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DONALD DUNBAR, PRESIDENT

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

  

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

DEPHANE SMITH

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

BEN PEETZ

9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 852-4573

 

JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4899

 

DAVID C. SIMON

5127 W. COUNTY RD. 500 N.

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-5226

 

EDWARD L. ARMBRECHT

1784 E. COUNTY RD. 800 S.

VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 667-5690

 

2007 Council meeting schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm in Commissioner's room in Annex building

TUESDAY JANUARY 16, 2007

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2007 CANCELLED

THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2007

MONDAY APRIL 16, 2007

MONDAY MAY 21, 2007

MONDAY JUNE 18, 2007

MONDAY JULY 16, 2007

MONDAY AUGUST 20, 2007

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2007

MONDAY OCTOBER 15, 2007

MONDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2007

MONDAY DECEMBER 17, 2007

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for January 16, 2007

 

January 16, 2007

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, January 16th, 2007 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

 

Donald Dunbar, Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Council Members Don Dunbar, David Simon, Ben Peetz, Dephane Smith, Mark Busching and Juanita Kaiser were present for the council meeting. Edward Armbrecht was not in attendance.

Auditor McCoy acted as clerk taking minutes for the Council.

Neil Comer, Attorney was present at the council meeting to answer legal matters.

Council Member Smith made a motion to approve the minutes from the December 12th, 2006 Council meeting seconded by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made a motion to elect Donald Dunbar as Council President. Council Member Busching made a motion that the nominations be closed.   Motion seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Simon made a motion to elect Dephane Smith as Vice President for Council seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Additional Appropriations:                                                                                                                          

Council Member Busching  made a motion to approve addition appropriation of $24,805 from Fund #203-29509-000-003 Cum Bridge/ repair on Arch Bridge #9 seconded by  Council member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve additional appropriation of $250,000 Cum Bridge/expenses for Bridge #8 2007 seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Transfers:

Council Member Busching made a motion to transfer $15,600 Fund# 100-32330-000-014 Physician Nurse Service to Fund # 100-11161-000-014 Part Time Nurse for Sheriff Department seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Katherine Taul presented the Ripley County Council Members a copy of the 2007 budget for the Ripley County Tourism Bureau and a copy of the 2006 Annual Report.

Rick Hertel, Ripley County Prosecutor presented a Consent of the County Council form stating that he desires to elect to devote the Prosecuting Attorney’s full professional time to the duties of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney. Hertel advise that he needs the consent of the council to be a full time prosecutor. Council Member Smith made a motion to make Hertel a full time Prosecutor seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Council President Dunbar welcomes the new Council Member Juanita Kaiser to the board.

Council President Dunbar advised the Council Members that he would like for the council to consider either investing or paying the jail bond off. Dunbar stated that they have a Cum Cap CD due on the 27th of February, 2007 and would like for the Council Members to think about it for the next meeting. Dunbar tabled to the next meeting.

Council Member Busching made a motion to cancel meeting in February and move the regular meeting to March 1st. 2007 @7:00PM and that the Schedule of Council Meeting be tabled to the next meeting in March seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made a motion to keep the same committees as 2006 and have Juanita Kaiser replace William Dramann on the Welfare Committee seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Tom Grills, Sheriff of Ripley County updated the County Council Members on what has taken place since the first of the year.

 

Committee Reports:

Economic Development- Edward Armbrecht-not present

Technology Committee-Edward Armbrecht-no meeting

E911 Advisory Board- Benjamin Peetz-Nothing

SEI Regional Planning Committee-Dephane Smith-Nothing

Grants Committee-Donald Dunbar-Commissioners Grant

Solid Waste District- Donald Dunbar-Meeting Thursday Night

EMS Advisory Committee-Dephane Smith-Nothing

Welfare Committee-Juanita Kaiser appointed to this Committee.

Council Member Busching made a motion to adjourn until the next meeting on Thursday, March 1st, 2007 @ 7:00PM seconded by Council member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

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