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RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

DONALD DUNBAR, PRESIDENT

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

  

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

DEPHANE SMITH

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

BEN PEETZ

9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 852-4573

 

JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4899

 

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

 

2007 Council meeting schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 16, 2007

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2007 CANCELLED

THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2007

MONDAY APRIL 16, 2007

MONDAY MAY 21, 2007

MONDAY JUNE 18, 2007

MONDAY JULY 16, 2007

MONDAY AUGUST 20, 2007

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2007

MONDAY OCTOBER 15, 2007

MONDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2007

MONDAY DECEMBER 17, 2007

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for June 18, 2007

 

June 18, 2007

 

The Ripley County Council met on June 18th, 2007 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Donald Dunbar, Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Council members Dephane Smith, David Simon, Edward Armbrecht, Juanita Kaiser and Don Dunbar were present for the council meeting.  Mark Busching & Ben Peetz was not present.

Auditor McCoy acted as clerk taking minutes for the Council.

Neil Comer, Attorney was present at the council meeting to answer legal matters.

Council member Smith made a motion to approve the minutes from May 21st, 2007 Council meeting seconded by Council member Kaiser.  Motion approved by those present/ Dephane Smith, David Simon, Edward Armbrecht, Juanita Kaiser and Don Dunbar.

Additional Appropriations:

Council member Armbrecht made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $20,000 from Fund# 295-11340-000-046/ Reassessment Fund (to be used for 2007 trending with appraisal research/ for three years) seconded by Council member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council member Smith made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $13,058.26 from Fund#203-32580-000-003 Cumulative Bridge and the $11,505.24 from  Fund#201-32510-000-033  Highway Fund (Receipted back into funds) seconded by Council member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council member Armbrecht made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $22,941.25 from Fund#276-37550-000-276 Drug Free Fund Grant (Spring Roll)  seconded by Council member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Transfers:

Council member Smith made a motion to transfer $150,000 from Fund# 278-33345-000-278 Economic Development Projects to Fund# 278-32520-000-278 Bituminous seconded by Council member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

William Neal updated the council members on the Ripley County Park/Fairgrounds. Neal advised that the new ground that had been purchased and the park board would like to put a new road in, to take the traffic away from the play grounds for the protection of the children. Park Board will be putting in for additional appropriations of $10,000 from the park & recreation fund and Riverboat at the July meeting.

Tom Grills, Ripley County Sheriff presented transfers of funds from the sheriff improvement funds. Council denied the transfers and was advised to do additional appropriations at the July meeting and file a claim with the Auditor.

New Business:

Judy Schebler, Ripley County 911 updated the council members on the 911 and ran some tapes showing the council members the importance of 911.

Lynn Gaugh & Connie DeBurger presented the yearly request for funds in the amount of $5,000 for Family Connection for 2008.

Tim Schwipps, Natural Resource and Jeff Meinders, Ripley County Soil & Water presented the 2007 Leveraging sheets as information for the council members and  Meinders updated the council members on the 2008 budget that will be presented.

Earline Copeland, Ripley County Treasurer updated the council members with information for the 2008 budgets.

Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor updated the council on the 2008 budget request. McCoy requested that her second deputy be raised to a first deputy position.

Council member Armbrecht made a motion to sign a Resolution of the The County Council Ripley County, Indiana pertaining to the temporary loan of $400,000 (four hundred thousand dollars from the general fund to the Department of Child Services to be repaid by December 31, 2007) seconded by Council member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Committee Reports:

Economic Development- Edward Armbrecht-missed meeting due to financial committee meeting

Technology Committee-Edward Armbrecht-no meeting

E911 Advisory Board- Benjamin Peetz-not present

SEI Regional Planning Committee-Dephane Smith-Reiners attended SEI Regional Planning meeting

Grants Committee-Dephane Smith-GIS parceling grant

Solid Waste District- Donald Dunbar-July 14th is the open house for new building

EMS Advisory Committee-Dephane Smith-nothing

Welfare Committee-Juanita Kaiser –thank you note from welfare

Council member Smith made a motion to adjourn until the next meeting on Monday, July 16th, 2007 @ 7:00PM seconded by Council member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

 

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