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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a regular meeting on Monday, August 1, 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 David Diener. Also, present were the White County Attorney George W. Loy, White County Surveyor Brad Ward and the Drainage Board Secretary Jennifer Hill.

Others present were:

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

Sharon Watson-White County Soil & Water Dept. Mike Wright- White County Soil & Water Dept. Jason Miller-Randall Miller & Associates Abby Gross-Randall Miller & Associates

Todd Frauhiger- AECOM

President Burton called the meeting to order.



  • Vice President Heimlich made a motion to approve the minutes as presented for the regular meeting held on July 18, 2016; seconded by Member Diener. Vote: Unanimous (3-Favor 0-Opposed)




Petition for Reconstruction of Branch #1 of the Vernie Hayes Ditch of the John P. Carr Drain #520 and Petition for Reconstruction of all or part of the Branch #1 of the John P. Carr Drain #520


Surveyor Ward presented the information and aerial photos as well as provided background on the drain. There is 7,437 acres in the watershed with 1,940 acres (approximately 26%) being owned by St. Joe. There is currently $2,746.01 in Ditch Maintenance funds and $-19,526.27 in repay funds.


  • Vice President Heimlich made a motion to accept the Petition for Reconstruction of Branch #1 of the Vernie Hayes Ditch of the John P. Carr Drain #520 and the Petition for Reconstruction of all or part of the Branch #1 of the John P. Carr Drain #520; seconded by Member Diener.

Vote: Unanimous (3–Favor, 0-Against)




The Springer Funeral Home Drainage Plan has been revised and is ready for approval again. Todd Frauhiger with AECOM, stated that the plan meets the White County Drainage Ordinance. Jason Miller with Randall Miller & Associates has review the plans and agreed that the proposed improvements meet the requirements set forth in the White County Storm Drainage Ordinance and recommended approval with the following conditions:


1.) Any changes or deviations to the construction plans after approval shall be filed with and accepted by the City and County prior to the land development involving the change. Copies of the changes, if accepted, shall be attached to the original plans.


2.) Record “as-built” drawings of the improvements shall be provided to the City and County for future reference following construction. These record drawings must be prepared and certified by a Professional Land Surveyor. Record drawings shall detail all post-construction elevations (including grade, pipes, and structures) as well as horizontal locations of the improvements. Additionally, a digital copy of the record drawings as well as finalized digital versions of all analysis models, manuals, and reports that are consistent with the record drawing conditions shall be submitted to the City and County. The post construction conditions shall not negatively affect the detention volume provided or the required discharge flow rates and volumes.


  • Member Diener made a motion to accept the revised Drainage Plan for Springer Funeral Home for approval with the two conditions set forth by Randall Miller & Associates (numbers 1 and 2 above); seconded by Vice President Heimlich. Vote: Unanimous (3–Favor, 0-Against)






President Burton requested to speak briefly about the issues occurring at the White County Airport. Todd Frauhiger with AECOM said that he and Surveyor Ward had the opportunity to tour the Airport Grounds with the Owner. He said that the drainage calculations are correct. Sharon Watson with White County Soil & Water said that there may be a second Idem Report coming out soon because Doug Wolf with IDEM had been out to re-evaluate the deficiencies that were listed in the last report.


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