RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

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

 

WILLIAM H. DRAMANN

347 S. PARK AVE.

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4280

 

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

 

2005 Council meeting schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 18, 2005

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2005

TUESDAY MARCH 15, 2005

TUESDAY APRIL 19, 2005

TUESDAY MAY 17, 2005

TUESDAY JUNE 21, 2005

TUESDAY JULY 19, 2005

TUESDAY AUGUST 16, 2005

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2005

TUESDAY OCTOBER 18, 2005

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2005

TUESDAY DECEMBER 20, 2005

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for 01/18/05

January 18, 2005

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, January 18th, 2005 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles , Indiana .

Donald Dunbar, Ripley County Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00 PM with Council Members Dephane Smith, David Simon, William Dramann, Mark Busching, Ben Peetz and Donald Dunbar in attendance. Edward Armbrecht was not in attendance for the January meeting.

Donald Dunbar, Ripley Council President welcomed two new members to the board Mark Busching & Ben Peetz.

Council Member Simon made the motion to elect Don Dunbar as 2005 Council President seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Dunbar made the motion to elect Dephane Smith as President, Pro-Tem seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor, acted as clerk to the Council taking minutes for the meeting. 

Neil Comer, Ripley County Attorney, was present to advise the Council.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the minutes of the December 21st, 2004 meeting seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Smith, Dramann, Simon & Dunbar. Peetz & Busching abstained due to not being on the board in 2004.

No additional appropriations presented for January 2005.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer of $15,000 from Physician/ Fund # 100-32330-000-014 to Part Time Nurse/Fund #100-11161-000-014 for Ripley County Jail/Bill Davison, Ripley County Sheriff.

Council Member Smith made the motion to table a request from Andy Clark, Veterans Director to transfer funds from the Veterans Budget/$222.74/ 100-11700-000-054/Part Time Clerk, $247.963/100-32800-000-054 Meeting, $488.15/100-25300-000-054 Office Supplies & $523.24 100-34800-000-054 Travel to Ripley County Veterans Fund #597 seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Katherine Taul, Ripley County Tourism Director presented the 2005 Working Advertising Budget for the Ripley County Tourism Bureau. Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the 2005 Tourism Budget seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Vernon & Sharon Wheeler, 4775 E Prattsburg Rd , Milan , In. presented concerns about their road to the council members & Commissioners.  President Dunbar advised that the county road problems should be taken to the commissioner meeting.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the amended Salary Ordinance for the Ripley County EMS seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved by  (5) five members: Smith, Peetz, Busching, Simon & Dunbar. Council Member Dramann voted no.

Council Member Busching made the motion to table the ordinance (Establishing The Juvenile Information Exchange Website Fund) for the Ripley County Probation Department until the next meeting (until more information is received) seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Bill Davison, Ripley County Sheriff presented the council members with a  6 months report on the Jail Commissary Fund and advised as of December 31st, 2004 the Fund has a balance of $47,821.92.

Council President, Dunbar presented the Rainy Day Ordinance to the council members, after no motion from the floor President Dunbar advised that they would leave the Rainy Day Ordinance as it is presently.

Council Member Simon made the motion to appoint Council Member, Mark Busching to the Economic Development Board seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to appoint Council Member, Dephane Smith to the E911 board seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission Director asked that the council re-appoint Owen Menchhofer to the Area Planning Commission Board for 2005. Council Member Dramann made the motion to re-appoint Menchhofer to the Planning Commission seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Economic Development  No report

Technology Committee Edward Armbrecht No report

E911 Advisory Board No Report

SEI Regional Planning Committee Dephane Smith No Report

Grants Committee Donald Dunbar Grants for new Vests/Ripley County Sheriff & $2500 Ripley County Fair Grandstands

Solid Waste District Donald Dunbar Meeting Thursday, January 23rd, 2005.

EMS Advisory Committee Dephane Smith Meeting Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

Welfare Committee William Dramann No report

 

Council Member Simon made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Tuesday, February 15th, 2005 seconded by Council Member Dramann.  Motion approved unanimously.

 

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