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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Commissioners held a regular meeting on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Conference Room in the White County Courthouse.

Commissioners present were: President John C. Heimlich, Vice President Steve Burton, and Member O.D. “Bud” Ferguson. Also present was the White County Auditor Mary Jo Pool and the Commissioners Assistant Donya Tirpak.

Commissioner President Heimlich called the meeting to order.

CLAIMS

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to allow and pay the claims as advertised, seconded by Commissioner Ferguson. Vote: Unanimous

PAYROLL

Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to approve the payroll for December 28, 2005, as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

E-911 – CONTRACT

Commissioner Heimlich said that the contract submitted from Sprint is something that has to be approved because it is regulated by federal and state agencies. The contract covers the Wireless E-911 Phase 2 service. Sprint, United Telephone Company, provides E-911 dispatcher’s with the wireless E-911 caller’s location and callback number (CBN) information.

  • Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to enter into agreement with United Telephone Company of Indiana, Inc., (Sprint) for $250.00 per month for the Wireless E-911 Phase 2, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - HOMELAND SECURITY RESOLUTION

Gordy Cochran submitted a resolution to the Commissioners requesting their approval. Commissioner Heimlich said that this is a resolution that must be adopted by all Emergency Management departments around the country. This will allow the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS).

  • Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to adopt the Homeland Security Resolution establishing the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the counties standard for incident management, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

WHEREAS, the Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-5, directed the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS), which would provide a consistant nationwide approach for Federal, State, Local, and Trial Governments to work together more effectively and efficiently to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from many incident, regardless of cause, size or complexity:

WHEREAS, the collective input and guidance from all Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Homeland Security partners has been and will continue to be, vital to the development of an effective implementation and utilization of a comprehensive NIMS:

WHEREAS, it is necessary and desirable that all Federal, State, Local and Tribal emergency agencies and personnel coordinate their efforts to effectively and efficiently provide the highest levels of incident management:

WHEREAS, to facilitate the most efficient and effective incident management it is critical that Federal, State, Local and Tribal organizations utilize standardized terminology, standardized organizational structures, interoperable communications, consolidated action plans, unified command structure, uniform personnel qualification standards, uniform standards for planning, training, and exercising, comprehensive resource management, and designated incident facilities during emergencies or disasters:

WHEREAS, NIMS standardized procedures for managing personnel, communications, facilities and resources will improve the State’s ability to utilize funding to enhance Local and State agency readiness, maintain first responder safety and streamline incident management processes:

WHEREAS, the incident command system components of NIMS are already an integral part of various incident management activities throughout the State, including the current emergency management training programs; and

WHEREAS, the National Commission on Terrorist attacks (9-11 commission) recommended adoption of a standardized Incident Command System.

On this date the White County Commissioners do hereby establish the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the counties standard for incident management.

WHITE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARMENT – HIGHWAY SUPPLY BIDS FOR 2006

White County Highway Superintendent Steve Brooke said that he has looked over all of the bids submitted for the 2006 supplies and felt that they were all in order for his approval.

  • Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to accept all of the following bids for the Highway Department 2006 supplies as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

ITEM 1. UNLEADED GASOLINE

  1. Excel Co-op, Monticello, IN

  2. City Fuel & Heating, Monticello, IN

  3. Petroleum Traders Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN

ITEM 2. DIESEL FUEL #1, #2 & PREMIUM

  1. Petroleum Traders Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN

  2. Good Oil Co., Inc., Winamac, IN

  3. City Fuel & Heating, Inc., Monticello, IN

  4. Excel Co-op, Inc., Monticello, IN

ITEM 3. TIRES & TUBES

  1. McCord Tire Group, Monticello, IN

ITEM 4. CRUSHED LIMESTONE

  1. Vulcan Materials Company, Lafayette, IN

  2. Material Service Corporation, Monon, IN

  3. U.S. Aggregates, Inc., Delphi, IN

ITEM 5. ROAD GRAVEL, CEMENT GRAVEL & ICE SAND

  1. Segal’s Delta Trucking, Inc., Reynolds, IN

  2. Vulcan Materials Company, Lafayette, IN

ITEM 6. A.E. GRADES OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS

  1. Asphalt Materials, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

  2. SemMaterials, Warsaw, IN

ITEM 7. COLD MIX PATCHING MATERIAL

  1. Central Paving, Inc., Logansport, IN

ITEM 8. BITUMINOUS COATED PAVING MATERIAL

  1. Milestone Contractors, L.P., Lafayette, IN

  2. Central Paving, Inc., Logansport, IN

 

ITEM 9. RENTAL OF EQUIPMENT

  1. Segal’s Delta Trucking, Inc., Reynolds, IN

APPOINTMENTS FOR 2006

Emergency Management Advisory Council

A resignation letter has been submitted from Gerry Allen serving on the Emergency Management Advisory Council board.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to accept the resignation of Gerry Allen from the Emergency Management Advisory Council, seconded by Commissioner Ferguson. Vote: Unanimous

According to the board, Brad Hahn has agreed to fill the remainder of the term.

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to appoint Mr. Brad Hahn, Monon, to fill the unexpired term of Gerry Allen on the Emergency Management Advisory Council effective January 1, 2006, until December 31, 2007, seconded by Commissioner Ferguson. Vote: Unanimous

Economic Development Director

Commissioner Heimlich discussed that at the last Commissioners’ meeting the resignation of Valerie Hunter was announced and the Industrial Foundation Board has made a recommendation of Connie Neininger.

  • Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to accept the recommendation from the Industrial Foundation Board of Connie Neininger as the new appointed Economic Development Director for White County, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

  • Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve all the other appointments for 2006 as presented, seconded by Commissioner Ferguson. Vote: Unanimous

White County Commissioners 1 Year Appointment

John C. Heimlich, President

Steve Burton, Vice President

O.D. “Bud” Ferguson, Member

E-911 Communications Director 1 Year Appointment

Terri Conwell

E-911 Board Member 1 Year Appointment

Steve Burton

Alcoholic Beverage Board 1 Year Appointment

Kenneth George

Animal Disease Emergency 1 Year Appointment

Dr. Carl Hites

Arrowhead RC& D 1 Year Appointment

Connie Cascales

Attorney, White County 1 Year Appointment

George Loy

Aviation Board 4 Year Appointment

Phil Gutwein 12/31/09

Board of Finance 1 Year Appointment

John C. Heimlich, President

Building Inspector 1 Year Appointment

Dave Anderson

Child Protection Team 1 Year Appointment

John C. Heimlich, Member

Citizen Advisory Committee 1 Year Appointment

Dawn Girard

Community Corrections Board 1 Year Appointment

O.D. “Bud” Ferguson, Member

John C. Heimlich, Alternate

Steve Burton, Alternate

Emergency Management 1 Year Appointment

Gordon Cochran, Director

Kenneth Kersey, Deputy Director

Emergency Management Advisory Council 4 Year Appointment

James Rickey, Monticello 12/31/09

Scott Simons 12/31/09

Brad Hahn 12/31/07

(Resigning: GerryL. Allen)

Environmental Officer 1 Year Appointment

John Raines

GIS Data Manager 1 Year Appointment

Eric Storm

Health Department Board 4 Year Appointment

Dr. William Misenheimer 12/31/09

James Stradling 12/31/09

Highway Department 1 Year Appointment

Steve Brooke, Superintendent

Beth Brown, Office Administrator

BJ Propes, Assistant Superintendent

Industrial Foundation Board 1 Year Appointment

John C. Heimlich, Member

Steve Burton, Member

Kankakee-Iroquois Reg. Planning 1 Year Appointment

Steve Burton

Lakeview Home 1 Year Appointment

Kae Fuller, Director

Maintenance Superintendent 1 Year Appointment

Ed Ward

Recycling Dept. 1 Year Appointment

Dawn Girard, Director

Northwest Indiana Solid Waste Board 1 Year Appointment

John C. Heimlich

Steve Burton

O.D. “Bud” Ferguson, Alternate

Veterans Service 1 Year Appointment

Tom Carter, Officer

APPOINTMENT TO THE COMMON CONSTRUCTION WAGE BOARD FOR THE TWIN LAKES SCHOOL CORPORATION SWIMMING POOL RENOVATION AND EASTLAWN ROOF RENOVATION PROJECT

 

  • Commissioner Ferguson made a motion to appoint Dave Diener to the Common Construction Wage Board for the Twin Lakes School Corporation swimming pool renovation and Eastlawn roof renovation project, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

 

 

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

 

 

 

_______________________________ ______________________________ ____________________________

John C. Heimlich, President Steven Burton, Vice President O.D. “Bud” Ferguson, Member

ATTEST: _______________________________

Mary Jo Pool

White County Auditor