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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. 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 Bradley E. Ward and Board Secretary Jennifer Hill.

Others present were:

 

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

Sharon Watson – White County Soil & Water Mark Wright- White County Soil & Water

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 January 7, 2017, seconded by Board Member Diener.

Vote: Unanimous



2017 Spray List

Surveyor Ward provided the Board with a list of the drains that were going to need to be sprayed this year. The plan is to open bids at the March 6, 2017 White County Drainage Board Meeting. This year White County Highway Superintendent is also requesting the contractors to offer bids on the areas that he needs to have sprayed as well.

 

Jim Thayer- Northgate Thayer

Surveyor Ward explained that Jim Thayer was on the agenda to be here today however, he’s decided to wait until the February 6th Drainage Board Meeting. There is a Drainage Plan that has been received for the Northgate Thayer/ Ozinga property and it will be discussed on that date.

SET RATES FOR MAINTENANCE MODIFICATIONS

August Bernhardt Tile Drain #506

Surveyor Ward provided the board with information on the August Bernhardt Tile Drain #506, which is located in West Point Township. There is approximately 575.000 acres in the watershed. The current rate is $0.60 an acre with a $5.00 minimum. The current Annual Assessment is $337.00, and the fund is currently in debt at -$2749.10. The Board suggested that the August Bernhardt #506 be advertised at $3.00 an acre with a $10.00 minimum. There was a motion by Vice President Heimlich to advertise at $3.00 an acre rate with a $10.00 minimum; seconded by Board Member Diener. (3 – Favor, 0- Against) Vote: Unanimous.



S.B. Weaver Tile Drain #599

Next, Surveyor Ward presented to the board information on the S.B. Weaver Tile Drain #599, which is located in Union Township. There is approximately 258.126 acres in the watershed. The current rate is $2.00 an acre with a $5.00 minimum. The current Annual Assessment is $523.67, and the fund is currently in debt at -$4151.82. There was a motion by Vice President Heimlich to advertise at $5.00 an Acre with a $10.00 minimum; seconded by Board Member Diener. (3 – Favor, 0- Against) Vote: Unanimous.

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





 

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



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COMPLETE DIGITAL MINUTES MAY BE HEARD IN THE SURVEYOR’S OFFICE.