County Commissioners Meeting Minutes
June 8, 2009
MIAMI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
25 N BROADWAY
PERU, IN 46970
Chairman Greg Deeds opened the meeting.
Commissioner Boyer made a motion a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner
Faust 2nd the motion and it passed 3-0.
ANIMAL CONTROL PROBLEM
Commissioner Faust had someone approach him about a serious cat problem by the
IZAAC Walton property. Commissioner Faust will contact the Animal Control
The Board received a bill for tires put on the Animal Control truck.
Commissioner Boyer moved to pay the bill and Commissioner Faust 2nd. Motion
passed 2-0. (Commissioner Deeds was out of the room.
Mike Peconga, EMA Director, informed the Board of a meeting scheduled for
Monday, June 15th for Continuity of Operation Plan. The meeting is scheduled for
1:00 p.m. in the G.A.R. room. The purpose is to get a Disaster Plan for the
The Board received a bill from Sieman’s and Commissioner Boyer made a motion to
process the bill. Commissioner Faust 2nd the motion and it passed 3-0.
BRIDGE INSPECTION APPROVAL
The Board received approval for the Bridge inspections from the State.
Commissioner Faust made a motion to send Butler, Fairman and Seyfert the
notification to proceed. Commissioner Deeds 2nd the motion and it passed 2-0.
(Commissioner Boyer was out of the room)
The Board made a few adjustments to the Courthouse Budget to accommodate the
maintenance of the old jail.
Commissioner Faust made a motion to approve the claims. Commissioner Boyer 2nd
the motion and it passed 3-0.
MEXICO SEWER DISTRCT
Commissioner Deeds informed the Board that the Mexico Sewer District will hold a
meeting on Wed June 10th to apply for a grant. The Board will need to sign the
grant application. Commissioner Boyer made a motion to allow Commissioner Deeds
to sign the paperwork. Commissioner Faust 2nd the motion and it passed 3-0.
The Board received a bill from CCI and after reviewing Commissioner Boyer made a
motion to process. Commissioner Faust 2nd the motion and it passed 3-0.
CONVERSE LIBRARY BOARD APPOINTMENT
Commissioner Faust moved to appoint Leslie Ann Jackson to the Converse Library
Board. Commissioner Boyer 2nd the motion and it passed 3-0.
Ken Roland, Sheriff, brought in the weekly jail report.
Sheriff Roland also shared some information on software that he received at a
conference. The software would allow immediate access to reports from drugstores
on the purchase of sudafedrin, which is used in the making of Meth. CVS has that
capability now but Kroger and Walgreens have requested that an ordinance be put
in place and the Sheriff had a copy of an ordinance from another County. The
information was given to the County Attorney to review.
The Board gave the information from the Sheriff and a packet of information
regarding the Deer Creek Cemetery to Mr. Roberts.
MANDATORY DIRECT DEPOSIT
The Miami County Auditor and The Miami County Treasurer came before the Board to
request consideration to make direct deposit mandatory. The move will be cost
effective as we won’t have to purchase as many checks. It will be more efficient
and time saving for both offices. Commissioner Boyer made a motion to approve
and Commissioner Faust 2nd the motion. Motion passed 3-0.
Ken Einselen, Highway Engineer, spoke to the Board about a water problem at the
home of Mr. Wolf, 11W 950S. Water runs through pipe and into his yard. Mr.
Einselen will check into it.
Commissioner Faust made a motion to adjourn and Commissioner Boyer 2nd the
motion. Motion passed 3-0.
MIAMI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION
_______________________________________, Vice Chairman
C. Craig Boyer
Harry J. Faust
Attest: _________________________________, Auditor