The Porter County
Commissioners will convene Tuesday for its regular meeting at 1 p.m. inside
Room 205 of the County Administration Building.
will be held on an ordinance establishing an unsafe building fund for
unincorporated sections of the county.
approved the fund on first reading saying that the County has been in need
of an unsafe building fund for a long time.
A second reading
will also be given on a revised ordinance listing the fees for the Plan
Commission and Building Commission. A portion of those fees will go into the
unsafe building fund.
will go into effect on Jan. 1 if passed.
Also, a second
reading will be given for an ordinance that requires developers of any
building more than five stories tall to have a reliable connection for radio
communication for E-911.
A new ordinance and
a first reading will be discussed on creating a non-reverting fund for the
receipt of court ordered detention fees for the Porter County Juvenile
will name boards that they are seeking applications for. The Commissioners
will make appointments at their first meeting in 2017.
A resolution is on
the agenda to establish the 2017 Commissioners meeting schedule.
will vote on approving a contract between Porter County Government and the
Town of Pines to provide Animal Control Services.
A request to
approve the fourth payment to Larson-Danielson Construction for the new
Animal Shelter will be heard by the Commissioners. Another request to be
heard is approving an independent contractor agreement with Curt Ellis to
provide consulting services with the Memorial Opera House, the Porter County
Expo and the Animal Shelter.
Administrator Tina Rongers will ask the Commissioners to approve a local
resolution for the Collier Lodge Historic Preservation Plan.
In department head
requests, County Highway Interim Superintendent Andy McKay will ask the
Commissioners to award the 2017 bids for supplies and services.
The JDC Detention
Manager will ask the Commissioners to approve a contract with Jasper County
to take juveniles at the Porter County center.
Matt Stechly will present to the Commissioners paper supply quotes for 2017
and quotes for interior painting at the Memorial Opera House.
ITS Director Don
Wellsand will ask the Commissioners to approve a copier purchase and
management agreement with Adams Remco for the Department of Development and
Stormwater Management Department.
This will be the
Commissionersí last meeting of the year and the last for North County
Commissioner John Evans who is ending his fourth consecutive term on the