RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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Dephane Smith, President

5796 E. Co. Rd. 475 N.

Milan, IN 47031

812-654-2619

 

 

Juanita (Dee Dee) Kaiser

418 Pleasant View Lane

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4899

 

Bill Dramann

347 S Park Avenue

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4280

 

Bill McDonald

5756 W Fairground Rd

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-6699

Donald Dunbar, President Pro Tem

829 E Beech Street

P.O. Box 122

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4406

 

Edward L. Armbrecht

1784 E County Rd 800 S

Versailles, IN  47042

812-667-5690

 

Bill Warren

645 Columbia Avenue

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4427

 

 

 

 

2012 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in  the Annex Building

Wednesday, January 18

Tuesday, February 21
Monday, March 19
Monday, April 16
Monday, May 21
Monday, June 18
Monday, July 16
Monday, August 20
Monday, September 17
Monday, October 15
Monday, November 19
Monday, December 17

 

Council Meeting Minutes

Unofficial Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, May 21, 2012 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 Bill McDonald, Juanita Kaiser, Edward Armbrecht, Bill Dramann, Bill Warren, and Donald Dunbar were also in attendance.   Also in attendance was Attorney Ertel.

Approval of minutes from April 16, 2012:

Council Member McDonald moved to approve the minutes as presented with a second from Council Member Warren.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Dunbar abstained.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS: (Council Approval Not Needed)

NONE

TRANSFER OF FUNDS:  (Council Approval Needed)

Assessor

$380.00 FROM# 1001-32800-000-0011 Meetings TO #1001-32700-000-0011 Mileage

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Highway

$25000.00

From:  Cum Bridge #1135-32545-000-033 Various bridge repair in all 3 districts

$15,000.00

From:  Cum Bridge #1135-32550-000-033 Various bridge repair in all 3 districts

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

APPROPRIATIONS: NONE

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:  NONE

Mr. Patrick Rose did not appear

Ms. Paula Goodpaster did not appear

Sheriff Tom Grills:  Sheriff Grills advised the Council that Morgan Stanley needed to amend the retirement account agreement to show the retirement account would be moved to Coamerica Bank.  The council had no objection and no motion was necessary.

Council Member Armbrecht stated Auditor Wagner should send a notice to the Libraries they need to keep their budget increases to no more than the average growth quotient.  If they exceed this the county will be required to review and set their budgets.

Council Member Dunbar spoke about looking to the future and pursue purchases of land and homes around the courthouse campus and jail, as they come available, for future use.

OTHER INFORMATION:  NONE

PUBLIC COMMENT: NONE

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. Juanita Kaiser—NONE

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—NONE-Will assist EMS with some grant requests and Rescue 69 needs new ambulance

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Bill McDonald—Pursuing purchasing land in Ohio County

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—NONE

With no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Council Member Warren to adjourn.  A second was made by Council Member McDonald and the motion passed -7 yes

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