RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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2010 Meeting Schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2010

MONDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2010
MONDAY MARCH 15, 2010
MONDAY APRIL 19, 2010
MONDAY MAY 17, 2010
MONDAY JUNE 21, 2010
MONDAY JULY 19, 2010
MONDAY AUGUST 16, 2010
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 2010
MONDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2010
MONDAY DECEMBER 20, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Meeting July 19, 2010

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, July 19, 2010 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 Dramann, Juanita Kaiser, Bill Warren, and Ed Armbrecht were also in attendance. David Simon was absent.

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

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting.

Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 21, 2010 meeting, seconded by Council Member Armbrecht.  Motion was approved unanimously.

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Ripley County 911 Communications:  Ms. Judy Schebler

Ms. Schebler briefly advised the Council on the problem with 911 funds.  Land line users are dropping their lines for cell use and the cell 911 fee is drastically lower than the land line fee.  This is dramatically reducing the funds collected and available for the 911 system.  She advised that at the present time the loss is around $3000.00 per month.  It has become necessary to use the built up funds from wireless fund to supplement the system this year.

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the appropriations effective 8-1-10 as follows with a second from Council Member Warren.  The motion passed 6 aye with Council Member Simon absent.

$38145.30 from Acct# 277-17308-000-045 to Acct#232-17308-000-045  Salary

Appropriate funds for  3 telecommunicators salaries from the 232 fund rather than the 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010.

$5000.00 from Acct# 277-18100-000-045 to Acct# 232-18100-000-045  PERF

Appropriate funds from the 232 fund rather than 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010

$5000.00 from Acct #277-12600-000-045 to Acct# 232-12600-000-045 Social Security

Appropriate funds from the 232 fund rather than the 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010

$29,248.00 from Acct# 277-13300-000-045 to Acct# 232-13300-000-045 Group Insurance

Appropriate funds from the 232 fund rather than the 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010

$4000.00 from Acct# 277-13801-000-045 to Acct# 232-13801-000-045  Overtime

Appropriate funds from the 232 fund rather than the 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010

$5,500.00 from Acct# 277-11290-000-045 to Acct# 232-1290-000-045 holiday pay

Appropriate funds from the 232 fund rather than the 277 fund beginning 8-1-2010

Ripley County EMA:  Mr. Wayne Peace

$14,894.00 To Acct# 593-43750-000-593 2007 GIS Grant

Appropriate funds to use for the GIS sharing equipment.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Dramann.  Motion passed 6 aye with Council Member Simon absent.

Ripley County Parks & Recreation: Mr. Warren Bruns and Ms. Julie Brancamp

Mr. Bruns presented the request to change the park manager from full time to part time.  He presented a letter of explanation of the savings of that salary with reduced cost of benefits and advised they would use the savings for additional maintenance personnel.

An Amended salary ordinance was presented for Council approval.  It was advised that for the 2011 budget the park manager would be part time.  Pay rate to be $15.00 per hour for hours worked.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Kaiser.  Motion was approved 6 aye with Council Member Simon absent.

Also the following appropriations were presented:

$2,230.00 Acct# 593-47150-000-635 Racetrack Grant

Appropriate funds from the Indiana Standardbred Association

$200.00 Acct# 530-28550-000-000 Tatar Grant

Appropriate funds from the Tatar Grant through the Ripley County Community Foundation

$200.00 Acct#573-2855-000-000 Crum Grant (1507)

Appropriate funds from the Crum Grant through the Ripley County Community Foundation.

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the three appropriations with a second from Council Member Warren.  Motion passed with 6 aye and Council Member Simon absent.

TRANSFERS:

Ripley County Probation:  Ms. Shirla Jones

Ms. Jones explained the transfer request to clerical  from payroll to provide payment to the Intern for additional hours worked over the amount needed for the credit. 

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  Motion passed with 6 aye and Council Member Simon absent.

OLD BUSINESS:

None

NEW BUSINESS:

Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste:  Mr. Aaron Bell

Mr. Bell updated the Council on what The Solid Waste District has been doing in the District.  The recycling is expanding and he reported the advances they are making.  He also presented a brochure on what services the recycle center is providing.  It was discovered the Sheriff Department had stopped taking their cardboard to the center after being told there was a charge.  Mr. Bell assured the Council there was no charge and the Sheriff advised he would start sending it there again.

Auditor Wagner advised the Council that the DLGF needed dates set for the non-binding reviews.    September 20, 2010  at 7:30 am was set.   September 8,9, 10 was set for the county office budget reviews.

OTHER INFORMATION:

DLGF info on Petition and Remonstrance Process

PUBLIC COMMENT:

Commissioner Reiners appeared to advise the tour of buildings designed by Midwestern Engineering was set for Tuesday, July 27, 2010.  Meet at the Annex building for those wanting to go.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Economic Development-Mr. Jeff Volz ---Absent

Technology Committee- Mr. Ed Armbrecht—No Report

E911 Advisory Board- Mr. Ben Peetz—Absent

SEI Regional Planning Committee—MS. Dephane Smith-No Report

Grants Committee—Ms. Dephane Smith—No Report

Solid Waste District-Mr. Don Dunbar—No Report.

EMS Advisory Board-Mr. David Simon—Absent

Council Member Dramann made a motion to recess until July 27, 2010, seconded by Council Member Kaiser.  Motion was approved 6 aye with Council Member Simon absent.

July 27, 2010

Due to a lack of majority the meeting was not reconvened.

August 16, 2010

The meeting was reconvened and closed by motion from Council Member Warren with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  The motion passed 6-yes and Council Member Simon abstaining.

 

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