RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

DONALD DUNBAR, PRESIDENT

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

  

LAWRENCE NICKELL

6170 E. CO. RD. 800 S.

CROSS PLAINS, IN 47017

(812) 667-4981

 

DEPHANE SMITH

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

JUANITA BAUER

P.O. BOX 119

127 W. FIRST NORTH STREET

VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 689-7121

 

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

 

2004 Council meeting schedule

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

FRIDAY JANUARY 02, 2004

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2004

TUESDAY MARCH 16, 2004

TUESDAY APRIL 20, 2004

TUESDAY MAY 18, 2004

TUESDAY JUNE 15, 2004

TUESDAY JULY 20, 2004

TUESDAY AUGUST 17, 2004

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2004

TUESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2004

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2004

TUESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2004

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for 05/18/04

May 18, 2004

The Ripley County Council met on May 18th, 2004 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles , Indiana

Don Dunbar, Ripley County Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00 PM with Council Members Dephane Smith, Juanita Bauer, William Dramann, David Simon, Lawrence Nickell and Edward Armbrecht in attendance.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor Ripley County acted as clerk to the Council taking minutes for the meeting.

Neil Comer, Ripley County Attorney was present to advise the council.

Council Member Smith made the motion to correct the minutes (show why member voted against appropriation  $30,000 Edit Fund) seconded by council member Armbrecht. Motion approved by  (6) Six members (Armbrecht, Dunbar, Simon, Smith, Nickell & Dramann and (1) abstained (Bauer).

Sally Morris; Ripley County Community Foundation updated the council members on the position of the foundation for handling the distribution from the Ripley County Endowment Fund. Morris advised that the Foundation could not distribute the funds per the foundation agreement and also advised that this money be used for charitable purpose as indicated in the endowment fund agreement.  When the money is returned to the foundation it goes back to the endowment fund. Attorney Comer advised the council that they have the choice to send the funds back to the foundation and put in the endowment fund or keep the check and spent on the council choices.

Council Member Smith made the motion to revoke her motion made at the April meeting and to keep the money and put in the county general fund seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved by (5) members Smith, Nickell, Dunbar, Simon & Dramann and  (2) opposed  (Bauer & Armbrecht).

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to do an additional of  $1,000 from the county general to New Horizons for Impressive Dogwood Horse Ranch/Reward Riding Program seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of  $272,000 from First Responder Communication Equipment Grant/Ripley County Civil Defense/Emergency Management/Jerry Fry Director seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of  $2,500 from the IU Automotive Safety Program Grant/ Car Seats/Scott Melling/EMS Director seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by (5) council members Smith, Simon, Bauer, Dunbar & Nickell and  (2) opposed Dramann & Armbrecht.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of  $33,559.71 from the Drug Free Fund/Sandy Day Howard, Coordinator Ripley County LCC to support spring grant round seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the transfer of $429 from Fund #203-43100-000-033 Equipment to Fund 201-43100-000-027 Equipment/County Highway Department seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer of $221.86 from Fund #100-37800-000-018 Contractual Services to Fund # 288-36104-000-288 Cumulative Jail Fund/County Commissioners seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the transfer of $2,440 from Fund #100-39800-000-018 Patients in Institutions to Fund # 100-39801-000-018 Secure Detention/County Commissioners seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Nickell made the motion to approve the transfer of  $3,000 from Fund #100-37800-000-018 Contractual Services to Fund # 100-44800-000-018 Computer Replacement/County General/County Commissioner seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to take the $3,000 County General Transfer for Computer Replacements off the record seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the Enhanced 911Emergency System /Amended Salary Ordiance seconded by Council Member Bauer. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the budget for Ripley County EMS/Automotive Safety Program Grant seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by (5) council members Simon, Smith, Dunbar, Nickell & Bauer and opposed by  (2) council members Armbrecht & Dramann.

Council Member Armbrecht suggested that the council look at the $95,000 Wagering Money at the June meeting.

Economic Development/Chuck Folz presented a copy of guidelines for tax abatement from Pam Sander/Economic Development Director.

Technology Committee/Edward Armbrecht reported that Kelly is working on hooking up the new computer.

E911 Advisory Board/Juanita Bauer/No Meeting

Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Committee/Dephane Smith/No Report.

Grant Committee/Donald Dunbar/No Report

Solid Waste District Committee/Donald Dunbar/meeting Thursday, May 20th, 2004 .

EMS Advisory Committee/Dephane Smith/ No Report.

Welfare Committee/William Dramann/No Report.

Council Member Smith made the motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on

the June 15th, 2004 @ 7:00 PM in the Ripley County Annex seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

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