Tuesday, August 16, 2016

16 August 2016 Dearborn County Commissioners Meeting Notes

16 August 2016 Dearborn County Commissioners Meeting Notes

Present: Shane McHenry, President, Art Little, and Kevin Lynch

Also present: Gayle Pennington, Auditor, Andy Baudendistel, Attorney, and Terri Randall, Administrator


Application for Hogan Creek Watershed Grant- SWCD Heather Wirth-includes money for education and outreach also in this. This is 63,000 acres in Dearborn and 19,000 acres in Ripley. Funding starts in Feb 2018. This continues what we do now.  $370,325- 40% in kind match ($246,000) = $617,208 total. No money form the county for match - it is covered by people in the programs etc.  Approved to proceed with the grant as presented. 

Manchester EMS Contract- Randall said it was for $20,000 for one squad and their financials are in order. Approved. The original was not available, so commissioners will have to approve outside the meeting.

Stimson Road Agreement- Baudendistel- Randy Wayne who lives there has offered the county to cut 3-4 ft needed there and needs to have an agreement to do the work on a county road. They are meeting with him Friday per Grieve- so they TABLED this. 

HIGHWAY DEPT.- Award 2016 Road Paving Contract- Hwy Supt- Tim Grieve- Lawrenceville Rd from Five Points to SR 46, Gaynor Ridge from McCann to White’s Hill, Short Road- and elevating it by North Dearborn with about a foot of paving. Total is about 6 miles of paving. 
$612,890.50 O’Mara
$ 549,954.90 Paul Rohe
Contract awarded to Paul Rohe Company as the low bidder.

ADMINISTRATOR- Terri Randall - obviously- construction is about to begin. [Note: Referring to the trees removed and fences up around the Annex site.] Meetings with employees for how to access the buildings thru the temporary access points. Parking has been discussed. Health dept and Hoosier Square employees were advised. Temp signage later this week.  

AUDITOR- Gayle Pennington- Claims and Minutes of August 2nd Approved

ATTORNEY- Andy Baudendistel- none- but he read the Title VI statement that he forgot to read at the beginning of the meeting. 

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS- Lynch- noticed in the national association of counties that the opioid and heroin epidemic was being addressed in Kentucky. 
Congratulated everyone on the job fair- a bit smaller than previous years due to unemployment rate going down. Thanked everyone for help and attendance at the OKI luncheon. Overwhelmed with the number of individuals from all the area who attended.

Little- Thanked Kevin for running the OKI luncheon and the success of it.

McHenry- Also said it was a great event with OKI and hopefully most of those people remember where Lawrenceburg is. Smallest county has the largest attendance at the luncheon- per Lynch. 



Meeting Adjourned at 5:20 PM

Christine Brauer Mueller

Lawrenceburg Township

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