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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 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.

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 August 15, 2016; seconded by Member Diener. Vote: Unanimous (3-Favor 0-Opposed)



At this point in the meeting President Steve Burton recused himself from this portion of the meeting and Vice President Heimlich continued. Surveyor Ward said the estimated price of the project was $57,500.00. White County Attorney George Loy then announced the 5 bids that were received for the project:


County Line Tiling/Excavating (Mike Ezra) $32,000.00

L R Excavating (Ryan Layer) $37,500.00

Johns Brothers Tiling & Excavating $40,000.00

Gutwein Bulldozing & Excavating, LLC $47,000.00

T&M Cain Enterprises, LLC $57,500.00


There was a motion by Member Diener to take the bids under advisement for two weeks; with a second from Vice President Heimlich. were taken under advisement and the contract will be awarded at the September 19, 2016 White County Drainage Board Meeting at 10:30 a.m.

Additional Business


White County Airport- Surveyor Ward wanted to update the Board on the Airport. He explained that he’s been in contact with Johnathan with CHA and has discussed with him the option of possibly putting tile underground. Surveyor Ward said that they (CHA) didn’t seem opposed to the idea and said that they were going to get with his people and work out some details.


White County Highway Superintendent Mike Kyburz wanted to update in reference to the Lakeshore Drive issue, they’re going to be having a few jobs in the area that will be needing the same equipment and that it would be taken care of then he’s unable to put a timeline with the project at this point, it is draining some now.


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



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