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)

 

2007 Meeting Schedule

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

FRIDAY JANUARY 12, 2007 MONDAY JULY 16, 2007
MONDAY JANUARY 29, 2007 MONDAY JULY 30, 2007
MONDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2007 MONDAY AUGUST 13, 2007
MONDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2007 MONDAY AUGUST 27, 2007
MONDAY MARCH 12, 2007 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
MONDAY MARCH 26, 2007 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2007
MONDAY APRIL 9, 2007 FRIDAY OCTOBER 05, 2007
MONDAY APRIL 23, 2007 MONDAY OCTOBER 22, 2007
MONDAY MAY 07, 2007 MONDAY NOVEMBER 05, 2007
MONDAY MAY 21, 2007 MONDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2007
MONDAY JUNE 04, 2007 MONDAY DECEMBER 03, 2007
MONDAY JUNE 18, 2007 MONDAY DECEMBER 17, 2007
MONDAY JULY 02, 2007 FRIDAY DECEMBER 31, 2007

 

Unapproved Commissioner's Meeting Minutes for 12/29/2006

December 29, 2006

The Ripley County Commissioners met on Friday, December 29th, 2006 at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles , Indiana .

Commissioner Reiners promptly called the meeting to order at 8:00A.M.  All stood for the opening pledge to the flag.

 Robert Reiners, Chuck Folz and Lawrence Nickell were in attendance.

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the commissioners.

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present to advise the commissioners on legal matters.

Johnnie Lohrum, Maintenance advised the commissioners that he going to put a new door at the EMS building and working on the drain pipes at the rental house.

Kelly Vollet, Technology advised the commissioners that she had received an e-mail fom Toni Stinson and we will have a roll over plan for the 2007dental plan. Auditor McCoy signed a letter to Guardian Life Insurance Co as a request to add Maximum Rollover to our dental plan, effective January 1, 2007. The addition to the plan will not increase our rates and will be added to which ever renewal plan we accept from Guardian.

Tom Grills presented his salary contract to the commissioners and the commissioners will have County Attorney Comer look at the resolution presented by Grills.

Bill Davison, Sheriff of Ripley County presented a concern over the county policies and asked if you had to work 1 full year to get a vacation. Commissioners advised that all employees will work 1 full year to receive 1 week of vacation. Sheriff Davison advised the commissioners that he had a goal of returning two million dollars back to the county from the jail. Sheriff reported as of today he had deposited one million seven hundred thousand back into the county.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Robert Reiners as president for 2007 seconded by commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

The Commissioners made the following appointments for the year of 2007.

                                                Neil Comer

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Neil Comer as County Attorney for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                Ripley County Highway Department

                                                Owen Heaton, Jr.-Superintendent

                                                Robert Bales-District 1 Foreman

                                                Bob DeBurger-District 2 Foreman

                                                Ray Toops-District 3 Foreman

                                                Pat Kissell-Garage Foreman                                                                                                     Gerald Johnston-Bridge Crew Foreman                                                                                    Eudora Henthorn –Bookkeeper

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint all of these and seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                               

Ripley County Area Planning Commission

Mike Jeffries – Assistant Building Inspector

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Mike Jeffries as assistant building inspector for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                        Kaye Hunger-Planning Commission/Commissioner Appointment          

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Kaye Hunger-Planning Commission/Commissioner appointment for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                        Maureen Sheets-Commissioner Legislative Appointment BZA

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Maureen Sheets-Commissioner Legislative Appointment to BZA for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                        David Nurhring-Non Legislative Legislative Appointment BZA 

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint David Nurhring as their Non-Legislative appointment to the BZA for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                        Andy Scholle-BZA Alternate

Commissioner Folz made the motion to appoint Andy Scholle as the BZA Alternate (Commissioner Appointment) for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                Ripley County Technology Department

                                                Kelly Vollet-Technology Coordinator

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Kelly Vollet-Technology Coordinator for 2007 seconded Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                Ripley County Veterans’ Affairs

                                                Ken Hylton-Veterans’ Service Officer

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Ken Hylton-Veteran’s Service Officer for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                Dog Catcher

                                                Jim Lovins-Dog Catcher

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Jim Lovins-Dog Catcher for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                Maintenance & Housekeeping

                                                John Lohrum-Maintenance

                                    Rebecca Mullins-Courthouse Housekeeping

                                                 June Branson-Annex Housekeeping

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint John Lohrum-Maintenance, Rebecca Millins-Courthouse Housekeeping and June Branson-Annex Housekeeping seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                           

 

EMS Director

                                                            Scott Huffman

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Scott Huffman-EMS Director for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to re-appoint Lawrence Nickell to the Jefferson Proving Ground Board seconded by Commissioner Reiners. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Folz made a motion to appoint Robert Reiners to the Southeastern Regional Planning Commission Executive Board seconded Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

The Commissioners approved the following bids for 2007 from the December 18th, 2006 meeting.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept E & H Steel Bridge package bid for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Gasoline/Diesel Fuel

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept Premier Ag LLC bid package for Gasoline & Diesel Fuel for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Crushed Stone

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept all bids for crushed stone for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Ready Mix Concrete

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept Raver Ready Mix Concrete, LLC for 2007 ready mix concrete package seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Ready Mix Asphalt 10,000 tons or less

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept all bids for the 2007 Ready Mix Asphalt (10,000 tons or less) seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Ready Mix Asphalt 30,000 tons or less

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept 2007 Ready Mix Asphalt (30,000 tons or less) Dave O’Mara Contractor, Inc. seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Liquid Bituminous Asphalt Material RS-2, AE-90, AE-P

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept all bids for 2007 Liquid Bituminous Asphalt Material (RS-2, AE-90 & AE-P) seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Corrugated Culverts Pipe

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to accept bid from St Regis Culvert Inc. for the 2007 corrugated culverts for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

Pre-Engineered Bridges

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to the 2007 from E & H Steel Bridge package for the Pre-Engineered Bridges seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

County Attorney Comer advised the commissioners that the bid bonds were not signed and recommended that the commissioners take bids at the time bridges are build. Commissioner Folz made a motion to decline all bids for the steel bridges for 2007 seconded by Commissioner Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Richard Hanson presented concerns about a stop sign at 300 W & 200 N. Hanson questioned that maybe it could be moved to the other side of the roads (200N). Hanson also stated a concern about a drainage problem on Tucker Rd in Dabney and advised that a tree is blocking the ditch and needs to be removed. Commissioner Folz will look at these problems.

Kerry Langdon, Engel Maps updated the commissioners on the book maps and was advised by the commissioners that Rising Sun Regional Foundation had deferred making a decision on the grant for the maps this round and  that they will re-submitted the map grant for the next grant session.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to adopt the Resolution approving 2007 Sheriff’s Salary Contract seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

Commissioner Reiners signed the Anthem Benefits plan for 2007.

Commissioners signed the Commissioners Meeting/ Accounts Payable Schedule, Payroll Schedule and Holiday Schedule for the year of 2007.

Commissioner Nickell made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Friday, January 12th, 2007 @ 8:00 AM at the Ripley County Annex, Versailles , Indiana seconded by Commissioner Folz. Motion approved unanimously.

                                                                         

Ripley County Board of Commissioners

             Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor

 

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