RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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        BILL MCDONALD   

829 E. BEECH ST                                              5756 W FAIRGROUND RD  

P.O. BOX 122                                                    OSGOOD, IN 47037

OSGOOD, IN 47037                                          (812) 689-6699                         

(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

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, April 18, 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 Warren, Bill McDonald, Juanita Kaiser, and Edward Armbrecht were also in attendance.   Council Member Bill Dramann was absent.

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

The minutes of March 21, 2011 were approved with 5 yes – 1 abstained (Kaiser) and 1 absent (Dramann)  from a motion from Council Member Armbrecht and a second from Council Member Dunbar.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL:

Assessor:

$1000.00 from Acct# 222-25300-000-222 (sales disclosure office supplies) to Acct# 222-32700-000-022 (sales disclosure-mileage)

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  Vote was 6 yes with Council Member Dramann absent.

TRANSFERS OF FUNDS NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL:  None

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Auditor Wagner explained to the Council that the DLGF approved the 2011 budget at 2010 levels since they did not receive the minutes of the meeting to show the meeting was recessed rather than adjourned.  These had not been addressed by them until the approval was complete and too late to change.  The DLGF advised Auditor Wagner to submit additional appropriations to make up the needed funds. The following additional appropriations are to provide the needed funds.

$278,316.00  County General (100) to Services and Charges

$1,224.00 Cum Cap Development (274) to Services and Charges

$11,925.00 Health (214) to Services and Charges

$429,660.00 Cum Bridge (203) to Services and Charges

$150,451.00 2006 Reassessment Fund (295) to Services and Charges

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the additional appropriations as presented with a second form Council Member Kaiser.  Vote was 6 yes with Council Member Dramann absent.

Health Dept.

$2000.00 NACCHO-CDC-MRC Operating Supplies (637-29500-000)

$1000.00 NACCHO-CDC-MRC Training (637-32600-000)

$2000.00 ISDH-MRC Travel (637-34802-000) This item was determined to have the incorrect Account number provided and will have to be re-advertised for the next meeting.

$1500.00 ISDH-MRC Office Supplies (638-25302-000)

$3000.00 ISDH-MRC Operating Supplies (638-29550-000)

$500.00   ISDH-MRC Travel (638-34802-000)

Motion to approve all but the request needing to be re-advertised was made by Council Member McDonald with a second from Council Member Warren.  Vote was 6 yes with Council Member Dramann absent

$7020.00 County Nurse Salary (245-11160-000-037) Correcting salary of County Nurse

Motion to approve the request was made by Council Member Armbrecht with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Vote was 5 yes, 1-abstain (McDonald), 1 absent (Dramann)

OLD BUSINESS:

County Attorney Ertel presented the Resolution for Purchase of Real Estate (2011-02) for approval of the council to pursue purchase of the Bauer property for the annex building project.

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the resolution with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  The motion passed with 6 yes, 1 absent (Dramann)

Ms. Bauer was present and the questioned the county intent for the property and the appraisal process.  Attorney Ertel advised the county would present Mr. Mark Hardebeck and Mr. Gary Hensley.  Ms. Bauer advised presented Mr. Jeff Thomas and Mr. Nelson Elliot.  She expressed she felt commercial appraisers were needed to do the appraisal.  One appraiser from the county’s names would be chosen by Ms. Bauer and one from Ms. Bauer’s names would be chosen by the county.

Ms. Bauer advised she would be present at the next commissioner’s meeting and asked to be put on the agenda. 

Attorney Ertel advised he had received a copy of the comfort letter from the State of Indiana for the county owned property.

NEW BUSINESS:    NONE

PUBLIC COMMENT:  NONE

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Mr. Jeff Volz—Absent

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE—Mr. Edward Armbrecht—Two new scanners were approved by the technology committee for the clerk’s office

E911 ADVISORY BOARD:  Ms. Juanita Kaiser—none

SEI REGIONAL PLANNING COMM.—Ms. Dephane Smith—none

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—none

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Donald Dunbar—New addition is occupied

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—No Meeting

With no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Council Member Armbrecht to adjourn.  A second was made by Council Member Dunbar and the motion passed with 6 yes and 1 absent (Dramann)

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