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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Drainage Board held a meeting on Monday, November 18, 2019. 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 David Diener. Also, present were the White County Surveyor Bradley E. Ward, Attorney George Loy and Board Secretary Jennifer Hill.

 

President Steve Burton called the meeting to order.

MINUTES

· Vice President Heimlich made a motion to approve the minutes as presented for the meeting held on November 4, 2019, seconded by Board Member David Diener.

Vote: Unanimous (3 – For, 0- Against)

SET RATES

J. BURGETT Br #2 #619

Surveyor Ward explained this is a shared drain with Cass County. They waived their rights to a joint board at their October 7, 2019 Drainage Board Meeting. Currently the rates are set at $1.50 an acre with a $5.00 minimum. White County collects $530.28 annually and Cass County collects $417.34 annually. The fund is currently negative $4,028.11, part of this drain was cleaned as part of the Carter Hines in 2018. The pending project estimate is approximately $14,500 for brush removal and dipping. After short discussion there was a motion by Vice President Heimlich to set rates for a 4 year payback at $10.00 an acre with a $10.00 minimum, then falling back to $3.00 an acre with a $10.00 minimum; with a second from Board Member Diener.

Vote: Unanimous (3-For, 0-Against)

 

There being no other business before the board, the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

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