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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a meeting on Monday, September 17, 2018. 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 Board Member Dave Diener and Attorney George Loy. Also, present were the White County Surveyor Bradley E. Ward and Board Secretary Jennifer Hill.

President Burton called the meeting to order.


· Vice President John Heimlich made a motion to approve the minutes with the correction of the dates to Tuesday, September 4th for the regular meeting held on September 4, 2018, seconded by Board Member Diener.

Vote: Unanimous (3 – Favor, 0 – Oppose)



Surveyor Ward explained that there has been some work done on the ditch and that there is potential for more work to be done. Currently the annual collection for this drain is $250.94. At this point the fund is ($-6,637.22). Three options were brought to the board:

Option #1: 3 year payback $10 acre/ $10 min

Option #2: 5.5 year payback $5 acre/ $10 min

Option #3: 1 year payback $26 acre/ $25 min

There was short discussion by the board in regards to option #3, the one year payback and then after the year dropping rates back to a $5 acre/ $10 min.

Vice President Heimlich made a motion to set the rates at the $26 acre/ $25 minimum and then dropping the rates back to $5 acre/ $10 minimum after the one year collection; with a second from Board Member Diener.

Vote: Unanimous (3 – Favor, 0 – Oppose)

Other Business


There being nothing further from the Board, the meeting was adjourned.




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