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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Commissioners held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in the White County Building, 2nd – floor Commissioners’ Conference Room, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Commissioners present were: President John C. Heimlich, Commissioner Steve Burton, and Commissioner David Diener. Also present was White County Auditor Gayle Rogers, White County Attorney George Loy, and Commissioners’ Assistant Donya Tirpak.

Commissioner Heimlich called the meeting to order.

MINUTES

· Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held on August 20, 2018, and the minutes of the Executive Session held on August 20, 2018, seconded by Commissioner Diener. Vote: Unanimous

PAYROLL

· Commissioner Diener made a motion to approve payroll for September 4, 2018, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

CLAIMS

· Commissioner Diener made a motion to approve and pay the claims as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

ACCEPT BIDS – REPAIR OF WHITE COUNTY BRIDGES

Commissioner Heimlich said that the submission of sealed bids for the repairs of the following White County Bridges expired on Friday, August 31, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

1. Bridge #25: Burgett Ditch, 500 North, .20 miles E. of 1200 E.

2. Bridge #98: Brown Ditch, 100 West, .82 miles S. of N. Co Line Road

3. Bridge #99: Brown Ditch, 25 West, .85 miles S. of N. Co. Line Road

4. Bridge #140: Frank May Ditch, 1000 West, .13 miles S. of 500 N.

5. Bridge #178: Emge Ditch, 700 South, .24 miles W. of 300 E.

6. Bridge #315: Lake Shafer, Lowes Road, .05 miles NW of E. Shafer Drive

Commissioner Heimlich opened sealed bids from the following:

1. Milestone Contractors, LP, Lafayette, IN $322,219.00

2. LaPorte Construction, Laporte, IN $533,141.00

Brian Isenburg, HWC Project Engineer, said that the engineering estimate is $450,000.

Commissioner Heimlich announced that they would take the bids under advisement at this time.

AREA PLAN - ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

Director Colin Betts presented the following amendments to the White County Zoning Ordinance.

Amendment #54

Intended to establish additional developmental standards and regulations about I-3 (Industrial District), Mid America Commerce Park. The amendment proposes multiple changes, additions, and clarifications for Chapter 3, Section 3.14 & 3.15, Chapter 14 and Appendix A & B.

The Area Plan Commission held a public hearing on August 13, 2018, to discuss the proposed amendments. At that time, the APC voted 10 yes and 0 no to recommend the amendments to the commissioners.

Commissioner Diener said that these amendments came about through recommendations of the development of the Commerce Park. To maintain some continuity and regulate issues that weren’t in our existing ordinance.

Commissioner Heimlich asked if there were any questions regarding the proposed Amendments #54. No response.

· Commissioner Diener made a motion to approve Amendment #54 (Zoning Ordinance 18-09-04-01) for Chapter 3, Chapter 14, Appendix A & Appendix B: I-3 Developmental Standards & Regulations as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

Amendment #55

Intended to clarify the intent of Chapter 12, Section 12.8, Subsection 12.8.3 which provides a property owner(s) with the ability to assign a designee for rezoning one or more of his/her properties. The amendment provides specific language required to establish that the property owner(s) is initiating the rezone request vs. simply not objecting to another party initiating a rezoning of his/her property.

The Area Plan Commission held a public hearing on August 13, 2018, to discuss the proposed amendments. At that time, the APC voted 10 yes and 0 no.

Commissioner Heimlich asked if there were any questions regarding the proposed Amendments #55. No response.

· Commissioner Diener made a motion to approve Amendment #55 (Zoning Ordinance 18-09-04-02) for Chapter 12, Section 12.8, subsection 12.8.3 as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

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

___________________________ _____________________________ __________________________

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

ATTEST: _________________________

Gayle Rogers, Auditor