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 02/15/05

February 15, 2005

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, February 15th, 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.. Edward Armbrecht did not vote due to being absent the January meeting.

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 Dramann made the motion to approve the minutes of the January 18th meeting seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Additional Appropriations:

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $432 from Probation User’s Fees to Fund # 246-12401-000-040 & $1104 from County General to Fund #100-12400-000-021 & $1667.00 from Juvenile Probation Fee for the matching funds grant seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfers  $1667 from Fund # 247-38500-000-041 Juvenile Probation Fees to Fund  #517-38500-000-517 RC Internet Exchange Fund seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to take off the table the Ordinance Establishing the Juvenile Information Website Fund seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the Ordinance Establishing the Juvenile Information Exchange Website Fund seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made the motion that the Sheriff seek transfers for the additional appropriation requested $1503, $1537 & $1537 from the sheriff budget and to amend the salary ordinance for Jail Commander, Deputy Matron & 6th Deputy seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously. Busching stipulated that if funds are needed at the end of year the sheriff should do an additional request to the council.

Council Member Busching made the motion to approve the additional appropriation for Pat Thomas/Health Department of  $17,970  from Fund # 245 Health Maintenance/Health to Fund # 245-11250-000-037/ $951 from Health Maintenance/Health Educator Social Security to Fund # 245-12600-000-037/ $3,332.04 from 245 Health maintenance /Vital Records Office Supplies to Fund # 245-25300-000-037/ $1,000 from Health Maintenance/Environmental Health Office Supplies to Fund # 245-25302-000-037/ $7,000 from 245 Health Maintenance/Public Health Nurse Operating Supplies to fund # 245-29560-000-037/ $1200 from Health Maintenance/Environmental Health Public Information to Fund # 245-29571-000-037/ $1,2000 from 245 Health Maintenance/Public Health Nurse Public Information to Fund # 245-29572-000-037 & $600 from Health Maintenance/Environmental Health  Travel  to Fund # 245-34800-000-037 seconded by Council Member  Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to do transfers for Pat Thomas/Health Department for $5,473.74 from Master Settlement/Public Information Material Fund # 331-29571-000-331 to Master Settlement/Contractual Services Fund # 331-37800-000-331 & $7,000 from Master Settlement/Operation Supplies Fund # 331-29560-000-331 to Master Settlement/Contractual Service’s funds # 331-37800-000-331seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation for the Highway Department of $25,000 from fund # 203-29470-000-033 for bridge # 38/ $12,000 from fund # 203-29425-000-033 for bridge # 100 & $20,000 from fund # 201-37800-000-026 for Contract Labor seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $167,247 for the Riverboat Wagering Tax Revenue Sharing Distribution seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to table the request for  transfer of  funds for $1482.06/ Andy Clark/Veteran Director  (Van)  seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Neil Comer, County Attorney updated the council members on the Beltarra/Riverboat funds check that was received that was short and attorney Comer advised to not cash this check.

Council members signed the Uniform Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Statement for Lisa Barnett & Chris Fairchild, Ripley County appointees to the Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees.

Council President Dunbar signed the Sheriff’s Salary Contract for the 2005 year.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor Ripley County updated the council on the payroll process and how they were working to make the payroll/transition for county employees.

Commissioner’s Reiners updated the council on the 2004 Ripley County Jail Statistics.

 

Committee Reports:

 

Economic Development  – Mark Busching- advised UPS lease expires in 2006/ interested in the ground that the county has in the Industrial Park

Technology Committee – Edward Armbrecht –Missed Meeting

E911 Advisory Board – No Report

SEI Regional Planning Committee – Dephane Smith – No Report

Grants Committee – Donald Dunbar – Grants for new Vests/Ripley County Sheriff

Solid Waste District –  Donald Dunbar – Meeting Thursday, February 17th, 2005.

EMS Advisory Committee – Dephane Smith – advised that if funds don’t change by the end of the year/ this would be the last year

Welfare Committee – William Dramann – No report

 

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

 

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