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BE IT REMEMBERED, that the White County Commissioners held a regular meeting on December 6, 2010, at the White County Building, Commissioners Conference room, 2nd floor, beginning at 8:15 a.m.

Commissioners’ present was 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 the Commissioner’s Secretary Donya Tirpak.

Commissioner Heimlich called the meeting to order.

MINUTES
• Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve the minutes from the November 15, 2010, regular meeting as presented, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

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

CLAIMS
• Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve and pay the claims as presented, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

TWIN LAKES FALL EXTRAVAGANZA
Joe Crivello, Chairman, appeared before the commissioners stating that Wal-Mart/Coca Cola are putting their dollars together to “give back to the community”. They have donated $8,000 to jump start a festival to extend the tourist season beyond Labor Day. Currently, Mr. Crivello is working with city representatives and community business owners to put this event together. The festival will begin on Friday, September 30 thru Sunday, October 2, 2011.

COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS
White County Community Corrections Director Linda Roy submitted a written request to approve her grant application for 2011/2012. The funds that she requested, $210,443.00, will be utilized to support programs for White County.

• Commissioner Burton made a motion to approve the Community Corrections 2011/2012 grant application for $210,443.00, seconded by Commissioner Schmierer. Vote: Unanimous

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT GRANT APPLICATION
Emergency Management Director, Rose Brady, requested the commissioners to approve two grant applications.

The first is for $3,726.15, which will be used to buy computer equipment to link together the Emergency Management computer screens and towers. The second grant for $3,983.95 will be used to purchase medical equipment to donate to the White County Memorial Hospital.

• Commissioner Schmierer made a motion to approve the two grants for the Emergency Management as submitted, seconded by Commissioner Burton. Vote: Unanimous

CENTURYLINK – TELEPHONE SYSTEM
Eric Storm, County IT, presented a three year renewal contract with CenturyLink for the phone lines on the T1 in the courthouse. He said that financially the amount stays the same for the next three years.

Mike Crabb, CenturyLink Representative, said that one contract is for the renewal of the telephone lines (the PRI used in the courthouse, circuit going to the Annex, circuit going to the Jail, and then the internet connection). The second contract is for a software upgrade to the components in the telephone system that is located in Eric’s office. He said that all of the telephones in each department are still good buy the components in the telephone system are at the end of their life.

The first contract which is for the upgrade on the telephone software for the courthouse came to a total of $22,363.65 and the second contract for an upgrade on the telephone software at the Annex is $8,767.74. Mr. Crabb suggested the county doing a lease with the equipment. The cost of the lease would be $657.00/monthly for five years.

The Commissioners all agreed to take the contracts under advisement and discuss at a later meeting.

ACCEPT BIDS FOR 2011 HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT SUPPLIES
White County Attorney George Loy announced that the White County Commissioners did advertise for the request of supply bids for the White County Highway Department for 2011.

ITEM 1: UNLEADED GASOLINE
1. Petroleum Traders, Fort Wayne, IN (Alternate Firm Fixed Price)
BID BOND
2. Petroleum Traders, Fort Wayne, IN (Fluctuating Price Per Gallon)
BID BOND
3. City Fuel & Heating, Inc., Monticello, IN
NO BOND

ITEM 2: DIESEL FUEL #1, #2, & PREMIUM
1. City Fuel & Heating, Inc., Monticello, IN
NO BOND
2. Petroleum Traders, Fort Wayne, IN (Fluctuating Price Per Gallon)
BID BOND
3. Petroleum Traders, Fort Wayne, IN (Alternate Firm Fixed Price)
BID BOND
4. Good Oil Co., Inc., Winamac, IN
BID BOND

ITEM 3: TIRES & TUBES
1. Tredroc Tire Services, Lafayette, IN
NO BOND
2. Pomp’s Tire, Monticello, IN (formally McCord Tires)
CHECK

ITEM 4: CRUSHED LIMESTONE
1. U.S. Aggregates, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
BID BOND
2. Hanson Material Service, Francesville, IN
BID BOND

ITEM 5: ROAD GRAVEL, CEMENT GRAVEL & ICE SAND
1. Segal’s Delta Trucking, Inc., Reynolds, IN
CHECK

ITEM 6: A.E. GRADES OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
1. Asphalt Materials, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
BID BOND

ITEM 7: COLD MIX PATCHING MATERIAL
1. Central Paving, Inc., Logansport, IN
BID BOND

ITEM 8: BITUMINOUS COATED PAVING MATERIAL
1. Central Paving, Inc., Logansport, IN
BID BOND
2. Xtreme Contractors, Reynolds, IN
NO BOND
3. Milestone Contractors, L.P., Lafayette, IN
BID BOND

ITEM 9: RENTAL OF EQUIPMENT
1. Milestone Contractors, Lafayette, IN
BID BOND
2. Central Paving, Inc., Logansport, IN
BID BOND
3. Xtreme Contractors, Reynolds, IN
NO BOND






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





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




ATTEST: _________________________
Jill Guingrich, Auditor