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2011 Meeting Schedule
Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in the
Annex Building Wednesday, January 19
Wednesday, February 23
Monday, March 21
Monday, April 18
Monday, May 16
Monday, June 20
Monday, July 18
Monday, August 15
Monday, September 19
Monday, October 17
Monday, November 21
Monday, December 19
2011 Meeting Schedule
Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in the Annex Building
Wednesday, January 19
, PRESIDENTJUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER
5796 E CO RD
MILAN, IN 47031
(812) 654-2619 (812) 934-4899
DONALD DUNBAR, VICE PRESIDENT BILL MCDONALD
829 E. BEECH
ST5756 W FAIRGROUND RD
P.O. BOX 122
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
347 S. PARK AVE
BATESVILLE, IN 47006
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor
The Ripley County Council met on Monday, March 21, 2011 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 Dramann, Bill Warren, Bill McDonald and Edward Armbrecht were also in attendance. Council Member Juanita Kaiser was absent.
William Lee Wagner, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council Meeting.
The minutes from February 23, 2010 were approved with 5 yes – 1 absent (Kaiser) and Councilmember Warren abstaining) by a motion from Council Member Armbrecht and a second from Council Member McDonald.
TRANSFER OF FUNDS REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL: None
TRANSFERS OF FUNDS (NO Council Approval): None
Clerk: Ms. McCoy
Appropriate $10,600.00 from 100-11600-000-001 County General-Scanning and filing in the clerk’s office .
This request had been tabled at the previous meeting and a motion to take it off the table was made by Council Member Dunbar and seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Vote was 5 yes and 1 absent (Kaiser)
Ms. McCoy provided information to Council Member Warren due to his absence at the previous meeting. She advised of the additional filings in the office for 2010 vs 2009. She presented information she had obtained from other counties on their use of CSI.
When she was finished committee member Bill McDonald spoke and advised the committee of Bill McDonald, Edward Armbrecht, and Juanita Kaiser had researched other counties as well to see if they had added additional personnel due to scanning of the CSI system and the change over from Gavel to CSI. He reported their findings were that most did not add anyone and only used part time help to make the changeover. Their recommendation was to not approve the request of additional funds.
At that time Council Member Armbrecht moved to deny the request. Council Member Dramann seconded and the vote to deny was 5 yes and 1 no (Warren) and 1 absent (Kaiser)
Appropriate $12,355.00 from #539-49000-000-000 : the RSRF grant for the walk-in freezer
Appropriate $50,000.00 from #540-37800-000-000: the RSRF grant for help with the engineering fees for the annex
Council Member Dunbar moved to approve both of these requests with a second from Council Member Armbrecht. Vote was 6 yes with 1 absent(Kaiser)
Health Department: Nurse Salary Ordinance
The corrected salary ordinance for the county nurse was presented to correct the error in budgets.
Council Member Dramann moved to approve the ordinance correction with a second from Council Member Armbrecht. Motion passed with 5 yes, 1 abstaining (McDonald), and 1 absent (Kaiser)
7:25:03 County Attorney Ertel advised the Council he, Commissioner Reiners and Council Person Dephane Smith had talked with Ms. Juanita Bauer about purchasing her property and she agreed to enter negotiations. He advised that at the next meeting he would have a Resolution prepared for the Council to approve. Assessor Bushhorn advised she could provide a list of names of appraisers for the Council and Ms. Bauer to choose from for an appraisal.
Council Member Armbrecht brought up the information received from Judge Taul on the State reimbursement for class C and above felonies when public defenders were used. County Attorney Ertel stated he had obtained some information but wanted to contact some counties using the program before making a decision. He is to present findings at the next meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENT: NONE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Mr. Jeff Volz—Absent
TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE—Mr. Edward Armbrecht—None
E911 ADVISORY BOARD: Ms. Juanita Kaiser—Absent
SEI REGIONAL PLANNING COMM.—Ms. Dephane Smith—advised the group was trying to cut expenses.
GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—Commissioner Reiners advised the county had applied for a grant from Lawrenceburg for the annex. Also applications will be prepared for CFF grants.
SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Donald Dunbar—Still working on addition
EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald--NoneWith no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Councilmember McDonald to adjourn. A second was made by Councilmember Dramann and the motion passed with 6 yes and 1 absent (Kaiser)
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