RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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Dephane Smith, President

5796 E. Co. Rd. 475 N.

Milan, IN 47031

812-654-2619

 

 

Juanita (Dee Dee) Kaiser

418 Pleasant View Lane

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4899

 

Bill Dramann

347 S Park Avenue

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4280

 

Bill McDonald

5756 W Fairground Rd

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-6699

Donald Dunbar, President Pro Tem

829 E Beech Street

P.O. Box 122

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4406

 

Edward L. Armbrecht

1784 E County Rd 800 S

Versailles, IN  47042

812-667-5690

 

Bill Warren

645 Columbia Avenue

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4427

 

 

 

 

2012 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in  the Annex Building

Wednesday, January 18

Tuesday, February 21
Monday, March 19
Monday, April 16
Monday, May 21
Monday, June 18
Monday, July 16
Monday, August 20
Monday, September 17
Monday, October 15
Monday, November 19
Monday, December 17

 

Commissioner's Meeting Minutes

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Council President Ms. Dephane Smith called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Council Members Donald Dunbar, Bill McDonald, Juanita Kaiser, and Bill Dramann were also in attendance.  Council Member Armbrecht and Council Member Warren were absent.

William Lee Wagner, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council Meeting.

First order of business was the election of officers for 2012. 

Council Member Dunbar moved to elect Council Member Smith as President with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed with 5 yes.

Council Member Smith moved to elect Council Member Dunbar as President Pro Tem with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Motion passed with 5 yes.

Approval of minutes from December 12, 2011:

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the minutes as presented with a second from Council Member McDonald .  The motion passed with 5 yes.

                                    TRANSFER OF FUNDS: (Council Approval Not Needed)

From: Coroner:   $1000.00 #1001-36500-000-010 Other Supplies/Equipment       

To: #1001-34600-000-010 Autopsies

From:  Council:  $76500.00 #7303-43100-000-216 Belterra Machinery/Equipment

To:  #7303-41500-000-216 Belterra Land

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

911 Communications:

$12338.00 FROM #1210-18100-000-045- -911Wireless Fund for Perf

$  5000.00 FROM #1210-33210-000-045--911 Wireless Fund for Service Contract

$  2000.00 FROM #1210-32600-000-045--911 Wireless Fund for Training

$  3000.00 FROM #1001-25300-000-056--County General for Office Supplies

$    500.00 FROM #1001-25600-000-056--County General for Postage

$    864.00 FROM #1001-36400-000-056--County General for Property/Liability Ins.

$  1000.00 FROM #1001-32900-000-056--County General for Printing

$  1000.00 FROM #1001-32900-000-056--County General for Uniforms

$  4800.00 FROM #1001-33370-000-056--County General for Electric

$    600.00 FROM #1001-43810-000-056--County General for Dispatch Chairs

$  1500.00 FROM #1001-46400-000-056--County General for Office Machines

Commissioners:

$1500.00 FROM # 1001-32327-000-018 County General for Matching Victim Assistance

Council Member McDonald moved to approve all the above requests with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed with 5 yes.

OLD BUSINESS: 

Council Member Dunbar stated he felt that Council Member McDonald should abstain from all votes on the Sheriff Department.  Council Member McDonald stated he would use his discretion and abstain from any votes that would affect him.

NEW BUSINESS:

The council members reviewed the Sheriff Commissary Report and the 2011 Annual Tourism Report.

PUBLIC COMMENT: 

Sheriff Grills questioned the Council on taking $50,000.00 out of his budget for two new vehicles for 2012.  He questioned where they would be paid from.  After discussion Council Member Dunbar moved to pay for one with Home Incarceration Funds and one with Cum Cap Equipment Funds.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Kaiser and the motion passed with 4 yes and 1 no from Council Member McDonald.  Council Member McDonald stated his no vote was due to the fact that the current motion changed the original decision to take the entire $50,000.00 from Cum Cap Equipment.

Appointments:

Council Member Kaiser moved to appoint Council Member McDonald to the Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District Board of Directors with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Motion passed with 4 yes and Council Member McDonald abstaining.

Council Member Dramann moved to appoint Ms. Sandy Gloyd to the Osgood Public Library Board with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed with 5 yes.

Council Member Kaiser moved to appoint Mr. Andy Saner to the Batesville Economic Development Commission with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Motion passed with 5 yes.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Mr. Jeff Volz—Absent

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE—Mr. Edward Armbrecht—Absent   

E911 ADVISORY BOARD:  Ms. Juanita Kaiser—None

SEI REGIONAL PLANNING COMM.—Ms. Juanita Kaiser—None

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—Commissioner Reiners advised the county highway received $50,000.00 for the chipper box.

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Bill McDonald—reported that Mr. Mark Busching had been hired part time .

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—None

With no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Council Member Warren to adjourn.  A second was made by Council Member Kaiser and the motion passed -6 yes.

 

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