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BE IT REMEMBERED that a regular meeting of the White County Council was held at the White County Building at Monticello at 9:00 A.M. on July 21, 2003 for the purpose of discussing the additional appropriations and other business that might come before the membership.

Council President, James Mann, called the Council meeting to order in joint session with the Commissioners. The following members were present:

James H. Mann Richard G. Horton Arthur A. Anderson

Harry W. Voorhis Dennis E. Carter Linda K. Maudlin

Faye L. Lowring

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER

Environmental Officer John Raines presented his report of complaints and violations for the month of June, 2003.

INDUSTRIAL FOUNDATION

Industrial Foundation Director Cinda Kelley presented a monthly update. She said she is working with REMC on a REDLG grant application for $200,000.00 for the I-65 Corridor project. The paperwork must be in by the middle of next month.

Commissioners and Council will be getting invitations to a forum being held at the University Inn in Indianapolis on July 30th at 10:00 A.M. She would like a RSVP as soon as possible.

Cinda said Rockland Company in Monon has fifty employees so far. They are making flooring for several trailer manufacturing companies.

When asked about the vacant AOS Smith property in Monticello, she said she has had several companies look at the site. The biggest drawback is the low ceiling height.

LAKEVIEW HOME

Lakeview Home Director Kae Fuller presented her monthly report. She invited the Council and Commissioners to a ice cream social being held at Lakeview Home for the Council On Aging group. This will take place on July 30th at 1:00 P.M..

Kae said Deno Roofing has given her a quote of $2,673.00 to put a new rubber roof on the front porch.

WHITE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Paul Cardwell, White County Hospital CEO, presented the Financial Analysis Report for the month of June, 2003. He said the net income showed a loss of $140,992.00 but this will fluctuate because of the hospital being a critical access hospital.

The hospital is still searching for a surgeon and they have hosted several surgeons for the position. There is a backlog of scopes so Dr. Garret Smith has been giving them an additional day to do the scopes.

There will be a strategic planning meeting on Tuesday, August 5th at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will cover plans for the next two years and the Commissioners and Council are invited.

Councilman Anderson asked Paul if the hospital was still a urgent care facility. Paul said it had not been a urgent care facility since the year 2001 and they are not thinking about starting it up again.

AT THIS TIME THE COUNCIL ADJOURNED TO THEIR OWN MEETING ROOM.

MINUTES

Councilman Anderson made a motion to approve the minutes of June 16, 2003. Councilwoman Lowring seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS

BE IT ORDAINED by the County Council of White County, Indiana that for the expenses of said Municipal Corporation the following additional sums of money are hereby appropriated and set apart out of the several funds herein named and for the purpose herein specified and subject to the laws governing the same.

REQUESTED ALLOWED

White County GENERAL FUND:

White County Surveyor $1,230.00 $1,230.00

GRAND TOTAL: $1,230.00 $1,230.00

Councilman Anderson made a motion to approve the above additional appropriation. Councilman Carter seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

TRANSFERS

The following transfers were received:

AMOUNT FROM TO

White Co. Coroner $ 500.00 001-09-03-11 001-09-02-04

X-ray & Lab Equipment

Councilwoman Maudlin made a motion to approve the above transfer. Councilman Anderson seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

White Co. Probation $ 50.00 001-26-02-04 001-26-03-02

Special Forms Bond

Councilwoman Maudlin made a motion to approve the above transfer. Councilman Voorhis seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

Health Department $ 700.00 002-01-03-16 002-01-02-04

Laboratory Fees Supplies for Sanitarian

Councilman Horton made a motion to approve the above transfer. Councilman Anderson seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

Highway Department $35,000.00 004-02-01-11 004-02-02-31

Truck Drivers Stone

$55,000.00 004-02-01-12 004-02-02-33

Equipment Operators Bituminous

$10,000.00 004-02-01-16 004-04-04-41

Drag Operators New Equipment

$ 5,000.00 004-04-01-11 004-02-02-21

Mechanics & Welders Hardware

$ 5,000.00 004-04-01-11 004-02-02-32

Mechanics & Welders Culverts

Councilman Anderson made a motion to approve the transfers for the Highway Department. Councilman Carter seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

AMOUNT FROM TO

Soil & Water

Conservation District $5,187.10 001-28-01-02 001-28-04-01

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Councilman Horton made a motion to table the above transfer for the Soil and Water Conservation District until next month’s meeting. Councilman Anderson seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

DIVISION OF FAMILY & CHILDREN

Barb Bedrick presented her budget request for the year 2004.

She said currently she has three CHINS in institutions and Terry Corso has four delinquents. All three of the CHINS are mentally ill. She has two children in Therapeutic Foster Care and two in Foster Homes.

Barb said she is planning two new programs for this fall. One is an adoption program for White County families who have adopted children. They will be offered individual family sessions with a counselor or case manager and a support meeting each quarter.

The second program is a Critical Thinking Class for school age children. She would use Child Welfare Services for this program.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no more business to come before the Council, Councilwoman Maudlin made a motion to adjourn. Councilman Anderson seconded the motion.

VOTE: Unanimous

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________

JAMES H. MANN, PRESIDENT RICHARD G. HORTON ARTHUR A. ANDERSON

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________

HARRY W. VOORHIS DENNIS E. CARTER LINDA K. MAUDLIN

___________________________ Attest: ___________________________

FAYE L. LOWRING MARY JO POOL, AUDITOR