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 06/15/04

June 15, 2004

The Ripley County Council met on June 15th, 2004 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles , Indiana.

Juanita Bauer, Ripley County Council President-Pro Tem called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00 PM with Council Members Dephane Smith, William Dramann, David Simon, Lawrence Nickell and Edward Armbrecht were in attendance. Donald Dunbar was not present at this meeting.

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

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

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the minutes of the April 20th &   May 18th, 2004 meetings and seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Bauer, Nickell, Dramann & Smith.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $7,500 for Environmental Supplies Fund # 583-25302-000-583 from Bioterrorism Grant 

Seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Nickell, Bauer & Dramann.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $7,500 for Communication Equipment Fund # 58343150-000-583 from Bioterrorism Grant seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Member present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Nickell, Bauer & Dramann.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of  $1,500 from the permit fees for County Health Department/Environmental Health Fund # 214-33270-000-034 seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Nickell, Dramann & Bauer.

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the appropriation of  $22,832.30 from the Wireless fund for Photography-Field Inventory/WTH Technology (Complete contract with WTH) Fund # 277-31005-000-045 seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Dramann, Bauer & Nickell.

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $1,060 from Park & Recreation Fund # 425-11355-000-050 seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved by Council Member present: Armbrecht, Smith, Simon, Bauer, Dramann & Nickell.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $50,000 Rising Sun Regional Foundation Grant/New Computers Fund # 591-44210-000-591 seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Nickell, Bauer & Dramann.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $54,635.07 Switzerland County/Revenue Sharing & $34,961.92 Belterra Casino/Revenue sharing checks seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Smith, Simon, Nickell, Bauer & Dramann.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to transfer $4,000 from Physician/Nurse # 100-32330-000-014 to part-time Nurse #100-11161-000-014 seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Members present: Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Bauer, Nickell & Dramann.

Council Member Armbrecht had questions about the closing of the courthouse on June 11, 2004 for the death of President Reagan. Commissioner Folz updated the council that he made the decision to close the courthouse, due to not being able to contact the other commissioners. Commissioners will take this up at their next meeting.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer $900 from EMS/IU Automotive Safety Program Grant/Personal Services to Contractual Services seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approve by 4 (four) Council Members Bauer, Smith, Simon & Nickell and 2 (two) opposed Armbrecht & Dramann.

Connie DeBurger, Family Connection updated the council on the past year and requested that the council consider a budget request of $5,000 for 2005.

Carl Moore, LifeTime Resources/Council on Aging updated the council on their progress in 2004 and request that the council considers the budget request of $28,000 for 2005.

Katherine Taul, Tourism Director presented the council with their 2004 budget and requested that the council consider budget request of $45,000 for 2005.

Council Member Armbrecht had questions about the $95,362.11 Riverboat Wagering Tax Revenue Sharing Distribution Fund. Attorney Comer suggested that they leave the money where it is until the county decides how it can be used. Council Member Smith made the motion to leave the $95,362.11 in Revenue Sharing Fund for the present time seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Council Members present.

Council Members suggested that additional appropriation of $1,000 for Reward Riding Program/Impressive Dogwood Horse Ranch from county general at the meeting in July.

Amanda Brunner, Child Support Administrator & Lynn Fledderman/IV-D Deputy Prosecutor presented a request to the council for the present position IV-D Secretary be changed to Child Support Administrative Assistant and salary be changed to first deputy pay. Council Members (Armbrecht, Simon, Nickell, Dramann & Bauer) were against the change in any positions and 1 (one) Council Member (Smith) in favor.

Council Member Smith made the motion to set up a committee of 3 (three) Council Members (Armbrecht, Dunbar & Smith) to meet with Frank Cumming before the budget hearing seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved by Council Members present.

Council Members discussed the attentive date of August 30th, 31st & Sept. 1st for budget hearing.

Economic Development/Chuck Folz/Tax abatement/Farm Bureau/Railroads.

Technology Committee/Edward Armbrecht/No meeting

E911 Advisory Board/Juanita Bauer/No Meeting

Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Committee/Dephane Smith/LifeTime Resources at the meeting

Grant Committee/Robert Reiners/Grant round open yet this round

Solid Waste District Committee/Donald Dunbar/No Report

EMS Advisory Committee/Dephane Smith/Meeting canceled

Welfare Committee/William Dramann/No Report.

Council Member Smith made the motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on the July 20th, 2004 @ 7:00 PM in the Ripley County Annex seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved by Council Members present.

 

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