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, February 21, 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, Edward Armbrecht, and Bill Dramann were also in attendance.   Council Member Warren was absent.

Amber May, First Deputy for the Ripley County Auditor,  took minutes for the Council Meeting.

Approval of minutes from January 18, 2012:

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the minutes as presented with a second from Council Member McDonald .  The motion passed with 5 yes.  Council Member Armbrecht abstained as he was not present for the January meeting.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS: (Council Approval Not Needed)

Sheriff:

$719.00 

From:  #1001-11399-000-007    Longevity Hammack       

To: #1001-14400-000-007          7th Deputy

$719.00

From:  #1001-14499-000-007   Longevity Hildebrand

To:  #1001-14300-000-007        6th Deputy

$4423.00

From:  #1001-14599-000-007  Longevity Pippin

To:  #1001-11900-000-007       Chief Deputy

$3682.00

From:  #1001-14699-000-007  Longevity Bradley

To:  #1001-11500-000-007       4th Deputy

$5878.00

From:  #1001-14999-000-007  Longevity Holt

To:  #1001-11300-000-007       2nd Deputy

$3682.00

From:  #1001-15299-000-007  Longevity Houseworth

To:  #1001-11400-000-007       3rd Deputy

$1726.00

From:  #1001-18499-000-007  Longevity Sullivan

To:  #1001-11800-000-007       5th Deputy

$1726.00

From:  #1001-19999-000-014  Longevity Halcomb

To:  #1001-18400-000-014       Matron

Health Department:

$289.80

From:  #1206-11231-000-331  Env. Health Asst.

To:  #1206-11151-000-331       Public Health Coordinator

$427.28

From:  # 1150-11140-000-034  Registrar

To:  #1159-11180-000-034        Public Health Asst.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS:  Council Approval Needed

Health Department

$6386.00

From:  #1159-36450-000-034  Medical Professional  Liability

To:  #1159-19100-000-034       Workers Comp.

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve with a second from Council Member
McDonald and the motion passed with 6 yes.

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Technology:

$7800.00 

Technology Asst. Health Ins.  #1001-13300-000-053  Added Health Insurance

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request and Council Member Dramann seconded.  The motion passed with 6 yes.

Health:

$1500.00 

NACCHO--MRC Training  #8150-32600-000-000  Health & Human Services Capacity Building Award for MRC Training.

$5033.44

NACCHO-CDC-MRC Operating Supplies #8150-29550-000-000 Health & Human Services Capacity Building Award For MRC Operating Supplies.

$1500.00

NACCHO-MRC Travel #8150-34802-000-000  Health & Human Services  Capacity Building Award For MRC Travel Expenses

$2250.00

ISDH-MRC Office Supplies #9108-25302-000-000  Indiana State Department of Health MRC Grant-Office Supplies

$700.00

ISDH-MRC Travel #9108-34802-000-000  Indiana State Department of Health MRC Grant-Travel Expenses

$2050.00

ISDH-MRC Operating Supplies #9108-29550-000-000  Indiana State Department of Health MRC Grant-Operating Supplies

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  The motion passed with 6 yes.

Sheriff:

$25,000.00 Home Incarceration/Work release #4909-41000-000-308   To purchase a vehicle

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  The motion passed with 5 yes and Council Member McDonald abstaining.

 

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. Shannon Schmaltz provided information on Cedarbridge, formerly known as MDRC, with Mr. Scott Bralag by speakerphone on the program for housing juveniles.  Cedarbridge provides transportation, evaluation, and housing.   Rate is guarantee at $99.00 per day.  Days can be purchased and if not used can be carried over to the next year.   The presentation had been heard by the commissioners and they requested the presentation be given to the Council as they were the fiscal body.  The Council voiced their approval as well.  Attorney Ertel is to obtain financial and insurance information to review prior to signing a contract.

Other Information:

Council Member Armbrecht requested the Highway Department, EMS, and Sheriff Department provide the gallons of fuel used for 2010 and 2011 to average and see if there was enough funding to cover the anticipated usage for 2012. 

Council Member Armbrecht brought up the use of bridge funds to clean roads of snow.  He advised he would talk with Auditor Wagner and Commissioner Reiners that those funds NOT be used for anything but maintenance, repair, and construction.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  NONE

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Mr. Jeff Volz—Absent

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE—Mr. Edward Armbrecht—none

E911 ADVISORY BOARD:  Ms. Juanita Kaiser—None

SEI REGIONAL PLANNING COMM.—Ms. Juanita Kaiser—open house Feb. 23, 2012 3-6pm

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—none

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Bill McDonald—Medical Waste container at jail can be dropped off 24 hrs a day.  Request for benches for annex submitted and approved.

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—None

A final comment was made by Council Member Dunbar that the interest in county general has been over $3,000,000.00 the last 6 years.  When money was taken out of county general for the annex project it was mainly interest and not actually taxpayer funds collected through taxes. 

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

 

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