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RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS
5796 E. CO. RD.
MILAN, IN 47031
829 E. BEECH
P.O. BOX 122
608 CLEARVIEW LANE
VERSAILLES, IN 47042
9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W
BATESVILLE, IN 47006
JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER
418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE
DAVID C. SIMON
5127 W. COUNTY RD. 500 N.
OSGOOD, IN 47037
EDWARD L. ARMBRECHT
1784 E. COUNTY RD. 800 S.
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 May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008
The Ripley County Council met on Monday, May 19th, 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, Ben Peetz and Edward Armbrecht were 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 Kasier made a motion to approve the minutes for the April 21st, 2008 Council meeting seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved by Kaiser, Dunbar, Simon, Busching, Smith and Peetz. Council Member Armbrecht abstained.
Commissioner Reiners presented a request of an additional appropriation of $60,000 from Acct# 278-32490-000-278 EDIT for salt and cinders. (Supplies depleted during bad winter conditions). After a long discussion the council members denied the additional appropriation from EDIT and suggested that they do a transfer in the EDIT fund. Council Member Kaiser made a motion to transfer $60,000 from Fund# 278-33345-000-278 Economic Development Fund/EDIT to Fund# 278-28652-000-278 Salt & Cinders/EDIT seconded Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved by Smith, Kaiser, Simon, Busching, Peetz & Dunbar. Council Member Armbrecht voted against.
Council Member Armbrecht made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $1050 from Acct# 217-32520-000-217 Local Roads & Streets (Reimbursement from Clerk’s Office for work done) seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.
Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve a transfer of $2,450 from Acct# 201-32545-000-026 Concrete to Acct#201-43100-000-027 Equipment seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.
Council Member Kaiser made a motion to take off the table from last meeting (4/21/08) the Ripley County Community Foundation/Endowment Fund Check seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.
Council Member Dunbar made a motion to table the Ripley County Community Foundation Endowment Fund Check after a long discussion to the meeting in June seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.
Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve the Library Capital Project Plan for 2009-2010-2011 presented by Andrea Ingmire, Osgood Library Director seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.
Tom Gray, Family Connections updated the Council Members on the Family Connections and requested for funding of ($15,000) for 2009. This would be a raise of 3% for 2009.
Shannon Schmaltz, Probation Department presented a request to remove the Court Order Testing Fund from the tax base and create a new fund that will be a self-sustaining non-tax base fund, supported through the collections of drug screen fees. Council Member Peetz made a motion to have Attorney Comer prepare the Ordinance seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.
Auditor McCoy presented 2007/2008 Compliance with Statement of Benefits Real Estate Improvements for Wagner Truss Manufacturing, Inc. Council Member Peetz made a motion to approve the Wagner Truss Manufacturing’s Compliance with Statement of Benefits For Real Estate(CF-1/RE ( 2007/2008 Abatements) seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.
Auditor McCoy advised the Council Members that the Treasurer/Auditor would be paying off the Ripley County Jail Bonds at a cost of $789,152.26.
Council Member Peetz made a motion to adopt the Ordinance of Ripley County Council to Terminate Funds and Transfer Balances To Home Incarceration/Work Release Fund (Following funds abolished and accounts transferred to Home Incarceration and Work Release Fund # 308/ Home Incarceration Fund#289, Sheriff Improvement Fund# 291, Community Transition Program Fund# 332 & Adult Detention Fund# 333) for Sheriff’s Department seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.
Economic Development-Edward Armbrecht-nothing
Technology Committee- Edward Armbrecht-Meeting on Tuesday, May 20th
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-Meeting Thursday, May 22nd/ New building in JPG, Bids in July
EMS Advisory Committee-David Simon-Nothing
Welfare Committee-Juanita Kaiser-No meeting
Council Member Peetz made a motion to adjourn until the next meeting on Monday, June 16th, 2008 seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.
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