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, May 16, 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,  Bill Dramann, and Edward Armbrecht were also in attendance.   

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

The minutes of April 18, 2011 were approved with 6 yes – 1 abstained (Dramann)  from a motion from Council Member Dunbar and a second from Council Member Warren.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL: NONE

TRANSFERS OF FUNDS NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL: 

Extension Office:

$200.00 FROM 100.36102.000.009 Machine Repair and Maintenance TO 100.38200.000.009 Maintenance

Area Planning:

$2100.00 FROM 100.35800.000.015 Vehicle Maintenance TO 100.32700.000.015 Mileage

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Sheriff:

$306.00 From 347.12600.000.000 Operation Pullover For Social Security

$3694.00 From 347.13801.000.000 Operation Pullover For Overtime

Council Member Warren moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member McDonald.  Motion passed Unanimously with 7 yes.

Park and Recreation:

$19000.00 From 611.49000.000.611 Endowment Fund For Funds for Truck to pull Showmobile

Council Member Warren moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

Health Department:

$2000.00 From 637.34802.000.637 NACCHO-MRC Travel For 2011 Indiana State Dept. of Medical Reserve Corps

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Warren.  Motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

Auditor/Commissioners:

$650,000.00 From 216 Belterra Riverboat For funds for the Annex Building construction

$3,000,000.00 From 625 Rainy Day For funds for the Annex Building construction.

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Warren.  Motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

OLD BUSINESS: NONE

NEW BUSINESS: 

Local Coordinating Council-request for appropriation will be presented at the next meeting.

Sheriff Grills was present to address the operation pullover if needed.

Ms. Judy Shebler-911 Coordinator advised the Council about the requirement to switch to narrow banding radio frequencies.   She explained it would not help anything but is mandated.  She will include this cost in the 2012 budget.

Highway Department Salary Ordinance:  The commissioners advised the ordinance was for the replacement of the highway deputy (Ms. Eudora Hilton) who was retiring.  The ordinance was discussed as presented and changed to show only the amount for the  deputy position  showing a bi-weekly rate of pay at $1024.81 and clerical at 10.31 per hour.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to accept the Salary Ordinance with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

County Attorney Ertel presented the Council with an Ordinance #2011-5 that establishes the Wagering Tax Revenue Clearing Fund from which those funds are distributed to avoid a co-mingled existence or improper distribution of this revenue.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to pass the ordinance with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

PUBLIC COMMENT: 

The wagering fund was explained by Council Member Armbrecht.

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. Dephane Smith—None

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—Commissioner Reiners advised the grant to Lawrenceburg had not been successful.

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Donald Dunbar—None

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—No Meeting

With no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Council Member Dramann to adjourn.  A second was made by Council Member Kaiser  and the motion passed unanimously with 7 yes.

 

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