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									                       FULTON COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING

October 20, 2009, 6:30 P.M., E.D.T., in the Assembly Room of the Fulton County Office
Building.

Meeting Called To Order:
Council Members present at this meeting were Sonja Easterday, Earl Gaerte, James
Widman, Gary Sriver, Dave Helt, Christopher Sailors and Auditor Judy Reed.

Council Minutes:
Council President James Widman referenced the minutes of the Council meeting on
September 15, 2009, for any additions or corrections. Jim called for a motion to approve
the minutes. Chris Sailors moved to approve the minutes of September 15, 2009,
meeting as amended. Earl Gaerte seconded this motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Sheriff:
Sheriff Walker Conley presented his monthly activity reports. Conley explained that the
department needs a DVD transcriber for the new video system at the jail. He also needs
for a digital camera with flash for crime scenes, and digital voice recorder for interviews.
He said that the prosecutor’s office will pay $2,000 of the $2,495 estimated total cost. He
said that he has the $495 in his budget.

Conley said that he would like to start a drug interdiction team. He is sending three
deputies to a interdiction training course. He hoped to use some of his overtime money
from his budget to get this started. He only has 36 hours. He would like $10,000 in start
up money from the LOIT fund for the interdiction team to allow the team to run
interdiction on State Road 25 and US 31. He would like to be able to reimburse the
County this $10,000 from forfeiture money, which the County would receive 80% of
seizures over $2,000 with DEA receiving 20%. He also plans to send two deputies to
Indianapolis in November for a free, four-day course in this subject matter.

Health Department:
Shannon Shepherd and Deb Gardner presented Ordinance Nos. 102009-A and 102009-B.

                             Ordinance No. 102009-A
              Amendment to Ordinance #112006, dated December 12, 2006

The Fulton County Health Department recommends that the County Council of the
County of Fulton, Indiana, approve a proposal initiated by the Fulton County Health
Department to amend the text of the Fulton County Health Department fee ordinance as
attached.

WHEREAS, the Fulton County Board of Health did meet on April 28, 2009, at 12:15
p.m. to hold a legally advertised public meeting; and

WHEREAS, these amendments were initiated by the Fulton County Board of Health; and



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WHEREAS, said request did propose that the said fee schedule be amended as attached
as Exhibit A.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Fulton County Board of Health
certifies that said commission makes a favorable recommendation to the County Council
of Fulton County, Indiana, that the attached ordinance amending the text of the fee
schedule be adopted.


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President, Health Board


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Health Officer

                            EXHIBIT A FEE SCHEDULE

Environmental Health Services:
Service
Temporary Food Permit                                          $25.00
Food Permits                                                   $70.00
Water Samples                                                  $ 0.00

Nursing Services:
Service                                                        Amount
Vaccines                                                       $cost of vaccine+10%
TB Skin Testing                                                $cost of vaccine+10%
TB Medication                                                  $ 0.00

Vital Records Services:
Service                                                        Amount
Birth Certificates                                             $ 6.00
Death Certificates                                             $ 8.00
Coroner Continuing Education Fund                              $ 1.75
Genealogy                                                      $ 5.00
Time for Mail Search                                           $ 2.00
Time for Extensive Copying                                     $ 0.00
Affidavits Certificates (Includes Birth Cert.)                 $15.00
Notary Public (not concerning office business)                 $ 3.00

                                    FULTON COUNTY COUNCIL

                                    ______________________________
                                    James Widman, President



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                                    _____________________________
                                    Gary Sriver, Member

                                    _____________________________
                                    Dave Helt, Member

                                    _____________________________
                                    Christopher Sailors, Member

                                    _____________________________
                                    Earl Gaerte, Member

                                    _____________________________
                                    Kathy Siders, Member

                                    _____________________________
                                    Sonja Easterday, Member


Attest: ___________________________________
        Judith A. Reed, Fulton County Auditor

                        ORDINANCE No. 102009-B
               AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FEE SCHEDULE
                       FOR ORDINANCE NO. 120108

      WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 120108, An Ordinance Regulating Private Septic
Systems Located in Fulton County, Indiana, was previously enacted by Fulton County;
and

        WHEREAS, said Ordinance included a Fee Schedule; and

      WHEREAS, the Fulton County Board of Health has recommended that said Fee
Schedule should be amended; and

       WHEREAS, the Fulton County Council has reviewed said Fee Schedule and has
determined that said Fee Schedule should be amended.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED that the Fee Schedule for Ordinance No.
120108, An Ordinance Regulating Private Septic Systems Located in Fulton County,
Indiana, shall be amended as follows:

   I.      A fee of seventy dollars ($70.00) shall be submitted for all septic permits
           (new, replacement or repair).




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   II.       A fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) shall be submitted prior to the issuance
             or renewal of a septic contractor’s Installer Certification.
             A. A reapplication fee of ten dollars ($10.00) shall be submitted prior to the
                 reexamination of the Installer Certification Test.
   III.      Any Installer who is not certified within Fulton County that constructs,
             installs, replaces, alters or repairs any on-site sewage disposal system will be
             fined not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00) in correlation to the first
             offense. A fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) will be issued
             for each subsequent offense.
   IV.       Any person or installer who continues to violate any section of this Ordinance
             beyond the time limit provided for corrective action to have been taken; who
             performs any act prohibited herein; who fails to perform any duty lawfully
             enjoined; or who fails, neglects or refuses to obey any lawful order given by
             the Health Officer will be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars
             ($100.00). Each day a violation of this Ordinance continues constitutes a
             separate offense for which a separate fine may be levied.

   This Amendment to Ordinance #120108 shall be in full force and effect on the date of
passage.

          PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS _____ day of _______________ , 2009.

                                       FULTON COUNTY COUNCIL

                                       ______________________________
                                       James Widman, President

                                       _____________________________
                                       Gary Sriver, Member

                                       _____________________________
                                       Dave Helt, Member

                                       _____________________________
                                       Christopher Sailors, Member

                                       _____________________________
                                       Earl Gaerte, Member

                                       _____________________________
                                       Kathy Siders, Member

                                       _____________________________
                                       Sonja Easterday, Member




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Attest: ___________________________________
        Judith A. Reed, Fulton County Auditor

Dr. Bugno, Health Officer, presented Ordinance No. 102009-A, which allows the County
to utilize the federal grant monies received through the Indiana State Department of
Health for the expenditures to the County in order to execute the vaccination program.

                             ORDINANCE 102009
                     ESTABLISHING A PANDEMIC H1N1 FUND


WHEREAS, Fulton County will receive federal grant monies through the Indiana State
Department of health for public health activities related to the pandemic H1N1 influenza
virus;

WHEREAS, a directive from the Indiana State Department of health requires these
monies to be maintained in a separate fund;

WHEREAS, these funds represent federal grant monies advanced and not received as
reimbursements and will not require appropriation;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, the Fulton County Council hereby
establishes the Pandemic H1N1 Fund for the purpose of receiving funds to be expended
for public health activities related to the H1N1 influenza virus. Be it further ordained that
these expenditures shall be made without appropriation.

PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 20TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2009.


______________________________
James Widman, President

_____________________________
Gary Sriver, Member

_____________________________
Dave Helt, Member

_____________________________
Christopher Sailors, Member

_____________________________
Earl Gaerte, Member

_____________________________
Kathy Siders, Member



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_____________________________
Sonja Easterday, Member


Attest: ___________________________________
        Judith A. Reed, Fulton County Auditor

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009 in its entirety.

Chris Sailors moved to suspend the rules and go to the second reading. Dave Helt
seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009 by title only.

Earl Gaerte moved to suspend the rules and go to the third reading. Sonja Easterday
seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009 by title only.

Gary Sriver moved to approve Ordinance No. 102009.           Chris Sailors seconded the
motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009-A in its entirety.

Chris Sailors moved to suspend the rules and go to the second reading. Earl Gaerte
seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009-A by title only.

The third reading of Ordinance No. 102009-A will be completed at the Council’s next
meeting.

Chris Sailors read Ordinance No. 102009-B in its entirety.

Jim Widman read Ordinance No. 102009-B by title only.

The third reading of Ordinance No. 102009-B will be completed at the Council’s next
meeting.

Jim Widman read Resolution No. 102009-A.

                             RESOLUTION #102009-A
                            FULTON COUNTY COUNCIL




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        WHEREAS, Kewanna-Union Township Public Library (the ‘Library”) is a public
library organized and existing under the provisions of IC 36-12; and

       WHEREAS, IC 36-12-3-9 states that a public library board may, by resolution,
issue bonds or enter into a lease in order to finance the acquisition, construction,
extension, alteration or improvement of structures and equipment necessary for the
proper operation of a library; and

       WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the library finds that the present facility in
the Town of Kewanna is not adequate to provide the proper library services to present
and future library patrons utilizing its facilities; and

        WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Library finds that there are not
sufficient funds available or provided for in existing tax levies with which to pay the total
cost of the renovation of and improvements to the library building in said district (the
“Project”), and that the Library of a leasing corporation should issue bonds or enter into a
lease in an amount not to exceed $600,000 for the purpose of providing funds to be
applied to the Project; and

        WHEREAS, IC 6-1.1-17-20.5 requires that before an appointed library board may
issue bonds or enter into a lease it must obtain the approval of the county fiscal body;

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE FULTON COUNTY
COUNCIL, that:

   1.      The Fulton County Council hereby recognizes the need for the Project and
           approves the renovation of and improvements to the library building.
   2.      The issuance of bonds by the Library or a leasing corporation for the purpose
           of obtaining funds to be applied on the cost of the Project, in a principal
           amount not to exceed $600,000 is hereby approved and authorized.
   3.      By adoption of this resolution, Fulton County in no way takes responsibility
           for or creates an obligation of the repayment by the County of such bonds.

   PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Fulton County Council, Indiana, this ___ day of
   _____________, 2009, by a vote of ____ ayes and ____ nays.


______________________________
James Widman, President

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Gary Sriver, Member

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Dave Helt, Member




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_____________________________
Christopher Sailors, Member

_____________________________
Earl Gaerte, Member

_____________________________
Kathy Siders, Member

_____________________________
Sonja Easterday, Member


Attest: ___________________________________
        Judith A. Reed, Fulton County Auditor

Jim noted that he spoke with Todd Samuelson, who assured him that this would not affect
the County’s debt obligation. Widman wondered if it might affect the County’s tax rate
cap. Earl Gaerte moved to approve Resolution 102009-A. Dave Helt seconded the
motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Chris Sailors read Resolution No. 102009 in its entirety.

                      RESOLUTION #102009
A RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER REMAINING BALANCES OF THE FAMILY AND
    CHILDREN FUND AND THE CHILDREN PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENTIAL
TREATMENT SERVICE FUND AND THE LEVI EXCESS FUND TO THE COUNTY
                       RAINY DAY FUND

(Insert Resolution here)

Gary Sriver moved to approve Resolution No. 102009. Sonja Easterday seconded the
motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Additional Appropriations:
EMS:
179-                       Advertising Feess                    $ 2,000.00
Earl Gaerte moved to approve this appropriation. Sonja Easterday seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

EMS
179-                       Consultant                          $ 20,000.00
Chris Sailors moved to approve this appropriation. Gary Sriver seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

EMS:



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179-                       EMS/PLANNER/DIRECTOR                $ 12,000.00
Chris Sailors moved to approve this appropriation. Earl Gaerte seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Veteran Service Office
101-19000-000-012        Extra Help                        $ 4,000.00
Dave Helt moved to approve this appropriation. Gary Sriver seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Communications/E911
156-241-31010              Lease Payment                        $ 1,700.00
Earl Gaerte moved to approve this appropriation. Sonja Easterday seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Transfer Requests:
Drainage Board:
From
101-063-21000             Office Supplies                     $    50.00
To
101-063-32000             Telephone                           $    50.00
Earl Gaerte moved to approve this transfer request. Dave Helt seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Annex
From
101-22101-0-162             Building Supply                     $    256.60
To
101-32200-0-162             Fire System                        $    256.60
Gary Sriver moved to approve this transfer request.    Sonja Easterday seconded the
motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Superior Court
From
101-22004-0-201           Court Reporter Supply                 $    200.00
101-31011-0-201           Continuing Education                  $    200.00
101-13301-0-201           Witness Fees                          $    200.00
To
101-21000-0-201           Office Supply                         $   600.00
Dave Helt moved to approve this transfer request. Earl Gaerte   seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Sheriff
From
101-005-22100               Sheriff-Supplies-Garage & Motor     $   4,000.00
To
101-005-19000               Sheriff-Pers Svcs-Extra Help        $   4,000.00



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Sonja Easterday moved to approve this transfer request. Dave Helt seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Area Plan Commission
From
12009                      Clerical Asst                         $ 5,000.00
To
31102                      Mileage                               $ 4,500.00
32000                      Telephone                             $    500.00
Earl Gaerte moved to approve this transfer request. Chris Sailors seconded the motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

Longevity Bonus:
Judy presented the Council with an Employee Longevity Report, showing employees
who have been employed with the County for 1 to 5 years, 6-10 years, and 11 or more
years. The bonuses as listed would cost $14,364.55 from the CAGIT fund. No elected
officials are listed to receive the longevity bonus. Jim Widman read ORDINANCE NO.
112100-A-2000 for informational purposes only. Dave Helt moved to approve the
longevity pay. Gary Sriver seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Sonja Easterday moved to adjourn at 8:40 p.m. Earl Gaerte seconded this motion.
Motion carried 6-0.

                                FULTON COUNTY COUNCIL

                                   ______________________________
                                   James Widman, President

                                   _____________________________
                                   Gary Sriver, Member

                                   _____________________________
                                   Dave Helt, Member

                                   _____________________________
                                   Christopher Sailors, Member

                                   _____________________________
                                   Earl Gaerte, Member

                                   _____________________________
                                   Kathy Siders, Member

                                   _____________________________
                                   Sonja Easterday, Member




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Attest: ___________________________________
        Judith A. Reed, Fulton County Auditor




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