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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Commissioners held a regular meeting on Monday, June 15, 2009, in the White County Building, 2nd floor, Commissioners’ conference room.

Commissioners present were: President John C. Heimlich, Vice President Steve Burton, and Commissioner Ron Schmierer. Also present was the White County Attorney George Loy, White County Auditor Jill Guingrich, and Commissioners’ Secretary Donya Tirpak.

MINUTES

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve the minutes as presented for the regular meeting held on June 1, 2009, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

PAYROLL

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve payroll as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

TATTOO ORDINANCE ~ HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Linda Pagels, County Nurse, presented a revised ordinance from the White County Attorney for amending the Sanitary Operation of Body Piercing and Tattoo Parlors Ordinance No 02-06-03-01.

The first reading of the proposed ordinance was presented to the commissioners in 2007, but the revisions to the ordinance recommended by the county attorney was never done and the ordinance was never amended.

Mrs. Pagels said that she did receive a complaint last week that a neighbor was having “tattoo parties” and until this ordinance is approved, she cannot make any actions to the complaints. Mrs. Pagels said that the ordinance would be enforced by the White County Sheriff’s Department.

Dr. Hassan, White County Health Officer, made the recommendation to the commissioners to set the fines at $2,500 per occurrence. Attorney Loy said that this is the maximum amount that can be approved.

Commissioner Schmierer felt that the fine was too high and he would rather see it at a reasonable rate that could be collected.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve Ordinance 09-06-15-01 Amending Requirements Tattoo and Body Piercing in White County, Indiana, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

White County Commissioners

Ordinance No. 09-06-15-01

ORDINANCE AMENDING REQUIREMENTS TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING IN WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA

WHEREAS, the White County Health Department has recommended establishing minimum age requirements for persons performing body piercing and tattooing as well as prohibiting tongue splitting, and prohibiting tattooing or body piercing at any location other that a legally permitted tattoo or body piercing establishment; and

WHEREAS, the White County Commissioners accept said recommendations and therefore desire to adopt such regulations and prohibitions recommended by the White County Health Department.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: DEFINITIONS:

(A) “Tattoo” as used in this Ordinance shall mean:

(1) any indelible design, letter, scroll, figure, symbol, or other mark placed with the aid of needles or other instruments; or

(2) any design, letter, scroll, figure, or symbol done by scarring; upon or under the skin.

(B) “Body Piercing” as used in this Ordinance shall mean the perforation of any human body part other than an earlobe for the purpose of inserting jewelry or other decoration or for some other non-medical purpose.

(C) “Tongue Splitting” as used in this Ordinance shall mean a surgical procedure where a linear vertical incision is made to the tongue from the tip to toward the base creating a bifurcation.

SECTION 2: PROHIBITED ACTS:

(A) No person under the age of eighteen (18) years may provided a tattoo on perform body piercing upon another person, or be employed by a person who or an establishment which provides tattoos or body piercing.

(B) No person shall perform tongue splitting upon another person.

(C) No person shall provide a tattoo or perform body piercing upon another person except within an establishment licensed in the State of Indiana for performing tattoos or body piercing.

SECTION 3: PENALTIES:

(A) Any person violating Section 2(A) of this Ordinance shall be subject to a fine in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per occurrence.

(B) Any person violating Section 2(B) of this Ordinance shall be subject to a fine in the sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500) per occurrence.

(C) Any person violating Section 2(C) of this Ordinance shall be subject to a fine in the sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500) per occurrence.

(D) That the fines set forth herein are supplemental to any criminal penalties as may be provided by IC 35-42-2-7.

SECTION 4: MISCELLANEOUS:

This Ordinance shall amend White County Ordinance 02-06-03-01, and shall become effective from and after its passage, adoption, and publication as required by law.

AREA PLAN

White County Area Plan Director Joe Rogers presented the following to the commissioners.

Rezoning Petition # 976

Wayne A. & Shannon M. Jurdzy are requesting to rezone .15 of an acre from a B-2 (General Business District) to an A-1 (General Agriculture District). The property is located west of Monticello on US Hwy 24 adjacent to the east property line of the NIPSCO building at 1354 W. Broadway, Monticello.

The APC held a public hearing on June 8, 2009, regarding this rezoning request. The APC voted to recommend this rezoning request to the commissioners by a vote of 7 yes and 0 no.

Commissioner Heimlich asked if there was anyone wishing to speak about this request. There was no response.

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve Rezoning Petition #976 (Ordinance 547-09) rezoning property located at 1354 W. Broadway, Monticello, from a B-2 to a A-1 for Wayne & Shannon Jurdzy, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

Proposed Amendment to: Chapter 2, Subchapter 2.0

Mr. Rogers said that this amendment would allow them to utilize the G.I.S. zoning map as the official zoning maps rather than having hard copies kept in the office.

The APC held a public hearing on June 8, 2009, regarding this amendment. The APC voted to recommend this amendment to the Commissioners by a vote of 7 yes and 0 no.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve the proposed amendment to Chapter 2, Subchapter 2.0 to the White County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance # 09-06-15-02) making the G.I.S. map the official zoning map, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

AMENDMENT

TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

WHITE COUNTY

STATE OF INDIANA

ORDINANCE NO. 09-06-15-02

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has initiated and prepared this ordinance to amend the White County Zoning Ordinance pursuant to IC 36-7-4-602(c) and IC 36-7-4-607;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it held a public hearing concerning this ordinance on June 8, 2009, after timely notification of the hearing was given by publication in the Herald Journal, Monticello, Indiana on or before the 26th day of May, 2009 as required by IC 36-7-4-604;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it paid reasonable regard to the factors enumerated in IC 36-7-4-603 in consideration of the ordinance and determination or a recommendation to be made to the legislative body of White County;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has certified this ordinance to the legislative body with a recommendation by a majority vote in favor of adoption pursuant to IC 36-7-4-603 before acting on this ordinance;

WHEREAS, the legislative body recognizes that certain land uses, by their very nature, require restricted size of signage. Because the restrictions are a necessary aspect of zoning use to the public, it is deemed that such restrictions on signage are not detrimental to the public safety and welfare.

WHEREAS, the legislative body has determined that this ordinance should be adopted without amendment as certified by the White County Area Plan Commission pursuant to IC 36-7-4-607; therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA:

AMENDING CHAPTER 2 DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AND STANDARDS

2.0 OFFICIAL ZONING MAP

White County is divided into zoning districts as described and defined in this Ordinance and as shown on the Official Zoning Map. The Official Zoning Map, together with all explanatory matter thereon, is hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this Ordinance.

2.0.1 Identification and Location

The Official Zoning Map shall be maintained electronically by the Staff and identified as GIS Zoning Map and be located on the White County Indiana official web site. The Official Zoning Map shall also include the ordinance number by which it was adopted and the date of adoption. The official zoning map shall be available for public inspection during county business hours in the office of the White County Area Plan Commission.

2.0.2 Final Authority

The Official Zoning Map shall be the final authority as to the current zoning status of land and water areas, buildings, and other structures within the jurisdiction of the White County Area Plan Commission.

2.0.3 Copies

Copies of the Official Zoning Map may be made and distributed to interested persons. All copies of the Official Zoning Map shall be labeled as copies and include the date on which it was obtained. The party requesting the copy shall bear the cost of each copy as listed in the Official Fee Schedule.

2.0.4 Amendment or replacement

No changes of any nature shall be made on the Official Zoning Map except in conformance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 12, Administration. Any unauthorized change by any person or persons shall be considered a violation of this Ordinance.

A. Amendment (Rezoning)

Upon the passage of a map amendment (rezoning), the County Commissioners or appropriate legislative body shall certify a copy of the amendment to the Executive Director. The Executive Director shall cause the change to be made to the Official Zoning Map in accordance with the amendment. The Executive Director shall cause the Official Zoning Map to show a notation electronically identifying the ordinance number, file number, and date of adoption by the appropriate legislative body.

B. Preservation of the prior Official Zoning Map

Unless the prior Official Zoning Map has been lost or has been totally destroyed, the prior map or any significant parts thereof shall be preserved, together with all available records pertaining to its adoption or amendment.

THIS ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT UPON PASSAGE.

Chapter 4

Director Rogers presented an amendment to make extensive changes to Chapter 4, Minor Subdivisions (Residential). A public hearing was held on June 8, 2009, and the APC voted to recommend these amendments to the Commissioners by a vote of 7 yes and 0 no.

The following amendments were presented:

1. Made several wording, phrase changes and clarifications not impacting the basic premise of the ordinance.

2. Section 4.2.1 – Modified to require a single application vs. two applications and added requirement for notarized consent of property owner if the property owner is not the applicant.

- deleted submission deadline, covered in a later subsection

3. Section 4.2.2 – Deleted unnecessary requirements and changed procedure to reflect actual Area Plan practice.

- Section B – clarified requirement for drainage board approval

- Section D – changed final certification requirement from the APC to Area Plan Staff

4. Section 4.2.3 – A, B, C: Reorganized to match actual practice.

- “A’ became “B”; added 30 day scheduling requirement, simplified notification requirement

- “B” became “A”; provides a time table for technical review committee comments to applicant

- Provides timeline for response

- Intention is to provide for scheduling in front of APC to occur after Technical Review meeting, not before.

5. 4.2.4 – B. Provides for staff to present Technical Review Committee comments to APC

- “C” provides for waiver approval, primary vote by APC and documentation of any written conditions or commitments

- “1 & 2” provides for primary approval by APC

6. Section 4.3.1 – Changed to 4.3.3; outlines recording responsibility

7. Section 4.3.2 – Puts in place mylar requirement for Recorder’s office.

8. Section 4.3.3 – Changed 4.3.1; provides for staff review of final plat for compliance with APC approval. Staff then provides secondary approval and certification.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve the amendments presented for Chapter 4, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

AMENDMENT

TO THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE OF

WHITE COUNTY

STATE OF INDIANA

ORDINANCE NO. 09-06-15-03

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has initiated and prepared this ordinance to amend the White County Zoning Ordinance pursuant to IC 36-7-4-602(c) and IC 36-7-4-607;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it held a public hearing concerning this ordinance on June 8, 2009, after timely notification of the hearing was given by publication in the Herald Journal, Monticello, Indiana on or before the 26th day of May, 2009 as required by IC 36-7-4-604;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it paid reasonable regard to the factors enumerated in IC 36-7-4-603 in consideration of the ordinance and determination or a recommendation to be made to the legislative body of White County;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has certified this ordinance to the legislative body with a recommendation by a majority vote in favor of adoption pursuant to IC 36-7-4-603 before acting on this ordinance;

WHEREAS, the legislative body recognizes that certain land uses, by their very nature, require restricted size of signage. Because the restrictions are a necessary aspect of zoning use to the public, it is deemed that such restrictions on signage are not detrimental to the public safety and welfare.

WHEREAS, the legislative body has determined that this ordinance should be adopted without amendment as certified by the White County Area Plan Commission pursuant to IC 36-7-4-607; therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA:

AMENDING CHAPTER 4: Minor Subdivisions

See attached

THIS ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT UPON PASSAGE.

Chapter 6, Subchapter 6.2

Director Rogers said that he is trying to clean-up the administrative subdivision in this chapter. This amendment was heard in a public hearing on June 8, 2009, and the APC voted to recommend this amendment to the Commissioners by a vote of 7 yes and 0 no.

Mr. Rogers explained that the current readings say that his office will sign off on the deed and this is something that they have never done before. They do sign off on the survey but not the deeds.

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve the amendment as proposed for Chapter 6, Subchapter 6.2, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

AMENDMENT

TO THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE OF

WHITE COUNTY

STATE OF INDIANA

ORDINANCE NO. 09-06-15-04

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has initiated and prepared this ordinance to amend the White County Zoning Ordinance pursuant to IC 36-7-4-602(c) and IC 36-7-4-607;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it held a public hearing concerning this ordinance on June 8, 2009, after timely notification of the hearing was given by publication in the Herald Journal, Monticello, Indiana on or before the 26th day of May, 2009 as required by IC 36-7-4-604;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it paid reasonable regard to the factors enumerated in IC 36-7-4-603 in consideration of the ordinance and determination or a recommendation to be made to the legislative body of White County;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has certified this ordinance to the legislative body with a recommendation by a majority vote in favor of adoption pursuant to IC 36-7-4-603 before acting on this ordinance;

WHEREAS, the legislative body recognizes that certain land uses, by their very nature, require restricted size of signage. Because the restrictions are a necessary aspect of zoning use to the public, it is deemed that such restrictions on signage are not detrimental to the public safety and welfare.

WHEREAS, the legislative body has determined that this ordinance should be adopted without amendment as certified by the White County Area Plan Commission pursuant to IC 36-7-4-607; therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA:

AMENDING CHAPTER 6: SUBCHAPTER 6.2

6.2 RECORDING AN ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION

Upon approval of the Administrative Subdivision, the Executive Director or his duly authorized appointee will mark the approved survey with a notation that in essence reads, “Parcel created through the Administrative Subdivision Procedure”. This notation shall then be signed and dated by the Executive Director or his duly authorized appointee of the Area Plan Office. If the survey submitted exceeds legal size (8 ½” x 14”), the survey must be submitted on a mylar. Approval of the survey is required prior to submission to the Auditor’s Office.

THIS ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT UPON PASSAGE.

Appendix B

Director Rogers explained that two months ago they approved the definition change for lake front properties (lakefront is considered a front and the roadside are considered a rear). He said now they have noticed that the “Bulk Use Standard” chart didn’t specify a front setback for an L-1 property. This amendment applies a front setback requirement for all lakefront properties.

AMENDMENT

TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

WHITE COUNTY

STATE OF INDIANA

ORDINANCE NO. 09-06-15-05

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has initiated and prepared this ordinance to amend the White County Zoning Ordinance pursuant to IC 36-7-4-602(c) and IC 36-7-4-607;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it held a public hearing concerning this ordinance on June 8, 2009, after timely notification of the hearing was given by publication in the Herald Journal, Monticello, Indiana on or before the 26th day of May, 2009 as required by IC 36-7-4-604;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has reported that it paid reasonable regard to the factors enumerated in IC 36-7-4-603 in consideration of the ordinance and determination or a recommendation to be made to the legislative body of White County;

WHEREAS, the White County Area Plan Commission has certified this ordinance to the legislative body with a recommendation by a majority vote in favor of adoption pursuant to IC 36-7-4-603 before acting on this ordinance;

WHEREAS, the legislative body recognizes that certain land uses, by their very nature, require restricted size of signage. Because the restrictions are a necessary aspect of zoning use to the public, it is deemed that such restrictions on signage are not detrimental to the public safety and welfare.

WHEREAS, the legislative body has determined that this ordinance should be adopted without amendment as certified by the White County Area Plan Commission pursuant to IC 36-7-4-607; therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED AND ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA:

AMENDING: APPENDIX B

See attached

THIS ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT UPON PASSAGE.

AMENDMENT TO THE NWISWD AGREEMENT

White County Attorney George Loy said that he has put together an amendment to the NWISWD agreement per the commissioners’ request. This will reduce the fee that the County pays to the District from $0.25 a ton to $0.125 a ton.

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve the amendment of agreement between the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District and White County, Indiana, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

AMENDMENT OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NORTHWEST INDIANA

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT AND WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA

THIS AMENDMENT, is made and entered into on the date set forth below, by and between the NORTHWEST INDIANA SOLID WASTE DISTRICT (“District”) and WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA, acting by and through its Board of Commissioners (“White County”).

WHEREAS, the District and White County entered into a written Agreement on November 17, 1998, with regard to the solid waste land disposal facility known as “Liberty Landfill” in White County, Indiana, which Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit “A” (“Agreement”); and,

WHEREAS, said Agreement provides for payment by White County to the District the sum of $0.25 per ton of municipal solid waste disposed of at said Liberty Landfill from host community fees collected by White County pursuant to its Host Agreement with Liberty Landfill, Inc.; and,

WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to reduce said sum paid by White County to the District by one-half (1/2);

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY AGREED by the District and White County as follows:

1. That Paragraph 2 of the original Agreement is amended and modified as follows:

“White County will pay to the District, from host community fees collected by White County pursuant to its Host Agreement with Liberty Landfill, Inc., the sum of $0.125 per ton of municipal solid waste disposal at Liberty Landfill, Inc.”

2. That said Agreement shall, in all other respects not inconsistent herewith, remain in full force and effect.

3. That this Agreement shall be effective immediately upon the execution thereof by the parties.

At this time, the White County Council President, Richard “Buzz” Horton, called the council members to order in joint session with the commissioners. Council members present were:

President Richard “Buzz” Horton Raymond “Butch” Kramer Dennis Carter

Bruce Clear Gary Hendryx Denny Cain

Kevin “Casey” Crabb

HOSPITAL

White County Memorial Hospital CEO Paul Cardwell presented the Financial Analysis report for May 2009.

Mr. Cardwell said that during these tough economic times, the hospital continues to hang on. For the third consecutive month, they have had an all time record high over $4 million in revenue.

Mr. Cardwell reported that last year at this time, they were at $16 million and now they are at $19 million. He explained that there are many great things going on right now with the busiest from the emergency room and the labor and delivery.

Mr. Cardwell said that there hasn’t been a significant change in the bad debt. Last year at this time, it was $622,636.00 and it is now $1,208,000.

E-911

E-911 Director Terri Conwell said that Embarq has contacted her several times requesting the county to sign a new contract. Terri said that it has been nine years since the county has had a contract for a new telephone system. She thinks that Embarq is being acquired by Century telephone and she said that she does not want to be locked in with Embarq. If the commissioners do decide to sign a contract, she recommended signing one for one year only. Several other counties are switching to Indigital. A copy of the contract was given to County Attorney George Loy.

Terri discussed an $800,000.00 Federal grant that we can apply for which will help pay for the telephone system. The grant does require a 50% matching funds from the county.

New consoles have not been installed yet they are working on a good date.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

White County Building Inspector Dave Anderson reported that there were 64 permits issued last month; six were for new house. This is 53% of what it was last year.

Mr. Anderson said that several more homes are being elevated this year compared to last year’s floods.

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER

Environmental Officer John Raines presented the Complaints & Violations report for May 2009. He reported that Liberty Landfill has the groundwork completed for their new gas plant.

LAKEVIEW HOME

Lakeview Home Director Kae Fuller appeared and presented her report. She reported that they only have one out of three washing machines working. She asked the commissioners what they wanted to do. The commissioners will check with the hospital to see if they have anything left in the old hospital. She also mentioned that she has requested from the hospital several times if she could have their five-year-old stove because she can no longer get parts for hers. Commissioner Heimlich said that he would check with Paul Cardwell.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Economic Development Director Connie Neininger presented her Director’s Report listing her May activities.

Connie said that Charter Bank, which was located in Kroger’s, has been bought out by Old National Bank and they are being very aggressive towards commercial and business lending. The representatives have been working with Connie to see what they can do to help businesses in this area.

Connie reminded everyone of the Revolving Loan Fund/USDA Rural Economic Development Loan Grant that White County REMC was holding for the Wolcott Corridor. She said that the loan was activated last fall on the Ivy Tech project and they have now paid back $175,000 out of $240,000 to REMC. They are now back in the process of setting up the revolving loan for business and industry producing economic development within the REMC district.

Connie said that Excel Co-Op has recently been bought out by Co-Alliance and they will be closing their Monticello office.

Connie explained how the Midwest Indiana Economic Development, consisting of nine surrounding counties, has been meeting to discuss forming a Regional Economic Development Organization. The goal of this organization is to work on the marketing and workforce development side of businesses.

RECYCLING

White County Recycling Director Dawn Girard said that one of the bailers has gone down. She presented three estimates to have it repaired and the cost range was $10,000 to $25,000.

Director Girard requested permission to use the funds from the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District grant to repair the bailer.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to authorize the Recycling Director to use the funds from the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District grant to repair the bailer, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

EXTENSION OFFICE

White County Extension Director Greg Bossaer introduced some new employees with the Extension office.

He introduced Brent Marley as an Intern White County 4-H Youth Educator, Ryan Wynkoop, Purdue CES Summer Intern; Gary Freymiller, Extension Associate for Sustainable energy for the WISER Region (Western Indiana Sustainable Energy Region).

RECOGNIZE BZA BOARD MEMBER

The County Commissioners recognized Jerry Thompson with an award for serving 25 years on the board of Board of Zoning of Appeals.

PROPOSED ALLOCATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PAYMENT

Commissioner Heimlich said that when they negotiated the agreements with Horizon Wind it was said that a portion of the economic development payments would return to the local taxing units.

  • Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve the “Proposed Allocation of Economic Development Payment” as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

  • Councilman Kramer made a motion to approve the “Proposed Allocation of Economic Development Payment” as presented, seconded by Councilman Cain. Vote: Unanimous

WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA

Horizon Wind Energy Project – Phase 1

PROPOSED ALLOCATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PAYMENT

UNIT April 2009 April 2010 April 2011 Total

County $578,200 $578,200 $578,200 $1,734,600

Township – Big Creek 2,000 2,000 2,000 6,000

Township – Prairie 6,000 6,000 6,000 18,000

Township – West Point 2,000 2,000 2,000 6,000

School $580,000 $580,000 $580,000 $1,740,000

Library 11,800 11,800 11,800 $ 35,400

Subtotal 1,180,000 1,180,000 1,180,000 $3,540,000

County Set aside for

Contingencies 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000

Totals $1,280,000 $1,280,000 $1,280,000 $3,840,000

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

INDIANA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Mike Godlove submitted a letter to the commissioners saying that he needs to resign from the Workforce Development Board. Commissioner Heimlich asked the others to start thinking about a replacement for Mike.

IVY TECH PROJECT

White County Economic Director Connie Neininger presented a certificate of “Substantial Completion” requesting signatures approving finalization of the Ivy Project from the contractor Michiana. Michiana is also requesting payment of their retainer fee except for $200.

The commissioners discussed issues with the roof that have not been resolved and if they pay the retainer fee they feel that they won’t be back. The commissioners authorized Mrs. Neininger to submit the claim for the retainer fee of $52,475 and they will make a decision when the claims are approved.

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

____________________________ ______________________________ ____________________________

John C. Heimlich, President Steve Burton, Vice President Ronald Schmierer, Member

ATTEST: _________________________

Jill Guingrich, Auditor