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DEPHANE SMITH , PRESIDENT

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

DONALD DUNBAR

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

 

 

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

 

BEN PEETZ

9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 852-4573

 

JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4899

 

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

 

2008 Council meeting schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm in Commissioner's room in Annex building

TUESDAY JANUARY 22, 2008

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2008

MONDAY MARCH 17, 2008

MONDAY APRIL 21, 2008

MONDAY MAY 19, 2008

MONDAY JUNE 16, 2008

MONDAY JULY 21, 2008

MONDAY AUGUST 18, 2008

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2008

MONDAY OCTOBER 20, 2008

MONDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2008

MONDAY DECEMBER 15, 2008

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for April 21, 2008

 

April 21, 2008

 

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, April 21st, 2008 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Dephane Smith, Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Council Members Dephane Smith, Donald Dunbar, David Simon, Juanita Kaiser, Mark Busching and Ben Peetz were in attendance. Council Member Edward Armbrecht was not in attendance.

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council.

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting to answer any legal questions.

Council Member Dunbar made a motion to approve the minutes for the March 17th, 2008 Council meeting seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved by those present: Kaiser, Dunbar, Simon, Busching, Smith and Peetz. Armbrecht wasn’t present.

Additional Appropriations:

Council Member Dunbar made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $2,500 from Acct# 100-14500-000-022 County General for training for Joyce Smith’s replacement seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $2,393.91 from Acct# 203-29480-000-033 Cum Bridge for finial payment of Bridge# 76 seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $20,000 from Acct#284-46100-000-284 Identification Security Protection Fund for computer contracts and upgrades seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $11,334.63 from Acct# 295-43100-000-046 Reassessment to purchase a new server seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $650 from Acct#425-38701-000-050 Rental Deposits to appropriate deposits and $500 from Acct#  622-25355-000-622 RCCF Park Banner Grant for banners and hardware seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Transfers:

Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve the transfer of $500 from Acct.#100-26500-000-016 Shelters to Acct.#100-35700-000-016 Fuel seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

Tad Brinson, Area Planning Commission requested that the Salary Ordinance for Area Planning Commission be changed & for the Assistant Building Inspector to become a full time employee. Council Member Peetz  made a motion to approve the change in the Salary Ordinance for the Assistant  Building Inspector to be a (full time employee) seconded by Council Member  Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve the PERF Resolution for Julie Brancamp, Park Manager/Caretaker seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Dunbar advised that due to the donation of the land to the Versailles Fire Department, he suggested that they think about giving the other fire departments in Ripley County the same amount in money.

Ted Spurlock updated the Council Members on the Rising Sun Regional Foundation 2007 Annual Report and advised that $20,901,844 was given in grants throughout the region.

Auditor McCoy reported to the Council Members on the designated Endowment Fund held by the Ripley County Community Foundation and advised that the Council needed to decide whether the Council would choose to take the distribution of $12,314.63 this year or to roll the distribution back into the fund to grow the fund. Tabled to next meeting. 

Committee Reports:

Economic Development-Edward Armbrecht-not present

Technology Committee- Edward Armbrecht-not present

E911 Advisory Board-Ben Peetz-nothing

SEI Regional Planning Committee-Dephane Smith-nothing

Grants Committee—Dephane Smith- 2 EMS Vehicles

Solid Waste District-Donald Dunbar-recycling and reuse business is good.

EMS Advisory Committee-David Simon-Nothing

Welfare Committee-Juanita Kaiser-Welfare in new building

Council Member Peetz made a motion to adjourn until the next meeting on Monday, May 19th, 2008 seconded by Council Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously

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