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 04/19/05

April 19, 2005

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, April 19th, 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, Mark Busching, Ben Peetz, Donald Dunbar & Edward Armbrecht in attendance. David Simon & William Dramann were not present for this 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 Busching made the motion to approve the minutes of the March 15th meeting seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Additional Appropriations:

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the appropriation for Shawna Bushhorn, Ripley County Assessor of  $4,000 / Sales Disclosure Fund # 222-25300-000-222 & $4,000/ Sales Disclosure Fund # 222-49000-000-222 seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Transfers:

Council Member Smith made the motion to take off the table from the March meeting transfers for the Ripley County Sheriff Department seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made the motion to approve the transfer for Bill Davison, Ripley County Sheriff of $1,537 from Physician /Nurse Service Fund # 100-32330-000-014 to Jail Commander Fund # 100-18200-000-014, $1537 from Physician/Nurse Fund # 100-32330-000-014 to Deputy Matron Fund # 100-18401-000-014 & $1,503 from Investigative Expense Fund # 100-34100-000-007 to Longevity Houseworth Fund # 100-14399-000-000-007 Seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Becky Reatherford, Soil & Water presented an invitation to the Ripley County Council to attend the Breakfast/ Legislative Tour on Saturday, May 14th, 2005, 8:00AM @ the Milan Reservation, Milan, In.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor of Ripley County presented a chart on how the 2003 Payable 2004 taxes are distributed in Ripley County. McCoy advised that 69% goes to the school, 17% to Ripley County, 2% to Libraries, 6% City of Batesville, 3% Towns, 1% Townships & 1% State. McCoy also reported that tax rates have not yet been received and that Batesville School had filed an appeal. Hearing on the appeal is May 2, 2005 @ 5:00PM at Batesville School.

Don Dunbar, Council President appointed a Finance Committee consisting of Edward Armbrecht, Chairman, Mark Busching, Kelly Vollet, Robert Reiners, Mary Ann McCoy & Don Dunbar. Finance Committee will meet and come up with a recommendation for the 2006 Budgets.

Chuck Folz, Commissioners expressed concerns about the trash that is being dumped along the roadsides in Ripley County.

Committee Reports

Economic Development  Mark Busching- Retreat from 8:00/12:00/ reported Executive Session next week concerning Town of Osgood

Technology Committee Edward Armbrecht - today/New Cable to Sheriff Dept./Election Cabling

E911 Advisory Board Benjamin Peetz- reported reimburse approx. $190,000 from state/ raise surcharge $1.50 to $1.75/ GIS Data needs some attention.

SEI Regional Planning Committee Dephane Smith No Report

Grants Committee Donald Dunbar Sheriff received part of the money for the vests /Early warning system.

Solid Waste District Donald Dunbar Meeting May 14th, 2005 @ 8:00AM/ Milan Reservation

EMS Advisory Committee Dephane Smith Meeting/ May/ explained how shortness of money

Welfare Committee-William Dramann-no report

Council Member Smith made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17th, 2005 seconded by Council Member Armbrecht.  Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

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