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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a meeting on Monday, November 5, 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.

MINUTES

· Vice President Heimlich made a motion to approve the minutes as presented, seconded by Board Member Diener. Vote: Unanimous (3 – Favor, 0 – Oppose)

MAINTENANCE MODIFICATION

Matilda Stilwell #586

Surveyor Ward explained that there is approximately 237 acres in the watershed and it currently collects $1.00/acre with a $5.00 minimum. There has been approximately $6600.00 worth of work completed on the drain and the fund is depleted. Rates advertised were $26.00/acre with a $25.00 minimum for a year then dropping back to $5.00 /acre and a $10.00 minimum.

ADOPTION OF MAINTENANCE MODIFICATION

(I.C. §36-9-27-42)

THE WHITE COUNTY DRAINAGE BOARD HAVING HEARD AND CONSIDERED ALL THE EVIDENCE AND ANY OBJECTION SUBMITTED IN THESE PROCEEDINGS, THE CHAIRMAN WOULD NOW CONSIDER A MOTION FINDING THAT THE CURRENT ESTIMATE OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS FOR PERIODIC MAINTENANCE OF SIAD DRAIN SHOULD BE INCREASED AS PROPSED IN THESE PROCEEDINGS.

“SO MOVED” BY BOARD MEMBER DAVID DIENER

“SECONDED” BY VICE PRESIDENT JOHN HEIMLICH

THE WHITE COUNTY DRAINAGE BOARD BY A VOTE OF 3 IN FAVOR AND 0 OPPOSED NOW HEREBY ADOPTS THE SCHEDULE OF ASSESSMENTS AS ORIGINALLY FILED HEREIN (OR AS AMENDED). THE WHITE COUNTY DRAINAGE BOARD ISSUES ITS WRITTEN FINDINGS AND ORDER DECLARING THE PROPOSED MAINTENANCE MODIFICATION SCHEDULE IN THESE PROCEEDINGS ESTABLISHED, A COPY OF WHICH WILL BE MAILED TO ALL OWNERS AFFECTED.

 

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

 

OPEN BIDS/QUOTES

Rankin & Luckey- B.M. Boulden Branch #627

Surveyor Ward said that four bids had been sent out, three bids had been received. Surveyor Ward said that his estimate for the work was $11,000.00. Bids received were as follows:

Howard Excavating $16,000.00

L R Excavating, LLC $7,800.00

Pass Enterprises $13,500.00

There was a motion by Board Member Diener to accept the low bid from L R Excavating, LLC of $7,800.00; with a second from Vice President Heimlich. Vote: Unanimous (3 – Favor, 0 – Oppose)

OTHER BUSINESS

Surveyor Ward requested to bring 4 contracts with HWC Engineering before the board for 4 separate reconstruction projects: M. Winters, J. Conway, Henry Victor & August Bordner and Br 1 of the JP Carr. These contracts are for the engineering and design portion of the projects. All four ditches have been petitioned and accepted by the board. There was a motion by Board Member Diener to accept the contracts with HWC Engineering for the projects; with a second from

Vice President Heimlich. Vote: Unanimous (3 – Favor, 0 – Oppose)

 

Indian Creek Meeting November 20, 2018.

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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