RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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Dephane Smith, President

5796 E County 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, Vice President

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

 

2011 Meeting Schedule

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

Wednesday, January 19

Wednesday, February 23
Monday, March 21
Monday, April 18
Monday, May 16
Monday, June 20
Monday, July 18
Monday, August 15
Monday, September 19
Monday, October 17
Monday, November 21
Monday, December 19

 

 

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, July 18, 2011 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 Donald Dunbar, Bill Warren, Bill McDonald, Juanita Kaiser, Bill Dramann, and Edward Armbrecht were also in attendance.   

William Lee Wagner, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council Meeting.

The minutes of June 20, 2011 were approved with 7 yes, from a motion from Council Member McDonald and a second from Council Member Warren.

TRANSFERS OF FUNDS: 

Clerk:  Ms. Mary Ann McCoy

Request to transfer $3000.00 FROM #282-25300-000-0282 Perpetuation Fund Office Supplies TO #282-11600-000-000 Clerical Fund

Request to transfer  $288.00 FROM #282-43100-000-282 Perpetuation Fund Machinery & Equipment To #282-12600-000-0282 Social Security to cover a $58.00 shortage and the additional Social Security for the transfer to clerical in the above request.

Council Member Warren moved to approve both requests with a second from Council Member McDonald.  Vote was 7 yes.

Ms. McCoy provided an update on the transfer of information from the Gavel system to the new CSI system.  The funds provided had been used and the criminal portion had been completed.  The Small Claims and Civil as well as the juvenile have yet to be finished.

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Park & Recreation:

$10,000.00 from Acct#617.47150.000.000 For Grandstand & Track from the Standardbred Association Grant

Council Member McDonald moved to approve the appropriation with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Vote was 7 yes

Park & Recreation:

$1000.00 from Acct#611.49000.000.611 Endowment for tires & alignment for the showmobile truck.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the appropriation with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  Vote was 7 yes

Old Business: none

NEW BUSINESS: 7:26:30

County Attorney Ertel presented the 911 Surcharge Increase Ordinance Amendment

The ordinance amended the 911 surcharge to $2.40 and will be effective 10-1-2011.

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the amendment with a second from Council Member Waren.  Vote was 7 yes.

County Attorney Ertel presented the Ordinance to establish the County Offender Transportation Fund.  This is to deposit the county share for probation of the fee collected for individuals on probation that transfer to another county or state.

Council Member Dramann moved to approve the ordinance with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Vote was 7 yes.

County Attorney Ertel presented the Ordinance to establish the County Offender Transportation Clearing Account.  This is the account the fee collected will be deposited into and funds drawn on by the Treasurer.  50% of the fee will be forwarded to the Indiana Judicial Center and 50% of the fee will be transferred to the County Offender Transportation Fund.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the ordinance with a second  from Council Member McDonald.  Vote was 7 yes.

County Attorney Ertel updated the Council on the purchase of the Bauer property.  He is to have a conference call with IDEM, the Attorney General of the State, and the Bauer attorney.  He will advise the results.

Commissioner Reiners advised the Council the smell in the Assessor’s office had been identified and the problem resolved.

The amended salary ordinance for the highway garage first deputy position was presented for approval.  Council Member Armbrecht moved to accept the amended ordinance with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Vote was 7 yes.

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.—Commissioner Reiners—None

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—She advised Scott Huffman at the EMS would apply for new defibrillators.

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Donald Dunbar—Mr. Dunbar advised the July meeting would be his last and reminded the Council Mr. McDonald would replace him for the July and  future meetings.

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—No Meeting

 

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