RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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2010 Meeting Schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2010

MONDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2010
MONDAY MARCH 15, 2010
MONDAY APRIL 19, 2010
MONDAY MAY 17, 2010
MONDAY JUNE 21, 2010
MONDAY JULY 19, 2010
MONDAY AUGUST 16, 2010
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 2010
MONDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2010
MONDAY DECEMBER 20, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEPHANE SMITH , PRESIDENT                    JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

5796 E CO RD 475 N                                       418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

MILAN, IN 47031                                             BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 654-2619                                                  (812) 934-4899

 

DONALD DUNBAR, VICE PRESIDENT         DAVID C. SIMON   

829 E. BEECH ST                                              5127 W COUNTY RD 500 N  

P.O. BOX 122                                                    OSGOOD, IN 47037

OSGOOD, IN 47037                                          (812) 689-5226                         

(812) 689-4406

 

BILL WARREN                                                  EDWARD L. ARMBRECHT  

645 COLUMBIA AVE                                       1784 E COUNTY RD 800 S

OSGOOD, IN  47037                                         VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 689-4427                                                    (812) 667-5690 

 

BILL DRAMANN

347 S. PARK AVE

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 934-4280

 

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

for

Meeting January 19,2010

Minutes prepared by MaryAnn McCoy, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

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

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

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting.

Council member Warren made a motion for Dephane Smith as Council President and Donald Dunbar as President Pro-Tem.  Motion was seconded by Council Member Kaiser.  Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the minutes from the November 16, 2009 meeting, seconded by Council Member Dramann .  Motion approved unanimously.

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

RIPLEY COUNTY SHERIFF:  Motion made by Council member Warren for $40,240.00 be appropriated from Acct.# 308-99999-000-308 Home Incarceration Work Release to pay for the Integrator Upgrade.  Second by Council Member Kaiser.  Motion approved unanimously.

RIPLEY COUNTY PARKS:  Motion made by Council Member Dramann for $125.00  be appropriated from Acct. # 425-38701-000-050  Rental Deposits to return rental deposits. Second by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

RIPLEY COUNTY Health Department:  Motion was made by Council Member Kaiser to approve appropriations of funds from the following accounts to pay for the health departments expenses.

$14,000.00 Acct.#340-11220-000-340  H1N1 Clinic Assistant Salary-Additional part time/temporary Data Entry and volunteer coordination to support mass vaccination clinics.

$14,000.00 Acct.#340-11252-000-340  H1N1 Clinic Salary-PRN/RN Assistant-Additional part time/temporary RN/LPN to support mass vaccinations.

$1836.00 Acct.#340-12600-000-340  H1N1 Social Security-Additional part time/temporary RN/LPN (Social Security) to support mass vaccinations.

$3000.00 Acct#340-25309-000-340  H1N1 Office Supplies-Office supplies to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$15000.00 Acct.#340-29551-000-340   H1N1 Operation Supplies-Operation supplies needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$1500.00 Acct.#340-29573-000-340  H1N1 Public Education Materials-Public education and awareness material needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$1500.00 Acct.#340-32720-340  H1N1 Registration and Conference Fees-Staff training needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$2000.00 Acct.#340-32900-000-340 H1N1 Printing-Consent forms and vaccine information statement forms and other H1N1 forms.

$1500.00 Acct.#340-32901-000-340  H1N1 Advertising-Needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$1200.00 Acct.#340-34404-000-340 H1N1 Telephone Expense-Telephone expenses needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$1500.00 Acct.#340-34800-000-340  Travel Expenses-Travel needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$10,000.00 Acct.#340-49000-000-340  H1N1 Equipment-Equipment needed to store, transport, dispense/distribute and maintain vaccinations and antivirals.

$10,000.00 Acct.#340-43800-000-340 H1N1 Equipment (furniture and fixtures)-Equipment needed to store, transport, dispense/distribute and maintain vaccinations and antivirals.

$10,000.00 Acct.# 340-43400-000-340 H1N1 Computers/Printers-Computers/Printers/Equipment needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

$9600.00 Acct.#340-43150-000-340 H1N1 Communications Equipment-Communications equipment needed to support mass vaccinations and antiviral distribution.

Council Member Warren seconded the motion.  Motion approved unanimously.

RIPLEY COUNTY CLERK:  Motion was made by Council Member Kaiser to approve the additional appropriations as follows:

$1471.80 Acct.#100-11200-000-002 County General/Registration of Voters-  Three weeks vacation pay for Marilyn Hunt as approved by County Commissioners.

$1471.80 Acct.#100-11200-000-001 County General/Clerk-Three weeks vacation pay for Luella Franklin as approved by County Commissioners.

Second made by Council Member Warren.  Motion approved unanimously.

TRANSFERS:

RIPLEY COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT:

Motion made by Council Member Warren to approve the transfer of $1040.90  from Acct.#323-14700-000-020 Jury Fee to Acct.#323-46100-000-323 Jury Fee/Computer Software.  Second by Council Member Dunbar.  Motion approved unanimously.

APPOINTMENTS:

Motion made by Council Member Dramann to appoint Ms. Lisa Barnett to the Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees.  Second by Council Member Kaiser.  Motion approved unanimously.

Motion made by Council Member Dramann to appoint Council Member Donald Dunbar to the Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District as Council representative.  Second by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

Motion was made by Council Member Dramann to appoint Mr. Andy Saner to serve on the Batesville Economic Development Commission.  Second by Council Member Warren.  Motion approved unanimously.

Motion was made by Council Member Dramann to appoint Ms. Dephane Smith  as a voting member of the Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.  Second by Council Member Dunbar.  Motion approved unanimously.

Motion was made to appoint Mr. Jeff Meinders  as board member to the Vernon Fork Water District for a term of three years by Council Member Dramann.  Second by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

Motion was made by Council Member Dramann to appoint Ms. Sue Meisberger and Mr. Jeff Volz to the Ripley  County Redevelopment Commission for 2010.  Second by Council Member Warren.  Motion approved unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS:

The Council was informed that Ms. Lila Neal resigned from the Library Board due to personal and business conflicts.  After discussion a motion was made by Council Member Dunbar to appoint Ms. Sandra Gloyd to fill the Library Board vacancy.  Second by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

The Sheriff salary and lack of contract was discussed and Mr. Neil Comer, County Attorney, informed the Council that he had prepared the contract and resolution for signature.  He will bring those to the Commissioner’s Meeting January 25, 2010 for signatures by Council President, Dephane Smith and Mr. Tom Grills, Ripley County Sheriff.  Motion was made by Council Member Warren to renew the contract at the agreed salary or $73,000.00.  Second by Council Member Kaiser.  Motion approved unanimously.

NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. Melvin Meisberger tendered his resignation from the Ripley County Park Board.

Commissioner Reiners and Sheriff Grills reported on the update of the Integrator system and how it functions. 

Commissioner Reiners reported on the lack of cooperation from IDEM in obtaining information on the property owned by the county being considered for a annex building.  He will continue to pursue information.

Ms. Katherine Taul presented the annual report for the Ripley County Tourism Board.  The Council advised her that in the future she would be able to provide them with a copy of the report without appearing in person.

Sheriff Grills ask about ordering two vehicles when ordering the next vehicle and the Sheriff and Council would discuss where to pay for the second vehicle.  Motion was made by Council Member Warren to order two vehicles.  Second by Council Member Simon.  Motion passed 5 approved and  Council Member Dunbar against.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Mr. Jeff Meinders advised the Council that the next meeting of the Soil and Water would be January 28, 2010.  He stated that Indiana has been targeted as a major polluter of the Mississippi River Basin and expects septics and farm chemical runoff.  He will keep the Council informed.

Committee Reports:

Economic Development-Jeff Volz-Nothing

Technology Committee- Edward Armbrecht- absent

E911 Advisory Board-Ben Peetz-nothing

SEI Regional Planning Committee- Dephane Smith- nothing

Grants Committee—Dephane Smith-nothing

Solid Waste District-Donald Dunbar-nothing

EMS Advisory Committee-David Simon-Nothing   

Council Member Warren made a motion to adjourn until the next Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

 

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