RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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2009 Meeting Schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 12, 2009

MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2009
MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009
MONDAY APRIL 20, 2009
MONDAY MAY 18, 2009
MONDAY JUNE 15, 2009
MONDAY JULY 20, 2009
MONDAY AUGUST 17, 2009
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
MONDAY OCTOBER 19, 2009
MONDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2009
MONDAY DECEMBER 21, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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         DAVID C. SIMON   

829 E. BEECH ST                                              5127 W COUNTY RD 500 N  

P.O. BOX 122                                                    OSGOOD, IN 47037

OSGOOD, IN 47037                                          (812) 689-5226                         

(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

for

June 15, 2009

Minutes prepared by MaryAnn McCoy, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, June 15th 2009 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, Bill Dramann, Ed Armbrecht and Bill Warren were in attendance. (Kaiser arrived later)

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council Meeting.

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting to answer any legal questions.

Council Member Dramann made a motion to approve the Council minutes from the May 18th, 2009 meeting seconded by Council Member Warren.  Motion approved by Dunbar, Simon, Dramann, Smith, Warren and Armbrecht.

Appropriations:  None

Transfer: None

New Business:

Kelly Vollet advised the Council Members that the Technology Committee of seven members has disbanded per the Commissioners. Commissioners approved a three person Technology Board. Vollet advised that Commissioners will appoint 2 members and one member appointed by the Council. Commissioners appointed Mark Busching and Rick Hertel to the new Technology Board. Council Member Dunbar made a motion to appoint Armbrecht to the new Technology Board seconded by Council Member Warren. Motion approved by five members Dunbar, Dramann, Smith, Simon and Warren. Armbrecht abstain.

Kim Benham, Ripley County Soil and Water Conservation District updated the Council Members on budget increases for 2010. Benham advised that the board of supervisors have been working to update the positions descriptions to accurately reflect the roles of the SWCD employees and has proposed budget increases to fund the positions comparable to similar SWCD roles in other counties. This will be considered at budget time.

Old Business:

Council Member Dunbar advised the Council Members that the Financial Committee of (Bill Warren, Edward Armbrecht, Donald Dunbar & Robert Reiners) met and it was recommended that the 2010 budgets be kept the same as last year and only a 2% raise in salary. Council Member Kaiser made a motion to accept the financial committee recommendations for the 2010 budgets seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Tom Grills, Ripley County Sheriff presented the Ripley County Police Retirement Plan for the Council President’s signature.

Council Member Armbrecht made a motion to have Frank Cumming, GCF advertise 5%/10% over the 2009 budget and tax levy seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Auditor McCoy did a presentation by the State Auditor Tim Berry as to Where We Are Today presented at the Indiana Auditor’s 2009 Spring Conference.

Auditor McCoy advised the Council Members that the Tax bills are out in the mail and are collectible on July 10th, 2009.

Financial Committee will meet the July 6th, 2009 at 10:00AM.

Committee Reports:

Economic Development-Jeff Volz-Nothing

Technology Committee- Edward Armbrecht-nothing

E911 Advisory Board-Ben Peetz-nothing

SEI Regional Planning Committee- Dephane Smith- nothing

Grants Committee—Dephane Smith/RSR-nothing

Solid Waste District-Donald Dunbar-Meeting Thursday night

 EMS Advisory Committee-David Simon-Nothing                                                    

Council Member Warren made a motion to adjourn until the next Council Meeting on Monday, July 20, 2009 seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

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