guidelines for the roads in the new subdivisions. Commissioners will add some changes to the highway road specs before it goes to the Area Planning Commission meeting.
Scott Huffman, EMS Director advised the commissioners that they had purchased some new mannequins (Adult & Juvenile) for Ripley County educational training. Huffman will be working with the units to do EMT Training to certify or re-certify.
Paul Watson, 3124 East County Rd, Dillsboro, Indiana advised the commissioners that he has a 60ft easement and someone wants to build a new building on the easement. Attorney Comer advised that the set back is 25ft. off the easement. Commissioner Reiners advised that they had no idea where the line is and that he should go to the recorders office to get some information off the deed.
Commissioner Folz made a motion to approve the minutes from November 21st, 2005 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.
Commissioners discussed the Ripley County Economic Development 2006 Inter-Local Agreement and would like to have a line of communication between the county and Economic Board. Commissioners would like to be in contact with the board once a month and have the director make a visual inspection for the tax abatements. Commissioners will contact Kris Schneider, President of the ED Board on this matter. Commissioner Nickell made a motion to sign the 2006 Inter-Local Agreement with the stated revisions seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.
Judge Taul appeared in front of the commissioners with concerns on payroll schedule being turned in on Friday at 3:00PM instead of Monday after the hours worked. Auditor McCoy advised that she had talked to the state board of accounts and they had no problem with the way it is to be done, but if the commissioners wanted to change the time and date it was not a problem. Commissioner Folz made a motion to change the payroll schedule from 3:00 PM on Friday to 9:00 AM on Monday seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.
Commissioner Nickell made a motion to sign the agreement between Elrod Water Company, Inc.d/b/a Hoosier Hills Regional Water District and the Board of Commissioners of Ripley County (Commissioners will build a 10’ x10’ Building/term of agreement 10 years/commissioners will pay no rent for the first 10 years & may renegotiate the terms of said agreement at the end of the 10 years/place a radio antenna on the above ground water tank located at the tank site & etc) seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved by two Commissioners (Reiners & Nickell). Commissioner Folz abstained.
Commissioner Folz made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Monday, December 19th, 2005 @ 8:00AM at the Ripley County Annex, Indiana seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.
Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor