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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a regular meeting on Monday, April 4, 2016. The meeting was held at the White County Building, 2nd floor, Commissioners’ conference room beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Drainage Board members present were: President Steve Burton, Vice President John Heimlich and Member Dave Diener. Also, present were the White County Attorney George W. Loy, White County Surveyor Bradley E. Ward and the Surveyor’s Assistant Sharon Broussard.

Others present were:

Mike Kyburz – White County Highway Superintendent J.D. Smith – White County Highway Dept.

Sharon Watson-White County Soil & Water Dept. Ryan Layer–RL Excavating LLC, Monticello

Fred Carter – Frankfort, IN

President Burton called the meeting to order.

MINUTES

· Vice President Heimlich made a motion to approve the minutes as presented for the regular meeting held on March 21, 2016; seconded by President Burton. Vote: Unanimous (2-Favor 1-Abstain)

DITTMAN-LODS #677 MAINTENANCE PROJECT – OPEN QUOTE

The time has expired for the submission of bids for the Dittman-Lods #677. Surveyor Ward sent out five (5) invitations to bid packets to contractors for the Maintenance Project and three (3) quotes were received. The estimate is $30,000. White County Attorney Loy opened the sealed quotes.

Bid were received from the following:

County Line Tiling/Excavating, Winamac, IN $19,000.00

L & R Excavating LLC, Monticello, IN $22,000.00

Gutwein Bulldozing & Excavating, Francesville, IN $28,000.00

· Vice President Heimlich made the recommendation to accept the low bid for $19,000.00 from County Line Tiling/Excavating, Winamac, IN; seconded by Member Diener. Vote: Unanimous

HERMAN SNOW #584 MAINTENANCE PROJECT – OPEN QUOTE

The time has expired for the submission of bids for the Herman Snow #584. Surveyor Ward sent out three (3) invitations to bid packets to contractors for the maintenance Project and three (3) quotes were received. White County Attorney Loy opened the sealed quotes.

Quotes were received from the following:

L & R Excavating LLC, Monticello, IN $22,000.00

Howard Excavating, Monticello, IN $24,000.00

Gutwein Bulldozing & Excavating, Francesville, IN $27,000.00

· Vice President Heimlich made a motion to accept the bid for the Herman Snow #584 from R & L Excavating LLC, Monticello, IN for $22,000.00 Vote: Unanimous

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

WEST SHAFER DRIVE/LAKE SHORE DRIVE AREA:

Surveyor Ward said that a landowner, Mr. Hart, and his neighbor, whom live on the north side of West Shafer Drive/Lakeshore Drive area contacted him regarding an ongoing water issue this past year.

There is a vacant bank owned house next to the landowners for sale with a ravine that fills up with water and very slowly drains. The water in the ravine got away up to a year ago; however

Vice President Heimlich said the landowner, Mr. Hart, has contacted him regarding this ongoing water issue.

Surveyor Ward is to get information to make contact with the landowner, and get with Attorney Loy.

There being no further business to come before the board, their meeting was adjourned.

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Steve Burton, President John Heimlich, Vice President David Diener, Member